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NACCL Proceedings Online - NACCL-23 (2011) 

Proceedings of the 23rd North American Conference on Chinese Linguistics (NACCL-23).
Edited by Zhuo Jing-Schmidt.
University of Oregon, Eugene, OR.
Distributed by NACCL Proceedings Online, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio.

NACCL-23 Vol 1 cover

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  • Download the NACCL-23 Proceedings as two PDF files here:
      Volume 1 (7.9 MB) -- Volume 2 (8.5 MB).
  • To download individual papers from the two volumes, see below.

  Volume 1

  1. Cover for Volume 1
  2. Front pages for Volume 1   (pp. ii - vi)
    (copyright page, table of contents for volume 1, preface, and acknowledgment)
  3. Individual Papers
    - Download the full-text PDF files below.

  Volume 2

  1. Cover for Volume 2
  2. Front pages for Volume 2   (pp. ii - vi)
    (copyright page, table of contents for volume 2, preface, and acknowledgment)
  3. Individual Papers
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Volume 1

  Part I. Corpus Linguistics

  1. Tao Ming and Liang Chen   (p. 1-17) 
    The ordering of multiple relative clauses modifying the same head NP in Chinese follows information-flow principles
  2. Shan Wang, Sophia Lee and Chu-ren Huang   (p. 18-34)
    A corpus-based analysis of semantic type system of event nouns: a case study on huìyì
  3. Wen Jin   (p. 35-50)
    A statistical argument for the homophone avoidance approach to the disyllabification of Chinese

  Part II. Historical Linguistics

  1. Scott DeLancey   (p. 51-64)
    The origins of Sinitic
  2. Jeeyoung Peck   (p. 65-83)
    Analogy and reanalysis in the postposing of durative and iterative adverbials in the history of Chinese

  Part III. Phonetics and Phonology

  1. Shawn Yung-hsiang Chang   (p. 84-96)
    Distinction between Mandarin Tones 2 and 3 for L1 and L2 listeners
  2. Ping Jiang and Aishu Chen   (p. 97-109)
    Representation of Mandarin intonations: boundary tone revisited
  3. Yah-ting Shih and Eunjong Kong   (p. 110-119)
    Perception of Mandarin fricatives by native speakers of Taiwan Mandarin and Taiwanese
  4. Ying-Shing Li   (p. 120-137)
    Investigating Taiwan Southern Min subsyllabic structure using maximum entropy models and wordlikeness judgments
  5. Chiung-Yao Wang and Yen-Hwei Lin   (p. 138-155)
    Variation in Tone 3 Sandhi: the case of prepositions and pronouns
  6. Seth Wiener   (p. 156-172)
    Grass-mud horses to victory: the phonological constraints of subversive puns
  7. Seth Wiener and Ya-ting Shih   (p. 173-190)
    Divergent places of articulation: [w] and [ʋ] in modern spoken Mandarin

  Part IV. Psycholinguistics

  1. Chien-Jer Charles Lin   (p. 191-199)
    Chinese and English relative clauses: processing constraints and typological consequences
  2. Yowyu Lin   (p. 200-214)
    Locality versus anti-locality effects in Mandarin sentence comprehension
  3. Yu-an Lu   (p. 215-226)
    The psychological reality of phonological representations: the case of Mandarin fricatives

  Part V. Second Language Acquisition

  1. Ying Liu and Qian Du   (p. 227-236)
    Chinese as a Foreign Language (CFL) learners’ representation of voice in argumentative writing
  2. Hongying Xu   (p. 237-249)
    The acquisition of some properties of the BA construction by English-speaking learners of Chinese
  3. Jin Zhang   (p. 250-261) 
    L2 acquisition of Chinese locative inversion


Volume 2

  Part I. Semantics and Pragmatics

  1. I-Hsuan Chen   (p. 1-14)
    The semantic constraints on the VERB + zhĕ nouns in Mandarin Chinese
  2. Noah Constant   (p. 15-29)
    On the independence of the Mandarin aspectual and contrastive sentence-final ne
  3. Chao Li   (p. 30-47)
    Postverbal constituents in Mandarin Chinese
  4. Yi-Hsien Liu   (p. 48-65)
    Topic-comment and the Chinese existential construction
  5. Lyih-Peir Luo   (p. 66-81)
    An aspectual approach to the postverbal locative zai-phrase
  6. Tianqi Yang   (p. 82-92)
    Non-literal use of "jade": a study on "玉" (yu) in Chinese idioms

  Part II. Sociolinguistics and Socio-pragmatics

  1. Litong Chen   (p. 93-104)
    The imposition of Cantonese on Mandarin in the city of Guangzhou
  2. Si Chen and Caroline Wiltshire   (p. 105-122)
    Differences of tone representation between younger and older speakers of Nanjing dialect
  3. Meihsing Kuo   (p. 123-132)
    Children in arguments with peers: young children’s strategies as opposer and opposee
  4. Woan-Tyng Lee   (p. 133-150)
    Ideology in address forms — a case study of two political talk shows in Taiwan

  Part III. Studies on Regional Varieties of Chinese

  1. Yuchau Hsiao   (p. 151-163)
    Cross-anchoring of tones in Hoiliuk triplication
  2. Yenchun Lin   (p. 164-174)
    Superlatives in Taiwanese
  3. Xinyuan Shi   (p. 175-189)
    Neutralization of T3 and T5 sandhi in Suzhou Chinese
  4. Yutian Tan   (p. 190-207)
    The origin and nature of high rising diminutive tone change in Siyi dialect
  5. Hui-ling Yang   (p. 208-223)
    Is Chinese a negative concord language?

  Part IV. Syntax

  1. Hsu-Te Cheng   (p. 224-240)
    Argument ellipsis in Mandarin Chinese
  2. Chen-chun E   (p. 241-257)
    The YUE-construction in Mandarin Chinese
  3. Qian Gao   (p. 258-265)
    Passives and anti-passives in Chinese: a pedagogical consideration
  4. Qiaona Yu   (p. 266-278)
    Rule conspiracy in Chinese time expressions

  Part V. Translation Study on Buddhist Sutras

  1. Shu-Fen Chen and Bernard Montoneri   (p. 279-295)
    A study of some punctuation errors found in the Taisho and CBETA Diamond Sutra based on Sanskrit-Chinese comparative studies