ISLOJ: International Symposium on the Languages of Java

ISLOJ is a biennial event whose goal is the advancement of scholarship on the linguistic study of the (non-Malay) languages of Java and its environs, encompassing Javanese, Madurese, Sundanese, Sasak, Balinese, Indonesian sign-language, etc.

Papers presented at ISLOJ are concerned with all varieties of these languages, including standard(ized), non-standard(ized), dialectal, and contact varieties.

ISLOJ 9 will be held on May 20, 2023 in Honolulu, HI

Previous ISLOJs

ISLOJ 8 May 20-22, 2021, Virtually

ISLOJ 7 July 6-7, 2019, Banyuwangi, East Java, Indonesia

ISLOJ 6 May 18-19, 2017, Semarang, Central Java, Indonesia

ISLOJ 5 June 6-7, 2015, Bandung, West Java, Indonesia

ISLOJ 4 June 6-7, 2013, Padang, Sumatra, Indonesia

ISLOJ 3 June 23-24, 2011, Malang, East Java, Indonesia

ISLOJ 2 June 4-5, 2009, Senggigi, Lombok, Indonesia

ISLOJ 15-16 August 2007, Semarang, Central Java, Indonesia

The ISLOJ Steering Committee

Thomas Conners, University of Maryland
Jozina Vander Klok, University of Oslo

Nurenzia Yannuar, Leiden University/Universtas Negri Malang

Emerita Steering Members 

Bill Davies, University of Iowa
Zane Goebel, La Trobe University
Effendi Kadarisman, Universitas Negri Malang
Yacinta Kurniasih, Monash University

Institutions Supporting ISLOJ

Department of Linguistics, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig

University of Maryland

University of Oslo