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Affiliation and department:
Job title: Professor
Research field  (1): Aesthetics and studies on art
Research keywords  (9): Historical Linguistics ,  Discourse Studies ,  Typology ,  Grammaticalization ,  Historical Pragmatics ,  Sociolinguistics ,  The History of English ,  Japanese Linguistics ,  Asian Languages
Research theme for competitive and other funds  (7):
  • 2017 - 2021 "Formulaicity in everyday interaction: On the model construction of linguistic structures based on spoken language" (provisional)
  • 2016 - 2019 "Historical development of projector constructions and constructionalization: Empirical studies in the history of English" (Project Leader: Reijirou Shibasaki, 16K02781)
  • 2013 - 2016 "Competing motivations between head and dependent relations in the history of English: A cross-linguistic heterogeneity of English in the past, present and future"
  • 2010 - 2013 "From head-marking to dependent-marking in the history of English: With special attention to personal pronouns"
  • 2009 - 2010 "Special research fund" (Okinawa International University)
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Papers (27):
  • Shin Fukuda, Mary Shin Kim, Mee-Jeong Park and Haruko Minegishi Cook (eds.). "On the rise of douride 'no wonder' as a projector and the reformulation of discourse sequential relations in Japanese" (JK25)
  • "Sequentiality and the emergence of new constructions" (John Benjamins, SLCS198). Explorations in English Historical Syntax (Hubert Cuyckens, Hendrik De Smet, Leisbet Heyvaert, and Charlotte Maekelberghe. eds.). 2018. 285-308
  • "From relativization to nominalization and more: Evidence from the history of Okinawan" (BLS36). Proceedings of the 36th Annual meeting of the Berkeley Linguistics Society (BLS36). 2016. 36. 382-395
  • "Explorations of the problem is (that) in American English: With special reference to discourse functions over the past couple of decades.". Studies in Pragmatics. 2015. 16. 1-19
  • "On the discourse-basis of apo koinou constructions in Present-day American English.". Journal of Human Linguistics Circle. 2015. 10. 17-37
MISC (7):
  • "Review: Morphosyntactic Change: A Comparative Study of Particles and Prefixes (Cambridge UP, 2012)(English Linguistics 33:2)". English Linguistics. 2017. 33. 2. 591-603
  • "A constructional exploration into "clausal periphery" and the pragmatic markers that occur there" (Elizabeth C. Traugott, trans by Reijirou Shibasaki) (Hitsuzi Syobo Publishing, Tokyo). Periphery: Where pragmatic meaning is negotiated. 2017
  • "What word order fixation brought about in the history of English". Studies in Regional Culture. 2013. 14. pp. 1-25
  • "On the recent emergence of (the) thing is, ... as discourse marker: A case from the history of American English". Conference Handbook of JELS29. 2011. pp. 17-20
  • "Where does first person go across time and space?". 『沖縄国際大学外国語紀要』. 2006. 9. 2. pp. 43-54
Books (10):
  • "From the inside to the outside of the sentence: Forming a larger discourse unit with <I>jijitsu </I>'fact' in Japanese" (John Benjamins)
    John Benjamins
  • "On sound symbolism in Japanese and Korean" (CSLI Publications, Stanford Univ.)
    CSLI Publications, Stanford University 2002
  • "On the grammaticalization of verbal reduplication in Japanese." (Mouton de Gruyter)
    Mouton de Gruyter 2005
  • "Frequency as a cause of semantic change: With focus on the second person form omae in Japanese" (John Benjamins)
    John Benjamins 2010
  • "On the transition of transitivity in English" (Peter Lang)
    Peter Lang 2010
Lectures and oral presentations  (84):
  • "Historical analysis of adverbial reduplication in Japanese"
    (The 8th Workshop on East Asian Linguistics (WEAL8) 2000)
  • "Phonosemantics in Japanese and Korean"
    (Iconicity Workshop 2001)
  • "Construction reanalysis and paradigmatic changes in Japanese reduplication: A functional-philological perspective"
    (The 7th International Cognitive Linguistics Conference (ICLC-7) 2001)
  • "Grammaticalization of demonstratives into discourse markers in the history of Japanese: Unidirectionality and typological implications"
    (New Reflections on Grammaticalization 2 (NRG2) 2002)
  • "Visual iconicity and blending: A case study of homographic compounds in Japanese and Korean"
    (Conceptual Structure, Discourse and Language 6 (CSDL6) 2002)
Work history (8):
  • 2005/04 - 2006/03 Okinawa International University Department of British and American Language and Culture Full-time lecturer
  • 2006/04 - 2007/03 Okinawa International University Department of British and American Language and Culture Associate Professor
  • 2007/04 - 2013/03 Okinawa International University Department of British and American Language and Culture Associate Professor
  • 2014/04 - 2016/03 Rikkyo University Part-time lecturer(Linguistics, English Linguistics)
  • 2014/04 - 2016/03 Keio University Part-time lecturer(Linguistics)
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Committee career (24):
  • 2014/04 - 2018/03 Modern English Association A member of the editorical committee
  • 2016/04 - 2018/03 Modern English Association A member of the editorical committee (Editor in Chief, EIC)
  • 2011 - Cahiers de Linguistique - Asie Orientale Refereeing Service
  • 2014/04 - 2018/03 The Modern English Association Member of editorial board
  • 2014/12 - 2017/12 The English Linguistic Society of Japan (ELSJ) The Conference Organizing Committee
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Awards (3):
  • 2015/11 - The English Linguistic Society of Japan The English Linguistics Research Paper Award
  • 2015/03 - The English Linguistic Society of Japan EL Article Award
  • 2010/05 - The Modern English Association Research Paper Award
Association Membership(s) (13):
ISLE (The International Society for the Linguistics of English) ,  Human Linguistics Circle ,  Linguistic Society of America (LSA) ,  International Pragmatics Association (IPrA) ,  English Literary Society of Japan ,  The English Linguistic Society of Japan ,  The Linguistic Society of Japan ,  The Japanese Cognitive Linguistics Association ,  The Society for Japanese Linguistics ,  The Pragmatics Society of Japan ,  Foreign Language and Literature Society of Okinawa ,  Japan Association for English Corpus Linguistics ,  Modern English Association
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