Tracing regional linguistic heritage in first and second generation Italian trilinguals in Australia

Publications

Avesani, C., Galatà, V., Vayra, M., Best, C., Di Biase, B., and Ardolino, F. (in preparation). Contact and attrition in the repertoires of Italian speakers in Australia, in: Origini e funzioni della variazione fonetica. Fattori biologici e sociali a confronto - Sources and functions of speech variation. Disentangling the role of biological and social factors, Studi AISV 3, Milano: Officina21, pp.

Avesani, C., Galatà, V., Vayra, M., Best, C., Di Biase, B., Tordini, O., and Tisato, G. (2015). Italian roots in Australian soil: coronal obstruents in native Dialect speech of Italian-Australians from two areas of Veneto, in: Mario Vayra, Cinzia Avesani and Fabio Tamburini (eds.), Il farsi e disfarsi del linguaggio. Acquisizione, mutamento e destrutturazione della struttura sonora del linguaggio - Language acquisition and language loss. Acquisition, change and disorders of the language sound structure, Studi AISV 1, Milano: Officina21, pp. 73-98. (link)

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Talks

Avesani, C., Galatà, V., Vayra, M., Best, C., Di Biase, B., and Ardolino, F. (2017). Contact and attrition in the repertoires of Italian speakers in Australia,  XIII AISV National Conference, Origini e funzioni della variazione fonetica. Fattori biologici e sociali a confronto - Sources and functions of speech variation. Disentangling the role of biological and social factors", January 25th-27th 2015, Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa, Italy.

Galatà, V. (2016). The “Italian Roots In Australian Soil” project: tracing regional linguistic heritage in first and second generation trilinguals, talk given at the Work in Progress (WIP), Linguistics Colloquium UniBz & EURAC, Italy, May 3rd 2016.

Vayra, M. (2015). Italian roots in Australian soil. Tracing dialect as L1 in a community of first-generation trilingual italo-australian speakers, Dottorato in Lingue, Letterature e Culture Comparate Università di Firenze, Firenze, Italy, June 9th 2015.

Avesani, C., Galatà, V., Vayra, M., Best, C., Di Biase, B., Tordini, O., and Tisato, G. (2015). Italian roots in Australian soil: dialect as heritage language in first generation bilinguals, XI AISV National Conference, "Il farsi e disfarsi del linguaggio. Acquisizione, mutamento e destrutturazione della struttura sonora del linguaggio - Language acquisition and language loss. Acquisition, change and disorders of the language sound structure", January 28th-30th 2015, University of Bologna, Italy.

Avesani, C., Galatà, V., Best, C., Di Biase, B., Tisato, G. and Vayra, M. (2014). Italian roots in Australian soil: dialect as heritage language in first and second generation bilinguals, First International Conference on the Sociolinguistics of Immigration, September 25th-26th 2014,  Villa Queirolo, Rapallo (Genova), organized by Dipartimento di Lingue e Letterature Straniere e Culture Moderne, University of Turin, Italy.

Di Biase, B. (2013). Language and Dialect in the Italian Community, Leichhardt Municipal Library @ The Italian Forum. Norton Street Leichhardt NSW, Australia, May 23rd 2013

Di Biase, B. (2012). The Italian Roots Project. FILEF (Federation of Italian Migrant Workers and Families) @ Neapolitan Association, 1 Marion Street Leichhardt NSW, Australia, March 13th 2012. 

Di Biase, B. (2012). Italian Roots in Australia. The Italian Family History Association, Italian Forum Norton Street Leichhardt, Australia, February 22nd 2012.

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Poster presentations

Galatà, V., Avesani, C., Best, C., Di Biase, B., Vayra, M., (2017). Italian Roots In Australian Soil. A speech corpus tracing regional linguistic heritage in first and second generation trilinguals, 11th International Symposium on Bilingualism (ISB11), University of Limerick, Ireland 11th-15th June 2017.

Galatà, V., Avesani, C., Best, C., Di Biase, B., Vayra, M., (2016). The Italian Roots In Australian Soil corpus. Tracing regional linguistic heritage in first and second generation trilinguals, Language Documentation 6. Research Paths in Language Documentation, organized by the Language Study Unit, Free University of Bozen-Bolzano and by Ethnorêma Association, Italy, June 13th-15th 2016.

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Newspaper & Magazines

Galatà V. and Di Biase, B. (2016, September). Radici italiane in terra australiana: Alla ricerca del patrimonio linguistico regionale nei bilingui di prima e seconda generazione. NuovoPaese: Coburg [Vic.], Australia, p. 34. (link)

Galatà V. (2012). Languages and Linguistics News – The oldest informant in the Italian Roots project. In UWS School of Humanities and Communications Arts - HACA Newsletter No. 1 June 2012, NSW, Australia, p. 23.

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Radio Interviews

Di Biase, B. (2012). Interviewed by Luisa Perugini SBS Radio, Italian Program on the Italian dialects research project on two occasions:  1st June 2012 (commemoration of Italian Republic Day at the Italian Forum, Leichhardt) and 11th  August 2012  (during the Ferragosto Celebrations in Fivedock, Great North Road), Australia.

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Disclaimer

Creative Commons License The content published on the Italian Roots In Australian Soil (IRIAS) website by Galatà, V., Avesani, C., Best, C., Di Biase, B. & Vayra, M. is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License
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Please cite as: Galatà, V., Avesani, C., Best, C., Di Biase, B. and Vayra, M. (2017). Italian Roots In Australian Soil (IRIAS). [online] Available at: http://irias.filefaustralia.org/

Grazie

We are grateful for assistance from the following organisations and people, without whom this project would not be possible: FILEF, CoAsIt Sydney, ItSoWel Wollongong, Italo-Australian Club Canberra, Sydney's emigrants' associations from Belluno, Rovigo and Treviso, “La Fiamma” bi-weekly newspaper and all the participants who took part in the project.

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