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  1. kei, 6th Annual Conference of the Japanese Society for Languages

Message 1: 6th Annual Conference of the Japanese Society for Languages

Date: Sat, 26 Jun 2004 10:20:11 -0400 (EDT)
From: kei <>
Subject: 6th Annual Conference of the Japanese Society for Languages

6th Annual Conference of the Japanese Society for Languages 
Short Title: JSLS2004 

Date: 17-Jul-2004 - 18-Jul-2004
Location: Nagoya, Japan
Contact: Kei Nakamura
Contact Email: 
Meeting URL: 

Linguistic Sub-field: General Linguistics 

Call Deadline: 28-Feb-2004 

Meeting Description:

The Japanese Society for Language Sciences invites proposals for our
Sixth Annual International Conference, JSLS 2004. We welcome proposals
for paper and poster presentations and for one symposium. As keynote
speakers, we will invite Bonnie Schwartz (University of Hawai'i at
Manoa) and Yukio Otsu (Keio University).


The Sixth Annual International Conference of the Japanese Society for
Language Sciences Program

July 17 (Saturday)

9:00-9:50 Registration (Bldg 2, 5F, Lobby)

9:50-10:00 Opening Ceremony (Bldg 2, 6F, Lecture Hall)

10:00-12:00 Oral Presentations (Sessions 1 & 2)

Session 1 [English/Japanese]: Chair Harumi Kobayashi (Tokyo Denki
University) (Bldg 2, 6F, Lecture Hall)

10:00-10:25 Eastern Catalan vowel reduction is due to raising- not
Dylan Herrick (Mie University) [ENG]

10:30-10:55 Phonological recoding in intermediate Japanese-English
Jeffery Witzel (Sophia University) and Naoko Ouchi Witzel (The
University of Electro-Communications) [ENG]

10:55-11:05 10 minute break

11:05-11:30 Inter-language activations and inhibitions in cognitive
word processing by bilinguals in the Chinese and Japanese languages
Katsuo Tamaoka (Hiroshima University), Yayoi Miyaoka (Hiroshima
University of Economics), and Tatsuhiko Matsushita (Obirin University)

11:35-12:00 The influence of parental discourse strategy on language
mixing in bilingual language acquisition: a case study of a
simultaneous Japanese-Chinese bilingual infant
Tomoko Takahashi (Graduate School of Language and Culture, Osaka
University) [JPN]

Session 2 [Japanese]: Chair Hirohide Mori (Nihon University) (Bldg 2,
5F, 25A)

10:00-10:25 The emergence of the Japanese complementizer No
Noriko Yoshimura and Akira Nishina (University of Shizuoka) [JPN]

10:30-10:55 Delegating Scrambling into the General Movement Strategy
Shinya Uchishiba [JPN]

10:55-11:05 10 minute break

11:05-11:30 The effect of discourse context on word order in sentence
comprehension of Japanese children with Specific Language Impairment
Yumiko Tanaka Welty (International University of Health and Welfare),
Takaaki Suzuki (Kyoto Sangyo University), Jun Watanabe (Osaka
University of Arts), Lisa Menn (University of Colorado, Boulder) [JPN]

11:35-12:00 Analysis of context-dependent interpretation of
Ryusuke Kikuchi (Graduate School of Chukyo University), Hidetoshi
Sirai (Chukyo University) [JPN]

12:00- 13:00 Lunch

13:00-14:00 Poster presentations (Bldg 2, 6F, Lobby)

1. Confucius & Socrates on names: Adjustment and correctness
Chan Hoi Wuen Katherine (University of Hong Kong) [ENG]

2. Ways in which speakers place emphasis during story telling: A
comparison of native vs. non-native advanced level speakers of
Japanese [Alternate]
Yuka Kurihara (Hosoe Junior High School) Yuko Nakahama (Nagoya
University Graduate School)

3. On the pragmatic and syntactic functions of the There-subject
Chankyu Park(Kon-Kuk University) [ENG]

4. A study of double-object and nominative object constructions
Yahiro Hirakawa(Tokyo Institute of Technology) [JPN]

5. A study of developmental errors in Japanese and Korean speaking
children's utterances: a case of 'no' and 'ke'
Yoko Takasu (Dong Seoul College) [JPN]

6. What can conditionals be used for? A case study of the emergence of
semantic functions in children's Japanese
Harry Solvang(ATR Human Information Science Laboratories) [ENG]

