LINGUIST List 32.127

Fri Jan 08 2021

Confs: Applied Ling, Gen Ling, Lang Acq, Ling Theories, Socioling/Online

Editor for this issue: Lauren Perkins <>

Date: 06-Jan-2021
From: Hiroko Kasuya <>
Subject: The Japanese Society for Language Sciences 22nd Annual International Conference
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The Japanese Society for Language Sciences 22nd Annual International Conference
Short Title: JSLS2021

Date: 05-Jun-2021 - 06-Jun-2021
Location: Online virtual (Okinawa), Japan
Contact: Kei Nakamura
Contact Email: < click here to access email >
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics; General Linguistics; Language Acquisition; Linguistic Theories; Sociolinguistics

Meeting Description:

JSLS2021 will be held June 5 (Sat.)- June 6 (Sun.), 2021. It will be an online virtual conference hosted by Okinawa International University in Okinawa, Japan. (Note: JSLS2020 was originally scheduled to be held in-person at Okinawa International University in 2020, but was cancelled due to COVID-19.)

JSLS hopes to stimulate research in the language sciences based on natural language data, in areas including language acquisition, psycholinguistics, discourse analysis and sociolinguistics, and to support the development of the language sciences through exchange between researchers. This conference is international and multidisciplinary.

Program Information:

Plenary Speaker:
Dr. William O'Grady (University of Hawai'i at Manoa): ''Language Endangerment and Language Revitalization in East Asia: The Role of Experimental Linguistics''

Special Sessions:
1. Symposium:Two approaches to Second language acquisition (in English)
Discussant: Takaaki Suzuki (Kyoto Sangyo University)
- Kitaek Kim (Seoul National University)
- On-Soon Lee (Sunchon National University)
- Il Jae Lee (Kwangwoon University)

2. Forum: Language policy and experimental research on the endangered Truku language (in English)
Discussant: William O’Grady (University of Hawai'i at Manoa)
- Apay Tang (National Dong Hwa University)
- Hajime Ono (Tsuda University)
- Masataka Yano (Tokyo Metropolitan University)
- Manami Sato (Okinawa International University)

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