Carmel O'Shannessy spent much of Winter to Summer 2015 at the Humanities Research Center and School of Literature, Languages and Linguistics, Australian National University, and the Department of Languages and Linguistics, University of Melbourne. In addition to participating in workshops and conferences, Carmel gave invited talks at:
- School of Literature, Languages and Linguistics, all at the Australian National University
- School of Languages and Linguistics, University of Melbourne
- Department of Linguistics, Macquarie University
"These provided wonderful opportunities to talk with people taking multiple perspectives on intersections of Australian languages, language contact, language processing, language evolution and many more areas", Carmel said.