Application

Application for oral/poster presentation and workshop

See LSJ Presentation Guidelines.

Notes on submission

  • There are two types of research presentations: oral presentations and poster presentations.
  • Please select your first or second choice between “oral presentation” and “poster presentation” when you apply for presentation.
  • If you wish to give only an oral presentation or only a poster presentation, please select only the first choice.
  • Abstracts will be reviewed by a panel of judges, who will decide on the acceptance or rejection of the abstract and the type of presentation.
  • Since the number of oral presentations is limited to about 15-20, if you choose “oral presentation” as your first choice and “none” as your second choice, your abstract may not be accepted even if it is ranked higher than other submitted abstracts.
  • We would like to have many presenters, so please consider choosing both “1st choice” and “2nd choice”.

1. Abstract

1.The language of the abstract (Japanese or English) should be the same as that used in the oral or poster presentation.2.The abstract, including the bibliography and examples, must be no more than one page long on A4 size paper. 3.The abstract should be anonymous and include the following:(i)Title(ii)Keyword(s)

  • a. Object language(s) (if necessary, a language family or region should be indicated.)
  • b. Field (e.g. formal semantics, experimental phonetics, comparative linguistics)
  • c. Others

(iii)The body of the abstract

2. Submission of abstract

Applicants can choose postal mail or the Internet to submit their abstracts and application forms. Please follow the instructions below.

Online Application

1. Click the Application Form below. Fill out the form and send it with your abstract. Abstracts should be formatted as PDF. Applicants should be responsible for making sure that any special fonts used in the abstract are readable on other computers.

2. The PDF file should be named as “author’s name.pdf” (e.g. “DiCaprio.pdf”).

3. Deadlines

  • March 1st-20th (24:00 JST) for the spring meeting
  • August 1st-20th (24:00 JST) for the fall meeting

4. Applicants will receive an automatic confirmation mail from the LSJ secretariat.
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Application Form (Online application)

5. Instructions for application form

  • Author’s name: Family names should be written in capital letters (e.g. Kenzo ABE, George WASHINGTON).
  • Presentation title: Capitalize as you would a normal sentence – the first letter of the title and proper names should be capitalized. (e.g. The tonal system of the Suzhou dialect) The title cannot be changed after submission.
  • Please let us know if you want to use any presentation tools (e.g. a projector). Be sure to bring your own computer if you wish to use a PC projector.
  • Contact information of the first author: If you prefer to be contacted by other means than email, check “postal mail”.

Notification

1. Applicants will be notified of the acceptance or rejection of their presentations immediately after the decision is made by the conference steering committee.
2. Notification of acceptance or rejection will be sent by e-mail.
3. Notification of the results is scheduled around April 10 for the Spring Conference and around September 10 for the Fall Conference (there may be a delay of a few days).
4. Once accepted, changes to the presentation title, presenter, or equipment used cannot be added or changed.
5. If you are accepted, you will be asked to submit an abstract for the conference presentation and a manuscript for the proceedings by the designated date. (Manuscript Submission Guidelines: LSJ Meeting Handbook)

Application by Postal Mail

1. Download the application form below. Fill out the form and submit the printed form with your abstract to the LSJ secretariat no later than March 20 for the spring meeting or August 20 for the fall meeting.

2. Send 3 copies of the application form and 6 copies of the abstract to the LSJ secretariat at the following address.

LSJ Secretariat

  • Postal code: 602-8048
  • Kyoto-shi Kamigyo-ku Shimodachuri Ogawa Higashiiru
  • Tel. (075)415-3661, Fax. (075)415-3662
  • E-mail: lsj[at]nacos.com

3. Deadlines

  • March 1st-20th (24:00 JST) for the spring meeting
  • August 1st-20th (24:00 JST) for the fall meeting

Application form (Application by postal mail)

4. Instructions for application form

  • Title: Capitalize as you would a normal sentence – the first letter of the title and proper names should be capitalized. (e.g. The tonal system of the Suzhou dialect) The title cannot be changed after submission.
  • Author(s) (All of the authors with number) (i) [Name] (Affiliation, Status) (ii) [Name] (Affiliation, Status) Example (i) [Taro YAMADA] (University of Tokyo, Graduate Student) (ii) [George WASHINGTON] (University of Tokyo, Professor) Family names should be written in capital letters (e.g. Kenzo ABE, George WASHINGTON). All the names of the authors are presented on the program and our web site.
  • Please let us know if you want to use any presentation tools (e.g. a projector). Be sure to bring your own computer if you wish to use a PC projector.
  • Contact information of the first author: Email and mailing address

(2023/July/31 Revised)

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