BEAL Forum 3 – Program Schedule

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Date: Monday, 22 October 2018
Place: Mershon Center, Room 120 & Lounge
1501 Neil Avenue
The Ohio State University
Columbus, Ohio 43201
[See map – pdf]

Free and Open to the Public

Online Registration:  Please pre-register online here.

(This will help us with headcount for refreshments, lunch,
program books, etc.)

Program Book:  Printed copy to be distributed on-site. 
Digital Copy:
PDF file (7.7 MB) — PDF file (lo res, 3.6 MB)


Room 120: Plenary sessions and opening/closing remarks
Lounge: Poster sessions, registration, refreshments, lunch, and break

9:00 – 9:15 a.m.  Registration & Refreshments

9:20 – 9:30 a.m.  Welcome & Opening Remarks
Professor Mark Bender, Chair, Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures, OSU

Thomas Hun-Tak Lee graphic9:30 – 10:50 a.m.  Plenary Session 1
Chair: Professor Mineharu Nakayama, Department of E. Asian Languages and Literatures
Speaker:  Professor Thomas Hun-Tak Lee (Tianjin Normal University, Chinese University of Hong Kong)
Lecture title: “The Use of Child Language in Linguistic Argumentation: Some Methodological Considerations” (Abstract & short bio)

10:55 – 11:45 a.m.  Poster Session A
– See the list of presenters below.

12:00 – 1:00 p.m.  Lunch

Yasuhiro Shirai graphic1:00 – 2:20 p.m.  Plenary Session 2
Chair: Professor Etsuyo Yuasa, Director, East Asian Studies Center, OSU
Speaker:  Professor Yasuhiro Shirai (Case Western Reserve University)
Lecture title: “The Current State of the Aspect Hypothesis” (Abstract & short bio)

2:25 – 3:15 p.m.  Poster Session B
– See the list of presenters below.

3:15 – 3:30 p.m.  Break

3:30 – 4:50 p.m.  Plenary Session 3
Chair: Professor Marjorie K.M. Chan, Director, Institute for Chinese Studies, EASC, OSU
Speaker:  Professor Richard VanNess Simmons
(Rutgers University)
Lecture title: “Northern and Southern Variations on a Theme: Three Vivid Portrayals of the Mandarin Koinē of Early 19th Century China (Abstract & short bio)

4:50 – 5:00 p.m.  Closing Remarks
BEAL Forum 3 Organizing Committee


POSTER SESSION A.  10:55 – 11:45 a.m.

  1. Frederick C. Bowman (The Ohio State University)
    Toward a Comprehensive View of Degrammaticalization in Japanese
  2. John Carlyle (University of Washington)
    Some Proposals for Proto-Yue Finals and Grave Initials
  3. Alex Cherici (Indiana University Bloomington)
    A Corpus-Based Study of Chinese RVC qilai and its Interaction with State Predicates
  4. Hannah Dahlberg-Dodd (The Ohio State University)
    Stylistic Variation and Mediatized Otaku Personae: ‘Steins;Gate’ and the Akihabara Chronotope
  5. Gihyun Gal (University of Kentucky)
    Disrespectful Attitudes Make Your Verbal Arts So Lovely: The Use Rhyming Patterns in Korean Disrespectful Rap Battles
  6. Kanae Ito, Masatoshi Koizumi & Sachiko Kiyama (Tohoku University)
    How Native Japanese Speakers Solve Ambiguous Relative Clauses in Their L1 and L2: Evidence from the Self-Paced Reading of Japanese and English
  7. Yawei Li (The Ohio State University)
    Goodbye Without Saying “zàijiàn”: A Pilot Study on Farewell Expressions in Modern Chinese Conversation
  8. Seo-Jin Yang (The Ohio State University)
    Korean Transfer to Mandarin Spoken in Korea
  9. Wei Zhou (West Virginia University)
    Temporal Construal Symmetry/Asymmetry of Bare Predicates in Chinese Root and Complement Clauses

POSTER SESSION B.  2:25 – 3:15 p.m.

  1. Eric de Roulet (California State University Fullerton)
    The Sino-Korean Influence on Middle Korean Vowel Harmony: A Usage-Based Perspective
  2. Xiao Luo (University of Cincinnati), Yike Yang (The Hong Kong Polytechnic University), Jing Sun (University of Cincinnati), Nuo Chen (South China Agricultural University)
    A Descriptive Study on the Chinese Pronunciation of Korean Hanja at the Syllable Level
  3. Qiong Ma (Tohoku University & Research Institute of National Rehabilitation Center for Persons with Disabilities), Tao Xie (Tohoku University), Norihiro Iwaki (Tohoku University), Sachiko Kiyama (Tohoku University)
    Interpreting Empty Subjects in Japanese Sentences with Sentence-Final Particles by Chinese L2 Learners
  4. Hiromi Tobaru (The Ohio State University)
    Style Shifting as a Measurement of Linguistic and Cultural Gain during Education Abroad in Japan
  5. Keith Tse (Ronin Institute)
    Formation of Chinese Clefts: Microparametric ‘Lateral’ Grammaticalization
  6. Saori Wakita (The Ohio State University)
    On the Use of futsū-ni ‘Ordinarily/Usually’ with a New Twist
  7. Qian Wang (The Ohio State University)
    Grammatical Constraints on Chinese-English Intrasentential Codeswitching
  8. Lan Yu (Indiana University Bloomington)
    The Comparison of English Tense-Lax Vowel Contrasts Perceived by English Monolingual Children and Mandarin-English Bilingual Children

BEAL Forum 3 Organizing Committee
Lindsey Stirek & Seo-Jin Yang (graduate student co-chairs)
Mineharu Nakayama, Marjorie K.M. Chan, and Zhiguo Xie (faculty co-chairs)
Committee Members: Fredrick C. Bowman, Johnny Bundschuh, Crista Cornelius, Hannah Dahlberg-Dodd, Skylor Gomes, Yawei Li, David Liu, Anzia Mayer, Junyu Ruan, Kumiko Takizawa, Hiromi Tobaru, Mengling Wang, Qian Wang, Ying Zhang, and Yuhong Zhu
Special thanks to: Meow Hui Goh (OSU), Kiwako Ito (OSU), Litong Chen (U. of Mount Union), and Yuhan Lin (Hong Kong Polytechnic University)

Institute for Chinese Studies, Institute for Japanese 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, and Department of Linguistics.

This event is sponsored in part by a Council on Student Affairs (CSA) Strategic Programming Grant, a grant from Confucius Institute Headquarters, and U.S. Department of Education Title VI grant for The Ohio State University East Asian Studies Center.