日本英語学会 THE ENGLISH LINGUISTIC SOCIETY OF JAPAN

国際春季フォーラム

ELSJ International Spring Forum 2017
日本英語学会国際春季フォーラム2017開催

The English Linguistic Society of Japan 10th International Spring Forum

  • Dates: Saturday April 22―Sunday April 23, 2017
  • Location: Meiji Gakuin University, Shirokane Campus, 1-2-37, Shirokanedai, Minato-ku, Tokyo, 108-8636, Japan
  • Organizing Committee: Reijirou Shibasaki (Chair)
  • Contact: forum-elsj@kaitakusha.co.jp
  • Registration Fee: ELSJ members: 2,000 yen, Non-members: 5,000 yen, Non-member students: 3,000 yen

Program-Updated: March 8, 2017

Abstracts
(Alphabetical order by last name of the authors)

ELSJ International Spring Forum 2016
日本英語学会国際春季フォーラム2016開催

The English Linguistic Society of Japan 9th International Spring Forum

  • Dates: Saturday April 23―Sunday April 24, 2016
  • Location: Kobe City University of Foreign Studies, 9-1 Gakuen Higashimachi, Nishi-ku, Kobe-shi, Hyogo, 651-2187, Japan
  • Organizing Committee: Junya Morita (Chair)
  • Contact: forum-elsj@kaitakusha.co.jp
  • Registration Fee: ELSJ members: 2,000 yen, Non-members: 5,000 yen, Non-member students: 3,000 yen

 
Program -Updated: March 16, 2016
 
Abstracts (Alphabetical order by last name of the authors)

  • Guest lectures
  • General sessions
  • Poster session
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    *The 9th International Spring Forum was co-hosted by Kobe City University of Foreign Studies in commemoration of its 70th anniversary.

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    ELSJ International Spring Forum 2015
    日本英語学会国際春季フォーラム2015開催

    The English Linguistic Society of Japan (ELSJ) 8th International Spring Forum 2015

    Dates: Saturday April 18―Sunday April 19, 2015
    Location: Seikei University (3-3-1 Kichijoji-Kitamachi, Musashino-shi, Tokyo 180-8633, Japan)
    Organizing Committee: Shungo Kanazawa (Chair)
    Contact: forum-elsj@kaitakusha.co.jp
    Registration Fee: ELSJ members: 2,000 yen, Non-members: 5,000 yen, Non-member students: 3,000 yen

    Program [updated April 3, 2015]
    Abstracts (alphabetical order by last name of the authors)
    guest lectures
    general sessions
    poster session

    Access map
    Campus map
    Floor map of the venue

    ELSJ International Spring Forum 2014
    日本英語学会国際春季フォーラム2014開催

    The English Linguistic Society of Japan (ELSJ)
    7th International Spring Forum 2014

    Program (final)
    Abstracts
    guest lectures
    general session (alphabetical order by last name of the authors)
    poster session
    workshop

    Dates: Saturday April 19 - Sunday April 20, 2014
    Venue: Doshisha University, Imadegawa Campus (Ryoshinkan Building 1F)
    601 Genbu-cho, Imadegawa Doori Karasuma-higashi-iru, Kamigyo-ku, Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture 602-8580, JAPAN
    Access map 1
    Access map 2
    Campus map
    N.B. On the 19th, the underground entrance of Imadegawa campus is available, which is directly connected to Exit 1 of subway IMADEGAWA station. On the 20th, the underground entrance is closed, so that you need to go in through the West entrance of Imadegawa campus (again, Exit 1 is the closest).
    Conference Venue (Ryoshinkan Building)

    Organizing Committee: Akira Honda (Chair)
    Contact: forum-elsj@kaitakusha.co.jp

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

    ELSJ International Spring Forum 2013
    日本英語学会国際春季フォーラム2013開催

    The English Linguistic Society of Japan (ELSJ)
    6th International Spring Forum 2013

    Dates:  Saturday April 27―Sunday April 28, 2013
    Venue:  University of Tokyo, Hongo Campus
    7-3-1 Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo,
    113-8654, JAPAN
    Transportation Guide: Access Map 1 Access Map 2

    Contact: forum-elsj@kaitakusha.co.jp
    Registration (on-site only):
    ELSJ members: 2000 yen, Non-members: 5000 yen,
    Non-member students: 3000 yen

    Saturday, April 27th 

    Registration (13:00 – )
    Opening Ceremony (13:30–13:40)

    Guest Lectures (13:40–15:20) [Lecture Hall 1]
    1 Noriaki Yusa (Miyagi Gakuin Women’s University):
    Imaging Language Processing in the Brain [Chair: Etsuro Shima]

    2 Gwang-Yoon Goh (Yonsei University):
    On the Nature of the Meaning Difference between the English Tough-Construction and Its It-Analog Construction [Chair: Tsutomu Ohna]

    Paper Presentations [Session 1] (15:35–17:15) [Room113]
    1 Hideki Maki and Dónall P. Ó Baoill (Gifu University and Queen’s University Belfast):
    The Cleft Construction in Irish [Chair: Fumikazu Niinuma]

    2 Tomoya Kosuge (Tohoku University):
    Japanese Reciprocal Anaphor Otagai with Split Antecedents in Disguise and Multi-Dominant Syntactic Structure [Chair: Fumikazu Niinuma]

