2012 San Francisco International Conference on Chanoyu and Tea Cultures
Saturday, November 10, 2012
Co-sponsors: San Francisco State University and the University of San Francisco
Ocha Zanmai: San Francisco International Conference on Chanoyu and
Tea Cultures (SFICCTC) is an interdisciplinary conference that
presents the latest research findings and significant work in the
study of chanoyu (Japanese tea ceremony). Scholars, researchers, tea
masters of various schools, museum curators, professionals, artists,
and other individuals whose work concerns the fields stated above are
all welcome to present at SFICCTC. By opening its presentations with
Q & A sessions to the general public, SFICCTC provides a forum for
meaningful exchanges between presenters and the audience that is
expected to include ― in addition to presenters’ peers ―college
students, tea ceremony practitioners outside of academia, and other
Location: Humanities Auditorium (Room 133, Humanities Building), San
Francisco State University
Time: Saturday, November 10, 2012 at 9:00 am--5:30 p.m.
The complete program of presentations and events can be found at: http://japanese.sfsu.edu/current-event
Zhiqiang Li (accepted), “Phonological contrast and non-distinctive features (in Chinese)”, Journal of Chinese Phonetics.
Zhiqiang Li (forthcoming), “Phonetics,” In Linguistics, eds. by Zhijie Wang and Chen Dongdong, to be published by Press of People’s University.
Aijun Li, Yiqing Zu and Li Zhiqiang (2010), “The first national speech synthesis corpus with prosodic annotation for standard Chinese,” In Computer Processing of Asian Spoken Languages, eds. by Shuichi Itahashi and Chiu-yu Tseng, TranNet K.K.
Chinese Program Awards:
July 2010: Four USF students have been awarded the Chinese Government Scholarship to study Chinese in China this year. The scholarship will sponsor their study of Chinese for a year or two years.
Samuel Patterson (Xi'an Foreign Studies University) and Joshua Evetushick (Huazhong University of Science and Technology in Wuhan) received a two-year scholarship.
Kimberly Steffen (Shanghai Normal University) and Chelsea LaLancette (Yunan University) received a one-year scholarship. They will start their studies in September.
Karen Bouwer’s book has just come out: