Regular Meeting

about Regular Meeting
The Phonetic Society holds regular meetings twice a year in which society members present recent research or work in progress in a setting that is somewhat more informal than the annual convention. The Phonetic Society holds two regular meetings and an annual convention every year.
Regular Meetings

The 338th Regular Meeting -Call for Oral Presentations and Symposium Organization-

 Submission for oral presentations and symposium is now open. Submission is limited to members who have paid the annual membership fee for 2018.
Date: Saturday, December 1st, 2018
Venue: Utsunomiya Kyowa University, Utsunomiya City Campus (1-3-18 Oodori, Utsunomiya-shi, Tochigi)
http://www.kyowa-u.ac.jp/guide/access.html
Organizer: Professor Keiichi Takamaru

―Call for oral presentations―

 Submission for oral presentations (40 minutes, including Q&A. Submission should be original research that has not been published elsewhere) is now open. Please send the information below by email by THursday, October 11th, 2018 to psj2016k@yahoo.co.jp in both PDF and MSWord formats. Please insert “Submission for 338th Regular Meeting” in the email subject and “338th Regular Meeting (Presenter’s name)” as the file name. Please embed all fonts in the PDF file. Notification of acceptance will be sent by around October 18th after the reviewing process.
  1. Names of presenters in Japanese
  2. Names of presenters in English
  3. Affiliations of presenters in Japanese
  4. Affiliations of presenters in English
  5. Names and contact information (email) of persons in charge of receiving notification of acceptance
  6. Title of presentation (Japanese title not needed if presentation is to be given in English)
  7. Abstract (about 400 Japanese characters)
  8. Equipment necessary for presentation (laptop and projector excluded)

―Call for symposium organization―

 Symposiums at Regular Meetings are to offer opportunities for presenters and audience to have discussions on a particular topic after the talks by several presenters. The report at the symposium does not have to be completed work; rather it is aimed for research projects in progress. Submission for symposium presentations is now open. Please send the information below by email in both PDF and MSWord formats by Thursday, October 11th, 2018 to psj2016k@yahoo.co.jp Please insert “Submission for symposium at 338th Regular Meeting” in the email subject and “338th Regular Meeting (Presenter’s name)” as the file name. Please embed all fonts when preparing PDF files. Notification of acceptance will be sent by around October 18th after the reviewing process.。
  1. Title of symposium in Japanese (less than 50 letters)
  2. Title of symposium in English (less than 25 words)
  3. Organizer’s name, affiliation, and contact information (email, telephone, address)
  4. Names and affiliations of presenters in Japanese
  5. Names and affiliations of presenters in English
  6. Abstract of workshop (less than 1000 Japanese characters, or less than 500 English words. Please indicate time allocations.)
  7. Others (Necessary equipment or material)
  <Guidelines for preparing symposium proposal>
  • Time allocation: The symposium should be at least two hours but should not go over three hours. 20% of the time should be provided for Q&A including the audience.
  • Presenters: There should be more than two presenters, and more than half of them should be members of the Phonetic Society of Japan. The symposium may have a chairperson and panel members (members or non-members).
  • Topic: should be suitable as presentations at the Phonetic Society of Japan.
  • Preparation: PR activities and operations on the symposium day will be supported by the Planning Committee. However, the organizer is fully responsible for any preparation before the symposium day. The Phonetic Society of Japan will not provide travelling expenses or rewards for presenters.
(Planning Committee)

The 337th Regular Meeting

Date Saturday, June 16th, 2018, 13:00-17:25
Venue Konan University, Hirao Memorial Seminar House, Large Hall
(〒658-0051 2-29-15 Sumiyoshi Honcho, Higashinada-ku, Kobe-shi, Hyogo)
http://www.konan-u.ac.jp/access/seminar.html
*Please beware that the venue is NOT Okamoto Campus. The closest station is JR Sumiyoshi station.
Organizer Tatsuya Kitamura
Registration None. Free admission.
Contact information Chair, Planning Committee kuno@kokugauin.ac.jp
Co-host The Acoustical Society of Japan, Research Committee on Speech Communication
Program:

Welcome speech (President)(13:00-13:05)

I. Oral presentations(13:05-15:10)

  1. 13:05-13:35
    “The accent system and accentuation of compound nouns in the Hakariishi dialect spoken in Ashikita, Kumamoto Prefecture.”
  2. 13:35-14:05
    “Interrogative intonation of the Iheya Shimajiri dialect.”
<14:05-14:10 Break>
  1. 14:10-14:40
    “Perception of Japanese Emotional Speech by Chinese Learners.”
  2. 14:40-15:10
    “Acoustic parameters of Japanese word-initial stops: VOT and post-stop F0.”

