FUJITA Koji

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Name
FUJITA Koji
Affiliation
Kyoto University
Section
Graduate School of Human and Environmental Studies, Department of Human Coexistence, Graduate School of Human and Environmental Studies Department of Human Coexistence
Job title
Professor,Professor
Degree
Master of Arts(Osaka University of Foreign Studies)

Research Areas

 
 
  • Linguistics / Linguistics / Evolutionary Linguistics, Biolinguistics

Academic & Professional Experience

 
1983
 - 
1987
Osaka Prefectural University, Research Assistant
 
1987
 - 
1989
Osaka Prefectural University, Assistant Professor
 
1989
 - 
1992
Osaka University, Assistant Professor
 
1992
 - 
1996
Osaka University, Associate Professor
 
1994
   
 
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Visiting Scholar
 

Education

 
 
 - 
1982
Graduate School, Division of Foreign Language, Osaka University of Foreign Studies
 
 
 - 
1980
Faculty of Foreign Language, Osaka University of Foreign Studies
 

Committee Memberships

 
1996
 - 
1999
The English Linguistic Society of Japan  
 
1997
   
 
Kansai Linguistic Socieity  
 

Published Papers

 
Non-communicative functions can be equally important for studies of language evolution
Koji Fujita
The Evolution of Language: Proceedings of the 12th International Conference (EVOLANG12)   131-133   Apr 2018   [Refereed]
生物言語学
Koji Fujita and Kazuo Okanoya
   Mar 2017   [Refereed]
Koji Fujita
Journal of Neurolinguistics      Nov 2016   [Refereed][Invited]
What was the original function of language?
Koji Fujita
JSLS2016: Handbook of the 18th Annual International Conference of the Japanese Society for Language Sciences   13-16   May 2016   [Invited]
Integration Or Disintegration?
Koji Fujita and Haruka Fujita
The Evolution of Language: Proceedings of the 11th International Conference (EVOLANG11)      Mar 2016   [Refereed]
Koji Fujita and Cedric Boeckx
Advances in Biolinguistics: The Human Language Faculty and Its Biological Basis   1-5   Mar 2016
Koji Fujita
Advances in Biolinguistics: The Human Language Faculty and Its Biological Basis   141-152   Mar 2016   [Refereed]
生成文法・生物言語学と日本語研究
17-24   Oct 2014   [Invited]
Four Wrong Ideas in Evolutionary Linguistics P
Koji Fujita
The Evolution of Language: Proceedings of the 10th International Conference (EVOLANG10)   441-442   Apr 2014   [Refereed]
Cedric Boeckx and Koji Fujita
Frontiers in Psychology 5, Article 627      2014   [Refereed]
Recursive Merge and Human Language Evolution
Koji Fujita
Recursion: Complexity in Cognition.   243-264   2014   [Refereed][Invited]
A Merge-Only Theory of Human Language Evolution: How Plausible Is It? P
Koji Fujita
19th International Congress of Linguists Abstracts Booklet   232-232   Jul 2013   [Refereed]
Review: Anna Maria Di Sciullo & Cedric Boeckx(eds.), The Biolinguistic Enterprise: New Perspectives on the Evolution and Nature of the Human Language Faculty, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011, xv+559pp.
Koji Fujita
Studies in English Literature   (54) 175-184   Mar 2013   [Refereed][Invited]
進化言語学における6つの主要な誤謬 P
47-47   Dec 2012
