Presentations (selected)

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Upcoming presentations

  • Labeling through Spell-Out. GLOW in Asia X, National Tsing-Hua University, Hsin-Chu, Taiwan, May 2014 (with Nobu Goto and Yoshiyuki Shibata).

2014

  • Case-Markers and Postpositions in Japanese: A View from Ellipsis. Lexicon Festa, NINJAL (National Institute for Japanese Language and Linguistics), Tachikawa, Tokyo, Japan, February 2014 (with Nobu Goto). [poster]
  • Phrase Structure Properties and Transfer/Spell-Out. Keio Linguistics Colloquium, Keio University, Mita, Japan, January 2014. [handout]

2013

  • Twin Peaks at the Phase Edge. Workshop "Foundational Issues in Phase Theory," The 31st Annual Meeting of The English Linguistic Society of Japan, Fukuoka University, Japan, November 2013. [handout]
  • Strengthening the Role of Case in Ellipsis. Identity in Ellipsis Conference, Leiden University, Netherlands, September 2013.
  • Extraction Out of Argument Ellipsis and Temporal Adverbial Clauses. Comparative Syntax and Language Acquisition (CSLA) #2, Nanzan University, Nagoya, Japan, August 2013.
  • Limited Syntactic Identity in Antecedent-Contained Sluicing. The 23rd Colloquium on Generative Grammar, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain, May 2013.
  • Identity in Ellipsis: A View from Antecedent-Contained Sluicing. The 18th Workshop of the International Research Project on Comparative Syntax and Language Acquisition, Nanzan University, Nagoya, Japan, March 2013.

2012

  • 理由副詞類の生成位置とコントロール節の修飾. 日本言語学会第145回大会、九州大学、2012年11月 (藤井友比呂氏との共同発表).
  • Voice-Mismatches under Antecedent-Contained Sluicing. 日本英語学会第30回大会ワークショップ『ミニマリスト・プログラムにおける削除現象』、慶應義塾大学、2012年11月 (Workshop "Deletion Phenomena in the Minimalist Program," The 3oth Annual Meeting of The English Linguistic Society of Japan, Keio University, Japan, November 2012).
  • Some Asymmetries in Japanese N'-deletion and their Theoretical Implications. Formal Approaches to Japanese Linguistics 6, ZAS, Berlin, Germany, September 2012 (with Nobu Goto).
  • On XP/X0-asymmetries in Extractions from Ellipsis Sites. The 15th Workshop of the International Research Project on Comparative Syntax and Language Acquisition, Nanzan University, Nagoya, Japan, July 2012.
  • Ellipsis: Missing Links between Form and Meaning. The 34th Mie University Linguistics Colloquium (co-hosted by Philologia), Mie University, Tsu, Japan, May 2012.
  • Extractions from Ellipsis Sites: A Preliminary Study. Sendai Area Circle of Linguistics (SACL), Tohoku Gakuin University, Sendai, Japan, February 2012.

2011

  • Voice Mismatches under Sluicing in English and Japanese. 日本英文学会東北支部第66回大会シンポジウム『省略現象の諸相』、東北大学、2011年11月(Symposium "Aspects of Ellipsis Phenomena," The 66th Meeting of The Tohoku Branch of The English Literary Society of Japan, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan, November 2011).
  • Pseudo-right Dislocation and the Bare-topic Constructions in Japanese. The 38th Linguistics Colloquium, Nanzan University, Nagoya, Japan, October 2011.
  • On (Pseudo-)Right Dislocation in Japanese. GLOW in Asia Workshop for Young Scholars, Mie University, Tsu, Japan, September 2011.
  • LF-copying in Ellipsis and the Nature of Chains. Chains in Minimalism, Yokohama National University, Yokohama, Japan, February 2011.

2010

  • V-stranding Sluicing in Japanese and Its Implications. The 41st Annual Meeting of the North East Linguistic Society (NELS 41), University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA, October 2010.
  • Sluicing in Japanese Revisited. Sendai Area Circle of Linguistics (SACL), Tohoku Gakuin University, Sendai, Japan, July 2010.
  • Feature Valuation and Antisuperiority. The 8th Workshop of the International Research Project on Comparative Syntax and Language Acquisition, Nanzan University, Nagoya, Japan, March 2010 (with Barry C.-Y. Yang).
  • On Scrambling of VP in Japanese. Ling-Talk@NTHU, National Tsing-Hua University, Hsin-Chu, Taiwan, February 2010.
  • Wh-adverbials In-situ in Japanese and Mandarin Chinese. The 7th Workshop of the International Research Project on Comparative Syntax and Language Acquisition, Nanzan University, Nagoya, Japan, January 2010 (with Tomohiro Fujii).

