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LINGUIST List 23.87

Thu Jan 05 2012

Confs: Central Okinawan, Sociolinguistics/Japan

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        1.     Patrick Heinrich , Symposium on the Ryukyuan Heritage Languages


Message 1: Symposium on the Ryukyuan Heritage Languages
Date: 27-Dec-2011
From: Patrick Heinrich <wadokuyahoo.com>
Subject: Symposium on the Ryukyuan Heritage Languages
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Symposium on the Ryukyuan Heritage Languages

Date: 02-Mar-2012 - 03-Mar-2012
Location: Tokyo, Japan
Contact: Patrick Heinrich
Contact Email: < click here to access email >

Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics

Subject Language(s): Okinawan, Central

Meeting Description:

The topic of the annual symposium on Ryukyuan Heritage Languages in 2012 will be 'The application of Ryukyuan linguistics'.

4th International Symposium on the Ryukyuan Heritage Languages
2-3 March 2012 (Fri/Sat)

Symposium topic: The application of Ryukyuan linguistics
Venue: National Institute of Japanese Language and Linguistics

Friday 2 March 2012

9:30-9:45
Welcoming remarks

Chair:
Michinori Shimoji (Gunma Prefectural Women's University)

9:45-10:10
Patrick Heinrich (Dokkyo University): Types of language shift and their implications on language revitalization in the Ryukyus

10:15-10:40
Daniel Kadar (School of Music, Humanities and Media, University of Huddersfield): Multilingualism lost: Chinese in the Ryukyu Islands

10:40-11:00
Joseph DeChicchis (Kwansei Gakuin University): Comments and discussion

Coffee break

Chair:
Shin Matsuo (Tokyo Woman's Christian University)

11:15-11:40
Mark Anderson (Sydney University): After language shift: The linguistic situation in the Ryukyus without language revitalization

11:45-12:10
Kiyoshi Hara (Joshibi University of Arts): Linguistic and cultural revitalization in the Ryukyus

12:10-12:30
Ken'ichiro Kondo (Hokkaido University): Comments and discussion

Lunch break

Chair:
Midori Osumi (Tokyo Women's Christian University)

14:00-14:25
Yuko Sugita (Potsdam University): For long-term repository, maintenance and accessibility of documented endangered languages: possible cooperation with The Language Archive (TLA)

14:30-14:55
Shinji Ogawa (NINJAL): The role of orthography in Ryukyuan language maintenance

14:55-15:15
Yumiko Ohara (University of Hawai'i Hilo) Comments and discussion

Coffee break

15:30-17:00
Meeting of the Ryukyuan Heritage Language Society

18:00-19:00
Fundraiser 5/10k

Saturday 3 March 2012

Chair:
Hidenori Masiko (Chukyo University)

9:30-9:55
Shinsho Miyara (University of the Ryukyus): Compiling a reference grammar of Uchinaaguchi

10:00-10:25
Michinori Shimoji (Gunma Prefectural Women's University): Training young researchers: a case study

10:25-10:45
Toshihide Nakayama (Tokyo University of Foreign Studies)

Comments and discussion

Coffee break

Chair:
Moriyo Shimabukuro (University of the Ryukyus)

11:00-11:25
Yuuto Niinaga (Tokyo University): Application of descriptive studies for educational purposes: Amami Island

11:30-11:55
Reiko Aso (Tokyo University): Application of descriptive studies for educational purposes: Hateruma Island

11:55-12:15
Shinsho Miyara (University of the Ryukyus): Comments and discussion

Lunch break

Chair:
Tatsuro Maeda (Tokyo University of Foreign Studies)

13:45-14:10
Rihito Shirata (Kyoto University): Application of descriptive studies for educational purposes: Kikai Island

14:15-14:40
Akiko Tokunaga (Hitotsubashi University): Language endangerment and vitality in Okinoerabu Island

14:40-15:00
Michinori Shimoji (Gunma Prefectural Women's University): Comments and discussion

Coffee break

Chair:
Patrick Heinrich (Dokkyo University)

15:15-15:40
Tomoko Arakaki (Okinawa Christian University): Language description and language maintenance

15:40-16:00
Eiji Oguma (Keio University): Comments on the symposium

16:00-17:00
Free discussion

Conference Dinner



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