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Workshop on Ryukyu Languages and Linguistic Research

Workshop on Ryukyu Languages and Linguistic Research

Second Day of a 3-Day workshop with 18 speakers from the U.S., Japan and France. The workshop consists of presentations by established Ryukyuanists, young specialists as well as those who have recently started to engage in the study.

Saturday, October 24, 2009
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Royce Hall 314
Los Angeles, CA 90095

Please note the workshop venue has been changed for all three days!


10-10:45 Shigehisa KARIMATA, University of Ryukyus
Overview of the Ryukyuan languages and Linguistics Research
**Lecturer in Japanese**
10:45-11:00 QA

11:15-11:45 Leon SERAFIM (University of Hawaii) & Rumiko SHINZATO (Georgia Tech)
An Overview of Kakari Musubi Constructions in Ryukyuan
11:45-12:00 QA

* Note- Professor Serafim will also be speaking on Monday, Oct. 26 as part of the colloquium series. For more information please check the event listing.

12:00-12:10 Break
12: 10 -12:25 Yukinori TAKUBO, Kyoto University
The Digital Museum project for the documentation of Ikema Ryukyuan

12:25-1:30 Lunch

1:30-2:00 Yuto NIINAGA, University of Tokyo
A verb analysis of the so-called ‘adjectives’ in Yuwan, a southern variety of Amami
2:00-2:15 QA

2:15-2:25 Break

2:25-2:55 Satomi MATAYOSHI, Shigakukan University
The function of internally complex case forms in Tsuken, a central variety of Okinawan
2:55-3:10 QA

3:10-3:20 Break

3:20-3:50 John Olstad
Encoding Spatial Relations in Ryukyuan Japanese
3:50-4:05 QA


Cost: Free

For more information please contact

Shoichi Iwasaki
Tel: 310-794-8933

Download File: RyukyuanLanguageProgram.doc

Sponsor(s): ILCAA, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies; Global Center for Excellence for Reconstruction of the Intimate and Public Spheres in the 21st Century Asia

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