The Second International Symposium on Chinese Theoretical and Applied Linguistics

Università degli tudi di Milano-Bicocca

14/12/2017 09:00 - 16/12/2017 18:00

ISOCTAL-2 hopes to feature papers on many topics in Chinese linguistics, understood broadly as covering all Sinitic languages, e.g. Mandarin, Wu, Cantonese and all regional varieties, including syntax, morphology, phonetics and phonology, semantics, language variation and sociolinguistic studies, diachronic change, language contact, typology and comparative studies, child language acquisition, second language acquisition and teaching, applications of translation and code- switching to pedagogy. There will be a thematic session on child language acquisition with emphasis on research that has cross-linguistic implications and empirical work that refers to Mandarin, Wu, Cantonese and other languages spoken in Chinese communities. The language of the conference is English. Invited Speakers: Walter Bisang (Johannes Gutenberg-University) Yanping Dong (Guangdong University of Foreign Studies) Waltraud Paul (CNRS) Peng Zhou (Tsinghua University)