The 154th Meeting of the LSJ

Information about the 154th Meeting of the Linguistic Society of Japan

Dates: June 24th (Sat) and 25th (Sun), 2017

Venue: Tokyo Metropolitan University (Minami-Osawa, Hachioji-shi, Tokyo)

President: Haruo KUBOZONO
Director (LSJ): Atsuko UTSUMI
Director (Local): Sadayoshi OGAWA

Program (PDF, 1.17MB)

Abstracts (PDF, 595KB)

Schedule and program

LSJ Meeting handbooks from the 154th meeting on can be downloaded from the links below.
154th LSJ Meeting Handbook

12:00 – Registration
13:00 – 17:40 Oral presentations
18:00 – 20:00 Reception

9:30 – Registration
10:00 – 12:00 Workshops
11:30 – 12:50 Poster presentations
13:00 – 13:40 President’s address, Address from Tokyo Metropolitan University, Business meeting and Award Ceremony
13:40 – 16:40 Symposium

Symposium: Brain genetic approaches to language

Date: Sunday, June 25th
Organizer/Chair: Takeru HONMA (Research Center for Language, Tokyo Metropolitan University)

Topics and Panelists:

Brain and language in infant, child and adolescent development (Fumitaka HOMAE, Research Center for Language, Tokyo Metropolitan University)

Vocal communication in rodents: impact of genetical and environmental factors (Noriko OSUMI, Graduate School of Medicine, Tohoku University)

Analysis of AUTS2, a responsible gene for autism and language disorder (Mikio HOSHINO, National Institute of Neuroscience, National Center of Neurology and Psychiatry)

When and How Did Human Beings Acquire Language? — On the Origins and Evolution of Human Language (Masayuki IKEUCHI, Nagoya University of Foreign Studies)

Information about the childcare facilities at the 154th Meeting of LSJ: Applications should be sent to by June 6th, 2017. See the PDF below for details.
Information about the childcare facilities(PDF, 180KB, in Japanese)

The LSJ Meeting Handbook will be distributed in PDF format on the LSJ website a week before the meeting. Please download the data from the website before you participate in the meeting. The printed version of the LSJ Meeting Handbook would not be distributed.
154th LSJ Meeting Handbook