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YANAGI Tomohiro

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Title Associate Professor
Belong to Dept. of English Language and Culture
Division of English Education, Faculty of General Education
Graduated Nagoya University, Graduate School of Letters
Degree PhD in English Linguistics (Nagoya University)
Academic Institutional Membership The English Linguistic Society of Japan
The English Literary Society
Modern English Association
The International Society for the Linguistics of English
The Philological Society
Field of Study Historical English Syntax
Research, Studies Object Movement, Distribution and Licensing of Noun Phrases
Curriculum Specialized History of the English Language and Linguistics (HELL)

Books Published, Translation

Boost Your Reading and Listening Skills, (joint work) 2008, Eihosha

The Wisdom English-Japanese Dictionary (2nd ed.), (joint work) 2006, Sanseido

An Introduction to English Corpora, (joint work) 2006, Eichosha

Academic Papers, Critique

Ditransitive Alternation and Theme Passivization in Old English, Outposts of Historical Corpus Linguistics: From the Helsinki Corpus to a Proliferation of Resources, ed. by Jukka Tyrkkö, et al., Research Unit for Variation, Contacts, and Change in English, 2012

Some Notes on the Distribution of the Quantifier All in Middle English, Middle and Modern English Corpus Linguistics: A Multi-Dimensional Approach, ed. by Manfred Markus, et al., John Benjamins, 2012

Object Movement and Adverb Placement in Old English, Synchronic and Diachronic Approaches to the Study of Language, ed. by Hirozo Nakano et al., Eichosha Phoenix, 2010

Notes on Lexical Subjects of To-Infinitival Clauses in Old and Middle English, Ivy Never Sere, ed. by Mutsumi Takigawa et al., Otowa-Shobo Tsurumi-Shoten, 2009

Object Movement in Old English Subordinate Clauses, Historical Englishes in Varieties of Texts and Contexts: The Global COE Program, International Conference 2007, ed. by Masachiyo Amano et al., Peter Lang, 2008

On the Position of the OE Quantifier Eall and PDE All, English Historical Linguistics 2006, Volume I: Syntax and Morphology, ed. by Maurizio Gotti et al., John Benjamins, 2008

What is to be done about it? A Parallel Corpus Study of 'Copula and Infinitive' Construction in English and French (joint work), English Corpora under Japanese Eyes, ed. by Junsaku Nakamura et al., Rodopi, 2004

A Syntactic Approach to the Present Perfect Puzzle in the History of English, Studies in Modern English 20, 2004

On the Complement Structure of Causative Have and Make, IVY 36, 2003

On the Effectiveness of Annotated Corpora: Review of the Brooklyn Corpus (joint work), Journal of the College of International Studies 30, 2003

Worth Is Worth Investigating: A Corpus-based Analysis of Worth Constructions, IVY 32, 1999

Verb Movement and the Historical Development of Perfect Constructions in English, English Linguistics 16, 1999

Head Movement and the Surface Word Order Variation in OE Perfects, Papers from the Sixteenth National Conference of The English Linguistic Society of Japan, 1999

Lexical vs. Functional Auxiliaries, Studies in Modern English, Vol. 13, 1997

Lectures, Symposium, Presentation

On the Subject Status of Dative Nominals in To-infinitival Clauses in Earlier English, Subject: Cognitive, Typological and Functional Approaches (University of Helsinki, Finland), 2013

From Dative-Marked Experiencers to Prepositional Experiencers in the History of English, 17th International Conference on English Historical Linguistics (University of Zurich, Switzerland), 2012

(A)symmetries between Theme and Goal in Ditransitive Passive Constructions of OE, Helsinki Corpus Festival: The Past, Present, and Future of English Historical Corpora (Tieteiden talo, Finland), 2011

On the Subject Position of Passive Expletive Constructions in Middle English, Middle and Modern English Corpus Linguistics Conference 2011 (Nakanoshima Center, Osaka University), 2011

Case Licensing of Noun Phrases in the History of English, The Twenty-eighth National Conference of The English Linguistic Society of Japan, 2010

On the Distribution of Quantifiers in Old English, 24th Scandinavian Conference of Linguistics (University of Joensuu, Finland), 2010

The Quantifier All before or after (Pro)nominal Phrases in Middle English, International Conference on Middle and Modern English Corpus Linguistics 2009 (University of Innsbruck, Austria), 2009

Object Movement and Object Positions in Old English, 15th International Conference on English Historical Linguistics (University of Munich, Germany), 2008

Object Movement in Old English Subordinate Clauses, The Society of Historical English Language and Linguistics, International Conference, 2007 (Nagoya University), 2007

On the Position of the Quantifier Eall, 14th International Conference on English Historical Linguistics (University of Bergamo, Italy), 2006

A Note on Clitic Pronouns in Old English, The Eighteenth National Conference of The English Linguistic Society of Japan (A Corpus-based Approach to Language Change Symposium), 2000

A Note on the Complement Structure of Causative Have, The 72nd General Meeting of The English Literary Society of Japan, 2000

Structural and Functional Changes of the Present Perfect in the History of English, The 71st General Meeting of The English Literary Society of Japan, 1999

Head Movement and the Word Order Variation in OE Perfects, The Sixteenth National Conference of The English Linguistic Society of Japan, 1998

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