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 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

ELSJ International Spring Forum 2012
日本英語学会国際春季フォーラム2012開催

The English Linguistic Society of Japan (ELSJ)
5th International Spring Forum 2012

Dates: Saturday April 21―Sunday April 22, 2012
Venue: Konan University  
1-9-8 Okamoto, Higashinada-ku, Kobe City, Hyogo Prefecture
658-8501, JAPAN
Transportation Guide: http://www.konan-u.ac.jp/access/
http://www.konan-u.ac.jp/english/location/index.html

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 21st

Registration (13:15 – )

Opening Ceremony (13:45 – 14:00)

Guest Lectures (14:05–15:20) [Room 131]
Pil-Hwan Lee (Keimyung University) [Chair: Etsuro Shima]
On Less and Amount Used with a Plural Count Noun

Koji Sugisaki (Mie University) [Chair: Akira Honda]
The Acquisition of Argument Ellipsis and its Constraints in Japanese

Paper Presentations [Session 1] (15:35–16:35) [Chair: Tadao Maruta]  [Room333]
1 Shiro Takeuchi (University of Tsukuba):
The (Un)passivizability of Have, Own, and Possess

2 Shinya Hirasawa (University of Tokyo):
The Meaning of By Now

Paper Presentations [Session 2] (15:35–16:35) [Chair: Fumikazu Niinuma]  [Room334]
1 Kaori Miura (Kyushu Sangyo University):
On the Syntax of Causative Constructions with the Accusative Path in Japanese

2 Natsuno Aoki and Kentaro Nakatani (Konan University):
Process, Telicity and Event Cancellability in Japanese: A Questionnaire Study

Paper Presentations [Session 3] (16:45–17:45) [Chair: Hiroyuki Nawata]  [Room 333]
1 Masaki Yasuhara (University of Tsukuba):
A Modification of the Unique Path Constraint

2 Kazuya Kudo (Kwansei Gakuin University):
The ‘N after N’ Construction and Its Theoretical Implications

Paper Presentations [Session 4] (16:45–17:45) [Chair: Masumi Matsumoto]  [Room334]
1 Hisashi Morita (Aichi Prefectural University):
Ultimate Pied-Piping in Japanese

2 Yohei Takahashi (Aoyama Gakuin University):
Some Gapless Relatives in Japanese Are Not Gapless

Guest Lecture (18:00–18:45) [Chair: Koji Fujita]  [Room131]
Jong-Bok Kim (Kyung Hee University)
The English Binominal NP: A Construciton-Based Perspective

After-Conference Reception (19:00– 20:00) (Fee: 1,000 yen)
[Building 5, 1st Floor, Galerie Pensee]

Sunday, April 22nd

Registration (9:15 – )

Paper Presentations [Session 5] (9:45–10:45) [Chair: Yukiko Ueda]  [Room333]
1 Hiroko Kimura (North Asia University)
Max Elide and Derivational Economy

2 Rumi Takaki (Kyushu University):
A Syntactic Analysis of Gapping and Multiple Sluicing

Paper Presentations [Session 6] (10:55–11:55) [Chair: Kimiko Nakanishi]  [Room334]
1 Keisuke Yoshimoto (Kobe City University of Foreign Studies):
Variable Binding and Scrambling out of Control Clauses

2 Yusuke Yoda (Osaka University):
LF Symmetry in Coordination

Paper Presentations [Session 7] (11:25–11:55) [Chair: Kazuyo Murata]  [Room333]
1 Junichi Toyota (LundUniversity/ University of Belgrade):
Linguistic Supertype and the English Grammar: A Historical Perspective

Lunch Break (11:55 – 13:15)

Paper Presentations [Session 8] (13:15–14:15) [Chair: Mariko Sugahara]  [Room334]
1 Hafiz Ahmad Bilal (University of Sargodha, Pakistan):
Acoustic Analysis of Central Vowels of Pakistan English

2 Tetyana Sayenko (Nagoya University of Commerce and Business):
Rhythmic Patterns of Voice Register Fluctuations in the Dynamics of an Inspirational Speech

