LINGUIST List 30.4856

Thu Dec 26 2019

Calls: English; General Linguistics/Japan

Editor for this issue: Everett Green <>

Date: 06-Dec-2019
From: Tsutomu Ohna <>
Subject: English Linguistic Society of Japan 13th International Spring Forum 2020
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Full Title: English Linguistic Society of Japan 13th International Spring Forum 2020
Short Title: ELSJ 2020

Date: 09-May-2020 - 10-May-2020
Location: Suita-shi, Osaka, Japan
Contact Person: Tsutomu OHNA
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site:

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics

Subject Language(s): English

Call Deadline: 12-Dec-2019

This conference has been cancelled due to COVID-19.

Meeting Description:

We are happy to announce that the 13th ELSJ International Spring Forum is to be held as described below. All presentations and discussions will be conducted in English. All abstracts must be written in English.

Kansai University, Osaka
3-3-35 Yamate-cho, Suita-shi, Osaka, 564-8680 Japan

Organizing Committee: Kairi Igarashi (Chair)

Guest Speakers: to be announced

Registration Fees:

ELSJ members: 2,000 yen
Non-members: 5,000 yen
Non-member students: 3,000 yen

Contact: forum-elsj☆

2nd Call for Papers:

Abstract submission deadline has been extended.

We invite abstracts for (A) oral presentations (each a 20-minute talk plus a 10-minute discussion period), (B) poster presentations, and (C) proposals for workshops (presentations and discussion for approximately two hours) in the following area(s) of linguistics:

1) phonetics and phonology
2) morphology and lexicology
3) syntax
4) semantics
5) pragmatics and discourse analysis
6) historical linguistics
7) corpus linguistics and descriptive grammar
8) cognitive linguistics
9) sociolinguistics
10) psycholinguistics
11) neurolinguistics
12) other fields

An individual may submit a maximum of two papers, but can be the first author of only one of them. (Papers for a workshop are excluded from this count.) Orally presented papers may be published in JELS. Note that, to submit a paper to JELS, the author, or one author in the case of joint research, must be a member of the English Linguistic Society of Japan.

Please see below for the Guidelines for Submission of Abstracts and Workshop Proposals for the ELSJ International Spring Forum:

Important dates for the 13th ELSJ International Spring Forum:
Abstract/Proposal Submission Deadline: 11:59 a.m. JST on December 12, 2019

ELSJ Best Paper Award for the 13th ELSJ International Spring Forum:

Members who wish to apply for this award must be ELSJ members as of March 31 of the year previous to the academic year when the Forum is held. In the case of joint research, at least one presenter must be an ELSJ member as of the aforementioned date. Please see our website in the following page for more details:

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