2009

  • VP-scrambling, Linearization Preservation, and the Theories of Control. The 40th Annual Meeting of the North East Linguistic Society (NELS 40), MIT, Cambridge, MA, USA, November 2009.
  • Feature Valuation and Antisuperiority. The 5th Workshop of the International Research Project on Comparative Syntax and Language Acquisition, Nanzan University, Nagoya, Japan, September 2009 (with Barry C.-Y. Yang).
  • ‘Genuine’ Sluicing in Japanese. The 45th Annual Meeting of the Chicago Linguistic Society (CLS 45), University of Chicago, IL, USA, April 2009.

2008

  • Concealed Argument Ellipsis in Japanese Right Dislocation. Harvard Linguistics Theory Group, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA, December 2008.
  • Argument Ellipsis in Japanese Right Dislocation. The 18th Japanese/Korean Linguistics Conference (J/K 18), City University of New York, NY, USA, November 2008.
  • An Argument for Argument Ellipsis from -Sika NPIs. The 39th Annual Meeting of the North East Linguistic Society (NELS 39), Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA, November 2008.
  • String-Vacuous Scrambling and Cyclic Linearization. The 9th Tokyo Conference on Psycholinguistics (TCP 2008), Keio University, Tokyo, Japan, March 2008.
  • Cyclic Linearization, the PBC-effects, and Related Issues. Siena-Tsinghua-Nanzan Joint Workshop on Linguistic Theory and Language Acquisition, Nanzan University, Nagoya, Japan, February 2008.
  • A Linearization Approach to the PBC-effect and Its Consequences. The Nanzan-EFL-Cambridge Joint Seminar on Parametric Syntax and Acquisition, EFL University, Hyderabad, India, January 2008.

2007

  • Feature Valuation and Antisuperiority. GLOW in Asia VI, Chinese University of Hong Kong, China, December 2007 (with Barry C.-Y. Yang).
  • A Linearization Approach to the PBC-effect and Its Consequences. GLOW in Asia VI, Chinese University of Hong Kong, China, December 2007.
  • Three Ways to Get to the vP Edge. International Symposium of the Cambridge-Connecticut-Hyderabad-Nanzan-Siena-Tsing Hua Consortium for Linguistics, National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan, December 2007 (with Mamoru Saito).
  • The Proper Binding Condition Effect as a Consequence of Cyclic Linearization. The 38th Annual Meeting of the North East Linguistic Society (NELS 38), University of Ottawa, ON, Canada, October 2007.
  • Proper Binding Condition Effect as a Consequence of Cyclic Linearization. The Fourth Tsinghua-Nanzan Joint Workshop, Nanzan University, Nagoya, Japan, July 2007.
  • 英語、日本語、中国語の副詞的Wh句について. 第15回三重大学言語学コロキアム、三重大学、2007年6月 (On Adjunct Wh-phrases in English, Japanese and Chinese. The 15th Mie University Linguistics Colloquium, Mie University, Japan, June 2007).
  • Order in Narrow Syntax and PF. Connecticut-Nanzan Joint Workshop on Minimalist Syntax, Nanzan University, Nagoya, Japan, June 2007.
  • An Argument for the Derivational Reformulation of the Proper Binding Condition. The 4th Workshop on Altaic Formal Linguistics (WAFL 4), Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, USA, May 2007.
  • Chinese is Head-initial. How about Japanese? Workshop on Romance-Japanese: Comparative Syntax and Language Acquisition, Università di Siena, Italy, May 2007.
  • Chinese is Head-initial. How about Japanese? Nanzan-Tsing Hua Consortium Workshop on Formal Syntax, National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan, March 2007.
  • Wh-adverbials, their Island-(in)sensitivity and the Role of Demonstratives in Wh-in-situ Licensing. Connecticut-Siena-Nanzan Joint Workshop on Linguistic Theory and Language Acquisition, Nanzan University, Nagoya, Japan, February 2007 (with Tomohiro Fujii).

2006

  • NP-internal Honorification and N’-Deletion. Cambridge-Nanzan-Tsing Hua Workshop on Word Order and Functional Categories, Nanzan University, Nagoya, Japan, December 2006. 
  • NP内での敬語化とNP-削除. 日本言語学会第133回大会、札幌学院大学、2006年11月 (NP-internal Honorification and NP-Deletion. The 133rd Meeting of the Linguistic Society of Japan, Sapporo Gakuin University, Japan, November 2006).
  • Focus and Wh-feature in Interrogative C. Tsing Hua-Nanzan Joint Workshop on Movement and Interpretation, Nanzan University, Nagoya, Japan, September 2006.

2005

  • 日本語の敬語文の統語構造. 日本言語学会第131回大会、広島大学、2005年11月 (The Syntax of Japanese Honorifics. The 131st Meeting of the Linguistic Society of Japan, Hiroshima University, Japan, November 2005).