The 27th Annual Conference of International Association of Chinese Linguistics (IACL-27)
国际中国语言学学会第27届年会

May 10, 2019 – May 12, 2019
2019年5月10日 – 12日

Kobe City University of Foreign Studies, JAPAN
日本 神户市外国语大学

About IACL

The annual meeting of the International Association of Chinese Linguistics (IACL, http://www.iacling.org/) is an international conference, which has been held at various leading institutions of Chinese Studies in Asia, Europe, Australia, and North America over the past 20 plus years. It has become a major conference for scholars and students around the world working on various aspects of Chinese linguistics and related studies. Aichi Prefectural University is the first Japanese institution that held IACL-11 in 2002. After 17 years, its host now comes to Japan again. The 2019 annual conference (IACL-27) will be held at Kobe City University of Foreign Studies which will be its host for the first time.

Keynote Speakers

  • William Shi-Yuan Wang (Hong Kong Polytechnic University)
    Language, Cognition & Neuroscience
  • Laurent Sagart (Centre de recherches linguistiques sur l'Asie orientale)
    The position of Chinese in Sino-Tibetan, and of Sino-Tibetan in East Asia
  • Danqing Liu (Institute of Linguistics, CASS)
    The Parasitic TAM Categories in Chinese: A Revisit
  • Hongming Zhang (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
    Features of Prosodic Patterns and Units of Prosodic Hierarchy
  • Pei-chuan Wei (Institute of Linguistics, Academia Sinica)
    上古漢語的零形代詞
  • Katsuya Onishi (University of Tokyo)
    試論上古漢語被動句及其世界觀――以動力表達爲線索