Forum on

Englishes in Australia



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.

Updates

31 December 2020

The videos have now been deleted - contact presenters/authors if you are interested in learning more about their work. We thank those who allowed as to share the videos until now.

20 October 2020

The videos are up - thanks so much to Casey for her editing and to all the generous presenters for sharing their talks.

8 October 2020

Thanks to all our presenters and those who attended for making this another great Forum . There were some advantages in this being on online event this year, including presenters from all over Australia (without travelling).

We will add a page to this site with videos to some of the talks soon - keep an eye out.

2 October 2020

The programme is now available on the Programme 2020 page

22 September 2020

Acceptances have gone out - the programme is looking really great (yet to be finalised). Registration to open tonight at midnight AEST.

3 September 2020

Just one more day until abstracts are due in!

13 August 2020

We will go ahead with the event in an online format [Zoom - registration required].

More detail to come soon but here is the new Call for Papers:

Event: Friday 9th of October.

Abstracts: up to 300 words (excluding references) by Friday the 4th of September. Submit to https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=auseng2020

Abstracts are invited for the third Forum on Englishes in Australia. Research on any aspect of English as used in Australia from any methodological or theoretical perspective is welcome. Papers can be submitted as a 20-minute talk or a 5-minute speedpaper. Due to COVID-19 the forum will be held entirely online.


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2020 Organising Committee: Casey Ford (La Trobe University), Howard (Howie) Manns (Monash University), Jean Mulder (University of Melbourne), Cara Penry Williams (University of Derby) and James Walker (La Trobe University).

2019 Organising Committee: Josh Clothier (University of Melbourne), Jean Mulder (University of Melbourne), Cara Penry Williams (University of Derby) and James Walker (La Trobe University).

2018 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(DOT)com