Forum on Englishes in Australia


La Trobe University

This is the homepage for the Forum on Englishes in Australia. The Forum will provide a space to meet and discuss the use of Englishes (and English-based contact varieties) in Australia which is inclusive of all methodological and theoretical approaches.

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Updates

2 November 2018

The first Forum was a great success. This website will be further updated when we start to plan the second one. Thanks to all those who contributed to the success of the 2018 event.

25 October 2018

The full program is now available via the Program page and we finalised the location for dinner (Welcome to Thornbury).

22 October 2018

Details regarding the venue of the forum are now available via our Venue page.

21 October 2018

Final abstracts are now available to view via our Program page. A full program with time-slots is in the works and will be released soon.

2 October 2018

Registration is now open via our Registration page

1 October 2018

We have just sent the notifications regarding the outcomes of the abstract reviewing process via the EasyChair system.

Updates regarding registration processes will be available soon.


Organising Committee: Josh Clothier (University of Melbourne), Cara Penry Williams (La Trobe University) and James Walker (La Trobe University). Contact us at australianenglishes(AT)gmail.com

Important Dates

Forum: 2 November 2018

Revised abstracts due: 15 October 2018 (ASAP please!)

Registration: soon

The first Forum on Englishes in Australia

Call for papers

2 November 2018

La Trobe University

We are delighted to invite submissions for the first Forum on Englishes in Australia, to be held on 2 November 2018 at La Trobe University in Melbourne (Bundoora). The Forum will provide a space to meet and discuss the use of Englishes (and English-based contact varieties) in Australia which is inclusive of all methodological and theoretical approaches. We open this invitation to researchers from all stages of their careers, from Honours students upwards. Presentations are invited in two formats:

· A 20-minute oral presentation

· A 5-minute oral presentation

We aim to organise presentations in a single stream, enabling a workshop format, encouraging discussion and interaction. The format of the 5-minute presentation is designed specifically for work in its early stages; however, submissions of a similar nature for 20-minute oral presentations will also be considered. We encourage the submission of new work.

We will set aside time for open discussion centred on issues arising from the presentations, questions and informal discussions over tea on the day.

Keynote speaker: Professor Kate Burridge, Monash University

The event will be free or low cost but registration will be required – details to follow.

Abstract submission deadline: Midnight (AEST) September 22, 2018 [NOW CLOSED]

Notification of acceptance is planned for early-mid October. [SENT]

Submit abstracts of up to 300 words (exclusive of references, examples, and figures) via https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=fea2018