J-GLOBAL         Last updated: May 27, 2010 at 00:00
Former Institution / Organization University of Tsukuba Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences
Job title
Ph. D

Research Areas


Committee Memberships

The Society for Japanese Linguistics  


Trends and Aims of Japanese Language Teaching in Japan in the Context of the Diminishing Importance of Japan’s Position in the World. Keynote Speech.
Bonn: Bier’sche VerlagsanstaltGenenz, Kay und Monika Unkel (Hg.) Referate des 12. Deutschsprachigen Japanologentages, Band III: Sprache, Sprachwissenschaft, Sprachlehrforschung.   1-17   2006
“Yokohama dialect, Yokohama kotoba and Kurumaya-eigo: the nature of the pidjin that developed in contact situations after the opening of the port of Yokohama”.
Libreria Editrice Cafoscarina, VeneziaThe Third Conference on Japanese Language and Japanese Language Teaching Proceedings of the Conference, Rome, 17-19th March, 2005.   275-289   2005
Langue et ecriture au Japon et dans les autres pays d’Extreme-Orient: entre insularite et technologie
Terminogramme   99-100 213-229   2001
The First Japanese attempts at describing Chinese and Korean bilingualism.
History of the Language Sciences : An International Handbook on the Evolution of the Study of Language from the Beginnings to the Present Vol. 1(HSK 18.1)Sylvain Auroux, E.F.K. Koerner et al(eds)Berlin/New York : Walter de Gruyter.   77-84   2000
Japan : history of linguistic thought.
The Encyclopedia of Language and Linguistics(10 Vols), Pergamon Press.   1800-1804   1994

Books etc

Language and script in Japan and other East Asian countries: Between insularity and technology.
Languages in a Globalizing World Languages in a Globalizing World Cambridge University PressLanguages in a Globalizing World   2003   
Japanese : A Comprehensive Grammar.
London/New York : Routledge.   2001   
Translations of Christian Terminology into Japanese 16-19th Centuries : Problems and Solutions.
Breen J, Williams M〔eds〕Japan and Christianity: impacts and Responses, London: Macmillan   1996   
Japan : History of Linguistic Thought.
Koerner, EFK & Asher,RE〔eds〕,Concise History of the Language Sciences from the Sumerians to the Cognitivists, Oxford:Pergamon   1995   
The Western rediscovery of the Japanese language. 1994
London : Curzon Press. (編著+解説)   1995   

Research Grants & Projects

Development of an online learners dictionary of Japanese
Project Year: 2002 - 2005