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October 31st: Linguistics Professor to Give Talk

Posted by on Wednesday, October 24, 2012 in lectures, news.

Professor Gillian Wigglesworth

Professor of Linguistics and Applied Linguistics

Head of the School of Languages and Linguistics

University of Melbourne, Australia

Ecology, Equity, and Ethics in Education

in Aboriginal Australia

Wednesday, October 31, 4:10, 101 Buttrick


Gillian Wigglesworth received her PhD in 1993 from La Trobe University with a thesis entitled “Investigating children’s cognitive and linguistic development through narrative.” From 1992 to 1994 she was in the Department of Applied Linguistics and the Language Testing Research Center at the University of Melbourne, where she focused on the development of oral language assessments. She was a member of the Department of Linguistics at Macquarie University from 1995 to 2001. Wigglesworth returned to the University of Melbourne in 2001 and she has been Head of their School of Languages and Linguistics since 2005. She also currently serves as Associate Dean of Research at the University of Melbourne.


Co-sponsored by

Robert Penn Warren Center for the Humanities

Center for Second Language Studies

Vanderbilt International Office

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