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Presentation by Professor Bjarke Frellesvig

Bjarke Frellesvig presented "Mysteries of Verb Verb complexes in Old Japanese" at the 日本語およびアジア諸言語における複合動詞・複雑動詞の謎 (Mysteries of Verb-Verb Complexes in Asian Languages) symposium at NINJAL on 14-15 December. (presentation)

 

Presentation by Professor Bjarke Frellesvig

Bjarke Frellesvig presented "The Oxford Corpus of Old Japanese" at the Kobe University Brussels Workshop on 7 November. (presentation)

 

Presentations by several members of the RCJLL

Several talks based on the Oxford Corpus of Old Japanese were presented at ICHL21: International Conference on Historical Linguistics at the University of Oslo from 5-9 August. Bjarke Frellesvig, Stephen Wright Horn, Yuko Yanagida presented "Differential object marking in Old Japanese: A corpus based study" (presentation). Kerri L Russell and Peter Sells presented "The syntax of mood constructions in Old Japanese: A corpus based study" (presentation). And Zixi You "Syntax and semantic of split intransitivity in Japanese: A comparative study of Old Japanese and Modern Japanese" (presentation).

Zixi You presenting her DPhil research at ICHL in Oslo

 

Presentation by Professor Bjarke Frellesvig

Bjarke Frellesvig presented "Issues in the diachronic phonology of the onset consonants of Japanese" on 29 July at 「日本列島と周辺諸言語の類型論的・比較歴史的研究 音韻再建班」研究発表会 (Research seminar: Typological and Historical/Comparative Research on the Languages of the Japanese Archipelago and their Environs) at Waseda University (presentation)

 

Presentation by Bjarke Frellesvig, Stephen Wright Horn, Yuko Yanagida

Bjarke Frellesvig, Stephen Wright Horn, Yuko Yanagida presented "The Oxford Corpus of Old Japanese and differential object marking in Old Japanese" at 「通時コーパスの設計」研究発表会 (Research seminar: Design of diachronic corpora) on 28 July (presentation).

 

Presentation by Professor Bjarke Frellesvig

Bjarke Frellesvig presented "A diachronic perspective on early Japanese adjectival morphology: Some more pre-Old Japanese copulas" on 5 March at the East Asian Linguistics Seminar (abstract | presentation).

 

Bjarke Frellesvig discussing pre-Old Japanese (pre-OJ) copulas

 

Presentation by Professor Bjarke Frellesvig, Dr Stephen Wright Horn, and Dr Kerri L Russell

Bjarke Frellesvig, Stephen Wright Horn, and Kerri L Russell presented "The Oxford Corpus of Old Japanese" at the HiCor Workshop on 1 March (presentation).

 

Bjarke Frellesvig presenting the British Academy project the Oxford Corpus of Old Japanese at a historical corpora meeting

 

Presentation by Professor Peter Sells

Peter Sells (University of York) presented "Elliptical Constructions in Korean" on 26 February at the East Asian Linguistics Seminar (abstract | presentation).

 

Syntactician Peter Sells

 

Presentation by Dr Kerri L Russell

Kerri Russell presented "Motion verbs in Eastern Old Japanese: A corpus based study" at the 琉球諸語と古代日本語に関する比較言語学的研究/Workshop on Old Japanese and Ryukyuan Languages at Kyoto University on 19-20 February (paper | presentation).

 

Presentation by Dr Heather Marsden

Heather Marsden (University of York) presented "A feature-based approach to Korean, Chinese, and English existential quantifiers in second language acquisition" on 19 February at the East Asian Linguistics Seminar (abstract | presentation).

 

Heather Marsden presenting a feature based approach to existential quantifiers in second language acquisition

 

Presentation by Ms Yuki Asano

Yuki Asano (Universität Konstanz) presented "Beat the Tune: Coordination of length and pitch in Japanese and German" on 12 February at the East Asian Linguistics Seminar (abstract | presentation)

 

Doctoral student Yuki Asano presenting on prosody for learners of Japanese and German

 

Presentation by Mr Daniel Trott

Daniel Trott presented "Resultative-progressive constructions in Old Japanese" on 5 February at the East Asian Linguistics Seminar (abstract | presentation)

 

Doctoral student Daniel Trott talking on aspect

 

Presentation by Dr Jieun Kiaer

Jieun Kiaer presented "Object particle omission in Korean" at the East Asian Linguistics Seminar series on 22 January (abstract | presentation).

 

Korean linguist Jieun Kiaer

 

Presentation by Drs Stephen Wright Horn and Kerri L Russell

Stephen Horn and Kerri Russell presented "Null Pronouns in Old Japanese: A study of Concessive, Conditional, and Provisional clauses" a study based on the Oxford Corpus of Old Japanese. This talk was the first in this year's East Asian Linguistics Seminar series on 15 January (abstract | presentation).

 

Stephen Horn

 

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New Publication

The Oxford Corpus of Old Japanese is now available online. This full poetic corpus of Old Japanese presents the original script and a phonemic transcription of all Old Japanese poetic texts.

 

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The East Asian Linguistics Seminar takes place in the Oriental Institute on Tuesdays from 5-6 during Hilary Term. (schedule)

the RCJLL team at NINJAL

 

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