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Full Title: Japanese Society for Language Sciences 16th Annual International Conference

Short Title: JSLS2014
Location: Koshigaya, Saitama, Japan
Start Date: 28-Jun-2014 - 29-Jun-2014
Contact: Makiko Hirakawa
Meeting Email: click here to access email
Meeting URL: http://www.jslsweb.sakura.ne.jp/jsls2014
Meeting Description: The Japanese Society for Language Sciences 16th Annual International Conference (JSLS2014)

The Japanese Society for Language Sciences (JSLS) is announcing our Sixteenth Annual International Conference (JSLS2014). JSLS2014 will be held at Bunkyo University, Koshigaya Campus, Saitama. Bunkyo University, Koshigaya Campus is located close to Tokyo, 90 minutes from Narita International Airport, and 50 minutes from Tokyo Station.

Conference Dates: June 28 (Saturday) – June 29 (Sunday), 2014
Place: Bunkyo University, Koshigaya Campus, Saitama, Japan

Plenary Speakers:

Silvina Montrul (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
Kazumi Matsuoka (Keio University)
Linguistic Subfield: General Linguistics
LL Issue: 24.4555

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