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Fri Jul 08 2011

Confs: Syntax, DIscourse Analysis/Hong Kong

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        1.     Tak-Sum Wong , Stance Phenomena in Asian Languages: Typological, Diachronic and Discourse Perspectives

Message 1: Stance Phenomena in Asian Languages: Typological, Diachronic and Discourse Perspectives
Date: 07-Jul-2011
From: Tak-Sum Wong <egwtsinet.polyu.edu.hk>
Subject: Stance Phenomena in Asian Languages: Typological, Diachronic and Discourse Perspectives
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“Stance Phenomena in Asian Languages: Typological, Diachronic and Discourse Perspectives

Date: 18-Jul-2011 - 20-Jul-2011
Location: Hung Hom, Kowloon Peninsula, Hong Kong
Contact: Winnie Chor
Contact Email: < click here to access email >
Meeting URL: http://www.engl.polyu.edu.hk/events/stance2011/

Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis; Syntax

Meeting Description:

3-day PolyU Thematic Workshop (July 18-20, 2011)
Invited Workshop on “Stance Phenomena in Asian Languages: Typological, Diachronic and Discourse Perspectives”
Venue: M1603, PolyU

Organizing Committee:
CHOR, Winnie (ENGL)
IWASAKI, Shoichi (Applied Linguistics, UCLA)
LAM, Marvin (ENGL)
MATTHIESSEN, Christian (ENGL)
SZAKOS, Joszef (CBS)
YAP, Foong Ha (ENGL) – Organizing Committee Chair

Monday (July 18, 2011)
9:00-9:15
Welcome Remarks: Christian Matthiessen

9:15-10:15
Invited Lecture: Spike Gildea (University of Oregon)
'Diachronic Pathways that Create Stance Constructions: Insights from Some
South American Languages'

10:15-10:30
Coffee Break

10:30-11:30
Stance Project Reports: Methodological Issues
Christian Matthiessen (Introduction to the Stance Project)
Winnie Chor & Foong Ha Yap (Data Collection)
John Wakefield (Proposing a Methodology for Defining Stance)

11:30-11:45
Chat-n-Stretch Time
11:45-12:45

Discussion on Data Collection and Data Analysis
Shoichi Iwasaki & UCLA team (Japanese/Korean)
Frantisek Kratochvil (Indonesian & Papuan)
Mark Post & Gwen Hyslop (Tibeto-Burman)

12:45-2:00
Lunch Break

2:00-4:00
Data Analysis Session for Undergraduate and
Postgraduate Students
Session Chair: Winnie Chor
Invited presenters:

JIANG, Haowen (Rice University)
'Analyzing Mandarin de yangzi Constructions'

LAM, Phoenix (Hong Kong Baptist University)
'English Discourse Particles as Stance Markers'

SU, I-wen and Lu, Wei-lun (National Taiwan University)
'How Intersubjectivity Works in Conversation: the Use of le in Spoken
Discourse'

TAY, Dennis (University of Otago, New Zealand)
'Combining Cognitive Linguistics and Discourse Analysis to Understand
Psychotherapeutic Metaphors'

4:00-4:15
Coffee Break

Tai Languages
Session Chair: Shoichi Iwasaki

4:15-4:45
PATPONG, Pattama (Mahidol University)
'Thai Modal Particles in Medical Discourse

4:45-5:15
IDRAMBARYA, Kitima (Kasertsart University)
'The Impersonal Stance of Thai Man'

5:15-5:45
Prasithrathsint, Amara (Chulalongkorn University)
'Nominalization as a Marker of Detachment and Objectivity in Thai Academic
Writing'

6:30-8:30
Workshop Dinner (I)


Tuesday (July 19, 2011)
9:00-10:00
Keynote Lecture: František Kratochvíl
(Nanyang Technological University, Singapore)
'Demonstratives as Markers of Speaker Stance: Evidence from Abui'

10:00-10:15
Coffee Break

Austronesian Languages (I)--Formosan
Session Chais: Randy LaPolla
10:15-10:45
Hsieh, Fuhui (Tatung University, Taipei)
'On the Development of SAY Verbs as Stance Markers in Some Formosan Languages'

