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


JSLS2017 successfully finished on July, 2nd. Thank you very much for your active participation!! We are looking forward to seeing you at JSLS2018

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

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

What’s New

The plenary speaker, Dr. Amy Schafer, kindly provided a PDF version of the slides for her talk.

Click HERE for the PDF

On-Site Registration

Program(Updated on June, 15th

For Presenters

JSLS2017 Poster

Transportation Information

JSLS2017 Online Handbook (Log-in ID and password are posted at registration desk)

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)