LINGUIST List 31.377

Mon Jan 27 2020

Confs: Japanese;Japanese, Old;Japanese Sign Language;Korean;Korean, Middle;Korean, Old;Korean Sign Language;English; General Linguistics/United Kingdom

Editor for this issue: Lauren Perkins <>

Date: 25-Jan-2020
From: Hae-Sung Jeon <>
Subject: The 28th Japanese/Korean Linguistics Conference
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The 28th Japanese/Korean Linguistics Conference
Short Title: JK28

Date: 07-Sep-2020 - 09-Sep-2020
Location: University of Central Lancashire, Preston, United Kingdom
Contact: Hae-Sung Jeon
Contact Email: < click here to access email >
Meeting URL:

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Subject Language(s): English; Japanese; Japanese Sign Language; Japanese, Old; Korean; Korean Sign Language; Korean, Middle; Korean, Old

Meeting Description:

The Japanese/Korean Linguistics Conference (JK) is the only long-running annual international conference on Japanese and Korean linguistics. It attracts the highest calibre of academic research relevant to one or both languages, including minority languages and sign languages. As in previous JK conferences, JK28 invites papers on, for example, phonology, phonetics, morphology, syntax, semantics, historical linguistics, discourse analysis, and psycholinguistics of Japanese and Korean.

Abstract submission and registration are now open.

*** Satellite events on 6th September 2020

* Public lectures on multi-modal communidation (British Sign Language interpreters will be available)

Invited speakers:
- Dr. Keiko Sagara (Japanese National Museum of Ethnology, Japan), The Diversity of Japanese, Korean and Taiwanese Sign Languages
Prof. Sotaro Kita (University of Warwick, UK), Cross-cultural Aspects of Gestures

* NINJAL-SNU Joint Workshop on phonology

Information on the abstract submission and registration is available at the conference blog at

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