Aboriginal languages: the impact on English

Friday, 10 March 2000

An international linguistic expert will give a seminar on "The Impact of Aboriginal Languages Upon Australian English" at Adelaide University on Monday, 13 March.

Professor of English Linguistics at the Free University of Berlin in Germany, Gerhard Leitner, will present the seminar.

The seminar is part of Adelaide University's Centre for Intercultural Studies and Multicultural Education's (CISME) Autumn Seminar Series for 2000.

Professor Leitner is the author of many books, monographs and papers based on his international research projects on language and society in Australia, India and Great Britain.

He is the author of "Australia's Many Voices: English, Indigenous, Migrant and Contact Languages" (published in Germany), and the "Bibliography of English and Its Interaction with other Immigrant and Indigenous Languages in Australia and New Zealand - 1788-1996".

Where: Adelaide University Council Room, Level 7 of the Wills Building.
When: 6pm on Monday, 13 March.

 

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