|Full Title:||Cognitive and Functional Approach to the Study of Japanese as a Second Language Symposium|
|Location:||Banff, Alberta, Canada|
|Start Date:||21-Jun-2013 - 21-Jun-2013|
|Meeting Email:||click here to access email|
|Meeting Description:||Cognitive and Functional Approach to the Study of Japanese as a Second Language
On June 21, 2013, the Prince Takamado Japan Centre at the University of Alberta will host a preconference symposium at the 12th International Cognitive Linguistics Conference (ICLC-12). The goal of the workshop is to bring together researchers who take cognitive and functional approaches to acquisition of Japanese as a second language.
This one-day symposium will consist of paper presentations and a keynote lecture by Dr. Yasuhiro Shirai, University of Pittsburgh.
Natsuko Tsujimura (Indiana University)
Kimi Akita (Osaka University)
The symposium will be held in Banff, the heart of the Canadian Rockies. Banff is 4 hours away from Edmonton via Lake Louise, and has frequent shuttle service from the Calgary Airport. Participants will have an option to join a tour after the symposium, which will take you through the Rockies to Edmonton, where the ICLC-12 will be held from June 23-28.
|Linguistic Subfield:||Language Acquisition|
| This is a session of the following meeting:
12th International Cognitive Linguistics Conference
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