7. Dual language acquisition and its factors in a child from an
international marriage
Naoko Yoshida(Tokoha Gakuen University)[JPN]

8. Emergence of grammar of two languages in utterances of a
Spanish-Japanese bilingual child
Aya Kutsuki(Kobe University)[ENG]

9. Some aspects of bilingual ability: Case studies of English-Japanese
bilingual children
Masahiko Minami(San Francisco State University) [ENG]

10. Plosive acquisition study of Korean students of Japanese
Perception and pronunciation
Masako Fukuoka (Mie University)[JPN]

11. L2 acquisition of Japanese case particle no by native speakers of
Chinese and English: A comparative study
Yurika Akama (Natori First Junior High School)Wataru Nakamura
(Graduate School of International Cultural Studies, Tohoku

12. The origin of CBS style: Through the consideration of the
influence of Puritan plain style and Benjamin Franklin on the
invention of CBS style
Koji Morinaga (Ritsumeikan University) [ENG]

13. Foreign language learners' strategies for learning politeness
expressions in Japanese
Yoko Nonaka (Aichi Shukutoku University)Masahiko Minami (San Francisco
State University) [JPN]

14. Linguistic profiles of advanced learners of Japanese
Kazue Kanno, Tomomi Hasegawa, Keiko Ikeda, & Yasuko Ito(University of
Hawai'i at Manoa) [JPN]

15. The development of noun phrases in Japanese EFL learners'
interlanguage observed in a spoken learner corpus -Research and
analysis with SST Corpus-
Emiko Kaneko (ALC Press) [JPN]

16. 'Adjustment' process in narrative discourse between Japanese
native and non-native speakers
Eunhee Sawa (Yamagata Junior College)Fumio Watanabe (Yamagata
University) [JPN]

17. Gender differences in motivational attitudes and investment for
learning English: A pilot survey in a university department in Japan
Yoko Sabatini (Temple University Japan) [ENG]

18. Teacher's reactions to foreign language learner's output
Leticia Vicente Rasoamalala (Aichi Prefectural University ) [ENG]

19. Dynamic English and Japanese language learning tools
Takako Aikawa , Lee Schwartz & Michel Pahud (Microsoft Research) [ENG]

14:00-15:15 Plenary 1: (Bldg 2, 6F, Lecture Hall)

The L2 Child as Arbitrator [in English]
Bonnie Schwartz (University of Hawai'i at Manoa)
Yukio Otsu (Keio University), Chair

15:30-18:35 Oral Presentations (Sessions 3 & 4)

Session 3 [English]: Chair Hidetosi Sirai (Chukyo University), Kei
Nakamura (Keio University) (Bldg 2, 6F, Lecture Hall)

15:30-15:55 Anaphor licensing and island effects in relative clauses
Yasuyuki Kitao(Osaka University)[ENG]

16:00-16:25 The dual-mechanism model in Child Japanese: Evidence from
nominal suffixation
Yoko Udagawa (Meiji University)[ENG]

16:25-16:35 10 minute break

16:35-17:00 An effect of touching object parts in learning novel part
names among young children and adults
Harumi Kobayashi (Tokyo Denki University) [ENG]

17:05-17:30 A study of responses to nonverbal expression of needs
Mikiko Suzuki (Teachers College, Columbia University) [ENG]

17:30-17:40 10 minute break

17:40-18:05 Siblings' roles in relation to parental language input in
family triadic interactions
Hiroko Kasuya and Kayoko Uemura (Bunkyo Gakuin University) [ENG]

18:10-18:35 Socializing young children in public spaces
Matthew Burdelski (UCLA /Osaka University) [ENG]

Session 4 [Japanese]: Chair Yutaka Sato (International Christian
University), Takaaki Suzuki (Kyoto Sangyo University) (Bldg 2, 5F,

15:30-15:55 Grading difficulty of tasks by comparing performance of
native speakers and learners
Naoki Takei and Kanji Akahori (Tokyo Institute of Technology) [JPN]

16:00-16:25 Learner contributions in teacher-centered classroom
activities: -Focusing on layer building in classroom discourse-
Yuka Kikuoka (Graduate School of Language and Culture, Osaka

16:25-16:35 10 minute break

16:35-17:00 A comparative study of foreign language learners´┐ŻEuro(tm)
Fumie Kato (University of North Carolina at Charlotte) [JPN]

