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Confs: Japanese & East Asian Ling - Le JAPONAIS 2000

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  1. WLODARCZYK Andre, Japanese & East Asian Linguistics/Le JAPONAIS 2000

Message 1: Japanese & East Asian Linguistics/Le JAPONAIS 2000

Date: Mon, 11 Dec 2000 02:21:54 +0100
From: WLODARCZYK Andre <>
Subject: Japanese & East Asian Linguistics/Le JAPONAIS 2000

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 < Le JAPONAIS 2000 > International Seminar
 on the Japanese Language in Theory and Practice
organised by the UMR Japan's Culture- a common research unit of
 CNRS (Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique)
 and EPHE (Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes)
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 The title of the next lecture is

Why the Notions of Polysystemism and Co-systemism are Necessary
to the Japanese and East Asian Linguistics?

 The lecture will be given in English by
 Prof. Romuald HUSZCZA, Ph. D.
 (Warsaw University)

 FRIDAY 15 December 2000 at 4:30 p.m.
 CNRS - Instituts des Hautes Etudes Japonaises
 52, rue Cardinal Lemoine 75231 PARIS 05

After the lecture, we kindly invite you to our reception at which wine and
snacks will be served.

Topic of the lecture:

The problem of the so-called mixed character of Japanese can be
discusse� not merely in regard to the origines of this language but
also in regard to the synchronic status of its present-day grammatical
system. Here we can distinguish no less than four different lexical
strata which are endowed with separate sets of grammatical rules and
to a large extent mutually autonomous.They are: the genuine stratum,
the Sino-Japanese stratum, the classical Japanese stratum and the
Anglo-Japanese or Xeno-Japanese stratum.

General description of the Seminar

To meet the increasing demand for Japanese language proficiency, a
series of lectures is being given by guest scholars. The major
themes focus on the Japanese Language (its history and structure,
electronic dictionaries, machine translation technologies etc.) as
well as linguistic and social problems (verbal behaviour, networking
and other aspects of the computerisation of Japanese society).

Previous lectures were delivered by Prof. TSUJII Jun-ichi (Tokyo
University), Prof. Zoya SHALYAPINA (Russian Academy of Sciences,
Moscow), Prof. HOSOKAWA Hideo (Waseda University) Prof. IDE Sachiko
(Japa n Women�s University) and by Prof. Andr� WLODARCZYK
(University Stendhal - Grenoble 3).

The following lectures will be given by Prof. IKEGAMI Yoshihiko
(Professor emeritus, University of Tokyo, currently professor at
Graduate School, Show a Women's University), Prof. Viktoria
ESCHBACH-SZABO (Tuebingen University), Dr Lone TAKEUCHI (University of
London) among others. Another call for participation will be sent

The Seminar is organised thanks to grants from The Japan Foundation and La
Fondation Tanaka.
Seminar director: Prof. Andr� Wlodarczyk
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