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Sociophonetic Variability in the English Varieties of Australia, 4-5 July, Brisbane

Date: 6 May 2016

Registration is now open for Sociophonetic Variability in the English Varieties of Australia (SocioPhonAus2016), a CoEDL funded workshop (also supported by ASSTA). The workshop will be held on July 4-5 in Brisbane, and will involve a single strand of presentations and discussion sessions covering various aspects of work on sociophonetic variability in English varieties found in Australia including new findings, new corpora, methodological challenges and theoretical implications. The program will be announced very soon!

The aim of this Workshop is to enable the growing community of researchers undertaking work on sociophonetic properties of varieties of English spoken in Australia to share findings, to discuss methodological issues, and to debate the theoretical implications of their work. 


Gerry Docherty (Griffith University), Janet Fletcher and Debbie Loakes (CoEDL, The University of Melbourne).

Keynote speakers

Felicity Cox (Macquarie University) Jonathan Harrington (Ludwig Maximilians Universität,) and Paul Warren Victoria University of Wellington


Early bird - Full amount $100, ASSTA discount $85, Student $80, ASSTA student $75 Late registration (after 31 May) $120 One-day registration $70

Further information

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