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.
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.
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Sponsor(s): Terasaki Center for Japanese Studies, Asian Languages and Cultures, ILCAA, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies; Global Center for Excellence for Reconstruction of the Intimate and Public Spheres in the 21st Century Asia
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