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Osaka Prefecture University
Job title
名誉教授 Professor Emeritus
MA, PhD(Ohio State University)


B.A., Linguistics, University of California at San Diego
M.A., Linguistics, Ohio State University
Ph.D., Linguistics, Ohio State University

Committee Memberships

Pragmatics Society of Japan  Editorial Committee
Pragmatics Society of Japan  Executive Committee
Linguistic Society of Japan  Editorial Board

Awards & Honors

Woodrow Wilson Fellow
J.A.C.E.T. Award for Academic Excellence in Research

Published Papers

English discourse markers as prompts
In: Marquers discursifs et subjectivité, Sylvie Hancil (ed.). Rouen: Publications des universités de Rouen et du Havre   79-95   2011   [Refereed][Invited]
Journal of Pragmatics 43(8)   2110-2129   2011   [Refereed]
Stylized intonation in recordings of poetry: Comparing Yeats and Pound
In: Language in contrast, H. Kishimoto (ed.). Tokyo: Kuroshio   271-282   2010   [Invited]
Intonation and obscurity in Ezra Pound's recording of "The Seafarer"
Journal of Language and Culture 5   69-84   2010
The genesis of Ezra Pound's "The Seafarer"
Journal of Language and Culture 2   87-104   2007
A Relevance-theoretic analysis of 'however'
Gengo Kenkyuu 127   83-114   2005   [Refereed]
'Lookit' and the history of English 'look'-forms
In: The analysis of Japanese and linguistic typology: A festschrift for Professor Masayoshi Shibatani on his sixtieth birthday, T. Kageyama and H. Kishimoto (eds.). Tokyo: Kuroshio   543-558   2004   [Refereed][Invited]
'Why' as a prefatory interjection
Gengo Kenkyu 122   1-43   2002   [Refereed]
Journal of Pragmatics 33(7)   1025-1060   2001   [Refereed]
Homing in on discourse marker meaning
Eigogohoubunpou Kenkyuu [Journal of English Grammar and Usage] 7   5-17   2000
Japanese number mnemonics
Journal of the Association of Teachers of Japanese 34(2)   131-158   2000   [Refereed]
Discourse markers
Lingua 107   227-265   1999   [Invited]
Shakespeare's 'well'
Ōsaka Joshidaigaku Eibungakka Gaikoku Bungakuhen 51   83-115   1999
The discourse particle 'why'
O:saka Joshidaigaku Eibungakka Gaikoku Gakuhen 47   119-189   1995
Nihongo no khaki-kotoba hanashi-kotoba ni okeru onomatope no bunpu ni tsuite [The distribution of onomatopoeic expressions in written and spoken Japanese]
In: Onomatopia: Giongo-gitaigo no raku-en, H. Kakehi and I. Tamori (eds.). Tokyo: Keisho Shobo   77-100   1993   [Invited]
Japanese palatalization in relation to theories of restricted underspecification
[Lawrence Schourup and Ikuhiro Tamori]
Gengo Kenkyuu [Journal of the Linguistic Society of Japan] 101   107-145   1992   [Refereed]
Palatalization in Japanese mimetics: Response to Mester and Itô
[Lawrence Schourup and Ikuhiro Tamori]
Language 68(1)   139-148   1992   [Refereed]
The outskirts of rhyme: Textual integration of a poetic device
Ōsaka Joshidaigaku Eibungakka Gaikoku Bungakuhen 43   43 19-39   1991
Rhyme preheads
In: Linguistic fiesta: Festschrift for Professor Hisao Kakehi's sixtieth birthday. Tokyo: Kuroshio   701-720   1990   [Invited]
1989 Discourse intonation and recordings of poetry: a study of Yeats’s readings
[Richard T. Cauldwell and Lawrence Schourup]
Language and Style 22(3)   411-426   1989   [Refereed]
Mosaic rhyme
Language and Style 21   333-347   1988   [Refereed]
Patterning in rhyme initials
Poetics 17(3)   239-258   1988   [Refereed]
Discourse analysis: An overview
The Language Teacher 11(6)   7-8   1987   [Invited]
[Lawrence Schourup and Masumi Katagiri]
Proceedings of the 11th Annual Meeting of the Kansai Linguistic Society 7   50-59   1987
Uncertainty in cross-cultural dialogue
In: cross-cultural communication: East and West, J. Koo and R.N. St. Clair (eds.). Seoul: Samji Publishing   241-248   1986
Graffito sequences
Proceedings of the 9th Annual Meeting of the Kansai Linguistic Society 5   54-61   1985
In: Language files, J. Godby, et al. (eds). Reynoldsburg, OH: Advocate Publishing Group   221-223   1982   [Invited]
More on '(i) wa (r)'
[Brian Joseph adn Lawrence Schourup]
Zeitschrift fur Vergleichende Sprachforschung 96   56-59   1982   [Refereed]
Quoting with go 'say'
American Speech 57(2)   148-149   1982   [Refereed]
The basis of articulation
Ohio State University Working Papers in Linguistics 25   1-13   1981
The sources of phonetic segments in child language
In: Towards tomorrow's linguistics, R.W. Shuy and C-J.N. Bailey (eds). Georgetown University Press   291-302   1974
Phonological conspiracies
Glossa 8   198-207   1974   [Refereed]
A cross-language study of vowel nasalization
Ohio State University Working Papers in Linguistics 15   190-221   1973
Where binarity fails
Ohio State University Working Papers in Linguistics 14   27-36   1973
Characteristics of vowel nasalization
Research on Language and Social Interaction 5(4)   530-548   1972   [Refereed]
Why sound change is gradual
Ohio State University Working Papers in Linguistics 11   127-135   1972


