The Second International Symposium on
Chinese Language and Discourse

第二届汉语语言与话语国际研讨会 / 第二屆漢語語言與話語國際研討會

Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
June 9-11, 2012

The International Symposium on Chinese Language and Discourse is a biennial symposium that advances the exchange of scholarship in discourse functional studies of the Chinese language, emphasizing an empirical orientation and encompassing such fields as language and society, language and culture, language and social interaction, discourse and grammar, communication studies, and contact linguistics.

In 2012, the symposium will be held at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore.

2012 Symposium Theme: New approaches to the study of Chinese grammar

Keynote speakers
Tao Hongyin, University of California, Los Angeles
Hilary Chappell, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique - Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales

Shuanfan Huang, Yuan Ze University
Randy LaPolla, Institute of Linguistics, Academia Sinica, Taiwan
Chew Cheng Hai, Nanyang Technological University

Organizer: Luke Kang Kwong, Nanyang Technological University
Co-Editor, Chinese Language and Discourse: An International & Interdisciplinary Journal and Studies in Chinese Language and Discourse Book Series

Sponsor: Centre for Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, Nanyang Technological University