LINGUIST List 9.334

Fri Mar 6 1998

Confs: Syntax of East Asian Languages

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  1. Audrey Li, Syntax of East Asian Languages workshop

Message 1: Syntax of East Asian Languages workshop

Date: Thu, 5 Mar 1998 22:16:04 -0800 (PST)
From: Audrey Li <>
Subject: Syntax of East Asian Languages workshop

USC Workshop on Syntax of East Asian Languages
November 6-8, 1998

This workshop is an attempt to intergrate the diachronic and synchronic
study of Chinese, Japanese and Korean syntax, concentrating on the issues of
the structures and interpretations of nominal expressions and the syntax and
morphology of function words. The list of invited speakers currently includes:

James Huang (University of California, Irvine) 
Yafei Li (University of Wisconsin)
Tsulin Mei (Cornell University)
Alain Peyraube (CRLAO, EHESS)
Naoki Fukui (University of California, Irvine)
Satoshi Kinsui (Osaka University)
S.-Y. Kuroda (Tohoku University)
Yukinori Takubo (Kinsiu University)
Hidon Ahn (Kon Kuk University)
William O'Grady (University of Hawaii)
James Yoon (Seoul National University, University of Illinois)

There is a limited number of open slots available and we invite the
submission of abstracts. Each presentation will be 40 minutes, followed by
15 minutes of discussion. It is planned that the proceedings of the Workshop
will be published.

Please send to the Organizing Committee no later than June 1, 1998 one copy
of your abstract with your name and affliliation, plus five anonymous
copies. Abstracts should be limited to two pages with the font size not
smaller than 11. We cannot accept abstracts sent by email or fax. The
presenters at the workshop will be partially subsidized for travel and

All submissions should be sent to: 

USC Workshop Organizing Committee
Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures
Univ. of Southern California
Los Angeles, CA 90089-0357
U. S. A.

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