[Tibeto-burman-linguistics] 2nd Workshop on Linguistic and Cultural Diversity in the Northeast India - Myanmar - Southwest China region

Randy J. LaPolla randy.lapolla at gmail.com
Fri Dec 17 05:45:32 UTC 2021

Hi All,
Here is the webpage for the schedule and abstracts of the 2nd Workshop on Linguistic and Cultural Diversity in the Northeast India - Myanmar - Southwest China Region, to be held 28-29 December, 2021, online (the times given are Japanese Standard Time):

If you are interested in participating in the workshop, please contact sawadah at aa.tufs.ac.jp by 23 December. We will send you the link to the meeting room by the date of the workshop.
We are planning to submit a selection of papers from the two workshops as a special issue of the journal Asian Languages and Linguistics (Benjamins).

Day1: 28 DEC 2021

10:30-10:40	Opening
10:45-11:35	Kosei OTSUKA (Osaka University, Japan):
Lexical borrowing in Asho Chin <http://www.aa.tufs.ac.jp/~sawadah/lcd-neimswc/workshop2.html#otsuka-abst>
11:45-12:35	Keita KURABE (ILCAA, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies, Japan):
Is Jinghpaw conservative or innovative? The lexical borrowing rate in Jinghpaw <http://www.aa.tufs.ac.jp/~sawadah/lcd-neimswc/workshop2.html#kurabe-abst>
12:35-13:40	Lunch break
13:40-14:30	Randy LaPOLLA (Beijing Normal University, China):
Manifestations of Jinghpaw influence among Rawang speakers <http://www.aa.tufs.ac.jp/~sawadah/lcd-neimswc/workshop2.html#lapolla-abst>
14:40-15:30	Carmen Eva MARSEILLE  (Nanyang Technological University, Singapore):
Variation within Tai Leng in Northern Myanmar <http://www.aa.tufs.ac.jp/~sawadah/lcd-neimswc/workshop2.html#marseille-abst>
15:40-16:30	Muhammad ZAKARIA (JSPS Research Fellow, Osaka University, Japan):
Lexical and grammatical borrowings and replications in Hyow, a language of the Bangladesh-Myanmar border area <http://www.aa.tufs.ac.jp/~sawadah/lcd-neimswc/workshop2.html#zakaria-abst>

Day 2: 29 DEC 2021

10:30-10:35	Business announcement
Atsuhiko KATO (Keio University, Japan):
On the homeland of Karenic languages: from the perspective of plant names <http://www.aa.tufs.ac.jp/~sawadah/lcd-neimswc/workshop2.html#kato-abst>
Hiroyuki SUZUKI (Fudan University, China):
Geolinguistic approach to the migration history in the south-eastern edge of the Tibetosphere: Methodological remarks <http://www.aa.tufs.ac.jp/~sawadah/lcd-neimswc/workshop2.html#suzuki-abst>
Lunch break
Hideo SAWADA (ILCAA, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies, Japan):
Attempts to plot the source languages of village names on a map of Kachin State, Myanmar <http://www.aa.tufs.ac.jp/~sawadah/lcd-neimswc/workshop2.html#sawada-abst>
Bishakha DAS :
TAI KHAMTI: Some areas of Semantic Specialisation & Cultural Lexicon
Alexander COUPE (Nanyang Technological University, Singapore):
Accounting for language contact and linguistic diversity in Nagaland <http://www.aa.tufs.ac.jp/~sawadah/lcd-neimswc/workshop2.html#coupe-abst>
16:55-17:00	Closing

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