Programme


Keynote speakers:

C.-T. James Huang 黃正德, Harvard University

Audrey Li  李豔惠, University of Southern California

Mamoru Saito,  Nanzan University

Andrew Simpson, University of Southern California

 

Invited Speakers: 

Toru Ishii, Meiji University

Jo-wang Lin  林若望, Academia Sinica

Wei-Tien Dylan Tsai 蔡維天, Tsing Hua University (Hsinchu)

Jisheng Zhang 張吉生, East China Normal University

Niina Ning Zhang 張寧, Chung Cheng University

 

 

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The 12th International Workshop on Theoretical East Asian Linguistics (TEAL-12)

Programme

 

Day 1: July 9, 2019, Tuesday

08:30-08:40Registration
08:40-09:00Opening ceremony
09:00-09:50

Keynote Speech: Y.-H. Audrey Li and Wei Wei

(University of Southern California)

Determining Structures without Morphological Clues:

Chinese Adverbial Phrases with Apparent Clausal Complements

Chair: Waltraud Paul

09:50-10:00Coffee Break 1

Session 1: Focus

Chair: Mingming Liu

Session 2: Classifier

Chair: Qiongpeng Luo

10:00-10:30

Jun Chen

(University of Stuttgart)

Locus of the exhaustiveness reading in Chinese cleft sentences

 

Yi-Hsun Chen

(Nanjing University)

Measurement and optional classifiers in Chinese

 

10:30-11:00

Ying Liu (Zhejiang University) and Hongzhi Xu (University of Pennsylvania)

Clefts in Mandarin: How exhaustive are they? A large-scale corpus and experimental study of shi…(de) sentences

 

Peppina Lee (City University of Hong Kong)

 

Cantonese reduplicative classifier as quantifying determiner

 

 

Session 3: Topic

Chair: Chi-Ming Louis Liu

Session 4: Deverbal Noun

Chair: Linmin Zhang

11:00-11:30

Waltraud Paul

(Centre de recherches linguistiques sur l’Asie orientale (CRLAO), CNRS-EHESS-INALCO)

 

Null topic, topic prominence and the parametric approach

 

Shin Fukuda

(University of Hawaii at Manoa)

 

A Case of Lexically Specific Symmetrical DOM: Experimental Evidence from Transitive Deverbal Nouns in Japanese

 

11:30-12:00

Cheng-Yu Edwin Tsai

(City University of Hong Kong)

 

Mandarin verb doubling clefts as contrastive topic constructions

 

Yusuke Yoda

(Toyo Gakuen University)

 

Against Semantic Pruning: To BE or NOT to BE, That is the Question

 

12:00-13:30Lunch
13:30-14:30Posters

Invited Session 1

Chair: Sze-Wing Tang

14:30-15:10

Invited speech: Jo-Wang Lin

(Academia Sinica)

Chinese Comparatives: In Defense of Phrasal Comparison

 

15:10-15:50

Invited speech: Toru Ishii

(Meiji University)

A movement analysis of Japanese “gapless” constructions

 

15:50-16:00Coffee Break 2

Session 5: Movement

Chair: Pei-Jung Kuo

Session 6: Phonology

Chair: Jisheng Zhang

16:00-16:30

Wei-Cherng Sam Jheng

(Tsing Hua University (Hsinchu))

 

Main clause phenomena, left dislocation and merger-movement asymmetry in Mandarin: A view from two types of VP fronting

 

Yi Jen Chen and Yuchau E. Hsiao

(Chengchi University)

 

Simplifying the Complexities in Shandong Leling Tone Sandhi

 

 

16:30-17:00

Tingchun Chen

(National University of Singapore)

 

Raising-to-Object in Amis

 

 

Jack Rabinovitch

(University of Massachusetts)

 

Manchu -n Dropping and Nasal Assimilation Asymmetry: A Case for Coalescence and Linearity

 

Session 7: Passive

Chair: Na Liu

Session 8: Nominal semantics

Chair: Peppina Lee

17:00-17:30

Takashi Nakajima

(Toyama Prefectural University)

 

(R)are is not a morpheme, and nothing moves in Japanese passive

 

Tian Gan and Cheng-Yu Edwin Tsai

(City University of Hong Kong)

 

Quantifier scope ambiguity in Mandarin dative constructions

 

17:30-18:00

Matthew Reeve and Jiaxin Feng

(Zhejiang University)

 

Affectedness as a default: The case of bèi-constructions

 

Takanobu Nakamura

(The University of Edinburgh)

 

A Classifier-independent Count-Mass Distinction in Japanese

 

18:00-18:50

Keynote Speech: Mamoru Saito

(Nanzan University)

Variation in Transfer Domains and the Presence/Absence of φ-feature Agreement

Chair: Miyoko Yasui

18:50-21:00Banquet at Fortune Inn 福臨軒
21:00Bus back to Hotel

 

 

Day 2: July 10, 2019, Wednesday

09:00-09:50

Keynote speech: Andrew Simpson

(University of Southern California)

Classifiers are for what? Revisiting the structure of nominal projections in East Asian languages.

