Yo MATSUMOTO - Professor of Linguistics
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- Main interests
Lexical semantics, syntax-semantics interface, morphology and semantics
- Typology of the linguistic expressions of motion events
- Cognitive-linguistic study of antonymy
- 1992 Ph. D. in Linguistics from the Department of Linguistics,
- 1985 Bungaku Shuushi (MA) from Graduate School of Languages &
Linguistics, Sophia University (Tokyo)
- 1983 Bungaku Gakushi (BA) from Department of English, Sophia
- Fulbright Scholarship during 1986-1992
- Kobe University, 2004-present
- Meiji Gakuin University 1995-2004
- Tokyo Christian University 1992-1995
- 2003. Ninchiimiron [Cognitive Semantics] Tokyo: Taishukan.
- 1997. (With Shigenori Tanaka) Kuukan to Idoo no Hyoogen [Linguistic Expressions of Space and Motion].Tokyo: Kenkyusha.
- 1996. A syntactic account of so-called light verb constructions in Japanese. Journal of East Asian Linguistics, 5:107-149
- 1996. Subjective motion and English and Japanese verbs. Cognitive Linguistics,7:138-226.
- 1996. Complex Predicates in Japanese: A Syntactic and Semantic Study of the Notion 'Word. Stanford: CSLI Publications and Tokyo: Kurosio Publishers.
- 1995. The Conversational Condition on Horn scales. Linguistics and Philosophy18: 21-60.
- 1993. The Japanese numeral classifiers: a study of semantic categories and lexical organization. Linguistics31-4, 667-713.
- 1988. From bound grammatical markers to free discourse markers: History of some Japanese connectives. S. Axmaker, A. Jaisser, & H. Singmaster (eds.) Proceedings of the 14th Annual Meeting of the Berkeley Linguistics Society, 340-351.