    3 Kwang-sup Kim (Hankuk University of Foreign Studies):
    Movement and Labeling [Chair: Tomohiro Yanagi]

    Paper Presentations [Session 2] (15:35–17:15) [Room 215]
    1 Miyuki Nagatsuji (Nara Women’s University):
    Japanese Clausal Coordination and Inferential Processing Units  [Chair: Kimiko Nakanishi]

    2 Toshiyuki Yamada and Yuki Hirose (University of Tokyo):
    Japanese EFL Learners’ Native-like Parsing of PP Attachment Ambiguity [Chair: Akira Honda]

    3 Shinya Hirasawa (University of Tokyo):
    The‘step by slow step’Construction [Chair: Hidemitsu Takahashi]

    Guest Lecture (17:30–18:15) [Room Dai 1]
    Artemis Alexiadou (Universität Stuttgart):
    The Causative Alternation Revisited: Constraints and Variation [Chair: Masumi Matsumoto]

    After-Conference Reception (18:30–19:30) (Fee: 1,000 yen)

    Sunday, April 28th

    Registration (9:00 – )

    Paper Presentations [Session 3] (9:30–10:35) [Room 113]
    1 Mioko Miyama (University of Tokyo):
    On the “Long-Distance” Nature of the Polite Form of Japanese Locative Demonstratives [Chair: Masumi Matsumoto]

    2 Lina Bao, Megumi Hasebe and Hideki Maki (Osaka University, Yokohama National University and Gifu University):
    The Negation Markers in Modern Inner Mongolian [Chair: Shungo Kanazawa]

    Paper Presentations [Session 4] (9:30–10:35) [Room 215]
    1 Terue Nakato-Miyashita and Tom Roeper (Kitasato University and University of Massachusetts, Amherst):
    Implicature for Plurals in Child Grammar [Chair: Hajime Ono]

    2 Tomoe Arii (University of Tokyo):
    Japanese-Speaking Children’s Absolute Interpretation of Differential Comparatives and Differential Verbal Expressions [Chair: Hajime Ono]

    Paper Presentations [Session 5] (10:45–11:50) [Room 113]
    1 Norio Suzuki (Kobe Shinwa Women’s University):
    Structure-Building via Merging Economy: The Scope of Indefinites [Chair: Kimiko Nakanishi]

    2 Victor Junnan Pan (University Paris Diderot-Paris 7):
    Resumptive Chains: Relativization vs. Left-Dislocation [Chair: Hajime Ono]

    Paper Presentations [Session 6] (10:45–11:50)[Room 215]
    1 Hideo Kobayashi (Kwansei Gakuin University):
    Schwa Epenthesis and R-sound Lengthening for Emphasis within Optimal Theory [Chair: Yoshihito Dobashi]

    2 Liu Sha (Fukuoka University):
    The Motive for Stress Assignment Rule in the Positional Function Theory [Chair: Yoshihito Dobashi]

    Lunch Break (11:50–13:10)

    Paper Presentations [Session 7] (13:10–14:50) [Room 113]
    1 Wenwen Ding (University of Tsukuba):
    Scrambling in Double Complement Constructions in Chinese [Chair: Shungo Kanazawa]

    2 Hisashi Morita (Aichi Prefectural University):
    The Derivation of Japanese Relative Clauses with Scrambling and Quantifier Float [Chair: Fumikazu Niinuma]

    3 Pamela Hsiaowen Peng (University of Tokyo):
    An Analysis on the English Prefix Un- from a Scalar Semantics Point of View [Chair: Tadao Maruta]

    Paper Presentations [Session 8] (13:10–14:50) [Room 215]
    1 Kiyomi Kumazawa (Gakushuin University):
    The Semantics of the English Have a Construction [Chair: Hidemitsu Takahashi]

    2 Shawn M. Clankie (Otaru University of Commerce):
    The Linguistics of the Brand Name: Creation, Genericization, Obsolescence [Chair: Kazuyo Murata]

    3 Elena Kulikova (Lobachevsky State University of Nizhni Novgorod):
    The Role of Modified Language Units in Advertising [Chair: Miki Hanazaki]

    Guest Lecture (15:05–15:50) [Lecture Hall 2]
    Timothy J. Vance (National Institute for Japanese Language and Linguistics):
    Benjamin Smith Lyman’s Native Variety of English [Chair: Mariko Sugahara]

    Poster Session (11:00–13:00) [Hallway between Lecture Hall 1 and Lecture Hall 2]
    1 Akiko Kobayashi (Shimane University):
    Subject as a Probe

    2 Ryosuke Hattori (University of Tokyo):
    A Phrasal Analysis of English, Japanese and Chinese Comparative Constructions

    3 Tomonori Otsuka (Kyushu University):
    On a Weak-Phases Paradox

    4 Masayuki Ishizuka (University of Tokyo):
    External Possession and Nominative Subject in Basque

    5 Munira Tasnim (Tohoku University):
    The Process of Polysemization of English Verb Rise and its Bengali Counterpart Uttha

    6 Fuminori Nakamura (Keio University):
    The Development and (De-)Subjectification of the English Copulative Perception Verbs with Special Reference to Modern American English

    7 Eiki Ono (Takushoku University):
    A Functional and Pragmatic Approach to NQ-Scrambling in Japanese

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