Paper Presentations [Session 9] (13:15–14:15) [Chair: Kuniyoshi Kataoka]  [Room333]
1 Chihiro Fujimori (Hirosaki University):
Goal-Driven Movement in Japanese: Verb-Verb Compounds

2 Noël Christe (The University of Hong Kong):
“Do you speak global? “ An Enquiry into the Theories of English as an International Language

Paper Presentations [Session 10] (14:25–15:25) [Chair: Tsutomu Ohna]  [Room334]
1 Toshio Ohori and Shin Haku (University of Tokyo):
Metaphor as Two-way Synecdoche: A Critical Assessment

2 Norio Suzuki (Kobe Shinwa Women’s University):
English Imperatives as a Discourse-Configurational Language

Paper Presentations [Session 11] (14:25–15:25) [Chair: Yoshihito Dobashi]  {Room333]
1 Kanyu Yeh (National Chengchi University, Taiwan):
The Use of suoyi ‘so’ and jieguo ‘as a result of’ in Mandarin-Speaking Children’s Narrative

2 Jason Ginsburg (University of Aizu):
Qu-morpheme Agreement and Wh-question Interpretations

Guest Lecture (15:40–16:25) [Chair: Toshio Ohori]  [Room131]
Kaoru Horie (Nagoya University)
A Comparative Typological Study of “Convergent” Grammaticalization Pathways between Japanese and Korean: With English as a Neutral Bystander

Poster Session (11:00–13:00)  [Lounge]
1 Yuta Tatsumi (Kyoto University of Foreign Studies):
A Smuggling Approach to Japanese Cleft Construction

2 Tomonori Otsuka (Kyushu University):
On the Asymmetric Behavior of Movements

3 Hideki Maki and Amanullah Bhutto (Gifu University and Islamabad College for Boys G-6/3):
Relative Pronoun-Less Relative Clauses in Modern Urdu

4 Mioko Miyama (University of Tokyo):
On the Two Contracted Forms of the Japanese Copula: Da and the Zero Form

5 Lina Bao, Hideki Maki and Megumi Hasebe (Osaka University, Gifu University and Yokohama National University):
Three Case Alternation Mysteries in Modern Mongolian

See ELSJ Homepage for updated information.

The abstracts of four invited speakers in the 5th International Spring Forum are uploaded.
We ELSJ invite two scholars in the English Linguistic Society of Korea (ELSOK).

1 Jong-Bok Kim (Kyung Hee University):
The English Binominal NP: A Construciton-Based Perspective

2 Pil-Hwan Lee (Keimyung University)
On Less and Amount Used with a Plural Count Noun

3 Kaoru Horie (Nagoya University):
A Comparative Typological Study of “Convergent” Grammaticalization Pathways between Japanese and Korean: With English as a Neutral Bystander

4 Koji Sugisaki (Mie University):
The Acquisition of Argument Ellipsis and its Constraints in Japanese

ELSJ International Spring Forum 2011
日本英語学会国際春季フォーラム2011開催

The English Linguistic Society of Japan (ELSJ)
4th International Spring Forum 2011

ELSJ 4th International Spring Forum 2011
Dates: Saturday April 23 – Sunday April 24, 2011
Venue: Faculty of Informatics, Bld. 2
Shizuoka University (Hamamatsu campus)
3-5-1 Johoku, Naka-ku, Hamamatsu City,
Shizuoka Prefecture 432-8011, JAPAN.
Transportation Guide http://www.shizuoka.ac.jp/english/access/index.html
http://www.shizuoka.ac.jp/access/map_hamamatsu.html

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

Click on the titles to see the abstracts(PDF).

The scheduled presentations by Nobu Goto (Session 1), Shu-pei Hsiao and I-wen Su Lily (Session 6) and Hitomi Onuma (Session 10) have been cancelled.

