[vc_row][vc_column][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width="1/6"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text] Using genetic evolution to reconstruct language family trees [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height="16px"][vc_column_text] By Alice Dolin [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]In 1859 Charles Darwin published his work On the Origin of Species, famously laying out his ideas on evolution and natural selection. Almost immediately afterwards, other scholars noticed that a similar process of...

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/6"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_empty_space height="48px"][vc_column_text] Norman Haire Fund for Sexology Studies [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]Georgia Carr, a PhD candidate in the Department of Linguistics, was awarded the Norman Haire Fund for Sexology Studies. Georgia’s PhD project seeks to understand how sex education is taught and, by extension, how it can achieve...

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width="1/6"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text] Gender inclusive writing: debates and backlash in France [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height="16px"][vc_column_text] By Lindsey Stevenson [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]In September of 2017 Hatier published the first ever textbook written entirely using gender inclusive language, reigniting a controversy which has been present in French society since the 1980s. While certain organisations, linguists...

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width="1/6"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text] Investigating Tonoexodus in New Caledonia [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height="16px"][vc_column_text] By Samantha Soon [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]For the past three years I have been working on a language called Kwényï, spoken in the South Pacific on the Isle of Pines of New Caledonia. I was drawn to study this language because it has...

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width="1/6"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text] Prolonged Closed Contact between Putonghua And Dialects in China [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height="16px"][vc_column_text] By Luyao Yuan [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]Changde(常德) City, where I was born and have lived for more than twenty years, is a small city in Hunan Province with a history of about 2,200 years, located in south-central China....

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="1/6"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text] The Journal of the University of Sydney Linguistics Society [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height="16px"][vc_column_text] By Theodore Tsolakis, Oscar Xiao and Anna Zhou [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]The Sydney University Linguistics Society (LingSoc) is a society consisting mostly of undergraduate...