|The Japanese Cognitive Linguistics Association (JCLA) is an academic organization
devoted to the interdisciplinary study of language. Founded in September
2000, when its first annual meeting was held at Keio University in Tokyo,
it now has over 700 members in Japan and the neighboring countries. It
hosts the annual meeting and cognitive linguistics seminar in September
every year. JCLA has been affiliated with the International Cognitive Linguistics
Association (ICLA) since September 2005.