*** Upcoming Seminar ***

 

Seminar Series 2012-2013

Unless otherwise specified, seminars begin at 4:30 pm.

September 10 (Monday) 10:30-11:45 am Room 4.08, 4/F Run Run Shaw, Centennial Campus
Cathryn Donohue, The Australian National University
Exotic case marking and Lexical Decomposition Grammar

October 9 (Monday) 4:30-6:00 pm Room 9.25, 9/F Run Run Shaw, Centennial Campus
Foong Ha YAP, Hong Kong Polytechnic University
On the role of phonological reduction in the development of ¡¥say¡¦ evidentials in Korean, Japanese and Cantonese

October 30 (Tuesday) 4:30-6:00 pm Room 9.25, 9/F Run Run Shaw, Centennial Campus
Norihiko HAYASHI, Kobe City University of Foreign Studies
Typological and diachronic position of Jino

November 13 (Tuesday) 4:30-6:00 pm Room 9.25, 9/F Run Run Shaw, Centennial Campus
Roxana Suk-Yee FUNG, Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Tone mergers in contemporary Hong Kong Cantonese

November 20 (Tuesday) 4:30-6:00 pm Room 9.25, 9/F Run Run Shaw, Centennial Campus
Gang PENG, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
The context effect in Cantonese tone perception

November 28 (Wednesday) 4:30-6:30 pm Room 142 Main Building
Tiexin ZHAO, Vice Chairman, Central Branch of Chinese Calligraphy Association
Zhuangyuan (Premier Scholars) in Ancient China

Advanced Seminar Series in Linguistics

Speaker:
Enoch Oladé ABOH
Universiteit van Amsterdam

November 21 (Wednesday) 4:00-6:00 pm Room 4.04, 4/F Run Run Shaw, Centennial Campus
The emergence of Grammars: Contact, Change and Creation

November 28 (Wednesday) 4:00-6:00 pm Room 4.04, 4/F Run Run Shaw, Centennial Campus
Feature selection and typology in the emergence of the lexicon: The case of adpositions in Suriname

December 5 (Wednesday) 4:00-6:00 pm Room 4.04, 4/F Run Run Shaw, Centennial Campus
Information structure packaging: The emergence of speech modality and discourse markers

January 17 (Thursday) 4:30-6:00 pm Room 3.01, 3/F Run Run Shaw Tower, Centennial Campus
Dejing LI, President, Research Institute of Dongbawen, Lijiang, Yunnan
Naxi Nationality and its Pictographic Writing System Dongbawen

Co-hosted by Africans Studies
February 1 (Friday)
12:00-1:00 pm
Room 4.04, 4/F Run Run Shaw Tower, Centennial Campus
Seunghun LEE, ZAS & Central Connecticut State University
Morphological priming in Xitsonga loanword phonology

February 26 (Tuesday) 4:30-6:00 pm Room 4.04, 4/F Run Run Shaw Tower, Centennial Campus
Matthias GERNER, City University of Hong Kong
Differential subject/object marking in Burmese-Lolo languages

March 26 (Tuesday) 4:30-6:00 pm Room 4.04, 4/F Run Run Shaw Tower, Centennial Campus
Mizuho TAMAJI and Foong Ha YAP, Hong Kong Polytechnic University
On the extended uses of ¡¥say¡¦ constructions in Japanese: Some implications for the emergence of finite structures

April 18 (Thursday) 4:30-6:00 pm Room 812, Knowles Building, Main Campus
Yueguo GU, Institute of Linguistics, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences
Restoring Agency to Its Proper Place in Linguistics - Going beyond structural and generative paradigms

April 25 (Thursday) 4:30-6:00 pm Room 4.04, 4/F Run Run Shaw Tower, Centennial Campus
Kofi YAKPO, The University of Hong Kong
Asia meets Africa in America: Linguistic and cultural encounters in the Caribbean

May 7 (Tuesday) 2:30-4:00 pm Room 4.04, 4/F Run Run Shaw Tower, Centennial Campus
David HOLM, National Chengchi University, Taipei
The Old Zhuang Character Script: Grammatology and Historical Strata

May 8 (Wednesday) 4:30-6:00 pm CPD LG10, Centennial Campus
A discussion with
Nick EVANS, ANU and Bill WANG, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Linguistic endangerment: global and regional perspectives

 

 

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Inquiry: Dr. Tao Gong (tgong@hku.hk); Room 9.23, 9/F Run Run Shaw Tower, Centennial Campus, HKU

Advanced Seminar Series in Linguistics, details will circulate in a separate poster.
Inquiry: Dr. Umberto Ansaldo (ansaldo@hku.hk); Room 9.14, 9/F Run Run Shaw Tower, Centennial Campus, HKU

 

The Department of Linguistics, Rm 930, Run Run Shaw Tower, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong · 852-39178606