20th Workshop on East Asian Linguistics


(University of California, Los Angeles, April 4-5, 2014)

The Asian Languages and Cultures Department at the University of California, Los Angeles announces its 20th Workshop on East Asian Linguistics. WEAL-20 will take place on April 4-5, 2014 in Royce Hall at UCLA.

WEAL-20 is a workshop for graduate students to present and discuss linguistic issues pertaining to the languages of East Asia (Chinese, Japanese, and Korean). WEAL-20 will ONLY accept submissions from graduate students.

We invite graduate students working within the following topics: Functional linguistics, interactional linguistics, discourse and grammar, conversation analysis, discourse analysis, corpus linguistics, language acquisition.

Submission Guidelines:

  • Abstracts must be sent as a WORD file.
  • Abstracts must be written in English.
  • Abstracts must be no longer than one page, including examples and/or references.
  • Abstracts must be anonymous. DO NOT write your name on the abstract.
  • Abstracts must be submitted via email.
  • In a SEPARATE Word file, provide the following author information: 1) Name(s); 2) Affiliation; 3) Mailing address; 4) Email address; 5) Title of paper.


Deadline for abstract submission: January 31, 2014

Notification of acceptance will be sent via email by early February 2014.

Email for abstract submission and inquiries: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Faculty Advisors: Professor Hongyin Tao, Professor Sung-Ock Sohn

Organizing Committee: Ayano Takeuchi, Danjie Su, Daphne Lee, Don Lee, Grigor Ketenchian, Haiping Wu, Heeju Lee, Keiko Tsurumi, Kyoungmi Ha, Natalia Konstantinovskaya, Wei Wang


UCLA Asian Languages & Cultures Department, UCLA Center for Chinese Studies, Terasaki Center for Japanese Studies, UCLA Center for Korean Studies.