A Naturalist Reconstruction of Minimalist and Evolutionary Biolinguistics
Hiroki Narita & Koji Fujita
Biolinguistics   4(4) 358-378   2010   [Refereed]
Dimensions of Language Evolution: A View from Generative Biolinguistics
Koji Fujita
Studies in Language Sciences   8 45-58   2009   [Refereed][Invited]
A Prospect for Evolutionary Adequacy: Merge and the Evolution and Development of Human Language
Koji Fujita
Biolinguistics   3(2) 128-153   2009   [Refereed]
Facing the Logical Problem of Language Evolution
Koji Fujita
English Linguistics   24(1) 78-108   2007   [Refereed][Invited]
Review: Jenkins, Lyle. Biolinguistics: Exploring the Biology of Language
藤田耕司
言語研究   (121) 165-178   Mar 2002   [Refereed][Invited]
DNAは生成文法の夢をみるか? 書評:Juan Uriagereka: Rhyme and Reason - An Introduction to Minimalist Syntax
Koji Fujita
CXLV(3) 165-167   Jun 1999   [Invited]
書評 Chris Wilder, Hans-Martin Gärtner and Manfred Bierwisch (eds.): The Role of Economy Principles in Linguistic Theory
Koji Fujita
英文学研究   75(1) 182-187   Sep 1998   [Refereed][Invited]
On Local Economy
Koji Fujita
言語と文化の対話   185-193   May 1997   [Invited]
最適派生理論の最適化に向けて
CXLIII(2) 14-16   May 1997   [Invited]
Double objects, causatives, and derivational economy
K. Fujita
Linguistic Inquiry   27(1) 146-173   1996   [Refereed]
The English Middle as an Individual-Level Predicate
Masumi Matsumoto & Koji Fujita
英文学研究   72(1) 95-111   Oct 1995   [Refereed]
Economy of Derivation and the English Middle
Koji Fujita
Minimalist Approaches to Syntax and Morphology: Proceedings of 1993 Seoul International Conference on Generative Grammar   169-195   Jul 1995   [Refereed]
Middle, Ergative & Passive in English - A Minimalist Perspective
Koji Fujita
MIT Working Papers in Linguistics Vol.22: The Morphology-Syntax Connection   71-90   Jul 1994   [Refereed]
Case Checking and a Theory of LF Binding
Koji Fujita
英文学研究   70(2) 149-170   Jan 1994   [Refereed]
Object Movement and Binding at LF
Koji Fujita
Linguistic Inquiry   24 381-388   1993   [Refereed]
Koji Fujita
Lingua   90(4) 291-334   1993   [Refereed]
Operator-Binding, LF Pied-Piping and the Syntax of Wh-in-Situ
Koji Fujita
Studies in English Literature English Number 1991   19-34   Mar 1991   [Refereed]
Wh-in-Situ, LF Pied-Piping と演算子束縛原理
Koji Fujita
1-29   Apr 1990   [Refereed][Invited]
Review: Studies in the Acquisition of Anaphora vol.1 ed. by B. Lust
Koji Fujita
Studies in English Literature English Number 1990   182-188   Mar 1990   [Refereed][Invited]
Review: Knowledge of Language & Barriers by Noam Chomsky
Koji Fujita
English Linguistics   6 213-231   Nov 1989   [Refereed][Invited]
On Deriving the Subjacency Effects from the ECP
Koji Fujita
英文学研究   65(2) 229-243   Jan 1989   [Refereed]
書評 Noam Chomsky: Barriers
Koji Fujita
言語研究   92 118-131   Dec 1987   [Refereed][Invited]
代名詞と反最小性
(100) 42-66   Dec 1991   [Refereed]

Books etc

 
Advances in Biolinguistics: The Human Language Faculty and Its Biological Basis
Koji Fujita & Cedric Boeckx (eds.) (Part:Joint Work)
Routledge   Mar 2016   
Recursion: Complexity in Cognition
T. Roeper and M. Speas (編), Koji Fujita 他 (著) (Part:Joint Work)
Springer   2014   

