Other events

Kokugakuin University “Tama Plaza Science Festival 2015”, Supported by Phonetics Promotion Committee

We will set up a booth titled “Let’s look at your voice”. We will provide experiments to record voices, extract sound waves and spectrograms. Other experiments and booths will also be set up during the festival.
  • Date: 9:30am-4:00pm, Saturday, October 17th (free, no reservation needed, rain-or-shine event)
  • Location: Yokohama Tama Plaza campus, Kokugakuin University
  • Intended audience: elementary school students (younger children can participate in some activities)
※There are no parking spaces available on campus. Please use public transportation such as trains, buses, etc.

The 3rd International Conference on Phonetics and Phonology

The 3rd International Conference on Phonetics and Phonology (3rd ICPP) will be held at National Institute of Japanese Language and Linguistics (Tachikawa city, Tokyo), December 20th – 22nd, 2013. Submission for oral and poster presentations is now open. Submission deadline: August 31st, 2013. Please send an email to icpp3@ninjal.ac.jp for further details.

Lectures at the Phonological Forum 2013(The Phonological Society of Japan)

The Phonological Forum 2013 will be held at Sapporo Gakuin University (Sapporo city, Hokkaido), August 21st – 23rd. Submission deadline is June 30th. There will be lectures by Professor Michael Hammond (University of Arizona) and Professor Bert Botma (Universiteit Leiden). Participation fee for the lectures is free for members of the Phonetic Society of Japan. Participation fee for the rest of the forum is 1000 yen for members of the Phonological Society of Japan, 500 yen for student members, and 2000 yen for non-members. Please see (http://sils.shoin.ac.jp/PhonWeb/) for further details on contact information, important dates, and program.

CONFERENCE ANNOUNCEMENT: The 22nd Japanese/Korean Linguistics Conference

The 22nd Japanese/Korean Linguistics Conference (J/K22) will be held at the National Institute for Japanese Language and Linguistics (NINJAL) in Tokyo on October 12-14, 2012. The deadline for abstracts is May 15, 2012. For details, please see the conference website (http://www.ninjal.ac.jp/jk2012/). Two pre-conference workshops will be held on the afternoon of October 11th, one on endangered dialects of Korean and Japanese, and the other on Japanese and Korean corpus linguistics.
Date: October 12-14, 2012
Place: National Institute for Japanese Language and Linguistics (NINJAL)
Website: http://www.ninjal.ac.jp/jk2012/
Contact: jk2012@ninjal.ac.jp

The Public Symposium on the Current Descriptive Study of Japanese Dialects will be held in Kobe University

The Public Symposium on the Current Descriptive Study of Japanese Dialects, which was postponed due to the earthquake and the tsunami damage, will be held in Kobe University on May 21st, under the aegis of the National Institute of Japanese Language and Linguistics (NINJAL).
Participation is free.

Information on postponement of the Public Symposium on the Current Descriptive Study of Japanese Accent

Due to the earthquake and the tsunami damage plus the uncertain situation regarding radiation biohazard, we regretfully announce the postponement of the Public Symposium on the Current Descriptive Study of Japanese Accent, which was scheduled to be held at Japan Women’s University on March 19, 2011. The new schedule for the Symposium will be announced when it becomes available.

Waseda University Public Lecture: Accent of Family Names Based on Monomorphemic Nouns

Date & Time March 12, 2011 (Sat) 14:00 – 16:00
Location Waseda University Waseda Campus #22 Building, 2nd floor, #201 http://www.waseda.jp/eng/campus/map.html
Speaker Timothy J. Vance (Professor, National Institute for Japanese Language and Linguistics)
Chair Tetsuo Harada (Professor, Faculty of Education and Integrated Arts and Sciences, Waseda University)
Abstract Available in Japanese
MC Chieko Nakagawa (Representative, Tokyo Onsei Kenkyu-kai)
Co-sponsors Tokyo Onsei Kenkyu-kai
Admission Fee 200 yen (for lecture materials)
Language Japanese
Pre-registration Not necessary
Contact Kenichi Oyama (Graduate School, Waseda University)
E-mail tokyo.onsei@gmail.com
URL: http://wiki.livedoor.jp/tokyo_onsei/

Public Symposium: Current Descriptive Study of Japanese Accent

Japan Women’s University Faculty of Humanities & Graduate School of Humanities
Academic Exchange Program
Public Symposium: Current Descriptive Study of Japanese Accent

Date & Time March 19, 2011 (Sat) 13:00 – 17:30
Location Japan women’s University Mejiro Campus 2-8-1 Mejirodai, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo, Japan 112-8681 http://www.jwu.ac.jp/eng/access.html
Schedule Available in Japanese
MC Kiyoe Sakamoto (Professor, Japan Women’s University)
Sponsors Japan Women’s University Faculty of Humanities & Graduate School of Humanities
National Institute for Japanese Language and Linguistics(NINJAL)
Note This symposium is held to present the study results of Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (B) (#22320085)
Admission Fee None
Pre-registration Not necessary
Contact Akiko Matsumori
(Faculty of Humanities, Japan Women’s University)
Email: matumori@fc.jwu.ac.jp
Official Web Site http://www.jwu.ac.jp/grp/lecture_news/2010/20110319.html

NINJAL The 3rd International Academic Forum

National Institute for Japanese Language and Linguistics(NINJAL)
The 3rd International Academic Forum
“Preservation of Dialect Diversity in Japan”

Date & Time: December 18, 2010 (Sat) 13:00 – 17:00
Location Nadao Hall, Kasumigaseki 3-3-2, Kasumigaseki, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, Japan. http://www5.cao.go.jp/2000/c/1019c-volunteer/map.html
Contact forum@ninjal.ac.jp
Admission Fee No admission fee (Pre-registration required)
Official Web Site http://www.ninjal.ac.jp/event/forum/w-forum/

Second Call for Papers DiSS-LPSS Joint Workshop 2010

Second Call for Papers
DiSS-LPSS Joint Workshop 2010

The 5th Workshop on Disfluency in Spontaneous Speech
and
The 2nd International Symposium on Linguistic Patterns
in Spontaneous Speech
Date: September 25-26, 2010
Place: Hongo Campus, The University of Tokyo, Tokyo
DiSS-LPSS Joint Workshop 2010, a satellite meeting of INTERSPEECH 2010, will be held in Tokyo, Japan, on September 25-26, 2010. We invite you to submit original papers in any related area, including but not limited to:

– Characteristics of disfluency in spontaneous speech
– Human production and perception of speech errors, repairs and hesitations
– Neurocognitive correlates of speech disfluency
– Comparison of normal disfluencies with those occurring in communication disorders
– Prosody in spontaneous speech
– Linguistic analyses on spontaneous speech
– Automatic speech recognition of spontaneous speech
– Understanding spontaneous speech in dialogue systems
– Corpora of spontaneous speech
– Automatic or manual annotation of spontaneous speech data
– Comparison of spontaneous speech and read speech

We would welcome submission of 4-page papers for oral and poster presentations by May 31, 2010, for review. In addition to 4-page regular papers, we would also welcome submission of 2-page short papers, which will be considered for poster presentations only. All accepted papers will be published in CD-ROM and printed proceedings.
Important
dates:
 Deadline for full-paper submission:May 31, 2010
 Acceptance notification to authors:July 15, 2010
 Deadline for camera-ready paper:August 15, 2010
 Workshop dates:September 25-26, 2010
Invited
speakers:
Shigeaki Amano (Faculty of Human Informatics, Aichi Shukutoku University)
Dale Barr (Department of Psychology, University of California)
Program
Committee:
Jens Allwood (University of Goteborg)
Martin Corley (University of Edinburgh)
Yasuharu Den (Chiba University)
Robert Eklund (Karolinska Institute)
Janice Fon (National Taiwan University)
Rob Hartsuiker (University of Ghent)
Robin Lickley (Queen Margaret University)
Kikuo Maekawa (National Institute for Japanese Language and Linguistics)
Ralph Rose (Waseda University)
Elizabeth Shriberg (SRI International)
Takenobu Tokunaga (Tokyo Institute of Technology)
Shu-Chuan Tseng (Academia Sinica)
Michiko Watanabe (University of Tokyo)
Asa Wengelin (Lund University)
Etsuko Yoshida (Mie University)
Organizing
chairs:
Kikuo Maekawa (National Institute for Japanese Language and Linguistics)
Yasuharu Den (Chiba University)
Local
organizers:
Michiko Watanabe (University of Tokyo)
Ralph Rose (Waseda University)
URL: http://cogsci.l.chiba-u.ac.jp/diss-lpss2010/
Contact
address:
diss-lpss2010-info@cogsci.l.chiba-u.ac.jp