23.87, Confs: Central Okinawan, Sociolinguistics/Japan

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Subject: 23.87, Confs: Central Okinawan, Sociolinguistics/Japan

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Date: 27-Dec-2011
From: Patrick Heinrich [wadoku at yahoo.com]
Subject: Symposium on the Ryukyuan Heritage Languages


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Date: Thu, 05 Jan 2012 13:41:00
From: Patrick Heinrich [wadoku at yahoo.com]
Subject: Symposium on the Ryukyuan Heritage Languages

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Symposium on the Ryukyuan Heritage Languages 

Date: 02-Mar-2012 - 03-Mar-2012 
Location: Tokyo, Japan 
Contact: Patrick Heinrich 
Contact Email: pah1 at dokkyo.ac.jp 

Linguistic Field(s): Sociolinguistics 

Subject Language(s): Okinawan, Central (ryu)

Meeting Description: 

The topic of the annual symposium on Ryukyuan Heritage Languages in 2012 will be 'The application of Ryukyuan linguistics'. 

4th International Symposium on the Ryukyuan Heritage Languages
2-3 March 2012 (Fri/Sat)

Symposium topic: The application of Ryukyuan linguistics
Venue: National Institute of Japanese Language and Linguistics

Friday 2 March 2012

9:30-9:45 	
Welcoming remarks

Chair: 		
Michinori Shimoji (Gunma Prefectural Women's University)

9:45-10:10	
Patrick Heinrich (Dokkyo University): Types of language shift  and their implications on language revitalization in the Ryukyus

10:15-10:40	
Daniel Kadar (School of Music, Humanities and Media, University of Huddersfield): Multilingualism lost: Chinese in the Ryukyu Islands 

10:40-11:00	
Joseph DeChicchis  (Kwansei Gakuin University): Comments and discussion

Coffee break

Chair: 		
Shin Matsuo (Tokyo Woman's Christian University)

11:15-11:40	
Mark Anderson (Sydney University): After language shift: The linguistic situation in the Ryukyus without language revitalization 

11:45-12:10	
Kiyoshi Hara (Joshibi University of Arts): Linguistic and cultural revitalization in the Ryukyus

12:10-12:30	
Ken'ichiro Kondo (Hokkaido University): Comments and discussion

Lunch break

Chair: 		
Midori Osumi (Tokyo Women's Christian University)

14:00-14:25	
Yuko Sugita (Potsdam University): For long-term repository, maintenance and accessibility of documented endangered languages: possible cooperation with The Language Archive (TLA) 

14:30-14:55	
Shinji Ogawa (NINJAL): The role of orthography in Ryukyuan language maintenance

14:55-15:15	
Yumiko Ohara (University of Hawai'i Hilo) Comments and discussion

Coffee break

15:30-17:00	
Meeting of the Ryukyuan Heritage Language Society

18:00-19:00	
Fundraiser 5/10k
 
Saturday 3 March 2012

Chair: 		
Hidenori Masiko (Chukyo University)

9:30-9:55 	
Shinsho Miyara (University of the Ryukyus): Compiling a reference grammar of Uchinaaguchi

10:00-10:25	
Michinori Shimoji (Gunma Prefectural Women's University):  Training young researchers: a case study

10:25-10:45	
Toshihide Nakayama (Tokyo University of Foreign Studies) 

Comments and discussion

Coffee break

Chair: 		
Moriyo Shimabukuro (University of the Ryukyus)

11:00-11:25	
Yuuto Niinaga (Tokyo University): Application of descriptive studies for educational purposes: Amami Island

11:30-11:55	
Reiko Aso (Tokyo University): Application of descriptive studies for educational purposes: Hateruma Island

11:55-12:15	
Shinsho Miyara (University of the Ryukyus): Comments and discussion

Lunch break

Chair:		
Tatsuro Maeda (Tokyo University of Foreign Studies)

13:45-14:10	
Rihito Shirata (Kyoto University): Application of descriptive studies for educational purposes: Kikai Island

14:15-14:40	
Akiko Tokunaga (Hitotsubashi University): Language endangerment and vitality in Okinoerabu Island

14:40-15:00	
Michinori Shimoji (Gunma Prefectural Women's University): Comments and discussion

Coffee break

Chair:		
Patrick Heinrich (Dokkyo University)

15:15-15:40	
Tomoko Arakaki (Okinawa Christian University): Language description and language maintenance

15:40-16:00	
Eiji Oguma (Keio University): Comments on the symposium

16:00-17:00	
Free discussion

Conference Dinner






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