LINGUIST List 9.172

Thu Feb 5 1998

Confs: Yuen Ren Society Conference

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Date: Wed, 4 Feb 1998 17:49:25 -0800 (PST)
From: Yuen Ren Society <>
Subject: Yuen Ren Society Conference

Annual Conference, Yuen Ren Society for the Promotion of Chinese
Dialect Fieldwork

7 February, 1998

317 Thomson Hall, University of Washington, Seattle

Admission is free and open to the public.


Panel I 9:00-10:30	Chair: David Prager Branner

 9:00 The Jintarn and Danyang Dialects
	Richard VanNess Simmons, Rutgers University

 9:30 Literary vs. Vernacular Pronunciation of Characters
(Wenbaiyidu) in Shanghai

	Sheng-Tai Chang, [No affiliation]

 10:00The Evolution of the Jiang1-yan2 Dialect 

	Jiangmin Zhang and Lina Lu, Pacific University
		10:30 Break

Panel II 11:00-12:00	Chair: South Coblin

 11:00 Ngai Hua of Luo2-cheng2 County, Guang3-xi1 Province

	Jerold A. Edmondson, University of Texas at Arlington
	Gui Minchao, University of Oklahoma

 11:30 Hakka Revisited

	Jerry Norman, University of Washington

	 12:00 Lunch Break

Panel III 2:00-3:30	Chair: Jerry Norman

 2:00 Common Features of the Shan1-xi1 and the Southern Dialects

	Anne Yue-Hashimoto, University of Washington

 2:30 A Brief History of Mandarin

	W. South Coblin, University of Iowa

 3:00 Ji3-nan2, an Endangered Dialect

	Hua Lin, University of Victoria, Canada
	Cao Zhiyun, Beijing Language and Culture University, China

		 3:30 Break

Panel IV 4:00-5:30	Chair: Richard VanNess Simmons

 4:00 A Glossary of the Nantong Dialect

	Benjamin Ao, [No affiliation]
 4:30	Taiwanese Southern Min "Thumb"

	Warren Brewer, Tamkang University, Taiwan

 5:00 On Some Numeral Codes
	David Prager Branner, University of Minnesota

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