Chair: Miao-Ling Hsieh

09:50-10:00Coffee Break 3

Session 9: Wh-phrase

Chair: Cheng-Yu Edwin Tsai

Session10: Ellipsis

Chair: Ting-Chi Wei

10:00-10:30

Haoze Li

(New York University)

 

Making wh-phrases dynamic: A case study of Mandarin wh-conditionals

 

Duk-Ho An

(Konkuk University)

 

Particle Stranding Interruption: A Korean Counterpart of Particle Stranding Ellipsis in Japanese

 

10:30-11:00

Mingming Liu

(Tsinghua University)

 

Unifying Universal and Existential wh’s in Mandarin

 

Session 11: Semantic particle

Chair: Beibei Xu

Session 12: Parametric Variations
Chair: Wei-Wen Roger Liao
11:00-11:30

Wei Wei

(University of Southern California)

 

The semantics and pragmatics of contradicting “you” in Chinese

 

 

Norio Nasu

(Kobe City University of Foreign Studies)

 

Parametric Variations in the Licensing of Left Periphery Elements

 

 

11:30-12:00

Miao-Ling Hsieh

(Taiwan Normal University)

 

On Some Non-Focus Related Sentence-Final Particles in Taiwanese Southern Min

 

Miyoko Yasui

(Dokkyo University)

 

Labeling {XP, YP} in Languages Without Phi-agreement

 

 

12:00-13:30Lunch
13:30-14:30Posters

Invited Session 2

Chair: Paul Law

14:30-15:10

Invited speech: Wei-Tien Dylan Tsai

(Tsing Hua University (Hsinchu))

On Head Movement in Flip-flop Sentences

 

15:10-15:50

Invited speech: Jisheng Zhang

(East China Normal University)

Revisit the Lexical Stress of Chinese from the Perspective of Suprasegmental Typology

 

15:50-16:30

Invited speech: Niina Ning Zhang

(Chung Cheng University)

Movement Beyond the A and A-bar Types

 

16:30-16:40Coffee Break 4
Session 13: Verb phrase
Chair: Shu-Ing Shyu
Session 14: Negation
Chair: Shin Fukuda
16:40-17:10

Jie Xu

(University of Macau)

 

Some similarities and differences between Chinese and English in sluicing sentence

 

Yu Nakajima

(Waseda University)

 

Negative Concord & Sika-Phrases in Japanese

 

17:10-17:40

Ting-Chi Wei

(Kaohsiung Normal University)

 

Reconsideration on verb-echo answers in Chinese

 

 

Paul Law

(City University of Hong Kong)

 

An analysis of n-implicative verbs in Vietnamese

 

 

17:40-18:30

Keynote speech: C.-T. James Huang

(Harvard University)

Title: Locality, Focus and Covert Movement

Chair: Niina Ning Zhang

18:30-18:50Concluding Remarks and Closing Ceremony
18:50Bus to 小飛象葡國餐 Restaurante Dumbo (farewell dinner)
All participants are welcome!

 

 

Poster Sessions

Day 1: July 9 (13:30-14:30)

#NameTitle
D1-01Jun Chen (University of Stuttgart) and Dawei Jin (Shanghai Jiao Tong University)Toward the copular status of Chinese clefts—Evidence from diachronic syntax
D1-02

Candice Chi-Hang Cheung, Yicheng Rong, Man Tak Leung and Tempo Po Yi Tang

(The Hong Kong Polytechnic University)

Relations between mental terms and false-belief understanding in Cantonese-speaking children with and without autism spectrum disorders
D1-03

Pei-Yi Hsiao and One-Soon Her

(Chengchi University)

Justifying a Two-way Distinction of Questions in Taiwanese Southern Min
D1-04

Pei-Jung Kuo

(Chiayi University)

A Lower Affective gei in Mandarin Chinese
D1-05

Chi-Ming Louis Liu

(Chiao Tung University)

A speaker-oriented adverb of assertion: Genben
D1-06Yuyun Iris Wang (Ming Chuan University) and Wei-Wen Roger Liao (Academia Sinica)Speaker-anchoring, Attitudes, and Finiteness in Mandarin Chinese
D1-07

Linmin Zhang

(NYU Shanghai)

The semantics of comparisons in Mandarin Chinese

 

Day 2: July 10 (13:30-14:30)

#NameTitle
D2-01

Min-Gyeong Choi

(Seoul National University)

Modal Semantics of Korean Bouletic Verbs
D2-02

Jui-Yi Zoey Chung

(Xiamen University)

On the Syntax of Postverbal Modals and their Potential Verbal Bases
D2-03Yang Jiahui (Hunan Institute of Science and Technology)Are event variables of predicates invariably bound by existential quantifier?
D2-04

Na Liu

(Tianjin Normal University)

The Affectedness of the Mandarin Ba-construction Revisited
D2-05Qiongpeng Luo (Nanjing University) and Thomas Grano (Indiana University)Reference to Subkinds and the Puzzle of de vs. de-less Modification in Chinese
D2-06

Shu-Ing Shyu

(Sun Yat-sen University (Kaohsiung))

Diminishers and Scale
D2-07

Beibei Xu

(Huazhong Agricultural University)

Bias as an epistemic degree comparison–an analysis of Bangla naki