The Japanese Society for Language Sciences 19th Annual International Conference (JSLS2017)

Conference Dates: July 1st (Sat) – July 2nd (Sun), 2017

Venue: Kyoto Women’s University, Kyoto, Japan. (Location) 

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[NEW] On-Site Registration

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Plenary:Amy Schafer (University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa)

Differences between native and non-native English listeners in the use of prosodic focus and event structure to anticipate discourse structure and resolve reference


Invited Symposium

The use of prosody by children, adults, and learners: Similarities and differences


Commentator: Amy Schafer (University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa)

Forum (conducted in Japanese)


(Linguistic perspectives on the development of Theory of Mind: A case of Japanese)

  • Presenters: Takaaki Suzuki (Kyoto Sangyo University), Jun Nomura (Kyoto Women’s University), Yui Miura (Ehime University)
  • Commentator: Mika Naito (Joetsu University of Education)

JSLS2017 Conference Committee Chair
Jun Nomura (Kyoto Women’s University)