Presentations

Upcoming Presentations

  • Kobayashi, Ryoichiro. 2023. Verbs stay in-situ in Japanese: A case study of VP-fronting. Poster presentation at the 30th Japanese/Korean Linguistics Conference (JK 30), Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, March 11th-13th. [website] (refereed)


Selected Presentations

2022

  • Tanabe, Tomoya and Ryoichiro Kobayashi. 2022. Null adjuncts are not a hallmark of head-stranding ellipsis in Japanese. Oral presentation at the 16th Workshop on Altaic Formal Linguistics (WAFL 16), Online, October 2nd. [slides] [website] (refereed)

  • Tanabe, Tomoya and Ryoichiro Kobayashi. 2022. Remarks on verb echo answers and head movement in Japanese. Poster presentation at the 58th Chicago Linguistic Society (CLS 58), Online, April 24th. [website] (refereed)

  • Kobayashi, Ryoichiro. 2022. Functional Parametrization Hypothesis in the Minimalist Program. 慶應言語学コロキアム, April 23rd. [handout] [website] (invited)

  • Tanabe, Tomoya and Ryoichiro Kobayashi. 2022. Remarks on syntactic head movement in Japanese: A reply to Sato and Maeda (2021). Oral presentation at the 46th annual Penn Linguistics Conference (PLC 46), Online, March 19th. [handout] [website] (refereed)


2021

  • Tanabe, Tomoya and Ryoichiro Kobayashi. 2021. Ellipsis in Japanese and information structure. Oral presentation at the Workshop on Ellipsis in Japanese, Online, September 6th. (invited)


2020

  • Kobayashi, Ryoichiro. 2020. Labeling the unlabelable in the CP domain. Oral presentation at Western Conference on Linguistics 2020 (WECOL 2020), Online, November 14th. (Online) [website] (refereed)


2019

  • Kobayashi, Ryoichiro. 2019. Notes on coordination, copula, and from-to constructions. Oral presentation at GLOW in Asia XII and SICOGG XXI, Dongguk University, August 9th. [website] (refereed)

  • Smith, Ryan Walter and Ryoichiro Kobayashi. 2019. Verb mismatches in Japanese verb-stranding verb phrase ellipsis. Poster presentation at the 43rd annual Penn Linguistics Conference (PLC 43), the University of Pennsylvania, March 23rd. [website] (refereed)

  • Kobayashi, Ryoichiro. 2019. A case against the verb-stranding VP-ellipsis analysis in Japanese. Poster presentation at the 43rd annual Penn Linguistics Conference (PLC 43), University of Pennsylvania, March 23rd. [website] (refereed)


2017

  • 小林亮一朗. 2017. 二種類のfrom-to表現と統辞的対称性について. 口頭発表, 日本英語学会 第35回大会, 11月19日, 東北大学. [website] (査読有り)

  • Kobayashi, Ryoichiro. 2017. The syntax of path/range PP constructions in Japanese. Poster presentation at the 25th Japanese/Korean Linguistics Conference (JK25), the University of Hawai’i at Manoa, Honolulu, October 13th. [website] (refereed)

  • Smith, Ryan Walter and Ryoichiro Kobayashi. 2017. Alternating conj/disjunctions: the case of Japanese -toka and -tari. Oral presentation at Sinn und Bedeutung 22 (SuB22), Potsdam/Berlin, September 9th. [website] (refereed)

  • Kobayashi, Ryoichiro. 2017. On some symmetric constituents in Japanese. Poster presentation (alternate) at the 19th Seoul International Conference on Generative Grammar, Seoul National University, August 11th. [website] (refereed)

  • Kobayashi, Ryoichiro and Ryan Walter Smith. 2017. A case of semantics restriction on coordination. Poster presentation at the 19th Seoul International Conference on Generative Grammar, Seoul National University, August 10. [website] (refereed)

  • Kobayashi, Ryoichiro and Ryan Walter Smith. 2017. Non-exhaustive coordination in Japanese: a domain-widening account. Oral presentation at the 4th meeting of the Semantics of African, Asian, and Austronesian Languages (Triple A 4), University of Gothenburg, July 10th. [website] (refereed)

  • Smith, Ryan Walter and Ryoichiro Kobayashi. 2017. On the syntax/semantics of -tari and -toka in Japanese. Poster presentation at the 13th Workshop on Altaic Formal Linguistics (WAFL 13), International Christian University, May 28th. [website] (refereed)

  • Kobayashi, Ryoichiro. 2017. Parametrizing the timing of Transfer in Japanese and English and its consequences. Poster presentation at the 13th Workshop on Altaic Formal Linguistics (WAFL 13), International Christian University, May 26th. [website] (refereed)

  • Kobayashi, Ryoichiro. 2017. Eliminating the discourse-based parameter. Oral presentation at the English Linguistic Society of Japan 10th International Spring Forum, Meiji Gakuin University, April 22nd. [website] (refereed)

  • Smith, Ryan Walter and Ryoichiro Kobayashi. 2017. Focusing on coordination: the case of Japanese -toka and -tari. Poster presentation at GLOW in Asia XI, National University of Singapore, February 20th. [website] (refereed)

  • Kobayashi, Ryoichiro and Ryan Walter Smith. 2017. Conjunctive or disjunctive? On the syntax/semantics of -toka and -tari in Japanese. Oral presentation at ConSOLE XXV, Leipzig, Germany, January 5th. [website] (refereed)

