Category Archives: JSLS2015

7th JCHAT Award

Dear JSLS members,

Thank you for attending JSLS2015 at Beppu International Convention Center.

We are happy to announce that after careful deliberation JSLS has decided to honor
Tomothy Vance with the JCHAT Award (Best Paper), and
Jun Nomura with the JCHAT Award (Best Paper Using JCHAT/CHILDES)
in recognition of the excellence of their papers.

7th JCHAT Award (Best Paper)
Timothy J. Vance
The old Japanese rendaku database and the strong version of Lyman’s Law

7th JCHAT Award (Best Paper Using JCHAT/CHILDES)
Jun Nomura
Factors affecting the assessment of Japanese-speaking children’s referential behavior

Congratulations!
We plan to have the award ceremony at JSLS2016.

Best regards,

Harumi Kobayashi, Chairperson of Japanese Society for Language Sciences
Susanne Miyata, Vice-Chairperson of Japanese Society for Language Sciences

The 17th Annual International Conference of the Japanese Society for Language Sciences (JSLS2015)

JSLS2015 was held at Beppu International Convention Center (B-ConPlaza), Beppu, Oita Prefecture, Japan.

Conference date:July, 18(Sat.) – 19(Sun.), 2015

The Japanese Society for Language Sciences (JSLS) invites proposals 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 Beppu Navi.
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.

Conference Chairperson
Harumi Kobayashi (Tokyo Denki University)