Commemorating the Death of Dante

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What can Italian teaching learn from Dante not as a poet, but as the world’s first language planner?Professor Emeritus Joseph Lo Bianco, University of MelbourneDate: Monday 18 OctoberTime: ACDT: 5:30-6:30pmMode: Via Zoom, to register, go to this presentation, Professor Lo Bianco will explore a much less recognised achievement of the great and foundational poet of Italian and Italy. He…

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Translation and Interpreting Seminar

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Subject: RMIT Language and Culture Seminar Series (LACSS) 7 When: Tuesday 19 October 2021, 4.30-5.30pm (AEDT). Speaker: Ms Eni TampubolonTopic: The State of the Legal Interpreting Profession in Indonesia Interpreters play an important role in assisting intercultural communities to communicate, thus furthering an economic, political, and humanitarian agenda, and assisting people to access the same opportunities when seeking justice. This…

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The Japanese Studies Association of Australia (JSAA) and The Australian National University present an exciting public event within the JSAA 2021 Virtual Conference hosted by the University of Queensland.  Experts share their perspectives on the importance and impact of Japanese (and other) language education in universities and beyond in the workplace, as well as their thoughts on key graduate outcomes in our increasingly global…

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Building a Career with Asian Languages

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The Australian Society for Asian Humanities has organised a Zoom panel and Q&A to discuss career prospects for students of Asian languages. The event will take place on 2 September 2021 at  6pm (AEST). Details on how to enrol for this online event can be found here. This panel will demonstrate how Asian language training is useful and relevant across…

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Colloquium Registration now open

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Registration is open for LCNAU's 6th National Colloquium, Decentring and Diversifying Languages and Cultures. Take advantage of Early Bird rates until 8 October. For further information, go to, where you will also find the registration page. A reminder that proposals for papers and workshops are still being accepted until September 17.

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Job vacancies

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The Department of Japanese Studies at the University of Sydney is appointing 2 full-time, continuing lecturers in language and culture, preferably with a specialisation in Transnational Japanese Studies and/or Translation Studies. For more information go to: Closing date: 18  July

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Job vacancy

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Lecturer B, Indonesian Language and Studies School of Culture, History and Languages, Australian National University This is a full-time, fixed term appointment of five years commencing late 2021 or early 2022.  The successful candidate will begin teaching into the Indonesian language program in semester 1, 2022. As the Indonesian language courses are taught in-person on ANU campus, the successful candidate…

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Call for Contributions: TICL cluster

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The Translating and Interpreting Cultures and Languages Cluster (TICL) of LCNAU wishes to announce  its inaugural meeting The meeting will take place during the Sixth Biennial Colloquium of LCNAU: Decentring and Diversifying Languages and Cultures Venue: University of Queensland Date: tba (but to be scheduled during the colloquium, which is from 24-26 November 2021) Topic: Teaching Translating and Interpreting in…

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2021 Patji Dawes Awards

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2021 Patji-Dawes Language Teaching Awards On the International World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development, the ARC Centre of Excellence for the Dynamics of Language (CoEDL) announced the 2021 recipients of the Patji-Dawes Language Teaching Awards: The Wiradjuri program at Charles Sturt University is the awardee in the Group The program, which is under the guidance of Stan…

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