LINGUIST List 8.1615

Mon Nov 10 1997

Confs: Asian Studies Conference in New Zealand

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  1. Charles Randriamasimanana, Asian Studies Conference in New Zealand

Message 1: Asian Studies Conference in New Zealand

Date: Mon, 10 Nov 1997 13:53:14 +1400
From: Charles Randriamasimanana <>
Subject: Asian Studies Conference in New Zealand

The 12th International Conference on Asian Studies will be held at Massey
University, Palmerston North, New Zealand November 26-29, 1997. For the
very first time, there will be two sessions on linguistics and language &
culture. Please find enclosed the relevant timetable:

Thursday 27 November 1997
Ag/Hort Complex - Display Room

Linguistics Session	11.15 am - 12.45
Chair:	Prof. K. Ono, Head, Dept of East Asian Studies, Massey University

Presentation # 1:	Grammaticalization of Japanese Verbals
		by Prof. K. Ono, Massey University

Presentation # 2:	Towards a Formal Grammar of Maori
		by Mr. N. Leslie, Lecturer, Dept of Computer Science, Massey

Presentation # 3:	Word Order Typology and Malayo-Polynesian Languages
		by Dr. C. Randriamasimanana, Dept of Linguistics & SLT, Massey

Discussant:	Prof. M. Shibatani, Linguistics, Kobe University
		Current President, Linguistics Society of Japan

Language & Culture Session	13.30 pm- 15.00 pm
Chair:	Prof. Sik Hung Ng, School of Psychology, Victoria University of

Presentation # 1:	Inter-generational Communication among New Zealand
		Chinese, by Prof. Sik Hung Ng, Victoria University

Presentation # 2:	The Concept of Baranguay in a Philippine Community:
		An Emerging Cultural Identity, by Dr. W. Drummond, Senior
		Lecturer, Massey University College of Education

Presentation # 3:	Shock, horror or wonder?: Asian students at a New
 Zealand University adjusting cross-culturally, by Mr. M.
 Lewthwaite, Lecturer, International Pacific College

Discussant:	Dr. A. Winton, Senior Lecturer, Dept of Psychology, Massey

Linguistics, Massey

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