Language and Identity Series Session 4: “Translingual Words: Is Sushi a Japanese Word or an English Word?” - Tokyo College

Language and Identity Series Session 4: “Translingual Words: Is Sushi a Japanese Word or an English Word?”

When:
2021.11.11 @ 17:00
2021-11-11T17:00:00+09:00
2021-11-11T17:15:00+09:00
Language and Identity Series Session 4: "Translingual Words: Is Sushi a Japanese Word or an English Word?"
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Date(s) Thursday, 11 November 2021 (available from 17:00 JST)
Venue

Tokyo College YouTube Channel

Language English (with Japanese simultaneous interpretation)
Abstract

This talk aims to re-evaluate the lives of English words, where making and using words in the English language has become an increasingly dynamic, interactive, and case-by-case process in which ordinary people take a leading role. The lives of many words in the modern era resemble our own lives; just like our own complex and interwoven identities and life trajectories, so too do the lives of words in the English language reflect a complex and dynamic trajectory. In this talk, Dr. Jieun KIAER introduces her book Translingual Words (Routledge 2019) and the sunflower model to explain lexical innovations in English.

Program

Speaker:

Jieun KIAER (Young Bin Min-KF Associate Professor of Korean Language and Linguistics, University of Oxford)

 

Commentator:

Maria TELEGINA (Postdoctoral Fellow, Tokyo College)

 

Moderator:

HOSOKAWA Naoko (Postdoctoral Fellow, Tokyo College)

Organized by Tokyo College, The University of Tokyo
Contact tokyo.college.event@tc.u-tokyo.ac.jp

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