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Presentations

2013

Tsujimura, Natsuko (2013) "Language variation and standardization: Current and future challenges in language pedagogy," Cognitive and Functional Approach to the Study of Japanese as a Second Language Symposium, Alberta, Canada, June 21.

Tsujimura, Natsuko (2013) "Dooshi-zoogo no pataan to hataraki," [The pattern and function of innovative verbs] Tsuda College, May 24.

Tsujimura, Natsuko (2013) "What does mimetic meaning mean?" Workshop on Grammar of Mimetics, SOAS, University of London, May 10-11.

2012

Tsujimura, Natsuko (2012) 自他交替の『ゆれ』について ("Variation in Valency-Changing Operation"), NINJAL Internation Symposium: Valency Classes and Alternations in Japanese, NINJAL (National Institute for Japanese Language and Linguistics), August 4-5.

Tsujmura, Natsuko (2012) "Frequency Effects on Constructional Variation in Japanese," New Ways of Analyzing Variation (NWAV) Asia-Pacific 2, National Institute for Japanese Language and Linguistics (NINJAL), Tokyo, August 1-4.

Tsujimura, Natsuko (2012) "Mimetic Verbs and Meaning," the 15th International Morphology Meeting, Vienna, February 9-12. [unable to present it due to trouble with travelling]

2011

Tsujimura, Natsuko (2011) "Innovation and language change: A case of the intransitivizing construction in Japanese," Harvard University, September 30.

Tsujimura, Natsuko (2011) "'Te aru" koobun ni okeru shakaigengogakuteki 'yure'" [Sociolinguistic variation in the te-aru construction] National Institute for Japanese Language and Linguistics, May 17.

2010

Tsujimura, Natsuko (2010) "On the pattern of innovative verbs," at a workshop on the lexicon, the National Institute for Japanese Language and Linguistics, March 20.

Tsujimura, Natsuko (2010) "The Role of Lexical Semantics in the Innovative Construction," the 39th meeting of New Ways of Analyzing Variation (NWAV). San Antonio, TX, November 4-6.

Tsujimura, Natsuko and Stuart Davis (2010) "Code-Switching and Hip Hop in Japanese," the 39th meeting of New Ways of Analyzing Variation (NWAV). San Antonio, TX, November 4-6.

Tsujimura, Natsuko and Stuart Davis (2010) "Japanese Innovative Verbs as a Morphological Construction," the 14th International Morphology Meeting, Budapest, Hungary, 13-16.

Tsujimura, Natsuko (2010) Discussant for the panel "Does Japanese Have Subjects?", Association of Asian Studies, March 26.

2009

Tsujimura, Natsuko (2009) "Variation in the -te aru Construction," the 21st meeting of the Central Association of Teachers of Japanese, Michigan State University, April 11-12.

Mori, Sachiho and Natsuko Tsujimura (2009) "The Language of Young People and Its Implications for Teaching" The Japan Association for Language Teaching, Shizuoka, Japan, November 20-23.

Tsujimura, Natsuko and Stuart Davis (2009) "The Manifestation of Intrasentential Code-Switching in Japanese Hip Hop" the 19th Japanese/Korean Linguistics Conference, University of Hawai'i, November 12-14.

2008

Tsujimura, Natsuko (2008) "Onomatope dooshi no imi, kookoozoo no ichikoosatsu" [Meaning andargument structure of mimetic verbs] Kansai Linguistics Society Meeting, Osaka Shoin University, June 6-7.

Tsujimura, Natsuko (2008) "Shindooshi no tokuchoo ni tuite" [On the characteristics of innovative verbs] Waseda University, May 26.

Tsujimura, Natsuko (2008) "The Nature of Lexical Choice in Constructional Variation," the 37th meeting of New Ways of Analyzing Variation (NWAV), Rice University, Houston, November 6-9.

Tsujimura, Natsuko and Stuart Davis (2008) "A Construction Approach to Innovative Verbs in Japanese" the 5th International Conference on Construction Grammar, University of Texas at Austin, September 26-28.

Tsujimura, Natsuko and Stuart Davis (2008) "Innovative Morphology: A case of verbal conjugation in Japanese," the 6th International Conference on Practical Linguistics of Japanese, San Francisco State University, March 1-2.

Tsujimura, Natsuko (2008) "Morphological or Morphosyntactic?: Variation in Intransitive Constructions in Japanese," the 13th International Morphology Meeting, Vienna, February 3-6.

2007

Tsujimura, Natsuko (2007) "Hip Hop Rhyming in J-Rap," Keio University, Japan, May 25.

Tsujimura, Natsuko (2007) "Constructional Variation: Innovative Intransitive Constructions in Japanese" NWAV 36, University of Pennsylvania, October 11-14.

Tsujimura, Natsuko and Andrea Tews (2007) "Hip Hop Rhyming and the Notion of Mora" (with Andrea Tews) ATJ Seminar, Boston, March 22.

Tsujimura, Natsuko (2007) "Language Change in Progress: Evidence from Computer-Mediated Communication" the 33rd Annual Meeting of the Berkeley Linguistics Society, UC Berkeley, February 9-11.

2006

Tsujimura, Natsuko (2006) "A Construction-Based Approach to Phrasal Postpositions in Japanese," paper presented at the 4th International Conference on Construction Grammar, University of Tokyo, Japan, September 1-3.

Tsujimura, Natsuko and Kyoko Okamura (2006) "Language Change and Language Pedagogy" Presented at the Fifth International Conference on Practical Linguistics of Japanese, San Francisco State University, March 4-5.

Tsujimura, Natsuko (2006) "Linguistic Research and Language Teaching" Discussant of the symposium "Linguists and Language Teaching: Challenges and Opportunities" LSA Annual Meeting, Albuquerque, NM, January 8.

2005

Tsujimura, Natsuko, Kyoko Okamura, and Stuart Davis (2005) "Rock Rhymes in Japanese Hip-Hop Rhymes," paper presented at the 15th Japanese/Korean Linguistic Conference, University of Wisconsin, October 7-9.

Tsujimura, Natsuko (2005) "Mimetic Verbs and Innovative Verbs in the Acquisition of Japanese," paper presented at the 31st meeting of Berkeley Linguistics Society, UC Berkeley, February 18-20.

2004

Tsujimura, Natsuko (2004) "Issues in Lexical Semantics," Western Washington University, October 28.

Tsujimura, Natsuko (2004) "Another Look at Unconventional Word Class," Western Washington University, October 28.

Tsujimura, Natsuko (2004) "Multiple Stages in the Acquisition of Mimetics in Japanese," paper presented at the annual meeting of Linguistics Society of America, Oakland, January 6-9.

Tsujimura, Natsuko (2004) "Multiple Stages in the Acquisition of Mimetics in Japanese," paper presented at the sixth High Desert Linguistics Conference, University of New Mexico, November 4-6.

Tsujimura, Natsuko (2004) "The Linguistic Relevance of Mimetics and Its Pedagogical Implication," paper presented at the Fourth International Conference on Practical Linguistics of Japanese, San Francisco State University, April 3-4.

2003

Tsujimura, Natsuko (2003) "The Relevance of Mimetics," Kansai Lexicon Project, Nishinomiya, Japan, May 17.

Tsujimura, Natsuko (2003) "Motion Verbs, Telicity, and Argument Projection," paper presented at the 13th Japanese/Korean Linguistics Conference, Michigan State University, August 1-3.

Tsujimura, Natsuko (2003) "The Role of Mimetic Words in Japanese," paper presented at the Kentucky Foreign Language Conference, University of Kentucky, April 24-26.

Tsujimura, Natsuko and Masanori Deguchi (2003) "Semantic Integration of Mimetics in Japanese" presented at the 39th Annual Meeting of the Chicago Linguistic Society, University of Chicago, April 10-12.

Tsujimura, Natsuko (2003) "Mimetic Verbs as Contextuals" presented at the annual meeting of Linguistics Society of America, Atlanta, January 2-5.

2002

Tsujimura, Natsuko (2002) "How Do Children Approach Unconventional Words?: A Case of Japanese Mimetics," The Dept. of Speech and Hearing, Indiana University, December 9.

Tsujimura, Natsuko (2002) "Lexical Conceptual Structure and Telicity: A view from event cancellation in Japanese," Meikai University, Japan, September 3.

Tsujimura, Natsuko (2002) "Perceptual Analysis of Motion in Japanese Children's Verb Acquisition," University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan, January 30.

Tsujimura, Natsuko (2002) "The Intransitive Verb Bias and the Result-Focus Perspective," Kwansei Gakuin University, Osaka, Japan, January 26.

