LINGUIST List 10.235

Sun Feb 14 1999

Confs: Chinese Dialectology

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Message 1: Chinese dialectology conference

Date: Sat, 13 Feb 1999 15:29:15 -0500 (EST)
From: David Prager Branner <dpb_ysjcnct.com>
Subject: Chinese dialectology conference

Yuen Ren Society for the Promotion of Chinese Dialect Fieldwork

Annual Conference

Saturday, 6 March, 1999
Held at Rutgers University
University Inn and Conference Center

9:00-9:40
	Thomas Bartlett, La Trobe University
	"Guh Yanwuus View of Chinese Dialects"

9:40-10:20
	W. South Coblin, University of Iowa
	The "Vocabulario de la Lengua Mandarina" 
		of Francisco Varo (1627-1687) - An Interim Report

10:20-11:00
	Ming Chao Gui, University of Oklahoma
	"Kunming Chinese Phonology"

11:00-11:15 Break

11:15-11:55
	Chen Zhongmin, University of California at Berkeley
	"The Common Origin of Diminutives in Some Southern Chinese
		Dialects"

11:55-12:35
	David Prager Branner, University of Pennsylvania
	"Fusion and Diminution in Longyan-area Kinship Terms"

12:35-2:00 Lunch Break

2:00-2:40
	Wang Ping, Hwajong Liigong Dahshyue, Wuuhann
	"Tone Sandhi in Yishing" (in Chinese)

2:40-3:20
	Shi Rujie, Suzhou University
	"On the Study of Wu Dialect Grammar" (in Chinese)

3:20-4:00
	Gu Qian, Nanjing University
	"Research on the Tongtay Dialects" (in Chinese)

4:00-4:15 Break

4:15-4:55
	Yu Zhiqiang, Baruch College, CUNY
	"What is A Transitional Dialect? A Case Study of the Danyang
		Dialect"

4:55-5:35
	Richard VanNess Simmons, Rutgers University
	"A Comparative Model for the Classification of Wu Dialects"

***********************

The conference is open to the public, but if you are planning to attend,
please contact

	David Prager Branner <charmiibigfoot.com> 
 or	R. VanNess Simmons <rsimmonrci.rutgers.edu>

For directions the conference site, please see
http://univinn.rutgers.edu:80/ . 

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