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The program schedule for NACCL-21 and the conference program is downloadable here as PDF files.

Those Who Have Pre-Registered:   Your conference packet includes the Program Book, which contains the program schedule, the abstracts, authors' index, floor plans, etc. Please pick up your conference packet at the conference site starting on Saturday (June 6) morning at the On-Site Registration table in Grand Hall.

Conference Proceedings:   The Proceedings of 21st North American Conference on Chinese Linguistics will be published after the conference ends, and will be available in digital format at the NACCL-21 website. (For more information, see Proceedings.)

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Featured Speakers
Keynote Speakers

Yen-Hwei Lin (林燕慧) is Professor of Linguistics at Michigan State University, and taught at the Linguistic Society of America Summer Linguistic Institutes in 1997 and 2003. Her research has focused on theoretical phonology and Chinese segmental phonology.  She is author of The Sounds of Chinese (Cambridge University Press, 2007) and 《音段音系学》 [Segmental Phonology] (中国社会科学出版社, to appear), and editor of Special Issue on Phonetics and Phonology (Language and Linguistics 5.4, 2004) and Proceedings of NACCL-15 (2004).
Presentation topic: Loanword Adaptation and Phonological Theory.

Hongyin Tao (陶红印) is Professor of Chinese Language and Linguistics and Applied Linguistics and TESL at the University of California. Los Angeles. Prior to UCLA, he taught at the Huazhong University of Science and Technology, the National University of Singapore, and Cornell University. His areas of expertise include Mandarin discourse and grammar (e.g., Units in Mandarin Conversation: Prosody, Discourse, and Grammar, John Benjamins, 1996.); applied linguistics (e.g., heritage language learning and research), and corpus linguistics (e.g., The UCLA Corpus of Written Chinese and the Lancaster-Los Angeles Corpus of Spoken Chinese). Recent projects include a special issue of The Heritage Language Journal on Chinese as a heritage language and a US Department of Education sponsored project for advanced language teaching based on corpora. He is on a number of editorial boards, including the Journal of Chinese Language Teachers Association and the Heritage Language Journal. Professor Tao’s most recent articles have appeared in Language, Journal of English Linguistics, Sociolinguistic Studies, Language and Linguistics, Journal of Chinese Language and Computing, International Journal of Corpus Linguistics, and Corpus Linguistics and Linguistic Theory. Core Vocabulary in Spoken Mandarin and the Integration of Corpus-Based Findings into Language Pedagogy.

Lunch Speaker (open to the public)

Zhen-yu Zeng (曾振宇) is professor of history at Shandong University (山 东大学), TaiShan Scholars(泰山学者), and Guest professor of Confucius Institute of China (孔子研究院特聘教授). His area of expertise include ancient philosophy of China and ancient history of China. He is the author of 20th century Confucian ethics studies (Zhonghua Press, 2003), Filial Duty and Chinese Culture (The Qilu Publishing House, 2003), The Comparative Study of Philosophy Categories between China and Western Culture (Shandong University Press, 2001), and Dong Zhong-shu and Chinese Culture (Henan University Press, 1998), Research on Chinese Ancient Legalists (Shandong University Press, 1996). Moreover, more than 60 articles have been published in academic journals. Presentation topic: The Chinese tea culture and tradition (中国的茶文化与传统).


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