4th Symposium (Sophia University, Tokyo)

2015 Sophia Symposium

How Do We Manage Languages?
Global Perspectives and Local Challenges
In association with the 4th International Symposium on Language Management

Dates: 26-27 September (Sat & Sun)
Venue: Sophia University


September 26th
9:30-10:00 Registration
10:00-10:15 Opening

Session 1: The Management of Standard Varieties (10:15-11:45)
DOVALIL, Vitek (Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic)
Destandardization and demotization of standard varieties from the perspective of language management

TAKAHASHI, Hideaki (Kansai University, Osaka, Japan)
Language management in the process of codifying standard pronunciation ― Standardization of German pronunciation

PROŠEK, Martin (The Czech Language Institute, Prague, Czech Republic)
Language consulting service as a management process: Universal and specific features

Break (11:45-13:15)

Panel Discussion (13:15-14:45)

How Do We Manage Languages? : Global Perspectives and Local Challenges
Opening: Miki SUGIMURA (Vice President, Sophia University)
Bjorn JERNUDD (Washington D.C.)
The Origin and Development of the Language Management Framework
Jiří NEKVAPIL (Charles University, Prague)
Language Management in Multilingual Environments
Sau Kuen FAN (Kanda University of International Studies, Chiba)
Language Management in Contact Situations

Break (14:45-15:15)

Session 2: Language Management in Educational Settings (15:15-16:45)
NEMOTO, Hiroyuki (Kanazawa University, Kanazawa, Japan)
The management of socialization processes into the teaching profession by novice Japanese EFL teachers

TAKEDA, Kanako (Sophia Linguistic Institute for International Communication, Tokyo, Japan)
A case study of the language management of non-native speakers in third-party language contact situations in Japan

ALI, Nor Liza Haji (Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)
Managing organised management in an English-medium instruction program in Malaysia

Break (16:45-17:15)

Session 3: Language Management and Language Planning and Policy (17:15-18:15)
SHEN, Qi (Shanghai International Studies University, Shanghai, China)
Saving Shanghai dialect: A case of bottom-up process in language management

KIMURA, Goro Christoph (Sophia University, Tokyo, Japan)
The researcher as part of language management processes: A case study on a research project on European integration

19:00- Party

September 27th
9:00-9:30 Registration

Session 4: Language Management in Multilingual Environments (9:30-11:45)
FUKUDA, Eri (Ryukoku University, Kyoto, Japan)
A study on how status management and learning management affect the individual language management process: In the case of Japanese

ZAWISZOVÁ, Halina (Palacký University, Olomouc, Czech Republic)
Language problems and their management as experienced by Japanese long-term residents in the Czech Republic

Break (10:30-10:45)

SARUHASHI, Junko(Aoyama Gakuin University, Tokyo, Japan), YU, YunSook (Osaka University of Economics and Law), KO, Jeongja (Kobe University) & HASHIMOTO, Miyuki (Osaka University of Economics and Law)
Comparison of language management strategies between the first and second generations of Korean residents in Japan: Exploring Zainichi Korean cultural discourses

NEKULA, Marek (University of Regensburg, Germany)
Crossing borders by their construction: Language management in contact situations

Lunch break (11:45-13:15)

Session 5: Language Management in Micro-Level Interactions (13:15-14:45)
AIKAWA, Hiroko (Center for Language Education and Research, Sophia University, Tokyo, Japan)
The process of interaction management by Japanese and non-Japanese business professionals in the workplace

AKBARI, Hourieh (Chiba University, Chiba, Japan)
Language management in Taarof situations: Through natural conversations between Persian and Japanese native speakers

MILLER, Seizo (Chiba University, Chiba, Japan)
The significance of language management theory in studying identities indicated during a conversational interaction

Break (14:45-15:15)

Session 6: Rethinking the Language Management Process (15:15-17:30)
FAIRBROTHER, Lisa (Sophia University, Tokyo, Japan)
Intersecting management: An examination of language management processes in cases where deviations are managed simultaneously by multiple parties

SLOBODA, Marian (Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic)
The issue of (un)reliability in the analysis of language management processes

Break (16:15-16:30)

SHERMAN, Tamah & ŠVELCH, Jaroslav (Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic)
“The management may end after any of the stages”: The incomplete management process cycle as an aim in itself

MURAOKA, Hidehiro (Chiba University, Chiba, Japan)
The significance of norms in language management theory: A theoretical review

Break (17:30-17:45)

Discussion (17:45-18:15)

Organizer: Sophia Linguistic Institute for International Communication
Co-organizer: The Society of Language Management