10:45-11:15
Jiang, Haowen (Rice University)
'Nominalization and Stance Marking in Kavalan'

11:15-11:30
Chat-n-Stretch Time

11:30-12:00
Szakos, Joszef (Hong Kong Polytechnic University)
'Stance Marking Strategies in Tsou'

12:00-12:30
Sung, Li-May (National Taiwan University)
'Exclamatives (and Nominalization) in Seediq'

12:30-2:00
Lunch Break

2:00-3:00
Invited Lecture: Frantisek Lichtenberk (University of Auckland)
'Stance Marking in Oceanic Languages'

Austronesian Languages (II) --Formosan
Session Chair: Gwen Hyslop
3:00-3:30
Yeh, Mei-li Marie (National Hsinchu University of Education, Taiwan)
'Evidentiality and Perception Verbs in Saisiyat'

3:30-4:00
Zeitoun, Elizabeth (Academia Sinica, Taiwan)
'The Verb 'Say' in Mantauran Rukai: Analogy and Syntactic Change'

4:00-4:15
Coffee Break

Austronesian Languages (III) –Philippine & Malay/Indonesian
Session Chair: František Kratochvíl
4:15-4:45
Dita, Shirley (De LaSalle University)
'The Form and Function of Stance Markers in Philippine Languages'

4:45-5:15
Tanangkingsing, Michael (National Taipei University of Technology)
'Demonstratives and Stance Marking in Cebuano'

5:15-5:45
Yap, Foong Ha; MV Sri Hartini & Mujiono (Hong Kong Polytechnic University & Sebelas Maret University, Surakarta, Central Java)
'Wh-placeholder Anu and Speaker Stance in Indonesian

Wednesday (July 20, 2011)
9:00-10:00
Invited Lecture: John Whitman (Cornell University)
'Remarks on the Nominalization Cycle: Implications for the Development of
Stance Markers'

10:00-10:15
Coffee Break

Japanese and Korean Languages
Session Chair: Seongha Rhee

10:15-10:45
Kaneyasu, Michiko (UCLA)
'Stance Taking in Japanese Newspaper Discourse: The Use and Non-use of Copula da and dearu'

10:45-11:15
Cha, Jihyeon (UCLA)
'How Stance-taking Emerges in the Course of Interaction: Strategic Use of -
kes kathta in Korean conversation'

11:15-11:30
Chat-n-Stretch Time

Sinitic Languages
Session Chair: Winnie Cheng

11:30-12:00
Chor, Winnie (Hong Kong Polytechnic University)
'Clause-medial Particles as Subjective and Intersubjective Markers in
Cantonese'

12:00-12:30
Lim, Ni Eng (UCLA)
'Stance Modification with TCU-extensions in Mandarin Chinese'

12:30-1:00
Yap, Foong Ha, Chor, Winnie & Lam, Marvin (Hong Kong Polytechnic University)
'Whatchamacallit-type Expressions in Cantonese: Analyzing Non-referential uses of mat, matje, meje, and me'

1:00-2:00
Lunch Break

2:00-3:00
Keynote Lecture: Mark Post (Cairns Institute, James Cook University)
'Stance Marking in Tani (Tibeto-Burman) and Beyond'

Tibeto-Burman Languages
Session Chair: Scott DeLancey

3:00-3:30
Gwen (University of Oregon)
'The Grammatical Encoding of ‘Expectations’ in Kurtöp'

3:30-4:00
Lin, You-jing (Academia Sinica, Taiwan)
'The Intersection of Evidentiality and Imperfectivity: Observational Marking
in Zhuokeji rGyalrong'

4:00-4:30
Xu, Xin Vera & GU, Yang (Chinese University of Hong Kong)
'The Jingpo Copular Verbs and Stance Marking'

4:30-4:45
Coffee Break

4:45-5:45
Comments from Workshop Discussants:
Scott DeLancey (University of Oregon)
Shoichi Iwasaki (UCLA)
Randy LaPolla (La Trobe University, Melbourne)
Seongha Rhee (Hankuk University of Foreign Studies, Seoul)

5:45-6:00
Closing Remarks and Announcements

6:30-8:30
Workshop Dinner (II)



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