Linguistics

Nguyen Van Khang. Language Policy & Language Legislation in Vietnam [Chính Sách Ngôn Ngữ & Lập Pháp Ngôn Ngữ ở Việt Nam]. Vietnam: Social Sciences Publishing House [Nhà Xuất Bản Khoa Học Xã Hội], 2014. Reviewed by Huy Hoa Ai Chau (Ph.D. candidate, Department of English Language and...More
Qumu Tiexi 曲木铁西. Research on the Yinuo Yi Language 彝语义诺话研究. Beijing: Min zu chu ban she, 2010. Reviewed by ZHOU Tingsheng (Ph.D. candidate, Minzu University of China; HYI Visiting Fellow 2015-2016) This award-winning book highlights semantic analysis of the nomenclature of animals and plants in...More
Ko Young-jin, Kim Byungmoon, and Cho Tae-rin, eds. 고영진, 김병문, 조태린 편. The Problem of Language in Korea’s Colonial Period 『식민지 시기 전후의 언어 문제』. Seoul: Somyŏng Ch'ulp'an (소명출판), 2012. Reviewed by Jae young Song (Yonsei University) Studying the uses of language in Korea’s colonial period presents a...More
Takubo, Yukinori (ed.) 田窪行則(編) Language and cultures in Ryukyu Islands ≪琉球列島の言語と文化―その記録と継承―≫ Tokyo: Kurosio Publishers, 2013. Reviewed by Akiko Tokunaga-Yokoyama This book consists of articles which introduce ongoing research attempting to document and preserve endangered languages and cultures in...More
Generality and Distinctiveness of Korean Language Modernization ( An Yelee , Yonsei University) Abstract : This present paper attempts to explore the general and unique characteristics of Korean language modernization in its early stage (1894-1910) in order to rethink the Europe-centered model of...More
Assessment of the Social Functions and Vitality of the Yi Language from the Perspective of its Domains of Use (HU Suhua, Minzu University of China; HYI Visiting Scholar 2009-2010)More