Buckeye East Asian Linguistics Forum 2 (2016)

Buckeye East Asian Linguistics Forum 2BEAL Forum 2 — provides a platform primarily for students to articulate and exchange ideas on their research findings with forum participants. Both graduate and undergraduate students are welcome to submit abstracts. It is a one-day event with keynote lectures BEAL Forum logo - 500x500and poster sessions. The Forum is an excellent opportunity to present one’s research in a public arena and to receive comments individually. With the exception of keynote lectures, all are poster presentations, thus giving participants ample time for discussion. The event is intended to showcase regional research activities in East Asian linguistics, and is free and open to the public.

Date: Friday, 21 October 2016
Place: Mershon Center, Room 120 & Lounge, 1501 Neil Avenue
The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio 43201

Keynote Speaker 1:
Professor Yoshihisa Kitagawa (Indiana University, Bloomington)
“The synchrony and diachrony of voiced obstruents in Japanese”

Keynote Speaker 2:
Professor Xiaofei Lu (Pennsylvania State University)
“The compilation and analysis of a metaphor-annotated corpus of Mandarin Chinese”

Poster Sessions – Abstract Submission

Topics: Any topic in East Asian linguistics, synchronic or diachronic, and from any framework or theoretical perspective


Program Booklet

Online Pre-Registration

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Contact Information

BEAL Forum Website:  https://u.osu.edu/beal/beal-forum/
BEAL Forum Email:      beal.forumATgmail.com


2016 BEAL Forum Organizing Committee
Faculty Co-Chairs: Mineharu Nakayama, Marjorie K.M. Chan, and Zhiguo Xie
Student Co-Chairs: Qian Wang (VP/Acting President (Aug.-Sept.), GACL), Yuhan Lin (President, GACL), John Bundschuh (Treasurer, GREALL), and Ying Weng (Undergrad Representative)
Committee Members: Miki Arakaki, Hannah E. Dodd, Skylor Gomes, Evelyn Y. Huang, Y. Li, Qingyang Lin, Saori Nozaki, Junquan Pan, Jingdi Shen, Lindsey L. Stirek, Lulei Su, Hiromi Tobaru, Seo-Jin Yang, Qianqian Zhang, and Ying Zhang.


Humanities and the Arts Discovery Theme, College of Arts and Sciences, Institute for Chinese Studies, Institute for Japanese Studies, Institute for Korean Studies, East Asian Studies Center, Graduate Association of Chinese Linguistics (GACL), Graduate Students of East Asian Languages and Literatures (GREALL), Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures, Department of Linguistics, (more to be added).

This event is sponsored in part by a U.S. Department of Education Title VI grant for The Ohio State University East Asian Studies Center.