How multicultural are we anyway? Community language and cultural diversity

Thursday, 1 February 2018 - 6:00pm to 6:30pm

Misty Adoniou, language and literacy specialist from the University of Canberra, talks about the relationship between multiculturalism and the everyday use of the 250 community languages across the country, and wonders why Australia still suffers from what she calls linguistic paranoia.

Then, language revivalist and postgraduate at the University of New England, Callum Clayton-Dixon, a member of the Ambeyan Indigenous clan of northern New South Wales, explains his research work with the Anaiwan Language Revival Program.