Janet Davey is a PhD candidate researching ways in which logographic script may inform embodied understandings of figurative language in Chinese. Having studied at ANU since 2014, she recently completed a Bachelor of Asian Studies (Honours), a Bachelor of Asia-Pacific Studies (Year in Asia) with majors in Chinese Language and Chinese Studies, and a Bachelor of Science with Psychology and Mathematics majors. For her Honours thesis, Janet examined contemporary Chinese official narratives under Xi Jinping. Her approach to studying Chinese draws on a curiosity and fascination fostered during a year on exchange at Fudan University in Shanghai.
Dr Millicent Weber receives DECRA funding for her project Audiobooks and digital book culture: Australian books and publishing at a time of global disruption
Dr Gemma King’s ‘Sign on Screen: Language, Culture and Power in Sign Language Cinema’ receives DECRA funding