Program

The 2018 Summer School program offers courses in streams over four days: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, 26-30 November 2018. Each course consists of four 1.5 hour sessions over the four days. Each course will have the same timeslot each day. There will also be optional workshops also available on Wednesday (more details to follow).

Program for Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday

Time

Session

8.30am-9am

Registration

9am-10.30am

Session 1

Courses available:

Stephen Levinson Masterclass - The ‘Interaction Engine’ and the foundations of language

10.30am-11am

Morning tea

11am-12.30pm

Session 2

Courses available:

  1. Practical R for linguists – Siva Kalyan, Hedvig Skirgård
  2. Linguistic Field Methods – Nicholas Evans (ANU), Jeffrey Aniba-Waia (Limited spaces - 16) 
  3. Marrying academic linguistics and community-based linguistics – Leanne Hinton
  4. Machines can do the work, can't they? Machine Learning for linguists – Daan van Esch and guests

12.30pm-1.30pm

Lunch

1.30pm-3pm

Session 3

Courses available:

  1. Visualizing Language Data for Analysis and Communication – Lydia Byrne
  2. Corpus Linguistics of Language Documentation – Sally Rice 
  3. #LingComm - Communicating linguistics to non-linguists  Gretchen McCulloch
  4. The Dynamics of Australian Indigenous Languages – Alice Gaby

3pm-3.30pm

Afternoon tea

3.30pm-5pm

Session 4

Courses available:

  1. A practical user's guide to MAUS: Theory, applications, and troubleshooting – Debbie Loakes, Hywel Stoakes, Katie Jepson
  2. Reconstructing the past: phylogenies and dates from DNA and languages – Lindell Bromham, Simon Greenhill 
  3. Multimodal communication: tools and techniques for analysis – Barb Kelly, Jenny Green (Limited spaces - 20)
  4. Machines can do the work, can't they? Machine Learning for linguists – Daan van Esch and guests

6pm onwards

Non-course events

Program for optional Wednesday activities

Time

Session

9am-12pm

Workshops available:

  1. Linguistics Roadshow training session - Katie Jepson, Rosey Billington and Jill Vaughan
  2. App design - conceptualisation - Skye Doherty 

12pm-2pm

"clinic" / "genius bar" (various)

Do you need some tailored advice on a research methodology? Are you entering the academic job market? Preparing a grant or fellowship? Need some tips on getting the most from your fieldwork? This clinic will offer summer school attendees a chance to have informal discussions on research and academic issues with a number of our summer school presenters. Come along with your questions and join one of the small groups to discuss your research challenges in a small group setting. This session is open to all.

2pm-3pm

Workshops available:

  1. (Tor)menting (a get together for CoEDL mentors/mentees)
  2. Creating and running linguistic 'escape room' outreach events - Rachel Hendery

2pm-5pm

Workshops available:

  1. Film-making - Darja Hoenigman
  2. Opie Robots: Developing language material and building your own robot - Scott Heath, Janet Wiles and Carlos Ramirez Brinez

3pm-5pm

Workshops available:

  1. Research data management and archiving - Julia Miller
  • Australian Government
  • The University of Queensland
  • Australian National University
  • The University of Melbourne
  • Western Sydney University

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