Tsujimura, Natsuko (2002) "Event Cancellation and Telicity" presented at the 12th Japanese/Korean Linguistic Conference, City University of New York, November 1-3.

Tsujimura, Natsuko (2002) "Motion and Path in the Japanese Children's Acquisition of Intransitive Verbs" presented at the 2002 Child Language Research Forum, Stanford University, April 12-13.

Tsujimura, Natsuko and Caitlin Dillon (2002) "Degree of L1 Transfer in Argument Distribution" presented at the Third International Conference on Practical Linguistics of Japanese, San Francisco State University, March 22-23.

2001

Tsujimura, Natsuko (2001) "Why Not All Verbs are Learned Equally" presented at Conference on the Acquisition of Verb Grammar and Verb Argument, Universalienforschung und Typologie, Berlin, Germany, November 15-17.

Tsujimura, Natsuko and Caitlin Dillon (2001) "L1 Transfer in the Acquisition of Argument Structure," Workshop on Implications from Second Language Acquisition Research for Teachers of Japanese, University of Durham, England, June 23-24.

Tsujimura, Natsuko (2001) "A Constructional Approach to Mimetic Verbs," First International Construction Grammar Conference, UC Berkeley, April 6-8.

2000

Tsujimura, Natsuko (2000) "Gradable Properties and Scalar Structure," Microsoft, June 23.

Tsujimura, Natsuko (2000) "Degree Modification, Event Structure, and Standard Values in Japanese," Kobe University, May 20.

Tsujimura, Natsuko and Masayo Iida (2000) "Patterns of Event Cancellation," Keio University, May 17.

Tsujimura, Natsuko and Masayo Iida (2000) "Perfective -ta and Sentence Modifiers," to be presented at the Second International Conference on Practical Linguistics of Japanese, San Francisco State University, April 1.

1999

Tsujimura, Natsuko (1999) "From Meaning to Form: Interaction between lexical semantics and syntax," Department of Linguistics, Indiana University, November 29.

Tsujimura, Natsuko (1999) "Classification of Stative Verbs in Japanese," Mejiro Linguistic Circle, Japan Women's University, May 10; also Nanzan University, May 14.

Tsujimura, Natsuko (1999) "Divergence or Convergence?: A Case of Stativity in Japanese," Institute for Japanese Studies & Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures, Ohio State University, April 7.

Tsujimura, Natsuko (1999) "Toward a Semantic Characterization of Transitive-Intransitive Pairs in Japanese," presented at the Association of Asian Studies Annual Meeting, Boston, March 12.

1998

Tsujimura, Natsuko (1998) "Lexical Semantics and Its Role in Japanese Linguistics," Kobe University, August 5.

Tsujimura, Natsuko (1998) "Lexical Semantic Roles in Stative Verbs" International Conference on Practical Linguistics of Japanese, San Francisco State University, May 2-3.

1996

Tsujimura, Natsuko (1996) "On Verb Classification in Japanese" East Asian Studies Center, Indiana University, September 27.

Tsujimura, Natsuko and Takako Aikawa (1996) "Intrinsic Reflexivity and Inalienable Possession in Japanese" Second Formal Approaches to Japanese Linguistics, Tohoku Gakuin University, August 2-3.

Tsujimura, Natsuko and Takako Aikawa (1996) "Two Types of Zi-Verbs in Japanese" Tenth New England Japanese Language Pedagogy Workshop, Harvard University, June 22-23.

Tsujimura, Natsuko (1996) "Another Look at Unaccusative Mismatches in Japanese" Twenty-Second Annual Meeting of the Berkeley Linguistics Society, University of California, Berkeley, February 16-19.

Aikawa, Takako and Natsuko Tsujimura (1996) "Intrinsic Reflexivity and the Blocking Effect in Japanese" Linguistic Society of America, Annual Meeting, January 4-7.

1995

Tsujimura, Natsuko (1995) "Minimal Sound Units: Mora vs. Syllable" East Asian Summer Language Institute, July 11.

1994

Tsujimura, Natsuko (1994) "Unaccusative Mismatches and Resultatives" Formal Approaches to Japanese Linguistics, MIT, May 13-15.

Tsujimura, Natsuko (1994) "Resultatives and Motion Verbs in Japanese" Fifth Formal Linguistics Society of Mid-America Conference, University of Illinois, May 20-22.

Tsujimura, Natsuko (1994) "Unaccusativity and Manner of Motion Verbs in Japanese" Linguistic Society of America, Annual Meeting, January 6-9.

