Last changed 27 November 2002



The 2002 biennial meeting of AUSTRALEX, the Australasian association for lexicography, will be held at the Australian National University on Friday 6 December.  The venue is the CEDAM Seminar Room, Linnaeus Cottage aka  Building 96 (west of the Hancock Library) (at end of Linnaeus Way, part of the building housing the Australian National Dictionary Centre) -- see the campus map page

The program is as follows:
10.00  David Blair, Macquarie University (President)    Towards a standard terminology of geographic features
10.30  Bruce Moore, ANDC (Vice-President/President Elect)           Evidence for the development of Australian English in the reports of 19th-century school inspectors
11.00  Tea
11.30  Business meeting and election of officers 2002-04
12.30  Lunch
1.30    Amanda Laugesen, ANDC    Australian First World War slang and the developmentof the Australian lexicon
2.00    Judith Robertson, ANDC    The lexicographical detective
2.30    Tea
3.00    Andrew Pawley, ANU    On making dictionary entries for conventional 'speechact' expressions

Everyone interested in attending is invited to send their contact details (name, position and institution if applicable, postal address, phone number, and email address) to AUSTRALEX secretary Flavia Hodges,  (snailmail: Department of English, Macquarie University, NSW 2109).

The preceding day, 5 December 2002, there is also the Australian Placenames Colloquium at ANU (Seminar Room A, Coombs Building).

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Date created: 30 September 2002
Last modified: 27 November 2002