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CJLEA 2017 Spring Conference

Saturday, March 4, 2017


9:00 am to 3:00 pm CU Boulder, Visual Arts Complex (VAC) 1B88

8:30 am- Registration begins

9:00 am Introduction
Sumiko Gibson, CJLEA President

Morning sessions
9:10-9:40 am SNA

Hideko Shimizu, Kaetsu University

10:00-10:30 am How Regular is Japanese Loanword Phonology


Lingshuang Jack Mao, CU Boulder

10:30-10:45 am Break

10:45-11:15 am The survey results of articulation issues in Japanese


language programs in Colorado/Wyoming
Yumiko Matsunaga, CU Boulder

11:15 am-12:00 pm
All participants

12:00-12:40 pm Lunch & Networking

Afternoon sessions
12:40-12:50 pm
Noriko Garofalo, Fort Collins, CO

12:50-1:10 pm CJLEA business meeting

1:15-1:45 pm Why does Japanese seem easy for Chinese students?


Evidence from vocabulary acquisition
Jun Xu, University of Denver

1:50-2:20 pm What is shadowing? How effective is it?


Mako Beecken, Colorado State University

2:20-2:30 pm Break

2:30-3:00 pm (Multiple Intelligences)



Hisako Schibli & Mami Osler, Japanese Academy of the
Rockies