The 28th Japanese/Korean Linguistics Conference

Welcome to JK28

The JK28 Organising Committee are keeping an eye on the evolving COVID-19 epidemic and considering how it might affect the conference. Currently, the registration is pending and we will share updates on the format of the conference on this blog by 1st June 2020 at the latest. We will notify the authors the review outcome by the 30th May 2020.

Call for papers:

Abstract submission page:

Important Dates:

Early Registration (up to and including 31 July), £90

Student Registration (up to (up to and including 31 July), free

Standard Registration (for bookings received after 31 July), £120

Please note we cannot accept on-site registrations. To register, please see ‘Booking’ at  

Call for papers published              1 December 2019

Abstract submission        1 January – 8 March 2020

Notification of acceptance           30 May 2020

Satellite Events 6 September 2020

Main conference             7-9 September 2020

Satellite events:

More details on satellite events will be available in May 2020.

Public lectures on Multi-modal communication, 6th September 2020 Sunday 11:00-13:00

Diversity of Japanese, Korean and Taiwanese sign languages

Speaker: Ms Keiko Sagara (Japanese National Museum of Ethnology, Japan)

Cross-cultural aspects of gestures

Speaker: Professor Sotaro Kita (University of Warwick, UK)

Satellite workshop on Japanese/Korean phonology, 6th  September 2020 Sunday 13:00-18:00

Organisers: Haruo Kubozono (NINJAL, Japan) and Jongho Jun (Seoul National University, Republic of Korea)

Confirmed speakers: Junko Itô (UC Santa Cruz, USA) and Armin Mester (UC Santa Cruz, USA)

Registration, Accommodation, and Travel Information:

The university webpage has information about travel, accommodation and registration.

Conference location:

Campus Map: › visit › assets › preston_city_campus_map

Organising Committee:

Local organising committee:

Dr. Hae-Sung Jeon (chair)

Dr. Xi Chen

Dr. Mareike Hamann

Ms. Jungmin Lee

Dr. Chisa Matsukawa

Dr. Zixi You

Scientific chairs:

Prof. Sotaro Kita (University of Warwick, UK)

Prof. Peter Sells (University of York, UK)

Prof. Jaehoon Yeon (SOAS, UK)


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