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Corpus & Discourse Approaches to Chinese Linguistics

A two-day international conference

Friday, June 01, 2007
8:30 AM - 4:45 PM
243 Royce Hall
Los Angeles, CA 90095

An International Symposium: Corpus and Discourse Approaches to Chinese Linguistics
Sponsored by the UCLA Asia Institute and Asian Languages and Cultures Department
9-5 pm (June 1) and 9-12 am (June 2)
243 Royce Hall, UCLA
Contact: Hongyin Tao: 

Symposium Program

Friday, June 1, 2007                                                                                             

8:30-8:50       Continental Breakfast
8:50-9:00       Welcome                               

                                                (*Tentative titles)                                                                                     
9:00-9:45       Biq, Yung-O (畢永峨), National Taiwan Normal University
                              Locative Postpositions in Spoken Taiwan Mandarin
9:45-10:30     Fang, Mei (方梅), The Chinese Academy of Social Sciences           
                             口语中人称代词的虚化Grammaticalization of Personal Pronouns in Spoken Chinese

10:30-10:45   Tea/Coffee Break

10:45-11:30   Zhang, Wei (张惟), The City University of Hong Kong                        
                        *Self-Repairs and Transition Relevance Places in Mandarin Conversation
11:30-12:15  Tao, Liang (陶亮), Ohio University                                                                                       
                         Usage-based Grammar: Initiation in Self-repair of Mandarin Chinese

12:15-2:30    Lunch Break                          

2:30-3:15     Sun, Chaofen (孙朝奋), Stanford University
                          Semantic Change, Grammaticalization, and Three Stages of the BA Construction
3:15-4:00     Tao, Hongyin (陶红印with Zhuo Jing-Schmidt), The System of Disposal in Mandarin: Cognitive and Discourse
                          Functional Perspectives
4:00-4:45     Xing, Zhiqun (邢志群), Western Washington University
                           Semantic Extension of Chinese Classifiers in Grammaticalization


Saturday, June 2, 2007
8:30-9:00      Continental Breakfast

9:00-9:45      Huang, Shuanfan (黃宣範), National Taiwan University
                         Is There a Relative Clause Construction in Spoken Chinese?
9:45-10:30    Thompson, Sandy (安珊笛), UC Santa Barbara                               
                        *Are there Attributive Adjectives in Mandarin Conversation?
10:30-11:30 Roundtable Discussion: Directions in Chinese Functional Linguistics

11:30-12:00  Lunch / End of Conference



Sponsor(s): Center for Chinese Studies, Asia Institute, Asian Languages & Cultures

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