EL Publishing and Australian indigenous languages

Since its founding in 2003, EL Publishing has distributed a number of research publications dealing with the documentation, description and support for indigenous languages spoken in Australia. The following is a list of 37 papers we have published so far, with links to freely download them.

Publications on Australian Aboriginal Languages at EL Publishing

  1. Amery, Robert. 2016. The Kaurna diaspora and its homecoming: Understanding the loss and re-emergence of the Kaurna language of the Adelaide Plains, South Australia. In Peter K. Austin, Harold Koch & Jane Simpson (eds.) Language, land & song: Studies in honour of Luise Hercus, 505-522. London: EL Publishing. pp. 505-522 link
  2. Bond, Oliver. 2010. Language documentation and language typology. Language Documentation and Description 7, 238-261. London: SOAS. link
  3. Bowern, Claire. 2016. Language and land in the Northern Kimberley. In Peter K. Austin, Harold Koch & Jane Simpson (eds.) Language, land & song: Studies in honour of Luise Hercus, 277-286. London: EL Publishing. link
  4. Breen, Gavan. 2016. What’s up with /u/. In Peter K. Austin, Harold Koch & Jane Simpson (eds.) Language, land & song: Studies in honour of Luise Hercus, 158=171. London: EL Publishing. link
  5. Caffery, Jo & Mark Stafford Smith. 2016. Linguistic and cultural factors that affect the documentation and maintenance of Australia’s traditional languages. In Peter K. Austin, Harold Koch & Jane Simpson (eds.) Language, land & song: Studies in honour of Luise Hercus, 494-504. London: EL Publishing. link
  6. Clark, Ian. 2016. A forgotten brouhaha: lessons in authenticity and authority. In Peter K. Austin, Harold Koch & Jane Simpson (eds.) Language, land & song: Studies in honour of Luise Hercus, 304-317. London: EL Publishing. link
  7. Curran, Georgia. 2016. Travelling ancestral women: connecting Warlpiri people and places through songs. In Peter K. Austin, Harold Koch & Jane Simpson (eds.) Language, land & song: Studies in honour of Luise Hercus, 403-418. London: EL Publishing. link
  8. Cutfield, Sarah. 2016. Common lexical semantics in Dalabon ethnobiological classification. In Peter K. Austin, Harold Koch & Jane Simpson (eds.) Language, land & song: Studies in honour of Luise Hercus, 209-227. London: EL Publishing. link
  9. Dahmen, Josua, Francesco Possemato & Joe Blythe. 2020. Jaru (Australia) – Language Snapshot. Language Documentation and Description 17, 142-149. link
  10. de Dear, Caroline, Francesco Possemato & Joe Blythe. 2020. Gija (East Kimberley, Western Australia) – Language Snapshot. Language Documentation and Description 17, 134-141. link
  11. Dockum, Rikker & Claire Bowern. 2018. Swadesh lists are not long enough: Drawing phonological generalizations from limited data. Language Documentation and Description 16, 35-54. London: EL Publishing. link
  12. Gale, Mary-Anne. 2016. A hitch-hikers guide to Aboriginal language retrieval and revival. In Peter K. Austin, Harold Koch & Jane Simpson (eds.) Language, land & song: Studies in honour of Luise Hercus, 539-554. London: EL Publishing. link
  13. Gardiner, Gabrielle & Kirsten Thorpe. 2014. The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Data Archive: Connecting communities and research data. Language Documentation and Description 12, 103-119. Special Issue on Language Documentation and Archiving. link
  14. Giacon, John & Kevin Lowe. 2016. Key factors in the renewal of Aboriginal languages in NSW. In Peter K. Austin, Harold Koch & Jane Simpson (eds.) Language, land & song: Studies in honour of Luise Hercus, 523-538. London: EL Publishing. link
  15. Hendery, Rachel. 2016. ‘Writing about music is like dancing about architecture’: integration of multimedia into linguistic and anthropological publications. In Peter K. Austin, Harold Koch & Jane Simpson (eds.) Language, land & song: Studies in honour of Luise Hercus, 115-130. London: EL Publishing. link
  16. Koch, Harold. 2016. Documentary sources on the Ngarigu language: the value of a single recording. In Peter K. Austin, Harold Koch & Jane Simpson (eds.) Language, land & song: Studies in honour of Luise Hercus, 145-157. London: EL Publishing. link
  17. Laughren, Mary. 2016. Serial verbs in Waanyi and its neighbours. In Peter K. Austin, Harold Koch & Jane Simpson (eds.) Language, land & song: Studies in honour of Luise Hercus, 172-193. London: EL Publishing. link
  18. Laughren, Mary, Georgia Curran, Myfany Turpin & Nicolas Peterson. 2016. Women’s yawulyu songs as evidence of connections to and knowledge of land: the Jardiwanpa. In Peter K. Austin, Harold Koch & Jane Simpson (eds.) Language, land & song: Studies in honour of Luise Hercus, 419-449. London: EL Publishing. link
