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Hideki KISHIMOTO - Professor of Linguistics

e-mail
kishimot@lit.kobe-u. ac.jp
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Research Interest
  1. Interaction of Lexical Information and Grammatical Relations
    Researching the types of grammatical relations are available in natural language by probing into factors that govern the mapping relation of arguments to grammatical structures.
  2. Phrase Structure of Natural Language
    Investigating the nature and the role of phrase structure in Universal Grammar, which constitutes an atomic component of natural language.
Selected Publications
  1. BOOKS
    • Toogokoozoo-to Bunpookankei [Syntactic Structures and Grammatical Relations] pp. 328+vi, Kurosio, Tokyo, 2005.
    • Zyozyutu-to Syuusyoku [Predication and Modification] (with Akira Kikuchi), Monographs in English Linguistics 5, pp. 230+ viii, Kenkyushya, Tokyo. 2008.
    • Beisikku Seiseibunpoo [Introduction to Generative Grammar] pp. 148+vii, Hituzi, Tokyo, 2009.
  2. ARTICLES
    • “LF pied piping: Evidence from Sinhala.” Gengo Kenkyu [Language Research] 102, 46-87. 1992.
    • “Split intransitivity in Japanese and the unaccusative hypothesis.” Language 72, 248-286, 1996.
    • “Locational verbs, agreement, and object shift in Japanese.” The Linguistic Review 17, 53-109, 2000.
    • “Indefinite pronouns and overt N-raising.” Linguistic Inquiry 31, 557-566, 2000.
    • “Binding of indeterminate pronouns and clause structure in Japanese.” Linguistic Inquiry 32, 597-633. 2001.
    • “The role of lexical meanings in argument encoding: Double object verbs in Japanese.” Gengo Kenkyuu [Language Research] 120, 35-65, 2001.
    • “Transitivity of ergative case-marking predicates in Japanese.” Studies in Language 18, 105-136, 2004.
    • “Wh-in-situ and movement in Sinhala questions.” Natural Language & Linguistic Theory 22, 1-51, 2005.
    • “Japanese syntactic nominalization and VP-internal syntax.” Lingua 116, 771-810. 2006.
    • “Negative scope and head raising in Japanese.” Lingua 117, 247-288. 2007.
    • “Ditransitive idioms and argument structure.” Journal of East Asian Linguistics 17, 141-179. 2008.
    • “On the variability of negative scope in Japanese.” Journal of Linguistics 44, 379-435. 2008.
    • “Topic prominency in Japanese.” The Linguistic Review 26, 465-513. 2009.
    • “Subjects and constituent structure in Japanese.” Linguistics 48, 629-670. 2010.
    • “Subject honorification and the position of subjects in Japanese.” Journal of East Asian Linguistics 21, 1-41. 2012.
    • “Covert possessor raising in Japanese.” Natural Language & Linguistic Theory 31, 161-205. 2013.