Conference: Asian Junior Linguists Conference 5 (AJL 5)

The Asian Junior Linguists Conference (AJL) is committed to encouraging junior linguists to have opportunities to present their work at a formal academic conference. Junior linguists mainly include undergraduate students studying linguistics, but Master’s and pre-ABD level submissions will be considered on a case-by-case basis. See the main website of AJL for past and future AJL meetings.

ICU Working Papers in Linguistics features selected papers from each conference, edited by undergraduate students.

AJL 5 will be hosted online, organized by International Christian University, Japan on Jan. 15-16, 2021.

  • Dates: (Fri-Sat) January 15 – 16, 2021 [Japan Time]
  • Location: Zoom
  • Organized by: International Christian University
  • Co-hosted by: Shigeto Kawahara (Keio).
  • Sponsors: ICU Linguistics, Keio University

Conference website:

Plenary Speakers:

Registration [LINK]

  • Conference registration: free
  • Early bird registration closes on 3 pm (Fri) January 8, 2021 [JST]
  • Registration continues until the end of the conference.

Abstract submission [LINK]

  • Create an easychair account to submit abstracts:
  • Abstract submission opens on November 25 and closes on December 20, 2020.
  • Decisions will be made by December 27, 2020
  • Advisor approval is required: Form
    • The advisor approval must arrive by December 31, 2020.

Address: International Christian University; 3-10-2 Osawa, Mitaka, Tokyo, 181-0015 Japan


AJL logo and poster are designed by Daehan Won at Studio C-clef.