1993

Tsujimura, Natsuko (1993) "Revisiting Restructuring in Japanese" Pusan University of Foreign Studies, Korea, May 21.

Tsujimura, Natsuko (1993) "Structural Differences of Two Restructuring Cases in Japanese" Linguistic Society of America, Annual Meeting, January 7-10.

1992

Tsujimura, Natsuko (1992) "Nominal Clauses in Japanese: Interaction of Syntax and Phonology" East Asian Studies Center, Indiana University, January 31.

Tsujimura, Natsuko (1992) "Adjuncts and Event Argument in Restructuring" Japanese/Korean Linguistics Conference, San Diego State University, August 14-16.

Tsujimura, Natsuko (1992) "Restructuring and Event Argument in Japanese" Linguistic Society of America, Annual Meeting, January 9-12.

1991

Tsujimura, Natsuko (1991) "A Prosodic Condition on Nominal Clauses" Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, December 2.

Tsujimura, Natsuko (1991) "Adjunct Selections and Restructuring" Workshop on Japanese Linguistics, Universal Grammar and Their Implications to Language Pedagogy and Human Cognition, University of Rochester, May 9-12; Department of English Linguistics at Tohoku University, Japan, May 23; Nanzan University, Japan, May 28.

Tsujimura, Natsuko (1991) "Constraints on the Formation of Nominal Clauses in Japanese" Department of Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, University of Rochester, November 19.

Tsujimura, Natsuko (1991) "Semantic Generalizations of Unaccusative Verbs in Japanese" Association of Asian Studies Annual Meeting, New Orleans, April 11-14.

Tsujimura, Natsuko (1991) "A Prosodic constraint on the Formation of Nominal Clauses in Japanese" Linguistic Society of America, Annual Meeting, January 3-6.

Tsujimura, Natsuko (1990/1) "Teaching Japanese Through Interactive Video" Midwest Conference of Association of Asian Studies, November 2-3, 1990; Workshop on Innovative Projects in Foreign Language Instruction, Indiana University, February 1.

1990

Tsujimura, Natsuko (1990) "What Can Syntax and Phonology say about Nominal Clauses in Japanese" Department of Linguistics, Indiana University, September 14.

1989

Tsujimura, Natsuko (1989) "Unaccusative Nouns in Japanese" Department of Linguistics, Indiana University, February 3.

Tsujimura, Natsuko (1989) "Unaccusative Mismatches in Japanese" Sixth Eastern States Conference on Linguistics, October 6-8.

Tsujimura, Natsuko (1989) "Unaccusative Nouns and Resultatives in Japanese" Southern California Japanese/Korean Linguistics Conference, UCLA, August 4-6.

Tsujimura, Natsuko (1989) "How Technology Affects Planning" Guest lecture in Professor Tom Schwen's graduate seminar, Indiana University, October 24.

1988

Tsujimura, Natsuko and Stuart Davis (1988) "The Morphophonemics of Japanese Verbal Conjugation: An Autosegmental Account" Fifth Eastern States Conference on Linguistics, September 30-October 2.

1987

Tsujimura, Natsuko (1987) "Japanese Causative/Inchoative Doublets and Their Syntactic and Phonological Implications" Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures, Indiana University, March 5.

Tsujimura, Natsuko (1987) "Japanese Suffixal Accentuation and Lexical Phonology" Linguistic Society of America, Annual Meeting.

Tsujimura, Natsuko (1987) "Switch-Reference and Categorial Grammar" 6th West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics, March 20-22.

Tsujimura, Natsuko (1987) "Switch-Reference and Categorial Grammar" Linguistics Colloquium in Brown University, March 16.

Tsujimura, Natsuko (1987) "Approaches to Teaching the Japanese Language" East Asian Languages and Cultures, Indiana University, March 6.

1986

Tsujimura, Natsuko (1986) "Agreement: Where Syntax and Morphology Meet" 15th Annual Linguistics Symposium at the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee (the Milwaukee Morphology Meeting), April 4-6.

1985

Tsujimura, Natsuko (1985) "Control and Null Anaphora in Japanese" Conference on Japanese Language and Linguistics, UCLA, May 12.

1984

Tsujimura, Natsuko and Stuart Davis (1984) "The Accent of Long Nominal-Compounds in Tokyo Japanese" Linguistic Society of America, Annual Meeting, December 30.



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