CATJ 28 invites proposals on topics related to Japanese language education (e.g., linguistics, second language acquisition, and pedagogical innovations, among others). We particularly encourage submissions relevant to the main theme: “Japanese Language Education in Diversifying Communities.”

Presentation Details

Presenters will have 20 minutes for their presentation followed by a 5-minute question and answer period. Presented papers will be published in the CATJ proceedings.

Submission Deadline

January 20, 2020

Abstract Guidelines

  • Submit your abstract in Word (.doc or .docx) or PDF (.pdf) format.
  • You may write your abstract in English (max. 300 words) or Japanese (max. 700 characters).
  • The file name should be “(Your first name) (Your last name)_abstract.docx (or .doc or .pdf).” Ex: If your name is John Reinartz, the file name should be JohnReinartz_abstract.docx or JohnReinartz_abstract.pdf
  • Your name should not appear in the abstract itself.
  • The abstract and the paper to be published in the Proceedings should be written in the same language as the one used in the presentation.
  • You may submit only one abstract as either a single or joint author.

Abstract Submission Form

CATJ28 Proposal Submission Form 

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