Slippery particles
In: The Malaysian way of life, Julian H-C Lee (ed.). Petaling Jaya: Marshall Cavendish   42-44   2010   [Invited]
Review of Corinne Iten: Linguistic meaning, truth conditions and relevance: the case of concessives
Gengo Kenkyuu 129   243-251   2006   [Invited]
Review of Diane Blakemore: Relevance and linguistic meaning
Language   80(4) 840-843   2004   [Invited]
Comment on Paul Kockelman: 'The meanings of interjections in Q'eqchi' Maya'
Current Anthropology 44(4)   482-483   2003   [Invited]
[Book notice] Stephen C. Levinson: Presumptive meanings: The theory of generalized conversational implicature
Gengo Kenkyuu 120   131-133   2002   [Invited]
Review of Zhaoming Qian (ed.): Ezra Pound's China letters
Kyoto Journal 76   138-139   Nov 2011   [Invited]
Lively language: Onomatopoeia in English
Chart Network 12 1994
Review of John Sinclair: 'Workshop on Stylistics'
The Language Teacher 14(7)      1990   [Invited]
Review of Deborah Schiffrin: Discourse markers
Language 64(3)   633-637   1988   [Invited]
Review of Jan-Ola Östman: 'You know': A discourse functional approach
Language 60(3)   665-666   1984   [Invited]