Saturday, April 23rd

Registration (13:15 – )[1st Floor]

Opening Ceremony (13:45 – 14:05)[Room 2106]

Guest Lecture (14:05 – 15:05)Michio Hosaka (Nihon University)[Chair: Hiroyuki Nawata] [Room 2106]

  1. Dynamic Change of Language Structure

Paper Presentations [Session 1] (15:20 – 16:20)[Chair: Akira Kikuchi] [Room 2210]

  1. Norio Suzuki (Kobe Shinwa Women’s University):Modification as Reprojection
  2. Nobu Goto (Tohoku Gakuin University):A Probe-Goal Analysis of Null Arguments

Paper Presentations [Session 2] (15:20 – 16:20)[Chair: Kuniyoshi Kataoka] [Room 2202]

  1. Lala Uchida (Tokyo Denki University):
    Allo-repetition in English Narratives: Functional Distribution and Collaboration between Storytellers and Story-recipients
  2. Chester Chen-Yu Hsieh (National Taiwan University):
    Meaning in interaction: The use of abstract nouns and the co-construction of stance in conversation

Paper Presentations [Session 3] (16:30 – 17:30)[Chair: Hiroyuki Nawata] [Room 2210]

  1. Yohei Oseki (Hokkaido University): Negation and CP cartography
  2. Masatoshi Honda (Kanda University of International Studies):
    The Syntactic Structure of Wh-Exclamatives and Negation

Paper Presentations [Session 4] (16:30 – 17:30)[Chair: Toshio Ohori] [Room 2202]

  1. Takeshi Usuki (Fukuoka University):
    When Talmy’s Typology Meets Peculiar Mimetics in Japanese
  2. Kazuhiro Imanishi (University of Tokyo):
    Typology of case marking in the embedded clause of causatives

Guest Lecture (17:45 – 18:45)

[Chair: Toshio Ohori] [Room 2106]

  1. Wesley M. Jacobsen (Harvard University)
    At the crossroads of language theory and practice: the case of argument structure in Japanese

Reception (19:00 – 20:00) (Fee: 1,000 yen)[2241]

Sunday, April 24th

Registration (9:00 – )[1st Floor]

Paper Presentations [Session 5] (9:30 – 10:30)[Chair: Tadanori Okuno] [Room2210]

  1. Hideki Maki and Hasebe Megumi (Gifu University, Yokohama National University)
    An A/A’-Asymmetry in Genitive Subject Licensing in Modern Japanese
  2. Toru Ishi, Brian Agbayani, and Golston Chris (Meiji University, California State
    University Fresno):Multiple Scrambling in Japanese

Paper Presentations [Session 6] (9:30 – 10:30)[Chair: Kentaro Nakatani] [Room2202]

  1. Shu-pei Hsiao and I-wen Su Lily (National Taiwan University, Taiwan):
    A Perspectival Exploration of the Complex Emotion ENVY: Comparing Mandarin XIANMU “Admiration/ENVY” and English ENVY
  2. Ping-Yu Huang (Ching-kuo Institute of Management and Health, Taiwan):
    EFL Learners’ Mental Processing of Multi-word Units

Paper Presentations [Session 7] (10:40 – 11:10)[Chair: Tadanori Okuno] [Room2210]

  1. Shun’ichiro Inada (University of Tokyo):
    On Binding of DP-internal Amount/Degree Variables

Paper Presentations [Session 8] (10:40 – 11:40)[Chair: Yoko Fujii] [Room2202]

  1. Lily I-wen Su, Ben Pin-Yun Wang and Chia-Hung Li Jarvis (National Taiwan University):
    Nominalization as Rhetorical Organization: A Discipline-specific Study of Academic Discourse
  2. Saeko Machi (Kawamura Gakuen Women’s University):
    How repetition operates in Japanese and English: Introducing different cultural orientations towards conversation

Lunch Break (11:40 – 13:00)

Paper Presentations [Session 9] (13:00 – 14:00)[Chair: Kensei Sugayama] [Room2210]