17:05-17:30 Acquisition of English clefts by Japanese EFL learners:
With a focus on multiple foci
Sayaka Suzuki (Poole Gakuin University/Osaka International

17:30-17:40 10 minute break


17:40-18:05 Co-construction of communication and how to describe the
language development of learners of Japanese as a second language
Takashi Yamashita (Osaka University, Graduate School of Language and
Culture) [JPN]

18:10-18:35 Narrative construction through interactions between
other-language speakers of Japanese - Negation and performance in the
use of direct speech -
Momoyo Shimazu (Osaka University, Graduate School of Language and

18:45-20:00 Party (Bldg 1, 4F, Lounge)

July 18 (Sunday)
9:30-12:35 Oral Presentations (Sessions 5 & 6)

Session 5 [English]: Chair Yuriko Oshima-Takane (McGill University),
Kyoko Muraki (Nagoya University) (Bldg 2, 6F, Lecture Hall)

9:30-9:55 Pointing to otherness: Identity and conversation analysis
Erica Lea Zimmerman (University of Hawai'i at Manoa) [ENG]

10:00-10:25 Activity transition in a student-centered language
Eric Hauser (The University of Electro-Communications) [ENG]

10:25-10:35 10 minute break

10:35-11:00 Durability of instruction effect: Recasts with prosodic
Ritsuko Narita (University of Hawai'i at Manoa) [ENG]

11:05-11:30 Features of self-repair among Japanese EFL learners
Jack Barrow (Osaka International University) [ENG]

11:30-11:40 10 minute break

11:40-12:05 Identifying predictors of attrition and retention in
English as a foreign language: The study on Japanese adult learners
Kimie Yamamoto (International Christian University) [ENG]

12:10-12:35 Factors related to the 'Native Speaker Fallacy' among
Japanese elementary school teachers
Yuko Goto Butler (University of Pennsylvania) [ENG]

Session 6 [Japanese]: Chair Tamiko Ogura (Kobe University), Hiroyuki
Nisisawa (Tokiwa University) (Bldg 2, 5F, 25A)

9:30-9:55 The cross-sectional study of acquisition of Japanese
sentence final particle by Korean learners: An error analysis
Miki Tominami (Nihongo Kenkyusya)Wataru Nakamura(Graduate School of
International Cultural Studies, Tohoku University) [JPN]

10:00-10:25 Development of children's conversational communication
strategy: Focused on the relationship between intonation of
sentence-final particles and direction of face
Yoshiteru Furuta (Graduate School of Chukyo University) [JPN]

10:25-10:35 10 minute break

10:35-11:00 Acquisition order of sentence final particles
Hidetoshi SiraiJunko Shirai (Chukyo University)Yoshiteru Furuta
(Graduate School of Chukyo University) [JPN]

11:05-11:30 Japanese children's acquisition of case-markers:
morphological case vs. abstract concept of case
Noriko Iwasaki (University of California, Davis) [JPN]

11:30-11:40 10 minute break

11:40-12:05 Acquisition of Japanese finiteness: Adjectives and copulas
Atsuko Shibasaki(Kanda ent Clinic)Mabel L. Rice (University of Kansas)

12:10-12:35 On the continuity of postposing in Japanese conversation
Polly Szatrowski (University of Minnesota) [JPN]

12:35-13:30 Lunch

13:30-14:00 JSLS General Meeting

14:10-15:25 Plenary 2: [Japanese] (Bldg 2, 6F, Lecture Hall)

Learning in the Ontogenesis of I-Language
Yukio Otsu (Keio University)

Shigenori Wakabayashi: Chair(Gunma Prefectural Women's University)

15:30-17:30 Invited Symposium [Japanese] (Bldg 2, 6F, Lecture Hall)

Word Inflections in Second Language Acquisition: Dual-Processing Model
vs. Connectionist Model

Chair: Yasushi Terao (University of Shizuoka)
Speakers: Katsuo Tamaoka (Hiroshima University)
Shogo Makioka (Osaka Women´┐ŻEuro(tm)s University)
Shigenori Wakabayashi (Gunma Prefectural Women's University)
Yasushi Terao (University of Shizuoka)

17:30-17:40 Closing Ceremony (Bldg 2, 6F, Lecture Hall)
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