<15:10-15:25 Break>

II. Symposium(15:25-17:25)


How to teach phonetics: Topics in field research, language learning and speech-language pathologist training

Head:Takayuki KAGOMIYA(National Institute for Japanese Language and Linguistics)・Hayato AOI(Tokyo University of Foreign Studies, Research Institute for Languages and Cultures of Asia and Africa/National Institute for Japanese Language and Linguistics)・Junko SUGIMOTO(University of the Sacred Heart)・Yoko UCHIDA(Tokyo University of Marine Science and Technology)・Kumi KANAMURA(Nagoya University of Economics)・Michiko HASHI(Prefectural University of Hiroshima)

  • Takayuki KAGOMIYA “Introduction”
  • Hayato AOI “Teaching phonetics in field research”
  • Junko SUGIMOTO・Yoko UCHIDA “Teaching phonetics to non-native teachers and learners of English”
  • Kumi KANAMURA “Teaching phonetics for learners and teachers of Japanese as a foreign language”
  • Michiko HASHI “Teaching phonetics in speech-language pathologist training”
<Break>
  • General discussion

The 336th Regular Meeting -Call for Papers and Symposium Organization-

 Submission for oral presentations and symposium is now open. Submission is limited to members who have paid the annual membership fee for 2017.
Date: Saturday, December 2nd, 2017
Venue: Showa Women’s University (1-7-57 Taishido, Setagaya-ku, Tokyo 154-8533) https://swu.ac.jp/en/
https://univ.swu.ac.jp/
Organizer: Professor Akemi Mineda

―Call for oral presentations―

 Submission for oral presentations (40 minutes, including Q&A. Submission should be original research that has not been published elsewhere) is now open. Please send the information below by email by Monday, October 23rd, 2017 to psj2016k@yahoo.co.jp in both PDF and MSWord formats. Please insert “Submission for 336th Regular Meeting” in the email subject and “336th Regular Meeting (Presenter’s name)” as the file name. Please embed all fonts in the PDF file. Notification of acceptance will be sent by around October 28th after the reviewing process.
  1. Names of presenters in Japanese
  2. Names of presenters in English
  3. Affiliations of presenters in Japanese
  4. Affiliations of presenters in English
  5. Names and contact information (email) of persons in charge of receiving notification of acceptance
  6. Title of presentation (Japanese title not needed if presentation is to be given in English)
  7. Abstract (about 400 Japanese characters)
  8. Equipment necessary for presentation (laptop and projector excluded)

―Call for symposium organization―

 Symposiums at Regular Meetings are to offer opportunities for presenters and audience to have discussions on a particular topic after the talks by several presenters. The report at the symposium does not have to be completed work; rather it is aimed for research projects in progress. Submission for symposium presentations is now open. Please send the information below by email in both PDF and MSWord formats by Tuesday, October 23rd, 2017 to psj2016k@yahoo.co.jp Please insert “Submission for symposium at 336th Regular Meeting” in the email subject and “336th Regular Meeting (Presenter’s name)” as the file name. Please embed all fonts when preparing PDF files. Notification of acceptance will be sent by around October 28th after the reviewing process.。
  1. Title of symposium in Japanese (less than 50 letters)
  2. Title of symposium in English (less than 25 words)
  3. Organizer’s name, affiliation, and contact information (email, telephone, address)
  4. Names and affiliations of presenters in Japanese
  5. Names and affiliations of presenters in English
  6. Abstract of workshop (less than 1000 Japanese characters, or less than 500 English words. Please indicate time allocations.)
  7. Others (Necessary equipment or material)
  <Guidelines for preparing symposium proposal>
  • Time allocation: The symposium should be at least two hours but should not go over three hours. 20% of the time should be provided for Q&A including the audience.
  • Presenters: There should be more than two presenters, and more than half of them should be members of the Phonetic Society of Japan. The symposium may have a chairperson and panel members (members or non-members).
  • Topic: should be suitable as presentations at the Phonetic Society of Japan.
  • Preparation: PR activities and operations on the symposium day will be supported by the Planning Committee. However, the organizer is fully responsible for any preparation before the symposium day. The Phonetic Society of Japan will not provide travelling expenses or rewards for presenters.
(Planning Committee)

