ICS Event: The 30th North American Conference on Chinese Linguistics (NACCL-30)

August 24, 2017
Thursday, March 8, 2018 to Sunday, March 11, 2018
The Blackwell Inn, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio
NACCL-30 logo

The 30th North American Conference on Chinese Linguistics (NACCL-30) will be held at The Ohio State University, the birthplace of NACCL, to celebrate its 30th anniversary back in the Buckeye State!

Dates:  March 8-11, 2018
Venue: The Blackwell Inn and Pfahl Conference Center
2110 Tuttle Park Place, Columbus, Ohio 43210
Program:  Conference Program Schedue
Website:  http://u.osu.edu/naccl30/|
Conference Theme: Chinese Linguistics: From the field, from the lab, and from the armchair

OSU Community: The two pre-conference workshops, the plenary sessions, and the general sessions of the conference are all free and open to OSU-affiliated folks (students, faculty, staff, visiting scholars). Please go to the NACCL-30 website for online registration to assist with planning for the events. In addition to four plenary lectures by invited speakers, the conference program has 101 presentations by scholars from over 70 institutions representing 13 countries/regions in the world.

Non-OSU Community: The four invited lectures are free and open to the public. Everyone welcome!

Special Guest
Professor James H-Y. Tai (戴浩一), National Chung Cheng University
Lecture: “Neural Plasticity and Learning Chinese as a Second Language”
Venue: 10 March 2018, 8:45-9:45 a.m., Ballroom BC, The Blackwell Inn (2110 Tuttle Park Place, Columbus, OH 43210)

Keynote Speakers
Professor Emeritus Mary Beckman, The Ohio State University
Lecture: "The Sociophonetics of Gender in Three Chinese Varieties"
Venue: 9 March 2018, 8:45-9:45 a.m., Ballroom BC, The Blackwell Inn (2110 Tuttle Park Place, Columbus, OH 43210)

Professor Chu-Ren Huang (黄居仁), The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Lecture:  "Chinese Perspectives on Synaesthesia: From Sense to Sense, from Cognition to Culture, from Embodiment to Universality"
Note:  Professor Huang's lecture is held jointly as an ICS/OCAPA lecture.
Venue: 10 March 2018, 1:30-2:30 p.m., Ballroom BC, The Blackwell Inn (2110 Tuttle Park Place, Columbus, OH 43210)

Professor Zhuo Jing-Schmidt (井茁), University of Oregon
Lecture: “Counterfactual Emotions and Language: Cautionary Implications for Linguistic Relativity”
Venue: 10 March 2018, 5:00-6:00 p.m., Ballroom BC, The Blackwell Inn (2110 Tuttle Park Place, Columbus, OH 43210)



Pre-Conference Workshops: Data Collection and Corpora
Date: 
Thursday, March 8, 2018
Time:  2:30-7:00 p.m.
Venue:  Mershon Center (1501 Neil Avenue, Columbus, OH 43201)
Host:  Graduate Association of Chinese Linguistics (GACL)

Workshop 1: "Language and Aging: Methodology and Data Collection"
– Organizer: Professor James H-Y. Tai (戴浩一), National Chung Cheng University

Workshop 2: "Corpus Approaches to Chinese Linguistics Research and Teaching"
– Organizer: Professor Hongyin Tao (陶紅印), University of California, Los Angeles

NACCL-30 Organizing Committee
Faculty co-chairs: Zhiguo Xie and Marjorie K.M. Chan
Student co-chairs: Qian Wang and Seo-jin Yang
Committee Members: Mineharu ("JJ") Nakayama, Yuhan Lin, Jingdi Shen, Junquan Pan, John A. Bundschuh, Yuhong Zhu, Skylor Gomes, Anzia Mayer, Qianqian Zhang, Nathan Lancaster, and Dani Cooke.

NACCL-30 Logo Designer  NACCL-30 logo
Graeme Henson (graeme-henson.com)

Abstract Deadline
Call for Papers  -- abstract deadline: 25 September 2017 @ 11:59 PM EDT - closed
- Notification of abstract acceptance: By mid to late November

OSU Sponsors

Office of Research
College of Arts and Sciences
Division of Arts and Humanities
East Asian Studies Center (EASC)
Center for Cognitive and Brain Sciences (CCBS)
Institute for Chinese Studies (ICS)
Buckeye Language Network (BLN)
OCAPA Lecture Fund
Jerome G. Dare Fund
Department of Linguistics
Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences (SPHS)
Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures (DEALL)
Graduate Association of Chinese Linguistics (GACL)
Graduate Students of East Asian Languages and Literatures (GREALL)
... and more to be added ...


This event is sponsored in part by a U.S. Department of Education Title VI grant for The Ohio State University East Asian Studies Center.

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