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Category:   E-Conf
Subject:   Le JAPONAIS 2000 - IKEGAMI Yoshihiko
From:   Andre Wlodarczyk
Email:   wlod_(on)_ext.jussieu.fr
Date received:   11 Jan 2001
Start date:   12 Jan 2001

----------- < Le JAPONAIS 2000 > International Seminar on the Japanese Language in Theory and Practice organised by the UMR Japanese Culture - a common research unit of CNRS (Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique) and EPHE (Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes) ----------------------------------------------------------- The title of the next lecture is: JAPANESE AS SEEN FROM OUTSIDE AND FROM INSIDE The Conference will be given in English by Prof. IKEGAMI Yoshihiko, Ph. D. Professor emeritus, University of Tokyo currently professor at Showa Women's University (Graduate School) FRIDAY 12 January 2001 at 4:30 p.m. CNRS - Instituts des Hautes Etudes Japonaises 52, rue Cardinal Lemoine 75231 PARIS 05 After the lecture, we kindly invite you to our reception at which wine and snacks will be served. Main topics of the Conference: ---------------------------------- 1 - Language ideology and language stereotype --- On Japanese as an allegedly 'devil's language'*) 2 - How to characterize a language? --- On suggested typologies by C. Bally and others 3 - A case study: Indices of 'subjectivity' in Japanese *) 'The devil's language' is a name allegedly attributed to Japanese by St. Francis Xavier (or alternatively by some other less well-known missionary around the same time). General description of the Seminar: ---------------------------------- To meet the increasing demand for Japanese language proficiency, a series of lectures is being given by guest scholars. The major themes focus on the Japanese Language (its history and structure, electronic dictionaries, machine translation technologies etc.) as well as linguistic and social problems (verbal behaviour, networking and other aspects of the computerisation of Japanese society). Previous lectures were delivered by Prof. TSUJII Jun-ichi (Tokyo University), Prof. Zoya SHALYAPINA (Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow), Prof. HOSOKAWA Hideo (Waseda University) Prof. IDE Sachiko (Japa n Women's University), and by Prof. AndrŽ WLODARCZYK (University Stendhal - Grenoble 3), Prof. Romuald HUSZCZA (Warsaw University). The following lectures will be given by Prof. Viktoria ESCHBACH-SZABO (Tuebingen University), Dr Lone TAKEUCHI (University of London) among others. Another call for participation will be sent later. The Seminar is organised thanks to grants from The Japan Foundation and La Fondation Tanaka. Seminar director: Prof. AndrŽ Wlodarczyk, Ph. D. E-mail: wlod_(on)_ext.jussieu.fr, web: www.u-grenoble3.fr/stendhal/people/AWlodarczyk/ Information: Lionel Stouder: Mailto: lionel.stouder_(on)_lexiquest.fr Maud Yates: Mailto: jlinfo_(on)_japanese-linguistics.com http://www.japanese-linguistics. com/fra/ Lionel Stouder: Mailto://lionel.stouder_(on)_lexiquest.fr Maud Yates: Mailto://jlinfo_(on)_japanese-linguistics.com http://www.japanese-linguistics. com/fra/

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