KURABE Keita

J-GLOBAL         Last updated: Nov 17, 2018 at 21:42
 
Avatar
Name
KURABE Keita
Affiliation
Tokyo University of Foreign Studies
Section
Research Institute for Languages and Cultures of Asia and Africa
Job title
Research associate
Degree
Doctor of Literature(Kyoto University), Master of Literature(Kyoto University)
Research funding number
80767682

Research Areas

 
 

Academic & Professional Experience

 
Apr 2018
 - 
Today
Research associate, Research Institute for Languages and Cultures of Asia and Africa, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies
 
Jun 2017
 - 
Feb 2018
Visiting Scholar, School of Languages and Linguistics, The University of Melbourne
 
Apr 2017
 - 
Mar 2018
Junior Research Fellow, Research Institute for Languages and Cultures of Asia and Africa, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies
 
Apr 2017
 - 
Jun 2017
Visiting Scholar, Division of Linguistics and Multilingual Studies, Nanyang Technological University
 
Apr 2015
 - 
Today
Joint Researcher, Research Institute for Languages and Cultures of Asia and Africa, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies
 

Awards & Honors

 
Nov 2018
The syllabicity of the word-initial nasal in Jinghpaw, The 156th LSJ Meeting Presentation Awards, The Linguistic Society of Japan
Winner: Keita Kurabe
 
Nov 2013
On the tone of the syllabic nasal in Jingpho, The 146th LSJ Meeting Presentation Awards, The Linguistic Society of Japan
 

Published Papers

 
Keita Kurabe
Gengo Kenkyu   153 41-55   Mar 2018   [Refereed]
Keita Kurabe
Journal of Asia and Africa Studies   95 181-200   Mar 2018   [Refereed]
Keita Kurabe
Asian and African Languages and Linguistics   12 99-131   Mar 2018   [Refereed]
Keita Kurabe
Asian and African languages and linguistics   12 37-73   Mar 2018   [Refereed]
Keita Kurabe
Journal of the Southeast Asian Linguistics Society   11(1) 1-12   Feb 2018   [Refereed]
Keita Kurabe
Journal of the Phonetic Society of Japan   21(3) 15-21   Dec 2017   [Refereed]
Keita Kurabe
Kyoto University Linguistic Research   36 1-19   Dec 2017   [Refereed]
KURABE Keita
Descriptive Linguistics Series   9 9-21   Apr 2017
Keita Kurabe
Asian and African Languages and Linguistics   11 129-166   Mar 2017   [Refereed]
Keita Kurabe
Kyoto University Linguistic Research   35 91-128   Dec 2016   [Refereed]