Program: The 335th Regular Meeting

Date Saturday, June 3rd, 2017
Time 13:05-16:50
Location Iwate University,
Student Center A-Building, 2nd floor, G2 Lecture Room
(3-18-8 Ueda, Morioka, Iwate 020-8550)

Access
http://www.iwate-u.ac.jp/campusannai/
Campus map
http://www.iwate-u.ac.jp/campusannai/sozai/campus_map_en.pdf
Student Center A-Building (#4 on map)
http://jinsha.iwate-u.ac.jp/map/
Organizer Makio OONO (Iwate University)
Pre-registration None. Free admission.
Contact information Chair, Planning Committee kuno@kokugauin.ac.jp
Program:
  1. 13:05-13:45
    Kaoru Sakamoto (Kokugakuin University. Graduate school)
    “Phonetic and phonological features in Miura Dialect.”
  2. 13:45-14:25
    Haruka Takeuchi (Kokugakuin University. Graduate school)
    “Communization of accent in boundary area”
  3. 14:25-15:10
    Tatsuya Kitamura (Konan University), Hiroaki Hatano(Japan Foundation)
    “Individual differences of the frequency of delayed F0 fall in Japanese word”
    <15:10~15:25 Break>
  4. 15:25-16:05
    Takuya Kimura (Seisen University) and Takayuki Arai (Sophia University)
    “Subjective evaluation of Spanish pronunciation with segmental “Japanese accent” by L1 speakers of Spanish”
  5. 16:05-16:50
    Takao Sugimura (Fukuoka University of Education(Emeritus Professor)
    “Extraordinary phonetic change in the discourse of Oita dialect”

The 335th Regular Meeting

 Submission for oral presentations and symposium is now open. Submission is limited to members who have paid the annual membership fee for 2017.
Date Saturday, June 3rd, 2017
Location Iwate University (3-18-8 Ueda, Morioka, Iwate 020-8550)
http://www.iwate-u.ac.jp/campusannai/
Organizer Makio OONO

―Call for oral presentations―

 Submission for oral presentations (40 minutes, including Q&A. Submission should be original research that has not been published elsewhere) is now open. Please send the information below by email by Tuesday, April 18th, 2017 to psj2016k@yahoo.co.jp in both PDF and MSWord formats. Please insert“Submission for 335th Regular Meeting” in the email subject and “335th Regular Meeting (Presenter’s name)” as the file name. Please embed all fonts in the PDF file. Notification of acceptance will be sent by around April 24th after the reviewing process.
  1. Names of presenters in Japanese, if available
  2. Names of presenters in English
  3. Affiliations of presenters in Japanese, if available
  4. Affiliations of presenters in English
  5. Names and contact information (email) of persons in charge of receiving notification of acceptance
  6. Title of presentation (Japanese title not needed if presentation is to be given in English)
  7. Abstract (about 400 Japanese characters)
  8. Equipment necessary for presentation (laptop and projector excluded)

