SOAS University of London

Department of Linguistics, School of Languages, Cultures and Linguistics

Wu Grammar Colloquium/吴方言语法研讨会

THIS EVENT IS ARCHIVED

Date: 15 July 2021Time: 7:00 AM

Finishes: 16 July 2021Time: 12:00 PM

Venue: Virtual Event

Type of Event: Colloquium

Zoom Meeting

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July 15, Beijing Time 13:00 -18:00 (BST:7:00-12:00)

Day 1 Meeting Coordinator: LIU Mingya

13:00-13:15

Welcome Note from the organizers

13:15-14:00

LIU Danqing (Shenzhen University)

What can be derived from the Interrogative what in Wu? – evidence from Wujiang and Suzhou dialects

14:00-14:45

LI Xuping (Zhejiang University)

Classifiers are for numerals or nouns in Wu Chinese: evidence from the Fuyang dialect

14:45-15:30

break

15:30-16:15

SHENG Yimin (Fudan University)

Zai, you, shi and other cases – Type and evolution of locative verbs in Wu

16:15-17:00

YANG Bei (Sun Yat-sen University)

Sandhi patterns and syntactic structures in Shanghai dialect

17:00-17:45

JIANG Yan (SOAS)

On the time-encoding function of sentence-final particle keh in modern Shanghainese

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July 16,Beijing Time 13:00 -18:00 (BST:7:00-12:00)

Day 2 Meeting Coordinator : JIANG Yan

13:00-13:45

LIN Su’E (Shanghai University)

Oral stylistic variation and the evolution of  patient topic sentences in Shanghainese at the end of the 19th century

13:45-14:30

HU Xuhui (Peking University) & Joseph PERRY (University of Hong Kong)

Multifunctionality and contextual allomorphy: a case-study in Yixing Chinese adjectival marking

14:30-15:15

Keith TSE (Ronin Institute /IGDORE)

Microvariation in Sinitic nominalisation: historical-comparative microparameters in Chinese dialects

15:15-15:45

break

15:45-16:30

SUN Xiaoxue (Zhejiang University)

Structure for Telicity Phrases in Wu Chinese,using “爻” in Rui’An dialect as an example

16:30-17:15

LIU Mingy (Humboldt University)                              

Conditionals in Mandarin and Changzhou dialect: a comparative study

17:15-18:00

YUAN Yulin & ZHANG Linli (Peking University)                   

Counterfactual meaning expressed by simplex sentences in Suzhou dialect

[Note:

a. Presentation time for each speaker: 45 minutes, including Q&A,

b. Working language: Mandarin and English, with data read in Wu,

c. Pre-registration required for conference attendance (non-presenters), please write by 12th July to both yj9@soas.ac.uk and yan_jiang_hk@qq.com or wechat SOAS-YJ with your name and affiliation for meeting links.

Click here for Conference website.