Program

The 2018 Summer School program offers courses in streams over four days (Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday). 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 (Title TBC)

10.30am-11am

Morning tea

11am-12.30pm

Session 2

Courses available:

  1. Practical R for linguists – Siva Kalyan, Hedvig Skirgård
  2. Multimodal communication: tools and techniques for analysis – Barb Kelly, Jenny Green
  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, Lesley Woods

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 (TBC)
  3. Linguistic Field Methods – Nicholas Evans (ANU), Jeffrey Aniba-Waia (TBC)
  4. Machines can do the work, can't they? Machine Learning for linguists – Daan van Esch and guests

6pm onwards

Non-course events

  • Australian Government
  • The University of Queensland
  • Australian National University
  • The University of Melbourne
  • Western Sydney University

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