―Call for symposium organization―

 Symposiums at Regular Meetings are to offer opportunities for presenters and audience to have discussions on a particular topic after the talks by several presenters. The report at the symposium does not have to be completed work; rather it is aimed for research projects in progress. Submission for symposium presentations is now open. Please send the information below by email in both PDF and MSWord formats byTuesday, April 18th, 2017to psj2016k@yahoo.co.jp Please insert“Submission for symposium at 335th Regular Meeting”in the email subject and“335th Regular Meeting (Presenter’s name)”as the file name. Please embed all fonts when preparing PDF files. Notification of acceptance will be sent byaround April 24thafter the reviewing process.
  1. Title of symposium in Japanese (less than 50 letters)
  2. Title of symposium in English (less than 25 words)
  3. Organizer’s name, affiliation, and contact information (email, telephone, address)
  4. Names and affiliations of presenters in Japanese
  5. Names and affiliations of presenters in English
  6. Abstract of workshop (less than 1000 Japanese characters, or less than 500 English words. Please indicate time allocations.)
  7. Others (Necessary equipment or material)
  <Guidelines for preparing symposium proposal>
  • Time allocation:The symposium should be at least two hours but should not go over three hours. 20% of the time should be provided for Q&A including the audience.
  • Presenters:There should be more than two presenters, and more than half of them should be members of the Phonetic Society of Japan. The symposium may have a chairperson and panel members (members or non-members).
  • Topic:should be suitable as presentations at the Phonetic Society of Japan
  • Preparation:PR activities and operations on the symposium day will be supported by the Planning Committee. However, the organizer is fully responsible for any preparation before the symposium day. The Phonetic Society of Japan will not provide travelling expenses or rewards for presenters.
(Planning Committee)

The 336th Regular Meeting

Date Saturday, December 2nd, 2017
Location Showa Women’s University
Organizer Akemi MINEDA

Schedule (subject to change)
  • Wednesday, August 30th, 2017 Call for papers
  • Friday, October 20th, 2017 Submission deadline
  • Friday, October 27th, 2017 Program available

The 334th Regular Meeting

Date Saturday, December 3rd, 2016
Time 12:50-18:10
Venue Jumonji University
(2-1-28 Sugasawa, Niiza-shi, Saitama, 352-8510)
 http://www.jumonji-u.ac.jp/english/campus_access/index.html
Organizer Yuko SHITARA (Jumonji University)
Pre-registration None
Contact information Chair, Planning Committee kuno@kokugauin.ac.jp
Program:

I. Oral presentations(12:50-13:25)



[1] 12:50~13:25
Vakhromeev Anatolii
Tokyo University of Foreign Studies, Graduate School of Global Studies
Voiceless Coronal Obstruents: Acoustic Characteristics of the L2 Russian [͡tɕ, tʲ] and the L1 Japanese [͡tɕ, ͡ts]

[2] 13:25~14:00
Joji MIWA and Motohisa IMAISHI
Iwate University, Prefectural University of Hiroshima
Analysis of Japanese Neutral Vowels Using Vocal Area Functions Derived by 10 Dimensional Features

[3] 14:00~14:35
Hirokazu SATO
Tokyo University of Foreign Studies
Dynamic tone patterns and accent perception in standard Japanese
14:35-14:55 Break

Symposium: Phonetics and Linguistics of Filled Pauses: Filled pauses in Japanese, English, and Chinese*

14:55-18:10
Program
  • 14:55-15:05 Introduction (In Japanese)
    Kikuo Maekawa (NINJAL)
  • 15:05-15:25 Talk 1 (In Japanese)
    Kikuo Maekawa (NINJAL) and Hiroki Mori (Utsunomiya Univ.)
    Voice-quality analysis of Japanese filled pauses
  • 15:25-15:45 Talk2 (In Japanese)
    Michiko Watanabe (NINJAL, Univ. Tokyo)
    Filled pause frequency in English and Japanese informal presentations
  • 15:45-16:05 Talk3 (In English)
    Ralph Rose(Waseda Univ.)
    Realtime detection of filled pauses and temporal variables for fluency development.
  • 16:05-16:20 Break
  • 16:20-16:40 Talk 4 (In Japanese)
    Hideki Kawahara (Wakayama Univ.)
    Fine grained analyses of fundamental frequency and aperiodicity of filled pauses in CSJ corpus
  • 16:40-17:40 Invited talk (In English)
    Shu-Chuan Tseng(Institute of Linguistics, Academia Sinica, Taiwan)
    Filling pauses in Chinese conversation
  • 17:40-17:50 Break
  • 17:50-18:10 Discussions
*The symposium is held under the joined auspice of National Institute for Japanese Language and Linguistics and the Institute of Linguistics, Academia Sinica (Taiwan). The works reported here are supported by Kakenhi grant (Grant No. 26284062).

