LINGUIST List 25.4994

Tue Dec 09 2014

Calls: Chinese, Sociolinguistics, Applied Linguistics, Writing Systems/Taiwan

Editor for this issue: Anna White <>

Date: 08-Dec-2014
From: Taiffalo Chiung <>
Subject: 2015 The 7th International Conference on Taiwanese Romanization
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Full Title: 2015 The 7th International Conference on Taiwanese Romanization
Short Title: 2015 ICTR

Date: 22-May-2015 - 23-May-2015
Location: Tainan, Taiwan
Contact Person: Taiffalo Chiung
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; Sociolinguistics; Writing Systems

Subject Language(s): Chinese, Min Nan

Call Deadline: 31-Jan-2015

Meeting Description:

Theme: Language revival and elimination of ethnic slurs


Center for Taiwanese Languages Testing, National Cheng Kung University
Li Kang-khioh Taiwanese Education Foundation
Taiwanese Romanization Association
Taiwanese Pen
Association for Taiwanese and Vietnamese Cultural Exchange

Conference venue: National Cheng Kung University (Tainan, Taiwan)
Conference date: May 22-23, 2015

Call for Papers:

Deadline for abstracts: January 31, 2015
Notification of acceptance: By February 28, 2015
Registration deadline: March 20, 2015

Papers with the following topics are invited:

(1) All issues in language revival, documentation and multilingualism
(2) Elimination of ethnic slurs
(3) Lán-lâng-ōe or Hokkienese in Southeast Asia
(4) The origin and development of Romanized Taiwanese Pe̍h-ōe-jī (POJ)
(5) Study of literary works and publications in POJ
(6) Teaching and testing of POJ
(7) A comparative study of POJ and Romanization in other countries
(8) Linguistic and sociolinguistic aspects of POJ
(9) POJ and contemporary Taiwanese language movement
(10) Any other issues related to POJ, Romanization, or Taiwanese language(s). The target language studied in paper is not necessarily limited to Taiwanese languages. Any languages with the conference theme are also welcome.

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