Curriculum Vitae

Positions

2016-2018
Discovery Early Career Research Award
Postdoctoral Fellowship

Department of Linguistics, School of Literature, Arts and Media
The University of Sydney
Project: Can the language we speak change the way we feel? Emotions, language and culture in Arnhem Land (Australia, Katherine region)

2013-2015
ASLAN Postdoctoral fellowship
Dynamique du Langage, CNRS/Lyon 2
Funded by Labex ASLAN
Project: The language of emotions in Barunga Kriol: Towards an Australian Typology

Diplomas

2010-2013
PhD in Linguistics

Australian National University (Canberra, Australia)
College of Asia and the Pacific, School of Culture, History and Language, Linguistics Department
Dissertation: The language of emotions in Dalabon (Northern Australia)
Supervisors: Pr Nicholas Evans, Dr Wayan Arka
Advisors: Pr Francesca Merlan, Dr Alan Rumsey

2005-2013 
Doctorat (PhD) in Philosophy of Language
Dissertation: Manières de voir le monde des Aborigènes Dalabon
Paris-8-Saint-Denis University.

2002-2013
DEA (Honors) in Philosophy, Paris 8-Saint-Denis University

2000
Master in Philosophy
, Paris 8-Saint-Denis University

1997                    
Licence (Batchelor) in Esthetics, Paris-8-Saint-Denis University

1993
Baccalauréat
section C (mathematics), with high distinction (mention ‘bien’)

 

Other training

2011
Linguistic Society of America Summer Institute
University of Colorado, Boulder, United States
Funded by Linguistic Society of America Fellowship

2010
Training session on endangered languages documentation techniques
Endangered Languages Documentation Programme’s grantees workshop
SOAS (School of Oriental and African Studies), London

2009
3L International Summer School on Language Documentation and Description
SOAS (School of Oriental and African Studies), London
Funded by Cambridge University Press Scholarship

 

Teaching and supervision

2017
Coordinating and teaching « Australia’s Indigenous languages »
Undergraduate, The University of Sydney, Linguistics

Honors students:
Thomas Batchelor, The transitive marker -Vm in Kriol (Barunga Region, Australia)
Ellison Luk, Optional ergativity in Dalabon (Gunwinyguan, Australia)

2016
Co-teaching « Development: Communication and Education » (with Alex McCormick)
Master, The University of Sydney, Development Studies

2014 & 2015 
Co-teaching « Describing Oral Languages » (with Michel Bert)
Master, Université Lyon 2, Sciences du Langage

2013          
Tutoring in Semantics with Avery Andrews
Under- and post-graduates
School of Language Studies, Linguistics, Australian National University (Canberra)

2011-2012     
Guest lectures for Jane Simpson in the course ‘Languages in Indigenous Australia’
Under- and post-graduates
School of Language Studies, Linguistics, Australian National University (Canberra)

2005-2008    
Guest lectures for Master students in anthropology
EHESS seminars convened by Barbara Glowczewski, Alban Bensa

 

Past professional occupations

2008-2009     
Foreign Rights officer, La Martinière Groupe, Paris.
In charge of incoming translations.

2004-2008 
Editor, Delachaux et Niestlé.
In charge of editorial projects (from identification of the author to ready-to-print proofs) in the domain of naturalist sciences, history of natural sciences, ecology, environmental issues.

1998-2003       
Manager of an eco-tourism camp in collaboration with the community of Weemol, Arhnem Land (Dalabon land).
Administrator of the Ngkalabon-Murrango Foundation (community support and inter-generational transfer of knowledge).

 

Languages

French: Native speaker.
Dalabon: Conversational. Read and written.
Kriol: Fluent. Read and written.
English: Professional.
Spanish: Conversational.