About the ELSJ Spring Forum

The ELSJ holds the International Spring Forum every spring.

Those who wish to submit abstracts for oral presentations, poster presentations and proposals for workshops, please see this page for the following information:

For the upcoming and the past Forums, please see this page.

The English Linguistic Society of Japan 15th International Spring Forum

We are delighted to announce that the 15th ELSJ International Spring Forum is to be held as described below. Due to uncertainties regarding the COVID-19 situation in Japan and around the world, we decided that the 15th ELSJ International Spring Forum will be a fully online conference.

  • Forum Dates: Saturday May 14―Sunday May 15, 2022
  • Location: Online (via Zoom), Japan (with support from Chukyo University, Nagoya, JAPAN)
  • Organizing Committee: Takeru Honma (Chair)
  • Contact:
  • Registration Fee: Free

With effect from the 15th ELSJ International Spring Forum, all submissions for presentations (oral, poster, and workshop proposals) must be made through EasyChair at:


Kiyomi Kusumoto (Kwansei Gakuin University)

Yoichi Miyamoto (Osaka University)

Yoshikata Shibuya (Kanazawa University)

Leonald Talmy (University at Buffalo, The State University of New York)