October 2018

03
Oct
2018

Treasures from The Story of the Stone: A Translator’s Notebooks

Christina Chau

The presentation illustrates the raw materials in the making of The Story of the Stone, the Hawkes-Minford translation of Hongloumeng. This is a study of the translators at work.

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05
Oct
2018

Rescuing a language from extinction: practical steps with the community for the revitalisation of (Western) Yugur

Yarjis (Norah) Xueqing Zhong

Yugur languages (NE, China) have undergone many important typological changes as a result of language contact and manifests in the many divergences with its genetically affiliated languages.

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05
Oct
2018

A pragmatic and sociocultural perspective to subject expression in spoken Korean: With focus on first and second person

Narah Lee

As a well-known pro-drop language, Korean displays 69% and 78% of subject omission rate for first and second person, respectively, according to my analysis in the current research. There is much literature of Korean linguistics that focuses on formal syntactic explanations of subject omission.

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10
Oct
2018

Ideals and Projects of Perfection

Keynote: Hirokazu Miyazaki (Northwestern University)

Please note this is a three-day event.

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October 10th afternoon: workshop for Masters students

perfectly balancing rocks

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10
Oct
2018

Alice in the Chinese Language Wonderland

Jane Weizhen Pan

This study explores connections between the first Chinese translation of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and the development of modern Chinese language in the twentieth century, especially in the 1920s.

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16
Oct
2018

Marketing Authenticities: The Changing Nature of Academic Labour on an International Branch Campus in Vietnam

Jodie-Lee Trembath

International branch campuses (IBCs), much like the foreign subsidiaries of multinational corporations, are an example of the global spread of Western knowledge and practices, particularly into countries in the Global South such as China, Malaysia and Vietnam.

A stock photo marketing an authentic reflection of academia to an unnamed audience"

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30
Oct
2018

Local Civil Society Organizations in Papua since 2000

Hipolitus Yolisandry Ringgi Wangge

Since Papua, Indonesia’s easternmost area, was granted special autonomy in 2001, the role of civil society has become more salient.

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