Programme Section 2 Linguistics and Language Teaching

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Wednesday, August 31, 2005

Opening Session
16:35 Keynote speech by Tasaku Tsunoda: Contributions from Japanese linguistics to general linguistics
17:20 Comments and discussion
18:00 end of the academic programme

Thursday, September 1, 2005

Session 1A (Room I)
9:00 Assymetries of syllable structures in Japanese (Zendo Uwano)
9:30 Realization of HL accent in Japanese and its implications for prosodic typology (Yasuko Madsen)
10:00 Phonological approach to accoustic analysis of Japanese and Slovene prosody: accent and intonation (Nina Golob)
Session 1B (Room II)
9:00 Kare wa sore de nani o sashite iru deshô ka? - The role of personal and demonstrative pronouns in Japanese text (Viktoria Eschbach-Szabo, Martina Ebi)
9:30 On subjective construal and H. Hernfahrdt / P. Hartmann's notion of Japanese as 'Erlebnissprache' (Yoshihiko Ikegami)
10:00 Gender filters in female speech of Japanese TV dramas - Focus on sentence-ending expressions (Terumi Mizumoto)
10:30 coffee break
Session 2A (Room I)
11:00 On the expressiveness of Japanese sentences with nominal predicate (Teruko Shin'ya)
11:30 Why Japanese people sup air in conversation (Toshiyuki Sadanobu)
Session 2B (Room II)
11:00 Toward critical literacy practices in Japanese (Theresa Austin, Yuri Kumagai)
11:30 A new handboook to Classical Japanese (John Timothy Wixted)
12:00 A reading course „with a twist" (Mutsuko Endo Hudson)
12:30 lunch break
Session 3A (Room I)
14:30 The negation of Japanese (Midori Hayashi)
15:00 Nai: verb, adjective or neither? (Anthony Backhouse)
15:30 Conceptualizers in Japanese kango (Zdenka Svarcova)
Session 3B (Room II)
14:30 Building a pedagogical community through electronic portfolios (Naomi Geyer)
15:00 Teaching Japanese on-line: pedagogical concept behind the creation of Gengoro - issues and challenges (Misuzu Hanihara, Helen Muir)
15:30 How to develop skills in academic Japanese? (Keiko Horii)
16:00 coffee break
Session 4A (Room I)
16:30 Emotion scripts and the grammar of emotions in Japanese (Daniela Caluianu)
17:00 How young Japanese organize their oppositions turns in disputes? (Kayoko Gillot-Iwauchi)
17:30 Actuality in emotional and sensory verbs and adjectives (Martin Holda, Akihiro Kaneda)
Session 4B (Room II)
16:30 On the Japanese language textbooks for Italian learners (Silvana De Maio)
17:00 The comparison and categorization of the style of classroom communication - focusing on the pattern of adjacent pair in the process of reading comprehensions in Japanese as a second language class (Haruko Hayakawa)
17:30 Examinig the influence of L1 when Cantonese speakers acquire Japanese -te iru (Yumi Inoue)
18:00 end of the academic programme

Friday, September 2, 2005

Session 5A (Room I)
8:40 DAT / ACC Case alternation of causee marking in Japanese
(Tomoko Hansen)
9:00 Subjunctive and indirect imperative in Japanese (Michiya Kawai)
9:30 Japanese onomatopoeias: history & geography (Viktor Rybin)
10:00 On the deletion of subject in TO-clause (Junko Morimoto)
Session 5B (Room II)
8:40 Phonological memory and vocabulary development in Japanese 3-5 year children (Sachiyo Kajikawa, Kiyoe Kanechiku, Kumiko Sato)
9:00 Young Japanese people's construction of relationships in mobile phone communication: an analysis based on empathy, emotion and context (Kazuko Miyake)
9:30 Historical overview of the Japanese language textbooks written by Western scholars from the late 19th to the mid-twentieth centuries - their views on the language and the influence on the present Japanese language teaching literature (Kazuko Nakagawa)
10:00 A comparative analysis of the postposed clause and the suspended clause constructions in Japanese discource (Natalia Tsarouk)
10:30 coffee break
Session 6A (Room I)
11:00 Vague numerical quantification in Japanese and Polish (Szymon Grzelak)
11:30 Unspecified number and its interpretations: what does a bare noun denote in Japanese? (Harumi Moore)
12:00 Japanese conditionals - same challenge to all learners? (Harry Solvang)
Session 6B (Room II)
11:00 New tendencies of the Japanese language on the internet?
Analyzing Japanese internet-diaries? (Michaela Oberwinkler)
11:30 Clause-linkage in Japanese language teaching (Mie Tsunoda)
12:00 On adoption of foreign concepts in Japanese society. Concepts fostered by 'English-speaking culture' (Yoko Ujie)
12:30 lunch break
Session 7A (Room I)
14:30 A study of Japanese native "errors": a case of honorific expressions. How to treat language evolution in language teaching? (Reiko Shimamori)
15:00 Procedure honorific modification layer and the Japanese
communications environment (Arkadiusz Jablonski)
15:30 The semantic structure of politeness terms - a cross-linguistic comparison (Barbara Pizziconi)
Session 7B (Room II)
14:30 Variation in Japanese gender-related expressions: utterance final particles and their phonetic characterictics in young speakers (Hiroko Yabe, Y.Nishinuma, A.Hayashi)
15:00 Measuring the success of language intervention: foreign loan-word replacement initiative in Japan (Ann Wehmeyer)
15:30 Turning new ground: critical and pedagogical reflections on the production of the first Japanese-Lithuanian dictionary (Dalia Svambaryte)
16:00 coffee break
Session 8A (Room I)
16:30 Focus-marking system in the Miyako-Hirara dialect of Ryukyuan (Julia Koloskova)
17:00 Topic options and comment-conditioned topics: evidence from Japanese discourse (Zofia Stankiewicz)
17:30 The problem of noun-phrase coordination and its correlation with wa – ga distinction (cognitive principles underlying the restriction on NP coordination by to and on "NP1 wa NP2 da" – "NP2 ga NP1 da" conversion) (Yoshiko Ono)
Session 8B (Room II)
16:30 Cultural comparison of politeness strategies in Japanese, German and Bulgarian (Yoko Sasagawa)
17:00 A comparative study of Korean and Japanese honorifics – their verbal behaviors and cultures (Hae Kyong Shin)
17:30 The meaning of conjugated forms of the headlines of posters (Kikuko Yui)
18:00 end of the academic programme

Saturday, September 3, 2005

Session 9
9:00 A Japanese pluralizer –tachi as a window to human cognitive world (Seiichi Makino)
9:30 Time, cognition and emotion. The use of the past tense in Japanese (Mayumi Kudo)
10:00 Polysemy of de in Japanese: a cognitive grammar account (Kensei Sugayama)
10:30 coffee break
Session 10
11:00 Information status and complementizer choice in Japanese (Naomi McGloin)
11:30 The indirect quotation of the Japanese language - understanding the unexpressed parts (2) (Keiko Orito)
11:30 What can the Mitsukaido dialect case system tell about syntactic theory? (Kan Sasaki)
12:30 end of Section 2

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