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LINGUIST List 23.3512

Wed Aug 22 2012

Calls: General Linguistics/Japan

Editor for this issue: Alison Zaharee <alisonlinguistlist.org>

Date: 22-Aug-2012
From: Akira Hiroe <ahiroenagasaki-u.ac.jp>
Subject: 6th International Spring Forum 2013
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Full Title: 6th International Spring Forum 2013
Short Title: ELSJ SF2013

Date: 27-Apr-2013 - 28-Apr-2013
Location: Tokyo, Japan
Contact Person: Akira Hiroe
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://elsj.kaitakusha.co.jp

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Call Deadline: 06-Dec-2012

Meeting Description:

We are happy to announce that the ELSJ 6th International Spring Forum is to be held at University of Tokyo, Japan. All presentations and discussions will be conducted in English.

Forum dates: Saturday April 27-Sunday April 28, 2013
Location: University of Tokyo, 1-3-7 Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo-to, 0033-113, Japan
Organizing Committee: Etsuro Shima (Chair)
Contact: forum-elsjkaitakusha.co.jp

Registration Fee:

ELSJ members: 2,000 yen
Non-members: 5,000 yen
Non-member students: 3,000 yen

Visa Applications for Participants:

The majority of international participants attending the conference will not need to arrange a visa before entering Japan, but to confirm please check that your country is included in: http://www.mofa.go.jp/j_info/visit/visa/short/novisa.html of visa exempt countries. For those participants who do require a visa, please see: http://elsj.kaitakusha.co.jp/el.forum_visa.html detailing the special procedures required to apply for a Japanese visa.

Call for Papers:

Paper Presentations:

Submissions:

We invite abstracts for: (A) oral presentations (20-minute talks plus 10-minute discussions) and (B) poster presentations in the following areas: 1) phonetics and phonology, 2) morphology and lexicology, 3) syntax, 4) semantics, 5) pragmatics and discourse analysis, 6) historical linguistics, 7) corpus linguistics and descriptive grammar, 8) cognitive linguistics, 9) sociolinguistics, 10) psycholinguistics, 11) neurolinguistics, 12) others.

We accept only electronic submissions.

Abstract Requirements:

1. Abstracts created in PDF (strongly recommended) or Microsoft Word format (.doc format recommended) must be submitted by email as attachment files to: forum-elsjkaitakusha.co.jp.
2. The length of an abstract must be no more than 800 English words using a 12-point font. Please stay within a length of two pages (A4 or letter size), including references, tree diagrams, or tables. Abstracts must be collapsed in one single file.
3. Abstracts must not contain authors' names or any explicit self-references which make possible the identification of authors.
4. The body of the email must contain: (a) title of the paper, (b) name of the author, (c) affiliation of the author, (d) email address of the author.
5. The subject of the email must be 'Abstract for ELSJ Spring Forum.'
6. If you prefer poster presentation to ordinary presentation, please indicate this in the body of your email.

Deadline: December 6, 2012
Notification of acceptance: January 16, 2013

All abstracts must be written in English.

Workshops:

Submissions:

We also invite proposals for workshops in the same linguistic areas as in the paper presentations. Workshops can last approximately two hours. Here again, we accept only electronic submissions.

Proposal Requirements:

1. Proposals created in PDF or Word format must be submitted by email as attachment files to: forum-elsjkaitakusha.co.jp
2. The length of a proposal must be no more than 1,000 English words using a 12-point font. Please stay within a length of three pages (size A4 or letter size), including references, tree diagrams, or tables. Abstracts must be collapsed in one single file.
3. Proposals must not contain organizers' names or any explicit self-references which make possible the identification of organizers.
4. The body of the email must contain: (a) title of the workshop, (b) names of the organizer and speakers, (c) affiliations of the organizer and speakers, (d) email address of the organizer.
5. The subject of the email must be 'Workshop Proposal for ELSJ Spring Forum.'

Deadline: December 6, 2012
Notification of acceptance: January 16, 2013

All abstracts must be written in English.



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