The Workshop on Innovations in Cantonese Linguistics (WICL) focuses on new advances in Cantonese Linguistics, including innovations in methodologies, tools, and/or computing software. New approaches and research on language variation within the Cantonese (or “Yue”) subgroup of the Chinese language family, language contact phenomena, and new subfields and their interfaces are especially welcome.

WICL-3_213X250WICL has been held every other year since 2012, the inaugural event held at The Ohio State University in spring 2012, followed by WICL-2 at University of Chicago in spring 2014. The 3rd Workshop on Innovations in Cantonese Linguistics (WICL-3) returns to Ohio State on March 12-13, 2016!


WICL-3 will be held at the Ohio State University on March 12 and 13, 2016.

Deadline for abstract submission is November 1, 2015. Please see the call for papers page for more details.