Hitomi Onuma

  • Ph.D. in Literature, Tohoku Gakuin University, Sendai, Japan.
  • Full-time lecturer at Iwate Medical University.
  • Part-time lecturer at Tohoku Gakuin University.
  • Specializes in research on phonological theory, especially phonological primitives.


Publications

Forthcoming

  • Onuma, Hitomi (大沼仁美) (2015) (分担執筆)
    『最新英語学・言語学用語辞典』 (中野弘三 服部義弘 小野隆啓 西原哲雄 (監修)) 開拓社.
  • Onuma, Hitomi (September 2015)
    On the status of empty nuclei in phonology. Ph.D. dissertation, Tohoku Gakuin University, Sendai, Japan.
    (Committee: Prof. Kuniya Nasukawa, Prof. Phillip Backley, Prof. Yuichi Endo, Prof. Ali Tifrit (Université de Nantes))
  • Onuma, Hitomi (2015)
    The representation of l in English. Tohoku: Essays and Studies in English Language and Literature 48, Tohoku Gakuin University, 1
    –14.

    2014

  • Onuma, Hitomi, Kuniya Nasukawa & Phillip Backley (2014)
    Place-sensitive VOT values in L2 acquisition. 2014 Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Phonology and Morphology, Chonnam National University, Gwangju, Korea, 90–93.
  • Onuma, Hitomi (2014)
    Prosodic dependency and empty nuclei. Tohoku: Essays and Studies in English Language and Literature 47, Tohoku Gakuin University, 1–21.

    2013

  • Onuma, Hitomi (2013)
    The syllabification of geminates in Japanese. Phonological Studies 16, 45–52.

    2012

  • Onuma, Hitomi (2012)
    The velarisation of l as a case of weakening. Phonological Studies 15, 19–26.
  • Onuma, Hitomi (2012)
    The phonetic interpretation of empty categories in phonology. Studies in English Literature: Regional Branches Combined Issue 4, The English Literary Society of Japan, 145
    –154.
  • 2011

  • Onuma, Hitomi (2011)
    English schwa in Particle Phonology. Tohoku: Essays and Studies in English Language and Literature 44, Tohoku Gakuin University, 15-38.

    2010

  • Onuma, Hitomi (2010)
    The representation of schwa in English. M.A. dissertation, Tohoku Gakuin University, Sendai, Japan. 


Presentations

Forthcoming

  • Onuma, Hitomi (Forthcoming).

2018

2017

2016

  • Onuma, Hitomi (1 September 2016). Element suppression in recursive structure. Workshop: Recursion in Phonology. Tohoku Gakuin University, Sendai, Japan.
  • Onuma, Hitomi, Kuniya Nasukawa & Masatoshi Koizumi (27 May 2016). The inherent vowel prime in Fijian. The 24th Manchester Phonology Meeting, University of Manchester, UK.
  • Onuma, Hitomi (23 February 2016). Monophthongization and diphthongization in Precedence-free Phonology. The 2nd Workshop on Phonological Externalization of Morphosyntactic Structure: Universals and Variables (PHEX2) (grant number 15H03213), Niigata University, Japan.

2015

  • Nasukawa, Kuniya, Phillip Backley & Hitomi Onuma (11 September 2015). Phonological categories of VOT and phonetic compromise in L2 acquisition. Workshop: Segments & Interactions in Phonological Acquisition, The 12th Generative Approaches to Language Acquisition conference (GALA 12), The University of Nantes, France.
  • Onuma, Hitomi (26 August 2015). Representing English vowels.in Precedence-free Phonology. Workshop on Phonological Externalization of Morphosyntactic Structure: Universals and Variables (PHEX) (grant number 15H03213), Saporo University, Sapporo, Japan.

2014

  • Nasukawa, Kuniya, Hitomi Onuma & Masatoshi Koizumi (15 November 2014). Epenthetic vowels and the inherent vowel feature in Fijian. The 149th Meeting of Japan Linguistic Society, Ehime University, Matsuyama, Japan.
  • Onuma, Hitomi, Kuniya Nasukawa & Phillip Backley (3 July 2014). Place-of-articulation-sensitive VOT values in L2 acquisition. The 5th International Conference on Phonology and Morphology. Chonnam National University, Gwangju, Korea.
  • Nasukawa, Kuniya, Hitomi Onuma & Phillip Backley (27 May 2014). Critical limit of improvement in the L2 acquisition of English VOT. The 10th annual meeting of the Phonology of Contemporary English (PAC10), Montpellier University, France.
  • Onuma, Hitomi (11 February 2014). The role of empty nuclei in phonology. Sapporo University Linguistic Circle, Sapporo University, Japan.

2013

    2012

  • Onuma, Hitomi (24 November 2012). Asymmetries between phonological features. The 145th Meeting of Japan Linguistic Society, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan. (母音に関する音韻素性間の非対称性.  日本言語学会第145回大会.  九州大学箱崎キャンパス)
  • Onuma, Hitomi (21 August 2012). The syllabification of geminates in Japanese. Phonology Forum 2012. Tohoku Gakuin University, Sendai, Japan.
  • Onuma, Hitomi (11 January 2012). Silent segments and prosodic dependency. CUNY Conference on the segment, CUNY Graduate Center, New York, USA.
  • 2011

  • Onuma, Hitomi (8 September 2011). No resyllabification in morphological formation: the case of the English lateral. LAGB Meeting 2011. University of Manchester, UK.
  • Onuma, Hitomi (24 August 2011). The velarisation of l as a case of weakening. Phonology Forum 2011. Doshisha University, Kyoto, Japan.

2010

  • Onuma, Hitomi (25 September 2010). The representation of schwa in English. The 2010 General Meeting of the Tohoku Branch of the English Literary Society of Japan. Sendai Shirayuri Women's College. (英語の曖昧母音の音韻表示について. 日本英文学会東北支部/東北英文学会第65回大会. 仙台白百合女子大学)