East Asian Linguistics Seminar

Hilary Term 2014

Oriental Institute
University of Oxford

The East Asian Linguistics Seminar will take place
on Tuesdays of this term
at 5 p.m.
in Lecture Room 2
the Oriental Institute (Pusey Lane).

Convener: Dr K Russell


21 January John Maher (International Christian University)
The Sociolinguistics of Toponyms in Japan
abstract | presentation
28 January Jieun Kiaer (Oxford)
A Verbal Myth: From an Incremental Syntax Perspective
4 February Jos Vos
The Joys of Translating Genji monogatari
abstract | handout
11 February Aimi Kuya (Oxford)
A sociolinguistic case study of keesu (‘case’)
abstract | presentation
18 February Tohru Seraku (Oxford)
Towards a Functional-Pragmatic Account of ‘Giving’ Verbs in Japanese
abstract | handout
25 February Youkyung Ju (SOAS)
Typological Universals of Relative Clauses with Reference to Korean as a Foreign Language
abstract | presentation
4 March Kerri L Russell (Oxford) and Peter Sells (University of York)
The syntax of mood constructions in Old Japanese: A corpus based study
abstract | presentation
11 March Michael Fortescue (University of Copenhagen)
What are the limits of polysynthesis?
abstract | handout

Previous East Asian Linguistics Seminar Schedules: Hilary 2013 | Hilary 2012 | Hilary 2011 | Hilary 2010