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Workshop - Twelfth Annual Workshop on East Asian Linguistics (WEAL)


Saturday, April 24, 2004
9:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Royce 156
Los Angeles, CA 90095

The UCLA Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures, with support from the Center for Japanese Studies, presents the Twelfth Annual Workshop on East Asian Linguistics (WEAL).

WEAL is designed to give graduate students and faculty in Southern California working in East Asian Linguistics a chance to present their work in an informal setting. This year, scholars from all across Southern California will present on Chinese, Japanese, and Korean, on topics ranging from syntax and semantics to anthropological linguistics and language acquisition. 

Presentations include:

  • Professor Charles Li, University of California, Santa Barbara
    "Are we hard-wired for language? Perspectives from neuroscience, genetics and linguistics"
  • Professor Naomi Hanaoka McGloin, University of Wisconsin, Madison
    "Profiling Information: Reexamining Complementizer Choice in Japanese"

For a complete program, see  There is no fee for participation, and no advance registration is required, but please come early as parking is likely to fill up quickly.  For additional information, contact Benjamin Rosenthal at

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Cost: Free

For more information please contact

Benjamin Rosenthal

Sponsor(s): Terasaki Center for Japanese Studies, Asian Languages & Cultures

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