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Call for papers – Languages and Cultures Network for Australian Universities Conference. University of Western Australia, 27-29 November, 2019


The Languages and Cultures Network for Australian Universities (LCNAU) are holding their fifth biennial conference on the theme ‘Exchanges: People, Knowledge and Cultures‘ at the University of Western Australia on 27-29 November, 2019. The conference convenors, John Kinder and Nicola Fraschini, are now calling for submissions for papers. Click here for further information.

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Invitation to become a member of LCNAU

logo-header-lcnau-dsLCNAU (Languages and Cultures Network for Australian Universities) works hard to support all languages and languages academics in the tertiary sector. In 2013 LCNAU provided significant support to protect programs and academics across Australia, including at Curtin University and University of Canberra. The challenges facing tertiary language programs are diverse, and we are keen to listen and respond to the issues. To maintain our work we are now inviting you to become a member of our network.

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LCNAU for you, for Italian, for all languages in the Australian university sector

John Hajek & Anya Woods    University of Melbourne


The Languages and Cultures Network for Australian Universities (LCNAU – pronounced ell-see-now) was established in 2011 as the first coordinated national organization for languages in Australia’s tertiary education sector. The network is the result of a national project, ‘Leadership for future generations’, originally funded by the Office for Learning and Teaching (OLT), with additional significant support provided by a number of universities around the country. Italian, and all other languages have long faced many serious challenges in Australia’s universities – not the least of which are fragmentation and isolation (both university- and language-specific across a very large nation); LCNAU is here precisely to address these and many other issues in a positive fashion. Continue reading

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