Research

Cultural Linguistics Research Group

Australian Research Council (ARC) Grants

Sharifian, F. (2014-2016). Australian Research Council (ARC) Discovery Grant. Project title: Improving Communication with Aboriginal English Speakers: A Study of cultural conceptualisations in Aboriginal English. ($150,000)

Burridge, K., Sharifian, F., Allan, K, Benczes, R. (2014-2016). Australian Research Council (ARC) Discovery Grant. Project title: The Cultural Model of Ageing: The Australian Conceptualisation of the Third Age. ($170,000)

Sharifian, F. (2008-2010). Australian Research Council (ARC) Discovery Grant. Project title: Aboriginal-English speaking students’ (mis)understanding of school literacy materials in Australian English. ($141,000)

Sharifian, F. (2003-2006). Australian Research Council (ARC) Discovery Grant and Australian Post-Doctoral Fellow (APD). Project title: Cultural linguistics and intercultural discourse. ($225,000)  

Keynote and Plenary Presentations

Sharifian, F. (2017) Meta-cultural competence for the globalized world. Keynote presented at the Conference on intercultural communication with Teaching English as an International Language. Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. 

Sharifian, F. (Nov-2016) From communicative competence to meta-cultural competence. Keynote/featured lecture for the TESOL Kuwait Third International Conferencewatch online

Sharifian, F. (Sep-2016) Glocalization of English: A Cultural Linguistics Perspective. Keynote for the 4th International Conference on Linguistics, Literature and Culture (ICLLIC 2016), Universiti Sains Malaysia (University of Science, Malaysia).

Sharifian, F. (2016-July) Cultural Linguistics and linguistic relativity. Opening Keynote for the First International Conference on Cultural Linguistics. Prato, Tuscany, Italy. [watch online]

Sharifian, F. (2016-July) Metaphor variation across World Englishes: A Cultural Linguistics Perspective. Keynote for 2nd Workshop on Metaphor Variation in Englishes around the World.7-8 July 2016, University of Potsdam (Germany).

Sharifian, F. (2016-June). Cultural Linguistics and (im)politeness. A Keynote for the Conference on the Frontiers of Politeness and Impoliteness. University Sorbonne Nouvelle – Paris 3, Sorbonne Paris Cité, France.

Sharifian, F. (2015-Sep) Applied Cultural Linguistics. Keynote for the Applied Linguistics Association of Korea (ALAK) 2015 International Conference. Chung-Ang University, Seoul, Korea.

Sharifian, F. (2015-August) Cultural Linguistics and Its Applications. Keynote for the International Conference on Language, Innovation, Culture, and Education. Bali, Indonesia.

Sharifian, F. (2015). Cultural Linguistics and Pragmatics. Keynote address presented at the Third International Conference on Language, Discourse and Pragmatics, Ahvaz – Iran. Watch the keynote online.

Sharifian, F. (2014) Cultural Linguistics. Keynote address presented at the International Conference on Language, Culture, and Mind VI. Lublin, Poland.

Sharifian, F. (2013). The paradigm of English as an International Language: The state of the art. International Conference on Current Trends in ELT, Oroumieh, Iran  Watch online 

Sharifian, F. (2013). Globalisation and developing metacultural competence in learning English as an International Language. Keynote presented at The Institute of Language, Art and Culture (ILAC) 2013 International Conference. Bangkok, Thailand.

Sharifian, F. (2011). Cultural Linguistics and World Englishes. Plenary speech presented at the Annual Conference of the International Association of World Englishes (IAWE), Melbourne.