Books etc

Revised Big Dipper English Expression II
[Associate editor]
Tokyo: Suken   2017   
Language Contact and Variation in the History of English
Mitsumi Uchida, Yoko Iyeiri, and Lawrence Schourup (eds.)
Tokyo: Kaitakusha   2017   
Revised Big Dipper English Expression I
[Associate editor]
Tokyo: Suken   2016   
Genius English-Japanese Dictionary (5th Edition)
[Associate editor]
Tokyo: Taishukan   2014   
Big Dipper English Expression II
[Associate editor]
Tokyo: Suken   2013   
Big Dipper I Teacher's Manual
[Associate editor]
Tokyo: Suken   2013   
Big Dipper English Expression I
[Associate editor]
Tokyo: Suken   2012   
Genius Japanese-English Dictionary (3rd Edition)
[Associate Editor]
Tokyo: Taishukan   2011   
Revised Polestar Writing Course Teacher's Manual (2nd Edition)
[Associate editor]
Tokyo: Suken   2008   
Revised Polestar Writing Course (2nd Edition)
[Associate editor]
Tokyo: Suken   2007   
Genius Japanese-English Dictionary (2nd Edition)
[Editorial Committee Representative]
Tokyo: Taishukan   2003   
Polestar English Course II
[Associate editor]
Tokyo: Suken   2003   
Polestar English Course II Teacher's Manual [2 vols.]
[Associate editor]
Tokyo: Suken.   2003   
Polestar English Course I Teacher's Manual [2 vols.]
[Associate editor]
Tokyo: Suken   2003   
Polestar English Course I
[Associate editor]
Kyoto: Suuken   2002   
Taishukan's Unabridged Genius English-Japanese Dictionary
[Associate editor]
Tokyo: Taishukan   2001   
Onomatope: Keitai to Imi [Onomatopoeia : Form and Meaning]
[Ikuhiro Tamori and Lawrence Schourup]
Tokyo: Kuroshio.   1999   
Revised Polestar Writing Course Teacher’s Manual
[Associate editor]
Tokyo: Suken   1999   
Revised Polestar Writing Course
[Associate editor]
Tokyo: Suken   1998   
Dictionary of Iconic Expressions in Japanese [2 vols.]
[Hisao Kakehi, Ikuhiro Tamori, and Lawrence Schourup]
Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter   1996   
Polestar Writing Course
[Associate editor]
Tokyo: Suken   1994   
Polestar Writing Course Teacher's Manual
[Associate editor]
Tokyo: Suken   1995   
Taishukan's Fresh Genius Japanese-English Dictionary
[Associate editor]
Tokyo: Taishukan   1992   
From Text to Context
[Lawrence Schourup and Richard Cauldwell]
Tokyo: Kuroshio   1990   
English Connectives
[Lawrence Schourup and Toshiko Waida]
Tokyo: Kuroshio   1988   
Common Discourse Particles in English Conversation
[Lawrence Schourup]
New York: Garland Press [now Routledge]   1985   

Conference Activities & Talks

Mastering Discourse Markers [Invited]
English Literary Association, Osaka Ohtani University
Kansai Gaidai University   2012   
Kansai Gaidai University   2011   
2nd International Exchange Lecture, School of Human Sciences, Kanazawa University   2010   
5th Discourse Meeting, Pragmatics Society of Japan, Ryukoku University   2007   
At the Edge of Language: Interjections in English Conversation
Public Lecture, Osaka Women's University   2004   
Poetry in Performance
Public Lecture, Osaka Women's University   2003   
Not words alone: The role of intonation in English
Society of English Grammar and Usage, Japan University   1999   
Discourse markers: words that link and guide
Public Lecture, Osaka Women's University   1998   
Southern English
Osaka Women's University Public Lecture Series on the American South   1995   
Sexism in English
Public Lecture Series on Sexism in English sponsored by Osaka Prefecture   1993   
Kansai Linguistics Society Summer Institute, Kobe University   1992   
Discourse Analysis Meeting, Japan Association of College English Teachers, Osaka   1992   
Research Symposium on Discourse Analysis, Kobe University   1988   
Japan Association of College English Teachers, Kyushu University   1988   
Japan Association of College English Teachers, Hiroshima University   1988   
14th International Congress of Linguists, Humboldt University, East Berlin   1987   
Linguistic Society of Japan, Tsuda University   1986   
Kansai Lingusitics Society, Osaka Women's University [with M.Katagiri]   1986   
Second Kyoto Conference on Discourse Analysis, Doshisha University   1986   
Japan Association on College English Teachers, Kyoto University   1986   
Japan Association of College English Teachers, Heian Women's Junior College   1986   
Conference on Cross-Cultural Communication, Seoul University   1985   
Colloquium: The New Quirk Grammar: Text Grammar, The American Center, Osaka   1985   
Kansai Linguistics Society, Kobe University   1984   
Shaanxi Normal University, Department of Foreign Languages, X'ian, People's Republic of China   1983   
NWAVE 10, University of Pennsylvania   1982   
Stony Point Center, New York   1979   
Linguistic Society of America, University of Michigan   1973   
Chicago Linguistics Society, University of Chicago   1973   
Linguistic Society of America, Atlanta Georgia   1972   
SECOL 8, Colloquium on Analyzing New Ways of Variation in English, Georgetown University   1972