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YOSHIMURA Akiko

ヨシムラ アキコ | YOSHIMURA Akiko
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Other affiliations (3):
Research field  (2): Linguistics ,  English linguistics
Research keywords  (11): implicit meaning (implicature) ,  explicit meaning (expllicature) ,  irony ,  metaphor ,  negative polarity ,  communication ,  Relevance Theory ,  Linguistics ,  Utterance Interpretation ,  Cognitive Pragmatics ,  semantics
Research theme for competitive and other funds  (3):
  • 2002 - 2005 Cognitive Pragmatic Approach to Metalinguistic Negation
  • 1989 - 1999 The Cognitive Mechanism of Polarity Contexts
  • 1990 - Prallelism between Metaphor and Metonymy
Papers (5):
  • Akiko Yoshimura. Descriptive/metalinguistic dichotomy?: Toward a new taxonomy of negation. JOURNAL OF PRAGMATICS. 2013. 57. 39-56
  • YOSHIMURA Akiko. "A Cognitive-Pragmatic Approach to Metalinguistic Negation" (single-author). Proceedings of the Sophia Symposium on Negation, ed. by Yasu-hiko Kato, 113-132, Sophia University, Tokyo. 2002. 113-132
  • YOSHIMURA Akiko. "Procedural Semantics and Metalinguistic Negation" (single-author). _Relevance Theory: Applications and Implications_, John Benjamins, Amsterdam. 1997. 105-122
  • YOSHIMURA Akiko. "A Cognitive Constraint on Negative Polarity Phenomena" (single-author). _Proceedings of the 20th Annual Meeting of the Berkeley Linguistics Society (BLS 20)_, Berkeley Linguistics Society. 1994. BLS 20. 599-610
  • YOSHIMURA Akiko. "The Cognitive Structure of Negation as an NPI-Licensing Condition" (single-author). _English Linguistics_, The English Linguistic Society of Japan. 1992. Vol. 9,. 244-264
MISC (3):
  • YOSHIMURA Akiko. "Review: Robyn Carston: Thoughts and Utterances: The Pragmatics of Explicit Communication"(single-author). Studies in English Literature. 2006. English Number 47. 316-323
  • YOSHIMURA Akiko. “Review: Ton van der Wouden: Negative Contexts: Collocation, Polarity and Multiple Negation” (single-author). _Studies in English Literature_, English Number 2000, The English Literary Society of Japan. 2000. 136-142
  • YOSHIMURA Akiko. "An Approach to Negative Polarity: Semantic and Cognitive-Pragmatic Aspects of Negative Plarity Phenomena". Eigo Seinen Vol. 144, No. 9, 544-546, Kenkyu-sha. 1998. 第144巻. 第9号. 544-546
Books (3):
  • A Natural History of Negation
    2018
  • New Development of Relevance Theory: Cognition and Communication (Chap.1 - Chap.3 (pp.1-102))(in Japanese)
    Kenkyu-sha 2003
  • Negative Polarity Phenomena
    1999
Lectures and oral presentations  (2):
  • “Another Property of Irony: Findings from Observing Story Ironies”
    (16th International Pragmatics Conference, International Pragmatics Association, (at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, China) 2019)
  • “Negative Polarity Phenomena in Adversative Constructions”
    (4th International Pragmatics Conference (at Shoin Women’s University in Kobe, JAPAN) 1993)
Education (4):
  • 1993 - 1993 University of London School of Oriental and African Studies Linguistic Department
  • 1990 - 1993 Osaka University Graduate School of Letters
  • 1988 - 1990 Osaka University Graduate School of Letters
  • 1979 - 1983 Osaka University Faculty of Letters
Professional career (2):
  • Master of Arts (English Linguistics) (Osaka University)
  • Ph.D (Linguistics) (Osaka University)
Work history (7):
  • 2017/04 - 現在 Nara Womens University Vice-President (international exchange)
  • 2012/04 - 現在 Nara Womens University Professor
  • 2005/04 - 2012/03 Faculty of Letters, Nara Women's University Professor
  • 1999/04 - 2005/03 Nara Womens University associate professor
  • 1997/04 - 1999/03 Osaka Gakuin University associate professor
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Committee career (2):
  • 2013/12 - 2014/11 Japan Society for the Promotion of Science Grant-in-Aid Examination committee member
  • 2008/04 - 2011/03 Ministry of Education University establishment / school corporation council member
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