Are you interested in New Zealand and Pacific Studies? Like Vienna and Hundertwasser? Want to go on a boat trip on the Danube? Then you should come to the New Zealand Studies Association conference in July 2015!
If you’d like to present at this conference, the call for papers is now open. Deadline is January 11, 2015. A selection of the conference papers will be published in the association’s journal, The Journal of New Zealand and Pacific Studies.
Hope to see you in Vienna next year!
-+*On behalf of all linguists, thank you Jodie! View more presentations from Jodie Martin Continue reading →
-+*A linguistic analysis of language and identity of LOLcats. Isn’t linguistics the best thing ever? (And aren’t Lauren & Jill awesome!?) I can has language play: Construction of Language and Identity in LOLspeak from Lauren Gawne on Vimeo. Follow Lauren and Georgia (yet another adorable Aussie linguist) on Twitter @Superlinguo and on Tumblr. Continue reading →
-+*Today was my last day of work at the university but it hasn’t really set in yet that I am done because I still have to finish grades. I should be excited about my 5 months of paid vacation but I don’t know if I will actually be getting paid since the préfecture might decide […] Continue reading →
-+*Please think about donating. My heart goes out to Haiti. I’ve also donated to Partners in Health, the organization created by the amazing Dr. Paul Farmer to help the poor in Haiti receive health care. You can read about his life and work in Mountains Beyond Mountains: The Quest of Dr. Paul Farmer, a Man […] Continue reading →
-+*Happy 2010! (for those who follow the Gregorian calendar) Happy something else equally pointless! (to those who don’t) I am not a fan of New Year’s except for the fact that it’s a non-religious holiday and we don’t have to work. So yay to that! Continue reading →
-+*My first Christmas in France was in 2006. I had just arrived in September and met David shortly after, and since I had no plans (no money) to go back to the US for Christmas, I spent it with his family. It was interesting and different but it just didn’t feel right. Especially when they […] Continue reading →
-+*I had intended to work on my website during vacation, but my lack of motivation is astounding. I keep thinking about next semester and what I should be doing to prepare for it even though it doesn’t start until January 18. Then I think about the summer and what I should be doing to prepare […] Continue reading →
-+*Trees here are so oddly-shaped and small, but it smells like pine and that’s good enough for me. That is an elephant ornament as a topper. A teacher at my first lycée back in 2006 gave it to me. And since Chambéry is the elephant city, I think it’s fitting. Continue reading →