Language and Culture in Aboriginal Australia

Poulson, C.J., T.N. Ross, T. Shopen and P. Toyne 1986 Warlpiri Language and Culture: Adaptation to Contemporary Needs, Language in Aboriginal Australia 1, 7—12. Schmidt, A. 1990 The Loss of Australia's Aboriginal Language Heritage, ...

Author: Michael Walsh

Publisher: Aboriginal Studies Press

ISBN: 0855752416

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 245

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A series of studies of aspects of language and culture in different parts of Aboriginal Australia, this book deals with subjects including why a young Aboriginal woman in rural Australia might plead guilty to a crime she didn't commit; the picture of ?language ownership” that can be drawn from recent research on land rights; what is known of the first white settlers' attempts to learn the language of the Sydney region; the first dictionaries compiled in South Australia; and how Aboriginal languages are now being used in the media and education.

APAIS 1994 Australian public affairs information service

In : Language and Culture in Aboriginal Australia ( 1993 ) : 85-96 ( Aboriginal Languages * / Language education * / Child development / Aboriginal culture / Learning / Skin names Baby talk / Kinship terminology ) Language and ...

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Publisher: National Library Australia

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Language and Aboriginal Culture in Australia

Inhaltsangabe:Abstract: This paper is about linguistic imperialism and linguistic ecology in respect of the indigenous languages of Australia.

Author: Oliver Röder

Publisher: diplom.de

ISBN: 3832460454

Category: Literary Collections

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Inhaltsangabe:Abstract: This paper is about linguistic imperialism and linguistic ecology in respect of the indigenous languages of Australia. The linguistic complexities in Australia are immense, as are the fields of research of linguistic imperialism and linguistic ecology. Neither is the research in the fields mentioned above terminated nor has the development in Australia reached an end. As a result, the paper is only able to provide a snapshot. The first chapter serves as an introduction. The reader should familiarize her-/ himself with the history and culture of a people, which is unique and distinct from any other civilization. It refers to the initial settlement of the Australian continent, as well as it touches in short specific traits of Aboriginal culture. Answers are provided to questions like, 'What is language?', 'What are the characteristics of Aboriginal languages and Aboriginal English?' Linguistic imperialism will be discussed in chapter two. From what point on can a relationship between any given subjects be called, in its widest meaning, imperialistic? The chapter refers to Galtung (1980), whose observations are still valid today and gives a historical overview of the rise of the English language from a European Germanic language spoken on the British Islands to a global language, especially focusing on the development in the 19th and 20th century. Linguistic ecology is a rather new field of research in linguistics. Chapter three reflects on a research orientation which developed in the 1960s and 1970s due to Haugen, who gave the term ecology a linguistic meaning. It tries to show the parallels between biodiversity and cultural/ linguistic diversity and why it has become so important to be aware that not only plants and animals are seriously endangered and need special protection, but also languages. Additionally, other fields of interest of language ecology are introduced in the chapter. The last chapter deals with the impact European settlement had on indigenous language variety, and the problems contemporary Australian society is confronted with. Australia's language policy will not only be outlined in regard of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander's native tongue, but also in regard of community languages. Which possibilities has the Australian government to deal with the problem and which language maintenance efforts have been called into action so far? Inhaltsverzeichnis:Table of [...]

Sign Languages of Aboriginal Australia

This 1988 book was the first full-length study ever to be published on the subject of sign language as a means of communication among Australian Aborigines.

Author: Adam Kendon

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 0521360080

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 563

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This 1988 book was the first full-length study ever to be published on the subject of sign language as a means of communication among Australian Aborigines. Based on fieldwork conducted over a span of nine years, the volume presents a thorough analysis of the structure of sign languages and their relationship to spoken languages.

The Languages and Linguistics of Australia

Rumsey, Alan 1993 Language and territoriality in Aboriginal Australia. In: Michael Walsh and Colin Yallop (eds.), Language and culture in Aboriginal Australia, 191–206. Canberra: Aboriginal Studies Press. Rumsey, Alan 2000 Bunuba.

Author: Harold Koch

Publisher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG

ISBN: 3110279770

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 523

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The Languages and Linguistics of Australia: A Comprehensive Guide is part of the multi-volume reference work on the languages and linguistics of the continents of the world. The volume provides a thorough overview of Australian languages, including their linguistic structures, their genetic relationships, and issues of language maintenance and revitalisation. Australian English, Aboriginal English and other contact varieties are also discussed.

Approaches to Language Culture and Cognition

Language and Social Cognition: Expression of Social Mind (Berlin/New York: Mouton de Gruyter). Sharifian, F. (2010) 'Cultural conceptualisations in intercultural communication: A study of Aboriginal and nonAboriginal Australians', ...

