Australex. July 6, 2006

Dictionaries: Uses and Users










Thursday, 6 July – Prentice Building, Room 212, University of Queensland

9.00 am Welcome and Introduction
9.15 – 10.15

Keynote Speaker. Dianne Bardsley, Victoria University of Wellington
Serving several masters:  New Zealand’s lexicographical landscape

10.15 - 10.45 Morning Tea
10.45 – 12.45

Katherine Quigley, Victoria University of Wellington
A glossary of bureaucratese: the lexis of the state sector reform in New Zealand

Cherie Connor, Victoria University of Wellington
The uses of the diachronic study: examples from the sea

Deanna Wong, Macquarie University
Dictionaries as the voice of authority: exploring guides to pronunciation


Poster presentations:                    
1. Abbas Mousavi, Griffith University
Fostering professionalism through an encyclopaedic dictionary of language testing
2. Te Awanuiarangi Black, Maori Language Commission
Te Matapuna, a monolingual Maori language dictionary

12.45-13.45 Lunch
13.45 – 14.45

Panel: The assimilation of loanwords and their treatment in dictionaries
Chair: Pam Peters (Macquarie University)
Panellists: Petek Kurtböke (University of the Sunshine Coast), David Moore (Alyawarr Dictionary Project), Ghil’ad Zuckermann

14.45 – 16.15

María A. Barrios, Universidad Complutense de Madrid
Redes and Práctico a comparison between two Spanish combinatory dictionaries


Chris Mulhall, University College, Dublin /Waterford Institute of Technology
Lexical variation in idiomatic expressions in bilingual Italian-English dictionaries

Michel Wauthion, Université de la Nouvelle Calédonie
A brief survey of recent French lexical innovation

16.15-16.45 Afternoon Tea
16.45 – 17.45

David Moore (Alyawarr Dictionary Project) & Bill McGregor (University of Aarhus)
Dictionaries of Australian Aboriginal languages from the 1930s-1960s


Kimiyuki Nishide, Tsuru University, Japan
Australiana and Australianism in English-Japanese dictionaries

17.45 – 18.30  Biennial General Meeting

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