24th International Conference on Yue Dialects 2020


The 24th International Conference on Yue Dialects

will be held at the

University of Macau on 

November 13-14 (Friday-Saturday), 2020.






ORGANIZER: Faculty of Arts and Humanities,

University of Macau

CONFERENCE THEME: Language contact


主辦單位: 澳門大學人文學院

本屆大會主題: 語言接觸



Keynote speakers 主題演講嘉賓


Prof. David C. S. LI  李楚成 教授

(Polytechnic University of Hong Kong)

Prof. Kang-kwong LUKE  陸鏡光 教授

(Nanyang Technological University)



Call for Papers   徵稿通知  

The 24th International Conference on Yue Dialects will be held at the University of Macau on November 13-14 (Friday-Saturday), 2020. The Conference will be hosted by the Faculty of Arts and Humanities, University of Macau. “Language contact” is the theme of this year’s conference, with a view to encouraging research on language contact phenomena involving Cantonese, including, but not limited to, code-switching, borrowing (lexical and structural/grammatical), heritage Cantonese and Cantonese as a second language. In addition to studies pertaining to the theme, as in previous years, we welcome research on all aspects of Cantonese (phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax, language acquisition, sociolinguistics, semantics, pragmatics and discourse) and different varieties of Cantonese. 


Details of the Conference are as follows:
Submission of Abstracts

Each presentation will be 20 minutes, followed by 10 minutes for discussion.

1)      All submitted abstracts can be written either in English or in Chinese, and are limited to one single-spaced A4 page, with 1-inch margin all around. Use font size 12 throughout. Any reference list must be included in the one-page limit.

2)      The abstract should not contain the name(s) of the author(s) and the affiliation(s), and must be submitted electronically to the Organizing Committee by email at yue2020macau@gmail.com

3)      Each anonymous abstract submitted must be in both MS Word format AND PDF format. In addition, the electronic copy of the abstract should be saved by using the title of the paper.

4)      In the body of the email, please fill in the following information:(a) Name(s) of Author(s);    (b) Institutional Affiliation(s);   (c) Contact Address;    (d) E-mail address;      (e) Area of research (e.g., phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, pragmatics, discourse, sociolinguistics, language acquisition, others); and (f) Title of the paper.

5)     We will accept at most one single-authored work AND one joint-authored work by an individual.

6)      All abstracts will be reviewed anonymously. Only those abstracts that are accepted are eligible for presentation.

7)         Important Dates:

Submission DeadlineFriday, July 31, 2020
Notice of AcceptanceTuesday, September 1, 2020





每篇論文報告時間暫訂為 20 分鐘,討論時間 10 分鐘。

  1. 論文提要可用中文或英文撰寫,不超過一頁 A4 紙,如有參考文獻亦須包含上述一頁內。電腦打字請用新細明體 12 點,邊界各一吋。
  2. 請提交一份無個人資料的匿名論文提要。提要請以電郵寄到下述電郵地址: yue2020macau@gmail.com
  3. 以電郵附件形式投寄提要時,須MS Word檔及PDF檔兼備,電子檔名以論文題目為名。
  4. 提交論文提要時,請於電郵內寫上個人資料: (1)作者姓名;(2)所屬單位; (3) 通訊地址;(4)電郵地址; (5)研究範疇(如語音學、音韻學、構詞學、句法學等);(6)論文題目。
  5. 每個人最多只能提交一篇單獨撰寫的提要一篇合寫的提要。
  6. 論文提要須經匿名評審,通過評審後始能在研討會上報告。
  7. 重要日期
提要評審結果公佈日期2020年9月 1日(星期二)