Workshop on Ryukyu Languages and Linguistic Research
The workshop consists of presentations by established Ryukyuanists, young specialists as well as those who have recently started to engage in the study. As part of the workshop a native speaker of Ikema has been invited. Mr. Hiroyuki Nakama, a former Principal of Miyako High School, will give a language lesson to UCLA undergraduate students enrolled in Shoichi Iwasaki's field methods class.
Friday, October 23, 2009
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Royce Hall 314
Please note the workshop venue has been changed for all 3 days!
General introduction to Ryukyuan languages
10- 10:30 Michinori SHIMOJI, ILCAA, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies (Gunma Prefectural Women’s University from October 1st, 2009)
Shinako OYAKAWA, University of Ryukyus
Description and documentation of Ryukyuan languages
11:00-11:30 Thomas PELLARD, EHESS. Paris
History and classification of Ryukyuan
Ikema Lesson (restricted to the students enrolled in SSEALC 120)
1:00-4:00 Mr. Hiroyuki NAKAMA, Former Principal of Miyako High School
The afternoon session is restricted to students enrolled in SSEALC 120.
For more information please contact
Download File: RyukyuanLanguageProgram.doc
Sponsor(s): Terasaki Center for Japanese Studies, Asian Languages & Cultures, ILCAA, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies; Global Center for Excellence for Reconstruction of the Intimate and Public Spheres in the 21st Century Asia