Autumn Seminar 2019 [October 27, 2019, Nihon University (Faculty of Commerce, Kinuta Campus) ]

J-SLA Autumn Seminar 2019 [pdf]

Venue: Nihon University (Faculty of Commerce, Kinuta Campus)

Building 2, Room 2206

Access: https://www.bus.nihon-u.ac.jp/access/

Date: October 27, 2019 (Registration opens at 10:30)

Theme: Empty Categories in Second Language Acquisition

Fee: JPY 1,000 (for members and non-members, students and faculty)

Language: Japanese

Website: http://www.j-sla.org/

Reception 10:30

Presentation

10:40-11:10

Introduction: The acquisition of empty categories and its implications for linguistic theory

Koichi Otaki (Kanazawa Gakuin University)

11:20-12:20

Subjects in English infinitives by Japanese speaking learners: Investigating control and subject raising constructions

Noriko Yoshimura (University of Shizuoka) & Mineharu Nakayama (The Ohio State University)

Lunch break 12:20-13:20

General meeting 13:20-13:40

13:40-14:40

What can we learn from a phrase being invisible?

Yoichi Miyamoto (Osaka University)

14:50-15:50

Illicit argument drop by Japanese-speaking learners of English

Koichi Otaki (Kanazawa Gakuin University)

16:00-16:45

Round table panel discussion (All presenters)

â—† For more information, please contact Shigenori Wakabayashi (swkbys37[@]tamacc.chuo-u.ac.jp)