  1. Reijiro Shibasaki (Okinawa International University):
    Negator vs. copula contractions in the history of American English
  2. Hiroki Shinohara (Osaka University):
    -ly Adverbs and the Acceptability in the it-Cleft Construction

Paper Presentations [Session 10] (13:00 – 14:00)[Chair: Mariko Sugahara] [Room2202]

  1. Kanako Tomaru (Sophia University):
    Perception of allophonic contrast of Japanese high vowel /u/ by Japanese Tokyo dialect speaking listeners
  2. Hitomi Onuma (Tohoku Gakuin University):
    The phonetic interpretation of empty categories in phonology

Paper Presentations [Session 11] (14:10 – 15:10)[Chair: Koji Fujita] [Room2210]

  1. Wei Song (Nagoya University):
    An Agree-Based Analysis of the Relationships between Conjunctions, Focus, and NPIs
  2. Masako Maeda (Kyushu University):
    The Fine Structure of the vP Periphery and Heavy NP Shift/Locative Inversion

Paper Presentations [Session 12] (14:10 – 15:10)[Chair: KJ Nabeshima] [Room2202]

  1. Akiko Honda (Shigakkan University):
    Particle Placement of Idiomatic Verb-Particle Constructions in English

Guest Lecture (15:25 – 16:25)[Chair: Nobuko Hasegawa] [Room2106]

  1. Yuji Takano (Kinjo Gakuin University)
    Movement Effects in Binding

Poster Session (11:00 – 13:00) [Room2241]

  1. Akiko Kobayashi (Shimane University):
    Fake past and a case marking constraint in Japanese potential constructions
  2. Sumiyo Nishiguchi (University of Tokushima):
    Discourse-Initial Too and Epistemic Modality
  3. Hideharu Tanaka (Osaka University):Negation, Focus and Inverse Scope
  4. Megumi Hasebe, Hideki Maki and Niinuma Fumikazu (Yokohama National University,
    Gifu University, MoriokaUniversity):
    On the “Surprising” That-trace Effect and an Issue on Data Treatment
  5. He Ane (Hong Kong Institute of Education):
    Acts of brokering in a community of practice
  6. Olga Vaysman (CASTL, University of Troms∅):
    Strata Optimization in Allomorphy: A Case Study
  7. Fuminori Nakamura (Keio University):
    A Corpus-based Approach to the English Middle Construction
  8. Chigusa Morita (University of Tokyo):
    Some Adjectives are Nouns, Some Nouns are Adjectives
  9. Hajime Kataoka and Nakatani Kentaro (Konan University):
    The Effects of a Pragmatic Factor in the Processing of Japanese Benefactive Constructions
  10. Yoshihito Izawa (Keio University):
    Retro-Sequence in Human Interaction
  11. Tetsuo Nishihara (Miyagi University of Education) and Jeroen van de Weijer (Shanghai International Studies University):
    On the Role of Adjacency in Morphological Stress Shift

See ELSJ Homepage (http://wwwsoc.nii.ac.jp/elsj/elforumhtml) for update information.

*The 3rd International Spring Forum was concluded successfully. We heartly appreciate all who participated in and contributed to the Forum.

Forum Dates: Saturday April 24 - Sunday April 25, 2010

Location: Aoyama Gakuin University (Aoyama campus)
4-4-25, Shibuya, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 150-8366, Japan.

Registration Fee:
ELSJ members: 2000 yen
Non-members: 5000 yen
Non-member students: 3000 yen

Program and Abstracts Click on the titles to see the abstracts.

Invited Speakers:
Special Lecture
Hisatsugu Kitahara (Keio University) Abstract
Tutorial Lectures
Eric. S. McCready (Aoyama Gakuin University) Abstract
Yoshihiko Ikegami (Showa Women’s University) Abstract
Seizi Iwata (Osaka City University) Abstract

Organizing Committee: Hirohisa Kiguchi (Chair), Mitsuaki Yoneyama,
Naohiro Takizawa, Satoshi Ohta, Kayono Shiobara, Kentaro Nakatani

Contact: forum-elsj@kaitakusha.co.jp

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