  • Kobayashi, Ryoichiro. 2017. Feature inheritance and the syntax of lexical VV compounds. Poster presentation at ConSOLE XXV, Leipzig, Germany, January 4th. [website] (refereed)


2016

  • Kobayashi, Ryoichiro. 2016. 日英語受動文の比較統辞論. ワークショップ: 日英語比較統辞論研究の現在: 自由併合理論における移動と埋め込み (with Takakazu Nagamori and Yushi Sugimoto) 口頭発表, 日本言語学会 第153回大会 12月4日, 福岡大学 [website] (査読有り)

  • Kobayashi, Ryoichiro. 2016. φ-defectiveness and the predicate-internal syntax: comparative syntax of VV-compounds and their kin. Oral presentation at the workshop "Current Issues in Comparative Minimalist Syntax" (with Nobu Goto and Yosuke Sato) at the 34th Annual Meeting of the English Linguistic Society of Japan, Kanazawa University, November 12th. [website] (refereed)

  • Kobayashi, Ryoichiro. 2016. "Project Both" within a nominal adjective. Oral presentation at the 18th Seoul International Conference on Generative Grammar, Sogang University, Seoul, August 2nd. [website] (refereed)

  • Kobayashi, Ryoichiro. 2016. NCIs at the syntax-prosody interface and the position of NEG in Japanese/Korean coordination. Oral presentation at the 12th Workshop on Altaic Formal Linguistics (WAFL 12), Central Connecticut State University, May 13th. [website] (refereed)

  • Kobayashi, Ryoichiro and Yusuke Yoda. 2016. NEG in VP-coordination and suspended affixation in Japanese. Oral presentation at the 12th Workshop on Altaic Formal Linguistics (WAFL12), Central Connecticut State University, May 13th. [website] (refereed)

  • Yoda, Yusuke and Ryoichiro Kobayashi. 2016. I didn't drink and drove a car: Neg expresses eccentric triplets. Oral presentation at the 40th Annual Penn Linguistics Conference (PLC 40), University of Pennsylvania, March 19th. [website] (refereed)

  • Kobayashi, Ryoichiro and Gen Fujita. 2016. Neg-raising is an illusion: Japanese verbal complex formation in Distributed Morphology. Poster presentation at the 8th Meeting of Formal Approaches to Japanese Linguistics (FAJL 8), Mie University, February 18th. [website] (refereed)

  • Kobayashi, Ryoichiro. 2016. On the position of NEG in coordination: NCIs in Japanese at the syntax-prosody Interface. Oral presentation at the 8th Meeting of Formal Approaches to Japanese Linguistics (FAJL 8), Mie University, February 18th. [website] (refereed)

  • Kobayashi, Ryoichiro. 2016. Against V-to-T-to-C movement in Japanese and Korean non-constituent coordination. Poster presentation at the Linguistic Society of America's 90th Annual Meeting (LSA 90), Marriott Marquis Washington, DC, January 9th. [website] (refereed)

  • Kobayashi, Ryoichiro. 2016. A post-syntactic account on the nature of complex V-te V predicates in Japanese. Oral presentation at ConSOLE XXIV, York St John University, January 6th. [website] (refereed)

  • Kobayashi, Ryoichiro and Taihei Asada. 2016. Negative concord items in coordinate structure. Oral presentation at ConSOLE XXIV, York St John University, January 6th. [website] (refereed)


2015

  • Kobayashi, Ryoichiro. 2015. PF-reanalysis revisited: non-constituent coordination in Distributed Morphology. Oral presentation at the Arizona Linguistics Circle 9 (ALC 9), The University of Arizona, Tucson, November 6th. [website] (refereed)

  • Kobayashi, Ryoichiro. 2015. Interface conditions on head movement: case studies of Neg-raising and coordination in Japanese. Poster presentation at the 17th Seoul International Conference on Generative Grammar, Kyung Hee University, August 7th. [website] (refereed)

  • Kobayashi, Ryoichiro. 2015. Against V-to-T-to-C movement in Japanese: a case study of non-constituent coordination. Oral presentation at the 11th Edition of the Workshop on Altaic Formal Linguistics (WAFL 11), University of York, June 4th. [website] (refereed)

  • Kobayashi, Ryoichiro. 2015. The repetitive coordinator-ka and the syntax of alternative questions in Japanese. Oral presentation at the English Linguistic Society of Japan 8th International Spring Forum, Seikei University, April 19th. [website] (refereed)

  • Kobayashi, Ryoichiro. 2015. The repetitive coordinator-ka in Japanese and either in English as scope indicators in disjunction. Oral presentation at the 39th Penn Linguistics Conference (PLC 39), University of Pennsylvania, March 22nd. [website] (refereed)


2014

  • Kobayashi, Ryoichiro. 2014. A hybrid analysis for LF-intervention effects: polarity sensitive items as genuine LF-interveners. Oral presentation at the 149th Annual Meeting of The Linguistic Society of Japan, Ehime University, November 15th. [website] (refereed)

  • Kobayashi, Ryoichiro. 2014. The repetitive coordinator-to in Japanese as a postposition. Oral presentation at the 29th Annual Meeting of the Sophia University Linguistics Society, Sophia University, July 19th. [website] (refereed)