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Karen Mezentsef

Batchelor Institute Associate
Indigenous languages, linguistic anthropology, revitalisation of endangered languages


  • Name: Karen Mezentsef
    Position: Batchelor Institute Associate
    Research focus: Indigenous languages, linguistic anthropology, revitalisation of endangered languages
    Email: karencm@student.unimelb.edu.au

    Karen Mezentsef was appointed an Associate in 2015.

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  • Karen Mezentsef is currently researching how flora and fauna are articulated in Central Australian sign languages for her Honours thesis at the University of Melbourne. She is utllislng data collected by Margaret Carew and Dr Jennifer Green as part of the Iltyem-Iltyem project.

    Her research interests include linguistic anthropology, Indigenous ecological knowledge, documentary linguistics and the positive impact that the revitalisation of endangered languages has on communities.