Welcome to the website for the 30th North American Conference on Chinese Linguistics (NACCL-30) at The Ohio State University (OSU), Columbus, Ohio! OSU is the birthplace of NACCL and the home of the largest East Asian Linguistics Program in the continental U.S., with M.A. and Ph.D. in both Chinese Linguistics and Japanese Linguistics.

NACCL-30 Conference 
Date:  March 9-11, 2018
Venue: The Blackwell Inn and Pfahl Conference Center
2110 Tuttle Park Place, Columbus, Ohio 43210
Website:  http://u.osu.edu/naccl30/
Email:   naccl30.osu@gmail.com

NACCL-30 Conference Theme
Chinese Linguistics: From the field, from the lab, and from the armchair

Call for Papers
Call for Papers (征稿启事) — abstract deadline: Sept. 25, 2017 @ 11:59  pm — closed
– Notification of abstract acceptance: by mid to late November

Special Guest
Professor James H-Y. Tai (戴浩一), National Chung Cheng University
Lecture: “Neuroplasticity and Learning Chinese as a Second Language”

Keynote Speakers
Professor Emeritus Mary E. Beckman, The Ohio State University
Lecture: “The Sociophonetics of Gender in Three Chinese Varieties

Professor Chu-Ren Huang (黄居仁), The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Lecture:  “Chinese Perspectives on Synaesthesia: From sense to sense, from cognition to culture, from embodiment to universality”

Professor Zhuo Jing-Schmidt (井茁), University of Oregon
Lecture: “Counterfactual Emotions and Language: Cautionary implications for linguistic relativity”

Pre-Conference Workshops: Data Collection & Corpora
March 8, 2018
2:30 – 7:00 p.m.
Mershon Center (1501 Neil Avenue, Columbus, OH 43201)
Graduate Association of Chinese Linguistics (GACL)

Workshop 1 (2:30-4:20 pm): “Language and Aging: Methodology and Data Collection”
– Organizer: Professor James H-Y. Tai (戴浩一), National Chung Cheng University

Workshop 2 (4:40-7:00 pm): “Corpus Approaches to Chinese Linguistics Research and Teaching”
– Organizer: Professor Hongyin Tao (陶紅印), University of California, Los Angeles

NACCL-30 Organizing Committee
Faculty Co-chairs: Zhiguo Xie and Marjorie K.M. Chan
Student Co-chairs: Qian Wang and Seo-jin Yang
Committee Members: Mineharu (“JJ”) Nakayama, Yuhan Lin, Jingdi Shen, Junquan Pan, John A. Bundschuh, Yuhong Zhu, Skylor Gomes, Anzia Mayer, Qianqian Zhang, Nathan Lancaster, and Dani Cooke.

NACCL-30 Logo Designer
Graeme Henson (graeme-henson.com)

OSU Sponsors
Office of Research
College of Arts and Sciences
Division of Arts and Humanities
East Asian Studies Center
Institute for Chinese Studies
OCAPA Lecture Fund
Jerome G. Dare Fund
Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures
Department of Linguistics
Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences
Buckeye Language Network
Council on Student Affairs
Graduate Association of Chinese Linguistics
Graduate Students of East Asian Languages and Literatures
… and more to be added …

Taiwan Center for Signed Linguistics, National Chung Cheng University

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.

URL:  http://u.osu.edu/naccl30/