Conference Activities & Talks

 
Common cognitive underpinnings for hierarchy and intention sharing [Invited]
Koji Fujita
JCSS36   7 Sep 2019   
Syntax, Cooperation and Self-Domestication [Invited]
Koji Fujita
ICLC 15 Theme Session “Evolinguistics: Where Cognitive Linguistics and Generative Grammar Meet.”   9 Aug 2019   
Koji Fujita
CreteLing 2019 Workshop “Human Language in Evolution: Some Key Perspectives”   17 Jul 2019   The 3rd Crete Summer School of Linguistics
From action to syntax: some evolutionary considerations [Invited]
Koji Fujita
NII Shonan Meeting Seminar 141: Language as goal-directed sequential behavior: computational theories, brain mechanisms, evolutionary roots   20 May 2019   
Generative grammar from an evolutionary perspective
Koji Fujita
Tokyo Lectures in Evolinguistics   11 Mar 2019   
Non-communicative functions can be equally important for studies of language evolution
Koji Fujita
The 12th International Conference on the Evolution of Languge (Evolang XII)   17 Apr 2018   
Evolinguistics: What Is It, Who Does It, and How Will It Evolve? The Evolution of Hierarchical Linguistic Structure
Koji Fujita
Kyoto Conference on Evolinguistics   11 Nov 2017   
What was the original function of language? [Invited]
Koji Fujita
4 Jun 2016   
Merge α and Superpositioned Labels [Invited]
Koji Fujita
First International Symposium on the Physics of Language   5 Mar 2016   POL 2016 Local Organizing Committee
The Roots of Merge (and Merge of Roots) [Invited]
Koji Fujita
Tokyo Lectures in Language Evolution   4 Apr 2015   Japan Evolutionary Linguistics Forum
Four Wrong Ideas in Evolutionary Linguistics
Koji Fujita
The 10th International Conference on the Evolution of Language (Evolang X)   14 Apr 2014   International Conference on the Evolution of Languge
A Merge-Only Theory of Human Language Evolution [Invited]
Koji Fujita
Seminars by Prof. Koji Fujita   20 Feb 2014   National University of Singapore
The Biolinguistic Enterprise: Agenda, Goals and Methods [Invited]
Koji Fujita
Seminars by Prof. Koji Fujita   19 Feb 2014   National University of Singapore
An Overview of Generative Grammar: From Standard Theory to Minimalism [Invited]
Koji Fujita
Seminars by Prof. Koji Fujita   18 Feb 2014   National University of Singapore
Evolutionary Problems of Projection
Koji Fujita
Tokyo Workshop on Biolinguistics   15 Dec 2013   日本生物言語学プロジェクト
Verbs and the Lexicon: A View from Merge-based Biolinguistics [Invited]
Koji Fujita
OKU International Workshop on Linguistics: English Middle and Beyond   29 Sep 2013   大阪教育大学
A Merge-Only Theory of Human Language Evolution: How Plausible Is It?
Koji Fujita
19th International Congress of Linguists   25 Jul 2013   International Congress of Linguists
In Defense of the Merge-Only Hypothesis
Koji Fujita
GLOW 36 Biolinguistics Workshop   2 Apr 2013   Generative Linguists in the Old World (GLOW)
Current and Future Issues in Biolinguistics: Introduction [Invited]
Koji Fujita
日本英語学会30周年記念大会特別ワークショップ "Current and Future Issues in Biolinguistics"   11 Nov 2012   日本英語学会
The Hands That Rocked the Cradle of Language [Invited]
Koji Fujita
ICREA International Symposium on Biolinguistics   3 Oct 2012   Institució Catalana de Recerca i Estudis Avançats
A Merge-only Theory of Human Language Evolution: How Plausible Is It? [Invited]
Koji Fujita