Author: M. Yamaguchi

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 1137274824

Category: Social Science

Page: 315

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Approaches to Language, Culture and Cognition aims to bring cognitive linguistics and linguistic anthropology closer together, calling for further investigations of language and culture from cognitively-informed perspectives against the backdrop of the current trend of linguistic anthropology.

Cultural Linguistics

International Journal of Language and Culture, 3(2), 137–160. doi:10.1075/ijolc.3.2.01pee Reprinted in F. Sharifian (Ed.), Advances in Cultural ... In M. Walsh, & C. Yallop (Eds.), Language and culture in Aboriginal Australia (pp.

Author: Farzad Sharifian

Publisher: John Benjamins Publishing Company

ISBN: 9027264996

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 191

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This ground-breaking book marks a milestone in the history of the newly developed field of Cultural Linguistics, a multidisciplinary area of research that explores the relationship between language and cultural conceptualisations. The most authoritative book in the field to date, it outlines the theoretical and analytical framework of Cultural Linguistics, elaborating on its key theoretical/analytical notions of cultural cognition, cultural schema, cultural category, and cultural metaphor. In addition, it brings to light a wide array of cultural conceptualisations drawn from many different languages and language varieties. The book reveals how the analytical tools of Cultural Linguistics can produce in-depth and insightful investigations into the cultural grounding of language in several domains and subdisciplines, including embodiment, emotion, religion, World Englishes, pragmatics, intercultural communication, Teaching English as an International Language (TEIL), and political discourse analysis. By presenting a comprehensive survey of recent research in Cultural Linguistics, this book demonstrates the relevance of the cultural conceptualisations encoded in language to all aspects of human life, from the very conceptualisations of life and death, to conceptualisations of emotion, body, humour, religion, gender, kinship, ageing, marriage, and politics. This book, in short, is a must-have reference work for scholars and students interested in Cultural Linguistics.

APAIS 1992 Australian public affairs information service

( continued ) ABORIGINAL LANGUAGES Living with languages in the 1990s [ Workshop held by the Australian Institute of ... Aboriginal culture / Colonialism / Semantics ) Sign Languages of Aboriginal Australia : Cultural , Semiotic and ...

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Autobiographical Memory in an Aboriginal Australian Community

'In the Mind's Ear: The Semantic Perception of Perception Verbs in Australian Languages', Language, 76 (3), pp. 546–92. Fivush, R. & Nelson, K. (2004). 'Culture and Language in the Emergence of Autobiographical Memory', ...

Author: A. Monchamp

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 1137325275

Category: Social Science

Page: 190

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This book shares and analyses the stories of Opal, a senior Alyawarra woman. Through her stories the reader glimpses the harsh colonial realities which many Aboriginal Australians have faced, highlighting the cultural embeddedness of autobiographical memory from a philosophical, psychological and anthropological perspective.

Encyclopedia of Language and Linguistics

Reid N. Sit right down the back: serialized posture verbs in Ngan'gi and other Northern Australian languages. In: Newman J., editor. Sitting, lying and standing: ... In: Walsh M., Yallop C. Language and culture in Aboriginal Australia.

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Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 0080547842

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 26924

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The first edition of ELL (1993, Ron Asher, Editor) was hailed as "the field's standard reference work for a generation". Now the all-new second edition matches ELL's comprehensiveness and high quality, expanded for a new generation, while being the first encyclopedia to really exploit the multimedia potential of linguistics. * The most authoritative, up-to-date, comprehensive, and international reference source in its field * An entirely new work, with new editors, new authors, new topics and newly commissioned articles with a handful of classic articles * The first Encyclopedia to exploit the multimedia potential of linguistics through the online edition * Ground-breaking and International in scope and approach * Alphabetically arranged with extensive cross-referencing * Available in print and online, priced separately. The online version will include updates as subjects develop ELL2 includes: * c. 7,500,000 words * c. 11,000 pages * c. 3,000 articles * c. 1,500 figures: 130 halftones and 150 colour * Supplementary audio, video and text files online * c. 3,500 glossary definitions * c. 39,000 references * Extensive list of commonly used abbreviations * List of languages of the world (including information on no. of speakers, language family, etc.) * Approximately 700 biographical entries (now includes contemporary linguists) * 200 language maps in print and online Also available online via ScienceDirect – featuring extensive browsing, searching, and internal cross-referencing between articles in the work, plus dynamic linking to journal articles and abstract databases, making navigation flexible and easy. For more information, pricing options and availability visit www.info.sciencedirect.com. The first Encyclopedia to exploit the multimedia potential of linguistics Ground-breaking in scope - wider than any predecessor An invaluable resource for researchers, academics, students and professionals in the fields of: linguistics, anthropology, education, psychology, language acquisition, language pathology, cognitive science, sociology, the law, the media, medicine & computer science. The most authoritative, up-to-date, comprehensive, and international reference source in its field