LINGUIST List 25.4970

Mon Dec 08 2014

Calls: General Ling, Applied Ling, Cognitive Sci, Discourse Analysis, Lang Acquisition/Japan

Editor for this issue: Anna White <>

Date: 05-Dec-2014
From: Hiroko Kasuya <>
Subject: Japanese Society for Language Sciences 17th Annual International Conference
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Full Title: Japanese Society for Language Sciences 17th Annual International Conference
Short Title: JSLS2015

Date: 18-Jul-2015 - 19-Jul-2015
Location: Beppu, Oita, Japan
Contact Person: Harumi Kobayashi
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site:

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; Cognitive Science; Discourse Analysis; General Linguistics; Language Acquisition

Call Deadline: 10-Feb-2015

Meeting Description:


The Japanese Society for Language Sciences (JSLS) invites participation for our Seventeenth Annual International Conference (JSLS2015). JSLS2015 will be held at Beppu International Convention Center (B-ConPlaza,, Beppu, Oita Prefecture, Japan. Beppu International Convention Center is located close to Oita, 1 hour 30 minutes from Narita International Airport, and 1 hour from Oita Airport using the airport express bus. Beppu is the richest hot spring source in Japan, with the greatest variety of hot springs. For more information about Beppu, please visit the Beppu Navi webpage,

Conference dates: July 18 (Saturday) – July 19 (Sunday), 2015
Place: Beppu International Convention Center (B-ConPlaza), Beppu, Oita Prefecture, Japan


Prof. Francesca Happé (Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience, Director of the Social, Genetic & Developmental Psychiatry Centre King's College London)
'How is language affected by cognitive deficits and differences in Autism Spectrum Disorder?'

JSLS2015 Conference Committee Chair:

Harumi Kobayashi (Tokyo Denki University, Japan)

For inquiries, please contact us at

Call for Papers:

We welcome proposals for two types of presentations: (1) oral presentations and (2) poster presentations. Submissions are invited in any area related to language sciences. Oral presentations are eligible for the 7th JCHAT Award (Best Paper, and Best Paper Using JCHAT/CHILDES, respectively). JSLS is a bilingual conference and papers and posters may be presented in either English or Japanese.

Please be aware that the Conference Handbook abstracts will be accessible in pdf form on the JSLS homepage. This is a service exclusively for JSLS members.

The deadline for submission of abstracts is February 10th (Tue.), 2015 (Japan Standard Time).

For more detailed information on the submission process, please visit the conference webpage,

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