Books etc

 
FIELD PLUS no.20
Keita Kurabe (Part:Contributor, Documenting endangered oral literature in northern Myanmar, pp.16-17)
Tokyo: ILCAA, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies   Jul 2018   ISBN:4904575687
Studies in Asian Geolinguitics No.6
Keita Kurabe and Mitsuaki Endo (eds.) (Part:Contributor, Keita Kurabe, Hiroyuki Suzuki, Satoko Shirai, Kazue Iwasa, Shiho Ebihara, and Ikuko Matsuse. Means to count nouns in Tibeto-Burman, pp.11-14)
Tokyo: ILCAA, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies   2018   ISBN:987-4-86337-266-5
Studies in Asian Geolinguitics No.5
Yoshihisa Taguchi & Mitsuaki Endo (eds.) (Part:Contributor, Keita Kurabe, Hiroyuki Suzuki, Kazue Iwasa, Shiho Ebihara, Satoko Shirai, and Ikuko Matsuse. Iron in Tibeto-Burman, pp.9-12)
Tokyo: ILCAA, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies   2018   ISBN:987-4-86337-265-8
Graham Thurgood and Randy J. LaPolla (eds.) (Part:Contributor, Jinghpaw, pp.993-1010)
London & New York: Routledge   Jan 2017   ISBN:1138783323
Studies in Asian Geolinguitics No.4
Yoshio Saito & Mitsuaki Endo (eds.) (Part:Contributor, Kazue Iwasa, Hiroyuki Suzuki, Keita Kurabe, Shiho Ebihara, Satoko Shirai, and Ikuko Matsuse. Wind: Tibeto-Burman, pp.10-13)
Tokyo: ILCAA, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies   2018   ISBN:987-4-86337-264-1
Studies in Asian Geolinguitics No.2
Mitsuaki Endo (ed.) (Part:Contributor, Hiroyuki Suzuki, Satoko Shirai, Keita Kurabe, Kazue Iwasa, and Shiho Ebihara, Ikuko Matsuse. Rice plant in Tibeto-Burman, pp.11-4. Hiroyuki Suzuki, Keita Kurabe, Kazue Iwasa, Satoko Shirai, Shiho Ebihara, and Ikuko Matsuse. A geolinguistic analysis of the)
Tokyo: ILCAA, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies   Mar 2016   ISBN:978-4-86337-236-8
Studies in Asian Geolinguitics No.3
Mitsuaki Endo (ed.) (Part:Contributor, Shiho Ebihara, Kazue Iwasa, Keita Kurabe, Satoko Shirai, Hiroyuki Suzuki, and Ikuko Matsuse. Milk in Tibeto-Burman, pp.14-7)
Tokyo: ILCAA, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies   Oct 2016   ISBN:978-4-86337-237-5
Studies in Asian Geolinguitics No.1
Mitsuaki Endo (ed.) (Part:Contributor, Satoko Shirai, Keita Kurabe, Kazue Iwasa, Hiroyuki Suzuki, and Shiho Ebihara. Sun in Tibeto-Burman, pp.14-5)
Tokyo: ILCAA, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies   Dec 2015   ISBN:978-4-86337-235-1
Continuum of the Richness of Languages and Dialects in Myanmar
Kenneth VanBik (ed.) (Part:Contributor, Jinghpaw and related languages, pp.71-101 (Burmese), 143-68 (English))
Yangon: Chin Human Rights Organization   Dec 2015   

Misc

 
Keita Kurabe
Digital collection managed by PARADISEC      Jul 2017
1,805 Jinghpaw narrative recordings with 1,298 transcriptions (as of March 31, 2018) collected by me and local collaborators in Myanmar between 2009 and 2017 with the help of 196 native narrators
KURABE Keita
The World Atlas of Transitivity Pairs (2014). Tokyo: National Institute for Japanese Language and Linguistics      2014
Jinghpaw ga hte Japan ga [Jingpho and Japanese (in Jingpho)]
KURABE Keita
Chyurum Shalat   117-125   Sep 2012   [Invited]

