The Japanese Society for Language Sciences 23rd Annual International Conference

JSLS2022 successfully finished. Thank you very much for your active participation!!

Online Virtual Conference

Dates: September 24 (Sat.) – 25 (Sun.), 2022  JST

Call for Participation

Due to the online virtual conference, JSLS members can participate in the conference for free. Please take advantage of this opportunity and become a member of JSLS. Please complete the registration and make the payment by September 9 (Fri.). The fee is 6,000 yen for regular members and 3,000 yen for student members. Please check the following link for more information about the membership.

Link for Membership Registration

*If you were a member in 2021 but have not paid for this year’s membership yet, please complete your payment by Sep. 9 (Fri.). You must be a member of JSLS to participate in the annual conference this year. If the coauthor(s) of your paper wishes to attend the conference, they need to pay for their annual membership as well. Valid members will receive the link to JSLS2022 on September 21 (Wed.).


JSLS2022 Program (Updated on September 22nd)

JSLS2022 Conference Handbook

Download from HERE (Password Required)
The password to the handbook will sent to JSLS members before the conference (on September, 21).


  1. Dr. William Snyder (University of Connecticut) “Children’s syntax: Insights from the time course of acquisition”

  2. Dr. Nick Ellis (University of Michigan) ” Second language learning of morphosyntax”

Symposium: Future Outlook of CHILDES(CHILDESのこれから)

  • Chair: Yasuhito Kido (Kyusyu International Univeristy)
  • Speakers and Titles
    • Masahiko Dansako (The University of Kitakyushu) ”Syntactic position of nominative subject in child Japanese”
    • Koichi Otaki (Chukyo University) “The Kaqchikel Child Language Corpus Project”
    • Yuko Otsuka (Sophia University) “The Tongan Child Language Corpus Project”
  • Comment: William Snyder (University of Connecticut)

CLOSED!!Call For Papers 

CLOSED!! Abstract Submission Deadline: March 31 (Thu.), 2022 (11:59 p.m. Japan Standard Time).

Conference Chair:  Akihiro Kano (Kwassui Women’s University)

Conference Vice Chair: Yasuhito Kido (Kyushu International University)