The First Meeting of the Japan Evolutionary Linguistics Forum   11 Jul 2012   Japan Evolutionary Linguistics Forum
The Human Language Faculty: Its Design, Development and Evolution Opening Remarks [Invited]
Koji Fujita
Kyoto Conference on Biolinguistics   12 Mar 2012   Biolinguistics Project, Japan
Biolinguistic Minimalism and Language Evolution [Invited]
Koji Fujita
JAIST International Seminar on the Emergence and Evolution of Linguistic Communication   10 Mar 2010   北陸先端科学技術大学院大学
The Design, Development and Evolution of Unbounded Merge [Invited]
Koji Fujita
Recursion: Structural Complexity in Language and Cognition   27 May 2009   University of Massachusetts Amherst
Experimental Syntax for Biolinguistics? [Invited]
Koji Fujita
日本英語学会第27回大会シンポジウム “Experimental Syntax: What We Can Expect, and What We Cannot.”   2009   日本英語学会
Action Meets Syntax: Evolingo and Biolinguistic Minimalism [Invited]
Koji Fujita
The 4th International Conference on Formal Linguistics   2009   Beijing Foreign Studies University
Recursion, Modularity, and the Evo-Devo of Language [Invited]
Koji Fujita
Biolinguistics, Acquisition and Language Evolution (BALE) 2008   2008   University of York
Where Do Verbs Come from? Part 1: Anti-Lexicalism for the Study of the Origins and Evolution of Language
Koji Fujita
Kyoto Workshop 2007: Generative Grammar and Beyond   2007   科学研究費補助金プロジェクト
Dimensions of Language Evolution – A View from Generative Biolinguistics [Invited]
Koji Fujita
JSLS言語科学会第8回年次国際大会招待シンポジウム『言語の起源と進化』   11 Jun 2006   
Design and Function in Language Evolution [Invited]
Koji Fujita
日本英語学会第23回大会シンポジウム『言語の起源・進化について現在何が言えるか:脳・進化、言語、歴史の観点から』   12 Nov 2005   日本英語学会
An Evolutionary View on Generative Grammar [Invited]
Koji Fujita
上智大学言語学講演会   Dec 2003   上智大学国際言語情報研究所
Unification in Generative Grammar (and Beyond) [Invited]
Koji Fujita
JST異分野研究者交流フォーラム『ゲノムと言語』   Dec 2001   科学技術振興事業団
言語と科学と生命と [Invited]
Nov 2001   
Linguistics as Biology, Biology as Linguistics
Koji Fujita
第17回日本英語学会大会ワークショップ『生成文法と進化生物学』   Nov 1999   日本英語学会
Derivational Steps towards Anti-Lexicalism [Invited]
Koji Fujita
May 1999   
Syntax as a Blind Watchmaker [Invited]
Koji Fujita
Jun 1997   
Generalized Attract and Ranking among Economy Principles [Invited]
Koji Fujita
Feb 1996   
A Generalized Theory of Attract F [Invited]
Koji Fujita
Nov 1995   
Split VP Structure and the Minimal Link Condition [Invited]
Koji Fujita
Jun 1995   
Middle, Ergative & Passive in English - A Minimalist Perspective
Koji Fujita
MIT Morphology-Syntax Connection   Jan 1994   Dept of Linguistics and Philosophy, MIT
Economy of Derivation and Case Checking in Japanese and English [Invited]
Koji Fujita
第11回日本英語学会大会シンポジウム『Minimalist Programの展望と可能性』   Nov 1993   
Economy of Derivation and the English Middle
Koji Fujita
1993 Seoul International Conference on Generative Grammar   Aug 1993   Korean Generative Grammar Circle
Nominative Objects and Economy of Derivation [Invited]
Koji Fujita
第42回待兼山ことばの会   Jun 1993   大阪大学文学部
中間動詞構文の統語論
Masumi Matsumoto & Koji Fujita
第65回日本英文学会大会   May 1993   日本英文学会
Binding, Case, and the Residue of the θ-Criterion
Koji Fujita
第65回日本英文学会大会   May 1993   日本英文学会
Multilevel ECP vs. X-binding [Invited]
Koji Fujita
Nov 1988   

Research Grants & Projects

 
The Roots of Recursive Syntactic Computation- A View from Generative Biolinguistics
Project Year: 2009 - 2009