Conference Activities & Talks

 
Constraints on serial verb constructions in Jinghpaw
Keita Kurabe
The 157th Meeting of the Linguistic Society of Japan (Kyoto University)   17 Nov 2018   
Reported speech and thought in Jinghpaw
Keita Kurabe
SCOPIC Canberra Workshop 2018 (The Australian National University)   30 Oct 2018   
Nominalization and noun-modifying constructions in Jinghpaw
Keita Kurabe
Meeting of the project "Noun modifying expressions" (Kobe University)   10 Nov 2018   
The reason why we do not say "koreya areya": Coordinate expression in Japanese and Jinghpaw
Keita Kurabe
外国語と日本語との対照言語学的研究第26回研究会 (Japanese Language Center for International Students, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies)   6 Oct 2018   
The small closed adjective class in Jinghpaw
Keita Kurabe
The 51st International Conference on Sino-Tibetan Languages and Linguistics (Kyoto University)   28 Sep 2018   
The syllabicity of the word-initial nasal in Jinghpaw
Keita Kurabe
The 156th Meeting of the Linguistic Society of Japan (The University of Tokyo)   23 Jun 2018   
A typology of eclipse expressions in East and Southeast Asia
Keita Kurabe
ILCAA Forum   21 Jun 2018   
A reevaluation of the discourse basis of ergativity based on a GRAID-annotated Jinghpaw corpus
Keita Kurabe
28th Meeting of the Southeast Asian Linguistics Society (Wenzao Ursuline University of Languages, Kaohsiung, Taiwan)   19 May 2018   
Eclipse as an areal calque in East and Southeast Asia
Keita Kurabe
The Annual Meeting of the Consortium for the Studies of Eurasian Languages (Center for Eurasian Cultural Studies)   29 Mar 2018   
A preliminary report on the Tangsar language
Keita Kurabe
27 Mar 2018   
A comparison of the directional affixes in Tedim Chin and Jinghpaw (in Japanese)
Kose Otsuka and Keita Kurabe
The 155th Meeting of the Linguistic Society of Japan (Ritsumeikan University)   26 Nov 2017   
The laryngeal specification of fricatives in Jinghpaw
Keita Kurabe
La Trobe Sino-Tibetan day (La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia)   24 Nov 2017   
Eclipse as an areal calque in East and Southeast Asia
Keita Kurabe
LAL-seminars (The University of Melbourne, Australia)   15 Sep 2017   
What eats the sun and moon? Eclipse as an areal calque in East and Southeast Asia
Keita Kurabe
CRLD Research Seminar (La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia)   12 Sep 2017   
Aspiration dissimilation in Jinghpaw
Keita Kurabe
LMS Seminar (Nanyang Technological University, Singapore)   17 Mar 2017   
Means to count nouns in Tibeto-Burman
Keita Kurabe
The 5th meeting of ILCAA Joint Research Project “Studies in Asian Geolinguistics” (ILCAA, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies, Tokyo)   17 Feb 2017   
General remarks on means to count nouns in Asia
Keita Kurabe
The 5th meeting of ILCAA Joint Research Project “Studies in Asian Geolinguistics” (ILCAA, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies, Tokyo)   17 Feb 2017   
Deaspiration in Jinghpaw (in Japanese)
KURABE Keita
The 153th Meeting of the Linguistic Society of Japan (Fukuoka University)   3 Dec 2016   
Iron in Tibeto-Burman
Keita Kurabe
The 4th meeting of ILCAA Joint Research Project “Studies in Asian Geolinguistics” (ILCAA, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies, Tokyo)   20 Nov 2016   
Grammatical relations in Jinghpaw
Keita Kurabe
49th International Conference on Sino-Tibetan Languages and Linguistics (Jinan University, Guangzhou, China)   13 Nov 2016   

Works

 
Field research on endangered Jinghpaw dialects in Burma
KURABE Keita   2011 - Today
Field research on Standard Jingpho/Kachin (Tibeto-Burman) in Burma
KURABE Keita   2009 - Today
Field research on the Tangsar language in Burma
KURABE Keita   2018

Research Grants & Projects

 
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (B)
Project Year: Apr 2017 - Mar 2020    Investigator(s): KURABE Keita
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (B)
Project Year: Apr 2016 - Mar 2019    Investigator(s): Shintaro Arakawa
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (B)
Project Year: Apr 2018 - Mar 2023    Investigator(s): Masao Imamura
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: Grant-in-Aid for JSPS Research Fellow
Project Year: Apr 2014 - Mar 2017    Investigator(s): KURABE Keita
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: Grant-in-Aid for JSPS Research Fellow
Project Year: Apr 2012 - Mar 2014    Investigator(s): KURABE Keita

Social Contribution

 
Htum mat sai Ga ni hte mat maw sai Ga ni (Language death and endangered languages)
[Lecturer]  Kachin Association Victoria  Annual General Meeting 2017 (Hoppers Crossing, Melbourne, Australia)  25 Nov 2017
Wunpawng sha ni a mat n mai ai htung hking
[Lecturer]  KBC Singapore (Singapore)  9 Apr 2017
Documenting the Kachin languages in Kachinland (in Jinghpaw)
[Lecturer]  KBC Singapore (Singapore)  19 Mar 2017
Documenting heritage languages in Kachinland (in Jinghpaw)
[Lecturer]  Kachinland School of Arts and Sciences (Myitkyina, Kachin State, Myanmar)  kurabek0926  3 Feb 2017
Jinghpaw ga hte ga hpaji (Jinghpaw and linguistics)
[Lecturer]  School of Arts & Sciences, Humanity Institute (Myitkyina, Kachin State, Myanmar)  12 Feb 2016