LINGUIST List 11.5

Mon Jan 10 2000

Confs: Japanese Linguistics

Editor for this issue: Karen Milligan <>

Please keep conferences announcement as short as you can; LINGUIST will not post conference announcements which in our opinion are excessively long.


  1. Yukiko Sasaki Alam, Japanese Linguistics

Message 1: Japanese Linguistics

Date: Thu, 23 Dec 1999 17:02:01 -0800 (PST)
From: Yukiko Sasaki Alam <>
Subject: Japanese Linguistics

Second International Conference on Practical Linguistics of Japanese

April 1-2, 2000 (Sat. & Sun.)

Humanities Auditorium, San Francisco State University

Further information and registration info:
E-mail: (Masahiko Minami, Conference Co-chair)


Saturday, April 1, 2000

8:40-9:00 Opening Address

9:00-9:30 From Conditional Connective to Discourse Interactional Particle: A Case of Japanese TARA and (T)TARA
Shinzato Rumiko, Georgia Institute of Technology 
Sono Takano Hayes, Carnegie Mellon University

9:30-10:00 Meters in Haiku and Tanka: Interaction between Syntax and Phonology
Makiko Asano, Harvard University

10:00-10:30 An Analysis of Japanese Adverbs in a Discourse Framework
Mutsuko Endo, Michigan State University

10:30-10:40 Break

10:40-11:10 Universals and Variations in the Lexicalization of Aspectual Structures: A Case Study from Japanese and English
Yumiko Nishi & Yasuhiro Shirai, Cornell University

11:10-11:40 The Role of Transitivity in MADA (yet) Sentences
Yuki Johnson, University of Michigan

11:40-12:10 IMA-GORO as a Counterpart Identifier
Yukinori Takubo & Junko Sasaguri, Kyushu University	

12:10-1:00 Lunch Break

1:00-1:15 Welcome Speech 

1:15-2:15 INVITED LECTURE: Non-canonical Constructions in Japanese
Masayoshi Shibatani, Kobe University

2:15-2:20 Break


3:20-3:30 Break

3:30-4:00 Encapsulation of Time and Point of View in Relative Clauses
Yoko Collier-Sanuki, Univ. of British Columbia

3:30-4:00 Perfective TA and Sentence Modifiers
Natsuko Tsujimura, Indiana University
Masayo Iida, Xerox Inxight Software, Inc.

4:30-5:30 All-Participant Panel Discussion with the Audience

5:30-6:30 Welcome Reception 

Sunday, April 2, 2000

9:00-9:30 NANKA 'like' - A Powerful Tool To Maximize Conversational Participation
Keiko Emmett, University of Minnesota

9:30-10:00 Are First and Second Language Acquisition the Same or Different? - A Study of the Acquistion of Demonstratives: KO-, SO- and A- Based on Oral Interviews -
Kumiko Sakoda, University of Hiroshima

The Cognitively based and Interactionally-situated Nature of Talk: Suggestions to Japanese Language Padagogy
Tsuyoshi Ono & Kimberly Jones, University of Arizona
Shoichi Iwasaki, UCLA

10:30-10:40 Break

10:40-11:10 Learners' Responses to Implicit Negative Feedback: The Role of Recasts in Second Language Acquistion
Mariko Moroishi, Purdue University

11:10-11:40 How Manipulation of Honorific Use Functions in "Discourse Politeness" in Japanese Conversation: Some Implications for a Universal Theory of Politeness
Mayumi Usami, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies

11:40-12:10 Internet Language Learning System for Japanese speech and its Evaluation
Satoshi Uehara & Shigeru Sato, Tohoku University
Jouji Miwa, Iwate University

12:10-1:00 Lunch Break

1:00-1:15 Welcome Speech

Yasu-Hiko Tohsaku, UC San Diego

2:15-2:30 Break

2:30-4:30 PEDAGOGY WORKSHOP: Proficiency-Oriented Testing in Japanese
Mutsuko Endo, Michigan State University
(Organized by the Northern California Japanese Teachers' Association - NCJTA)

4:30-4:40 Closing Address
Mail to author|Respond to list|Read more issues|LINGUIST home page|Top of issue