Newsletter December 2017

RUIL Research Newsletter December 2017

Welcome to the latest newsletter of the Research Unit for Indigenous Language. This newsletter is published thrice yearly and contains details of the research activities, latest news and other achievements of the Research Unit.

Jenny and David Manmurulu / RUIL Indigenous Researchers visit Melbourne

Jenny and David Manmurulu from Warruwi Community in Arnhem Land presented three papers at the Information Technology and Indigenous Communities conference (ITIC), 27-28th September 2017, Melbourne. They were recipients of a RUIL Indigenous Researcher Grant. Continue reading...

Introducing Shonae Hobson / RUIL's 2017 cadet

From August onward, RUIL has hosted a cadet through the Faculty of Arts Indigenous Cadetship program. Shonae is a Kaantju woman from Coen, Cape York Peninsula. She is currently undertaking a Bachelor of Arts, majoring in Anthropology and Art History. She is interested in incorporating what she is learning about Indigenous languages into her broader goal of becoming a curator. Continue reading...

Rosey Billington and Ana Krajinovic / Erakor, Vanuatu

From July to September this year, RUIL team member Rosey Billington and RUIL PhD student Ana Krajinovic visited Erakor village on the island of Efate, in Vanuatu. Here they spent time learning about the Nafsan language with community members. Ana’s PhD research focuses on how people talk about time in Nafsan... Continue reading...

RUIL Research Newsletter December 2017