NAKAYAMA Toshihide

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NAKAYAMA Toshihide
Tokyo University of Foreign Studies
Research Institute for Languages and Cultures of Asia and Africa
Job title
Doctor of Philosophy (Linguistics), Master of Arts (Linguistics)
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Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Jan 2012
Professor, Research Institute for Languages and Cultures of Asia and Africa, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies
Apr 2007
Dec 2011
Associate Professor, Research Institute for Languages and Cultures of Asia and Africa, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies
Aug 2001
Mar 2007
Research Institute for Languages and Cultures of Asia and Africa, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies
Sep 1997
Jun 2001
Assistant Professor, Department of Linguistics, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Montclair State University

Published Papers

Polysynthesis in Nuuchahnulth, A Wakashan Language
Toshihide Nakayama
The Oxford Handbook of Polysynthesis   603-622   Sep 2017   [Refereed][Invited]
Documentary Linguistics Workshop: Its beginning, development, and the future
Toshihide Nakayama
Asian and African Languages and Linguistics   11    Mar 2017   [Refereed]
Having a shinshii/shiishii 'master' around makes you speak Japanese!: Inadvertent contextualization in gathering Ikema data
Toshihide Nakayama & Tsuyoshi Ono
Responses to Language Endangerment. In honor of Mickey Noonan. New Directions in Language Documentation and Language Revitalization   141-156   Dec 2013   [Refereed]
A Survey of Polysynthetic Word Formation in Nuuchahnulth.
Toshihide NAKAYAMA
Linguistic Typology of the North   1 59-71   May 2008
Morphology in linguistic analysis and language use
36(7) 34-41   Aug 2007   [Invited]


Nuuchahnulth (Nootka)
Toshihide Nakayama
How Languages Work   441-462   Feb 2014   [Invited]

Books etc

Language Change
Jun 2019   ISBN:978-4-7589-2272-2
Grammatical Sketches from the Field 2
Toshihide Nakayama, Noboru Yoshioka, Kosei Otsuka (Part:Joint Editor)
東京外国語大学アジア・アフリカ言語文化研究所   Dec 2014   
The Art and Practice of Grammar Writing
Toshihide Nakayama and Keren Rice (Part:Joint Editor)
University of Hawai'i Press   Dec 2014   
Recent Studies in Empirical Approaches to Language
Toshihide Nakayama, Tsuyoshi Ono, and Hongyin Tao (Part:Joint Editor)
Department of Linguistics, University of California Santa Barbara   Dec 2003   
Caroline Little's Nuu-chah-nulth (Ahousaht) Texts with Grammatical Analysis
NAKAYAMA, Toshihide
Faculty of Informatics, Osaka Gakuin University   Apr 2003   

Conference Activities & Talks

Dynamic emergence of referents in conversation
Toshihihide Nakayama, Fumino Horiuchi
16th International Pragmatics Conference   16 Jun 2019   International Pragmatics Association
Different ways of contributing to conservation and revitalization of language and culture [Invited]
Toshihide Nakayama
Workshop on conservation and revitalization of community language ad culture   28 Feb 2019   Faculty of Law and Letters, Ryukyu University
Multiplicity in grammar: How do we need to change the way we think about grammar? [Invited]
Toshihide Nakayama
Japanese/Korean Conference: Pre-conference workshop on Multiplicity in Language and Multiple Grammars   28 Nov 2018   Japanese/Korean Conference
Reframing referentiality in interaction: From 'pointing' to 'synchronized attention' [Invited]
Toshihide Nakayama
International Workshop on Referentiality   7 Sep 2018   
Problematizing language and revitalization: Why language documentation hits a wall in revitalization [Invited]
Toshihide Nakayama
International Symposium on Approaches to Endangered Languages in Japan and Northeast Asia: Description, Documentation and Revitalization   5 Aug 2018   National Institute for Japanese Language and Linguistics; Research Institute for Languages and Cultures of Asia and Africa, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies


Mar 1986
Faculty of Foreign Language, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies