Current Debates in Japanese Scholarship on Language and Society

Friday, July 18, 2014: 10:30 AM-12:20 PM
Room: Booth 62
RC25 Language and Society (host committee)

Language: English

Session Organizers:
Amado ALARCON, Universidad Rovira i Virgili, Spain and Keiji FUJIYOSHI, Koyasan University, Japan
Florian COULMAS, German Institute for Japanese Studies, Japan and Rie SUZUKI, Seikei University, Japan
Shimakutuba - Adapting the Ryukyuan Languages for the 21st Century (Oral Presentation)
Patrick HEINRICH, Dokkyo University, Japan

Survey of Standardization in Tsuruoka, Japan (Oral Presentation)
Masato YONEDA, Inst Japanese Language & Linguistics, Japan; Yoshimichi MIZUNO, Kyoto Institute of Technology, Japan; Tadahiko MAEDA, Institute of Statistical Mathematics, Japan; Takahito ABE, The Institute of Statistical Mathematics, Japan

Is a Multilingual Mind Possible for the Japanese? (Oral Presentation)
Hiroshi SHOJI, National Museum of Ethnology, Japan

Language Rights and Disability Studies (Oral Presentation)
Goro Christoph KIMURA, Sophia University, Japan

Heritage Language Maintenance in Old and New Japanese Communities in Mexico (Oral Presentation)
Kazuko MATSUMOTO, The University of Tokyo, Japan; Naomi TOKUMASU, The University of Tokyo, Mexico