The NINJAL International Symposium "Approaches to Endangered Languages in Japan and Northeast Asia: Description, Documentation and Revitalization"

Date

August 5 (Sun), 2018
Poster Session and Workshop

August 6 (Mon) - 8 (Wed), 2018
The NINJAL International Symposium "Approaches to Endangered Languages in Japan and Northeast Asia: Description, Documentation and Revitalization"

Venue
Auditorium, National Institute for Japanese Language and Linguistics (NINJAL)
10-2 Midori-cho, Tachikawa City, Tokyo
Access
Sponsors
Endangered Languages and Dialects in Japan, NINJAL
Core Project “Linguistic Dynamics Science3” (LingDy3), Research Institute for Languages and Cultures of Asia and Africa (ILCAA), Tokyo University of Foreign Studies (TUFS)
Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (S) Comparative historical research on Ryukyuan by using linguistic family trees
Website
Please visit the conference website for more information.
http://www2.ninjal.ac.jp/ael/index.html
Contact
ael[at]ninjal.ac.jp
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Preregistration

Registration
Please register online at the following webpage.
http://www2.ninjal.ac.jp/ael/registration.html

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Registration Fee

Until 6 July
JPY 5,000 (regular) / JPY3,500 (student, MA, PhD)

From 7 July to 27 July
JPY 7,000 (all)

Lunch will be provided each day from 5 August to 8 August. The lunch fee is included in the registration fee.

Program

5AUG (Sun)  Poster Session and Workshop

9:00Registration

10:00-11:30Poster session 1

11:30-12:15Workshop 1

ŌHARA Yumiko (University of Hawai‘i at Hilo)

13:45-15:15Poster session 2

15:15-16:00Workshop 2

ŌHARA Yumiko (University of Hawai‘i at Hilo)

6AUG (Mon)  Ryūkyū, Hachijō and Japanese

9:00Opening remarks

9:20-10:20Keynote Talk

John WHITMAN (Cornell University)

10:35-12:40Session 1Ryūkyū and Hachijō

Coordinator: KARIMATA Shigehisa (University of the Ryukyus), SHIMOJI Michinori (Kyushu University)

13:30-14:45Session 2Revitalization in Ryūkyū

Coordinator: YAMADA Masahiro (NINJAL)

15:00-17:00Session 3Japanese dialects

Coordinator: SASAKI Kan (Ritsumeikan University), KIBE Nobuko (NINJAL)

17:15-18:15Round Table

Chair: IWASAKI Shoichi (University of California, Los Angeles)

7AUG (Tues)  Ainu and Northeast Asia

9:00Welcome

9:05-10:05Keynote Talk

Juha JANHUNEN (University of Helsinki)

10:20-12:30Session 4The dispersal of Ainu and its contact with neighboring languages

Coordinator: Anna BUGAEVA (Tokyo University of Science)

13:30-14:30Keynote Talk

Ekaterina GRUZDEVA (University of Helsinki)

14:45-16:55Session 5Northeast Asia

Coordinator: KUREBITO Megumi (Toyama University)

17:10-18:10Round Table

Chair: John WHITMAN (Cornell University)

8AUG (Wed)  Documentation and Revitalization (in general)

9:00-9:15NINJAL-UHM Session

TAKUBO Yukinori (NINJAL), FUKUDA Shin'ichiro (University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa)

9:15-10:15Keynote Talk

TAKUBO Yukinori (NINJAL)

10:15-11:15Keynote Talk

William O'GRADY (University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa)

11:30-12:30Keynote Talk

ŌHARA Yumiko (University of Hawai‘i at Hilo)

13:30-15:30Session 6Documentation and Revitalization

Coordinator: NAKAYAMA Toshihide, SHIOHARA Asako (ILCAA, TUFS)

15:45-16:45Keynote Talk

Mark TURIN (University of British Columbia)

16:45-17:00Closing remarks

KIBE Nobuko (NINJAL)