Monthly Archive: December 2015

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Alumnae honoured

One of our most distinguished alumnae is Professor Jen Hay who studied Linguistics at Victoria where she was taught by Emeritus Professors Janet Holmes and Laurie Bauer, among others. 2015 has been an extraordinarily...

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New website for Community Languages Association of NZ

The Community Languages Association of New Zealand (CLANZ) has a new website, featuring upcoming events, information about community and heritage language programmes, and information about CLANZ itself. Check it out: http://communitylanguagesnz.weebly.com about Corinne SealsCorinne Seals...

about Corinne Seals

Corinne Seals is a Lecturer in Applied Linguistics. Prior to coming to New Zealand, she worked with the Centre for Applied Linguistics in Washington, DC on Ukrainian as a heritage language, and with integrated learning programs in Washington state. Her research interests share the common theme of language and identity. Presently, Corinne’s research focuses primarily on heritage language acquisition, maintenance, and education. She has investigated this amongst Ukrainian and Russian communities in the United States and within the Ukrainian community of New Zealand. Corinne also researches in the areas of linguistic landscapes, forensic linguistics, and gender, sexuality, and language.

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Māori and Sāmoan language teaching resources aired

Image: Balint Koller and Edith Paillat from Victoria’s Language Learning Centre.   MEDIA RELEASE November 2015   Māori and Sāmoan language teaching resources aired Kohanga reo, Sāmoan kindergartens and schools around the country have access...

about Corinne Seals

Corinne Seals is a Lecturer in Applied Linguistics. Prior to coming to New Zealand, she worked with the Centre for Applied Linguistics in Washington, DC on Ukrainian as a heritage language, and with integrated learning programs in Washington state. Her research interests share the common theme of language and identity. Presently, Corinne’s research focuses primarily on heritage language acquisition, maintenance, and education. She has investigated this amongst Ukrainian and Russian communities in the United States and within the Ukrainian community of New Zealand. Corinne also researches in the areas of linguistic landscapes, forensic linguistics, and gender, sexuality, and language.