I’m in Taiwan attending a conference on English language teaching and testing. My friend the eminent linguist Geoff Pullum gave a mind-blowingly sharp plenary lecture on grammar in the afternoon, and later there was a panel discussion about the design and use of small corpora (or Tiny Little Corpora, as I have called them here).
A couple days ago I went to the National Palace Museum library and met a Manchu scholar, 莊吉發, who has been quite prolific in producing published Manchu materials. He gave me the address of a publishing company that he uses, and the next day I went to go find it. Continue reading Manchu books from Taiwan