July monthly seminar


Date Monday 31st July 2017

Time 5:30 pm for 6pm start (refreshments 7-7:30pm)

Venue Q 219, Kwong Lee Dow Building, University of Melbourne;

234 Queensberry St, Parkville.

Directions Walk from either Swanston St trams (Stop 4)

or from Elizabeth St trams, QV Market Stop (Stop 4, then walk up Leicester St).

See Maps 

RSVP please, for catering purposes. Email: admin@aummi.edu.au

No charge, but GOLD COIN DONATIONS requested to cover costs.

Dr Joseph Lo Bianco Dr Joseph Lo Bianco is Professor of Language and Literacy

Education, in the Melbourne Graduate School of Education.  He is Past President of the

Australian Academy of the Humanities.

His current academic research and policy activities include UNICEF Research Director,

Language, Education and Social Cohesion, Malaysia, Myanmar and Thailand; and

preparation of Peace Building National Language Policy in Myanmar.  He is also Research

adviser for LUCIDE, a European Community project on Languages in Urban Communities,

and is Immediate Past and Inaugural President of the Tsinghua, Asia Pacific Forum on

Translation and Intercultural Studies.

He has 130 publications on language, policy and planning, language education, literacy,

culture and identity.  In press are Aldo and the Meridian Line, a novel in the Mountain of Su

Dongpo series, (with T. Hay and Y. Wang) and a volume on Language and Identity in Post-

Revolutionary Tunisia (with Fethi Hilal).

A question and answer session will be conducted after the talk.

For more information about AMI, please visit: aummi.edu.au/