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Full Title: 2nd Workshop on Innovations in Cantonese Linguistics

Short Title: WICL 2
Location: Chicago, IL, USA
Start Date: 07-Mar-2014 - 07-Mar-2014
Contact: Alan Yu
Meeting Email: click here to access email
Meeting URL: http://lucian.uchicago.edu/blogs/phonlab/events/workshop-on-innovations-in-cantonese-linguistics-2
Meeting Description: The 2nd Workshop on Innovations in Cantonese Linguistics (WICL 2) will take place on March 7, 2014, at the University of Chicago, U.S.A. The workshop focuses on new advances in Cantonese linguistics, including innovations in methodologies, tools, and/or computing software.

Invited Speakers:

Marjorie Chan (The Ohio State University)
Elaine Francis (Purdue University)
Benjamin Munson (University of Minnesota)
Patrick Wong (Chinese University of Hong Kong)
Linguistic Subfield: General Linguistics
Subject Language: Chinese, Yue
LL Issue: 24.4344

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