The 334th Regular Meeting ―Call for oral presentations and symposium organization―

The 334th Regular Meeting will be held in the afternoon of Saturday, December 3rd, 2016, at Jumonji University. Submission for oral presentations and symposium is now open. Submission is limited to members who have paid the annual membership fee for 2016.
Date 1:30pm-5:30pm, Saturday, December 3rd, 2016
Location Jumonji University (2-1-28 Sugasawa, Niiza-shi, Saitama, 352-8510)
http://www.jumonji-u.ac.jp/english/campus_access/index.html
Organizaer Yuko SHITARA (Jumonji University)

―Call for oral presentations―

 Submission for oral presentations (40 minutes, including Q&A. Submission should be original research that has not been published elsewhere) is now open. Please send the information below by email in both PDF and MSWord formats by Monday, October 17th, 2016, to psj2016k@yahoo.co.jp. Please insert “Submission for 334th Regular Meeting” in the email subject, and “334th Regular Meeting (Presenter’s name)” as the file name. Notification of acceptance will be sent by around October 25th after the reviewing process.
  1. Names of presenters in Japanese, if available
  2. Names of presenters in English
  3. Affiliations of presenters in Japanese, if available
  4. Affiliations of presenters in English
  5. Names and contact information (email) of persons in charge of receiving notification of acceptance
  6. Title of presentation (Japanese title not needed if presentation is to be given in English)
  7. Abstract (about 400 Japanese characters)
  8. Equipment necessary for presentation (laptop and projector excluded)

―Call for symposium organization―

Symposiums at Regular Meetings are to offer opportunities for presenters and audience to have discussions on a particular topic after the talks by several presenters. The report at the symposium does not have to be completed work; rather it is aimed for research projects in progress. Submission for symposium presentations is now open. Please send the information below by email in both PDF and MSWord formats by Monday, October 17th, 2016 to psj2016k@yahoo.co.jp Please insert “Submission for symposium at 334th Regular Meeting” in the email subject and “334th Regular Meeting (Presenter’s name)” as the file name. Please embed all fonts when preparing PDF files. Notification of acceptance will be sent by around October 25th after the reviewing process.
  1. Title of symposium in Japanese (less than 50 letters)
  2. Title of symposium in English (less than 25 words)
  3. Organizer’s name, affiliation, and contact information (email, telephone, address)
  4. Names and affiliations of presenters in Japanese
  5. Names and affiliations of presenters in English
  6. Abstract of workshop (less than 1000 Japanese characters, or less than 500 English words. Please indicate time allocations.)
  7. Others (Necessary equipment or material)
  <Guidelines for preparing symposium proposal>
  • Time allocation: The symposium should be at least two hours but should not go over three hours. 20% of the time should be provided for Q&A including the audience.
  • Presenters: There should be more than two presenters, and more than half of them should be members of the Phonetic Society of Japan. The symposium may have a chairperson and panel members (members or non-members).
  • Topic: should be suitable as presentations at the Phonetic Society of Japan
  • Preparation: PR activities and operations on the symposium day will be supported by the Planning Committee. However, the organizer is fully responsible for any preparation before the symposium day. The Phonetic Society of Japan will not provide travelling expenses or rewards for presenters.
(Planning Committee)

The 333rd Regular Meeting –Call for oral presentations and symposium organization–

 The 333rd Regular Meeting will be held in the afternoon of Saturday, June 18th, 2016, at NINJAL. Submission for oral presentations and symposium is now open. Submission is limited to members who have paid the annual membership fee for 2016.

