DATES: July 6 (Saturday)- July 7 (Sunday), 2019

VENUE: Tohoku University, Kawauchi Campus

There will be two large conferences held in Sendai on the same weekend as JSLS. Presenters and attendees are strongly encouraged to book hotels well in advance.

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Plenary: Neurocognitive and Computational Bases of Second Language

  • Ping Li (Pennsylvania State University, USA)

Invited Symposium: Contribution of brain science to language science

  • Yasuyo Minagawa(Keio University)
    • How has Broca’s area played a role in neuroimaging data of early language acquisition?
  • Shinri Ohta(Kyushu University)
    • Functional neuroimaging as a tool for testing/generating linguistic hypotheses
  • Hyeonjeong Jeong(Tohoku University)
    • Second language acquisition beyond language-related brain areas

Workshop 1: Methods for the Cognitive Neuroscience of Language

  •  Michiru Makuuchi  (National Rehabilitation Center for Persons with Disabilities)
    • fMRI for the Neurobiology of Language
  • Takenobu Murakami  (Fukushima Medical University)
    • TMS for the Neurobiology of Language
  • Yohei Oseki  (Waseda University)
    • MEG for the Neurobiology of Language

Workshop 2: Development of a parsed corpus and its applications to linguistic research and education

  • Prashant Pardeshi (National Institute for Japanese Language and Linguistics) and Kei Yoshimoto (Tohoku University)
    • Introduction
  • Susanne Miyata (Aichi Shukutoku University)
    • Recent directions in CHILDES Japan and its role in NPCMJ
  • Koichi Takeuchi (Okayama University)
    • Constructing Japanese predicate-argument thesaurus and annotating NPCMJ with semantic role labels
  • Hideki Kishimoto (Kobe University) and Prashant Pardeshi (National Institute for Japanese Language and Linguistics)
    • Developing a Japanese syntax textbook as part of NPCMJ Project

Under the auspices of the Graduate School of International Cultural Studies and the Graduate School of Arts and Letters, Tohoku University