  19. McCaul, Kim. 2016. The making of a Simpson Desert clever man. In Peter K. Austin, Harold Koch & Jane Simpson (eds.) Language, land & song: Studies in honour of Luise Hercus, 344-357. London: EL Publishing. link
  20. McConvell, Patrick & Helen Gardner. 2016. The unwritten Kamilaroi and Kurnai: unpublished kinship schedules collected by Fison and Howitt. In Peter K. Austin, Harold Koch & Jane Simpson (eds.) Language, land & song: Studies in honour of Luise Hercus, 194-208. London: EL Publishing. link
  21. McEntee, John C. 2016. The travels of Wipaṛu the Whip Snake. In Peter K. Austin, Harold Koch & Jane Simpson (eds.) Language, land & song: Studies in honour of Luise Hercus, 358-376. London: EL Publishing. link
  22. Monaghan, Paul. 2016. Tracing the new: processes of translation and transculturation in Wirangu. In Peter K. Austin, Harold Koch & Jane Simpson (eds.) Language, land & song: Studies in honour of Luise Hercus, 555-566. London: EL Publishing. link
  23. Morey, Stephen. 2016. Two traditional stories in the Ganai language of Gippsland. In Peter K. Austin, Harold Koch & Jane Simpson (eds.) Language, land & song: Studies in honour of Luise Hercus, 377-391. London: EL Publishing. link
  24. Nash, David. 2016. In the margins of some Australian dictionaries: exploring the etymology of berigora. In Peter K. Austin, Harold Koch & Jane Simpson (eds.) Language, land & song: Studies in honour of Luise Hercus, 263-276. London: EL Publishing. link
  25. Nathan, David. 2004. Planning multimedia documentation. Language Documentation and Description 2, 154-168. London: SOAS. link
  26. Nathan, David. 2016. ‘Don’t tell them we’re coming!’: learning to document languages with Luise Hercus. In Peter K. Austin, Harold Koch & Jane Simpson (eds.) Language, land & song: Studies in honour of Luise Hercus, 57-69. London: EL Publishing. link
  27. Ponsonnet, Maïa. 2016. Emotion nouns in Australian languages: a case study and preliminary survey. In Peter K. Austin, Harold Koch & Jane Simpson (eds.) Language, land & song: Studies in honour of Luise Hercus, 228-243. London: EL Publishing. link
  28. Rademaker, Laura. 2016. Why historians need linguists (and linguists need historians). In Peter K. Austin, Harold Koch & Jane Simpson (eds.) Language, land & song: Studies in honour of Luise Hercus, 480-493. London: EL Publishing. link
  29. Ryan, Edward. 2016. Under sentence of death, Melbourne Jail. In Peter K. Austin, Harold Koch & Jane Simpson (eds.) Language, land & song: Studies in honour of Luise Hercus, 468-479. London: EL Publishing. link
  30. Sasse, Hans-Jürgen & Nick Evans. 2007. Searching for meaning in the library of Babel: field semantics and problems of digital archiving. Language Documentation and Description 4, 58-99. link
  31. Simpson, Jane. 2016. Working verbs: the spread of a loan word in Australian languages. In Peter K. Austin, Harold Koch & Jane Simpson (eds.) Language, land & song: Studies in honour of Luise Hercus, 244-262. London: EL Publishing. link
  32. Simpson, Jane, Denise Angelo, Emma Browne, Inge Kral, Francis Markham, Carmel O’Shannessy & Danielle Venn. 2018. Census data on Australian Languages. In S. Drude, N. Ostler & M. Moser (eds.) Endangered languages and the land: Mapping landscapes of multilingualism, Proceedings of FEL XXII/2018 in Reykjavík, 115–120. London: FEL & EL Publishing. link
  33. Sutton, Peter. 2016. Exploring Australia in the age of the four-wheel drive vehicle. In Peter K. Austin, Harold Koch & Jane Simpson (eds.) Language, land & song: Studies in honour of Luise Hercus, 80-101. London: EL Publishing. link
  34. Thieberger, Nick. 2016. Daisy Bates in the digital world. In Peter K. Austin, Harold Koch & Jane Simpson (eds.) Language, land & song: Studies in honour of Luise Hercus, 102-114. London: EL Publishing. link
  35. Torwali, Mujahid & Jakelin Troy. 2018. Places of the heart: Issues in Indigenous place naming in Torwali of northern Pakistan and Aboriginal languages of south eastern Australia. In S. Drude, N. Ostler & M. Moser (eds.) Endangered languages and the land: Mapping landscapes of multilingualism, Proceedings of FEL XXII/2018 in Reykjavík, 121–127. London: FEL & EL Publishing. link
  36. Turpin, Myfany. 2012. Song-poetry of Central Australia: sustaining traditions. In Niclas Burenhult, Arthur Holmer, Anastasia Karlsson, Håkan Lundström & Jan-Olof Svantesson (eds.) Language Documentation and Description 10, 15-36. Special Issue on Humanities of the lesser-known: New directions in the description, documentation and typology of endangered languages and musics. London: SOAS. link
  37. Turpin, Myfany, Jennifer Green & Jason Gibson. 2016. Mustering up a song: an Anmatyerr cattle truck song. In Peter K. Austin, Harold Koch & Jane Simpson (eds.) Language, land & song: Studies in honour of Luise Hercus, 450-467. London: EL Publishing. link