The deadline has been extended to Sunday, May 8th, 2016
Date 1:30pm-5:30pm, Saturday, June 18th, 2016
Location National Institute for Japanese Language and Linguistics (NINJAL) 10-2 Midori-cho, Tachikawa City, Tokyo, 190-8561
https://www.ninjal.ac.jp/english/
Organizer Yosuke Miki (NINJAL)

―Call for oral presentations―

 Submission for oral presentations (40 minutes, including Q&A. Submission should be original research that has not been published elsewhere) is now open. Please send the information below by email in both PDF and MSWord formats by Saturday, April 30th, 2016Sunday, May 8th, 2016 to psj2016k@yahoo.co.jp. Please insert “Submission for 333rd Regular Meeting” in the email subject and “333rd Regular Meeting (Presenter’s name)” as the file name. Please embed all fonts when preparing PDF files. Notification of acceptance will be sent by around May 9th after the reviewing process.
  1. Names of presenters in Japanese, if available
  2. Names of presenters in English
  3. Affiliations of presenters in Japanese, if available
  4. Affiliations of presenters in English
  5. Names and contact information (email) of persons in charge of receiving notification of acceptance
  6. Title of presentation (Japanese title not needed if presentation is to be given in English)
  7. Abstract (about 400 Japanese characters)
  8. Equipment necessary for presentation (laptop and projector excluded)

―Call for symposium organization―

 Symposiums at Regular Meetings are to offer opportunities for presenters and audience to have discussions on a particular topic after the talks by several presenters. The report at the symposium does not have to be completed work; rather it is aimed for research projects in progress. ubmission for symposium presentations is now open. Please send the information below by email in both PDF and MSWord formats by Saturday, April 30th, 2016Sunday, May 8th, 2016 to psj2016k@yahoo.co.jp. Please insert“Submission for symposium at 333rd Regular Meeting” in the email subject and “333rd Regular Meeting (Presenter’s name)” as the file name. Please embed all fonts when preparing PDF files. Notification of acceptance will be sent by around May 9th after the reviewing process.
  1. Title of symposium in Japanese (less than 50 letters)
  2. Title of symposium in English (less than 25 words)
  3. Organizer’s name, affiliation, and contact information (email, telephone, address)
  4. Names and affiliations of presenters in Japanese
  5. Names and affiliations of presenters in English
  6. Abstract of workshop (less than 1000 Japanese characters, or less than 500 English words. Please indicate time allocations.)
  7. Others (Necessary equipment or material)
  <Guidelines for preparing symposium proposal>
  • Time allocation:The symposium should be at least two hours but should not go over three hours. 20% of the time should be provided for Q&A including the audience.
  • Presenters:There should be more than two presenters, and more than half of them should be members of the Phonetic Society of Japan. The symposium may have a chairperson and panel members (members or non-members).
  • Topic:should be suitable as presentations at the Phonetic Society of Japan
  • Preparation:PR activities and operations on the symposium day will be supported by the Planning Committee. However, the organizer is fully responsible for any preparation before the symposium day. The Phonetic Society of Japan will not provide travelling expenses or rewards for presenters.
(Planning Committee)

The 332nd Regular Meeting / The 24th Phonetics Seminar

Date Saturday, December 12th, 2015 (Afternoon)
Location Hosei University, Ichigaya Campus, Building 58, 5th floor, Room 858
(2-17-1 Fujimi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, 102-8160)
https://www.hosei.ac.jp/english/about/map/access/ichigaya/
Organizer Keiichi Tajima (Hosei University)
Pre-registration None
Contact information Chair, Planning Committee kubozono@ninjal.ac.jp
Program:

Regular Meeting (1:00pm~3:35pm)

  1. 1:00pm~1:35pm
    Yuichiro Kasama (Graduate student, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies)
    “Convex tone and concave tone”
  2. 1:35pm~2:10pm
    Hi-Gyung Byun (Akita International University)
    “When and why did a change in the VOT value of Korean lenis stops start?”

<2:10pm~2:25pm Break>

  1. 2:25pm~3:00pm
    Tanomu KASHIMA (Nagoya University), Shingo HASHIMOTO (Gifu University)
    “On the duration and airflow of Japanese words in a carrier sentence: A comparison between native speakers of Japanese and American English”
  2. 3:00pm~3:35pm
    Nigel WARD (University of Texas at El Paso and Kyoto University)
    “An investigation of non-native prosodic behavior in dialog”

<3:35pm~3:50pm Break>

Phonetics Seminar (3:50pm~5:00pm)

  • Michael Kenstowicz (MIT)
    “The phonology and phonetics of laryngeal stop contrasts in Assamese”