Joe Blythe's recent conference presentations and fieldwork
Dr Joe Blythe attended the 16th International Pragmatics Conference in Hong Kong where he participated in two presentations associated with the panel Turn Design and Rights to Know in Small Communities.
Dr Joe Blythe has recently conducted fieldwork associated with the CIARA project (Conversational Interaction in Remote and Aboriginal Australia, ciaraproject.com). Initially, this involved recording and transcription of Murrinhpatha conversation in Wadeye with Jeremiah and Raphael Tunmuck.
From there Joe teamed up with Professor Lesley Stirling in Broome in recording Kimberley English conversations. Finally, Joe and MRes student Caroline de Dear went to Warmun where they collected and transcribed Gija conversation which Caroline is working on for her thesis.