LCNAU is a network that brings together individuals, language programs, university structures and tertiary institutions. It aims to strengthen the tertiary languages sector in Australia through advocacy, collaboration, research and support. Find out more about the principles underpinning our work.
The ARC Centre of Excellence for the Dynamics of Language invites nominations for the Patji-Dawes Award to honour outstanding achievements in language teaching by an accomplished practitioner in Australia. Nominations close 20 August and the award will be conferred on 25 November at the 2015 LCNAU Colloquium. More details here.
The third biennial LCNAU Colloquium will be held at Macquarie University, 25-27 November. Abstracts are now invited for Papers, Posters and Workshops – note that the deadline has been extended to 15 August. Download the Call for Papers here. Colloquium registration also opens 15 August – see the Colloquium website for more information.
LCNAU Vice-President Prof Kerry Dunne (University of Wollongong) is conducting a survey of Honours programs in languages across the tertiary sector. This survey will complement the ULPA (University Languages Portal Australia) project and will provide some answers about the extent to which languages are maintaining their presence as research disciplines. Read more here.
The LCNAU team is pleased to announce that the proceedings of the 2013 Colloquium are now available for purchase. An excellent successor to the 2011 Proceedings, this volume also gathers many useful examples of current research and scholarship in the languages and cultures disciplines in the Australian context.
LCNAU is partnering with ANU, Macquarie University and the University of Melbourne to assist in the development of ULPA – the exciting new Languages Portal which is the focus of national funding from the Office for Learning and Teaching. Read more about the project by downloading an information sheet – or go straight to the ULPA website.
LCNAU invites you to become a member, and partner with us in our vital work for the tertiary languages and cultures sector. Find out more…