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JSLS2019

JSLS2019 will be held at Tohoku University, Kawauchi Campus (Chairperson Kei Yishimoto).

Conference Chair: Dr. Kei Yoshimoto (Tohoku University)
Conference Vice Chair: Dr. Hyeonjeong Jeong (Tohoku University)
Conference Vice Chair: Dr. Wataru Suzuki (Miyagi University of Education)

Date: July 6 (Sat), 7 (Sun), 2019
Place: Tohoku University Kawauchi Campus

Plenary
Title: Language and Brain
Speaker: Dr. Ping Li (Pennsylvania State University, USA)

Symposium
Theme: Contribution of Brain Research to Language Sciences
Discussant: Dr. Ping Li (Pennsylvania State University, USA)

Workshop
Theme: Corpus Linguistics
Organizer: Dr. Kei Yoshimoto (Tohoku University)

Presentation titles are all tentative.

The 10th JCHAT Award announcement

We are pleased to announce the winners of the tenth JCHAT Award.

Best paper:
Yuko YAMATO (Osaka University)
“Influencing Factors for Recognition of Two-Kanji Compound Words by Learners of Japanese Language”
(In Japanese)

Best paper utilizing JCHAT/CHILDES:
Tamiko OGURA (Osaka University of Comprehensive Children Education), Naoko HAMABE, Tamami MASUDA (Osaka University of Comprehensive Children Education), & Junko HIRAI
“Effects of maternal input of baby-form and adult-form words on Japanese children’s acquisition of nouns and verbs”
(In Japanese)

The award ceremony will be held at the annual conference next year, to
be held at Kawauchi Campus, Tohoku University.

Congratulations!

Harumi Kobayashi
President
The Japanese Society for Language Sciences

JSLS JCHAT Award

Dear JSLS members,

Thank you for attending JSLS2017 at Kyoto Women’s University.

We are happy to announce that after careful deliberation JSLS has decided to honor
Yao-Ying Lai and Maria Piñango with the JCHAT Award (Best Paper) , and Yasuhito Kido with the JCHAT Award (Best Paper Using JCHAT/CHILDES) in recognition of the excellence of their papers.

The 9th JCHAT Award (Best Paper)
Yao-Ying Lai and Maria Piñango
” Comprehending underspecified meaning: Resolving ambiguity by contextual and conceptual search”

The 9th JCHAT Award (Best Paper Using JCHAT/CHILDES)
Yasuhito Kido
“On the acquisition of V-V compounds in child Japanese: An empirical study using CHILDES”

Congratulations!
We plan to have the award ceremony at JSLS2018.

Best regards,

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

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