Autumn Seminar 2018 [October 28, 2018, Doshisha University]

Autumn Seminar 2018 [flyer]

Venue: Doshisha University, Karasuma Campus, Shikokan Room 110 (

* Access to Karasuma Campus: Take Karasuma Subway Line to Imadegawa Station; go out Exit 1 and walk north up Karasuma-dori. A five-minute walk. (

Date: October 28 (Sun), 2018 10:40 ~ 17:30 (Registration opens at 10:30)

Theme:The acquisition of articles (DPs)

Reception 10:30


10:40-11:40 The acquisition of articles (DPs): The story so far

Neal Snape (Gunma Prefectural Women’s University) [Abstract]

11:50-12:50 (Bare) plural DPs and L2 Acquisition: From generics to mass/count distinction and plurality

Kook-Hee Gil (University of Sheffield)[Abstract]

Lunch break 12:50-13:50

General meeting 13:50-14:10


14:10 – 14:50 The count-mass distinction and English articles

Mutsumi Ogawa (Nihon University) [Abstract]

14:50 – 15:30 Accounting for article interpretation in L2 English by L1 Japanese adult and child learners

Kazumi Yamada (Kwansei Gakuin University) [Abstract]

15:30 – 16:10 Articles, telicity, and lexical transfer

Shigenori Wakabayashi and Takayuki Kimura (Chuo University) [Abstract]

16:20 – 17:30 Round Table Panel discussion (all presenters)

Fee:JPY1,000 (for members and non-members, students and faculty)

◆ For more information, please contact Shigenori Wakabayashi (swkbys37[@]