Conference Announcements

ISF 2018

11th International Spring Forum 2018

Sat, 12 May 2018 – Sun, 13 May 2018

We are happy to announce that the 11th 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.

  • Forum Dates: Saturday, May 12 – Sunday, May 13, 2018
  • Location:
    Hokkaido University, Sapporo Campus
    Kita 8, Nishi 5, Kita-
    ku, Sapporo, Hokkaido, 060-0808, Japan

Guest Speakers:

 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 first author must be a member of the English Linguistic Society of Japan.

Important Dates for the International Spring Forum:

Forum Dates: May 12 – May 13, 2018

Abstract/Proposal Submission Deadline: 11:59 a.m. JST on December 5, 2017

Notification of Acceptance: January 22, 2018

Hokkaido University, Sapporo Campus

Kita 8, Nishi 5, Kita-ku, Sapporo, Hokkaido, 060-0808,
Sapporo, Sapporo