Satoko Shirai

J-GLOBAL         Last updated: Jun 5, 2019 at 15:43
 
Avatar
Name
Satoko Shirai
Affiliation
University of Tsukuba
Section
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
Job title
JSPS Research Fellow
Degree
Doctor of Literature(Kyoto University), Master of Literature(Kyoto University)
Other affiliation
National Institute for Japanese Language and Linguistics
Research funding number
70372555

Research Areas

 
 

Academic & Professional Experience

 
Apr 2017
 - 
Today
JSPS Resarch Fellow (RPD), Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Tsukuba
 
Apr 2013
 - 
Mar 2017
Guest Researcher, Linguistic Research Center, Reitaku University
 
Feb 2008
 - 
Mar 2013
Associate Professor, Graduate School of Technology (International Center), Nagoya Institute for Technology
 
Oct 2003
 - 
Jan 2008
Lecturer, Graduate Shool of Letters, Kyoto University
 
Apr 2003
 - 
Sep 2003
Research Fellow (PD), Graduate School of Humanities and Sociology, The University of Tokyo, The Japan Society for the Promotion of Science
 

Education

 
Apr 1999
 - 
Mar 2003
Linguistics, Graduate School of Letters (Doctor's Course), Kyoto University
 
Sep 2000
 - 
Jul 2001
Sichuan University
 
Apr 1997
 - 
Mar 1999
Linguistics, Graduate School of Letters (Master's Course), Kyoto University
 
Apr 1993
 - 
Mar 1997
Linguistics, Faculty of Letters, Kyoto University
 

Committee Memberships

 
2003
   
 
Tibeto-Burman Linguistic Circle  Administrator
 
2003
 - 
2009
The Linguistic Society of Japan  A member of the Committee of Endangered Language
 

Awards & Honors

 
2009
Research Grant of Shinmura Izuru Memorial Foundation
 

Published Papers

 
Satoko Shirai
H. Suzuki and M. Endo (eds.), Papers from the Fourth International Conference on Asian Geolinguistics   104-114   Dec 2018
Satoko Shirai
Journal of Chiba University Eurasian Society   20 31-45   Dec 2018
Satoko Shirai
Tokyo University Linguistic Papers   39 265-285   Mar 2018
Satoko Shirai
Contribution to the Studies for Eurasian Languages Series (Diversity and Dynamics of Eurasian Languages: The 20th Commemorative Volume)   20 405-420   Mar 2018   [Refereed]
Satoko Shirai
Comparative Handbooks of Linguistics (2: Tasaku Tsunoda (ed.), Levels in clause linkage. A crosslinguistic survey)   2 485-524   Feb 2018   [Refereed]
Satoko Shirai
Studies in Asian Geolinguistics, Monograph (No. 2, Proceedings of the Workshop “Geolinguistic Method and Southeast Asian Linguistics”) (Hiroyuki Suzuki and Mitsuaki Endo (eds.), Fuchu: ILCAA, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies.   2 34-50   2017
Iwasa, Kazue, Hiroyuki Suzuki, Keita Kurabe, Shiho Ebihara, Satoko Shirai, and Ikuko Matsuse
Studies in Asian Geolinguistics (VII: “Tone and Accent”). (Mitsuaki Endo (ed.), Fuchu: Research Institute for Languages and Cultures of Asia and Africa, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies)   7 13-19   2017
Kurabe, Keita, Hiroyuki Suzuki, Satoko Shirai, Kazue Iwasa, Shiho Ebihara, and Ikuko Matsuse
Studies in Asian Geolinguistics (VI: “Means to count nouns” in Asian Languages). (Keita Kurabe and Mitsuaki Endo (eds.), Fuchu: Research Institute for Languages and Cultures of Asia and Africa, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies)   6 11-14   2017
Kurabe, Keita, Hiroyuki Suzuki, Kazue Iwasa, Shiho Ebihara, Satoko Shirai, and Ikuko Matsuse
Studies in Asian Geolinguistics (V -IRON-). (Yoshihisa Taguchi and Mitsuaki Endo (eds.), Fuchu: Research Institute for Languages and Cultures of Asia and Africa, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies)   5 9-12   2017
Iwasa, Kazue, Hiroyuki Suzuki, Keita Kurabe, Shiho Ebihara, Satoko Shirai, and Ikuko Matsuse
Studies in Asian Geolinguistics (IV -WIND-). (Yoshio Saito and Mitsuaki Endo (eds.), Fuchu: Research Institute for Languages and Cultures of Asia and Africa, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies)   4 10-13   2017

Misc

 
From my fieldnote 8: nDrapa
SHIRAI Satoko
Gekkan Gengo   36(8) 90-95   2007

Books etc

 
Studies in Asian Geolinguistics VIII
Satoko Shirai and Mitsuaki Endo (Part:Joint Editor, editor; first author of ‘It rains’ in Asia (pp. 21-22), ‘It rains’ in Tibeto-Burman (pp. 35-38), Semantic shifts in expressions for ‘it rains’ in Tibeto-Burman (pp. 62-76), An Overview of Typological Studies on ‘it rains’ (pp. 77-85).)
ILCAA, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies   Dec 2018   ISBN:978-4-86337-279-5
Business Japanese for entering the work-force
Izumi Yamamoto and Satoko Shirai (eds.) (Part:Joint Editor)
Nov 2011   
Linguistic Characteristics of the West Sichian Ethnic Corridor.
Satoko Shirai
Mar 2011   
A Study on the Point-of-View System in nDrapa.
Satoko Shirai
Book Park   Feb 2008   
Philological Studies in Central Asian Old Manuscripts. (Contributions to the Studies in Eurasian Languages Series 10)
Satoko Shirai and Masahiro Shogaito (eds). (Part:Joint Editor)
Mar 2006   

Conference Activities & Talks

 
Satoko Shirai
The 27th Annual Conference of International Association of Chinese Linguistics   11 May 2019   
Geographical distribution of loanwords in Qiangic basic vocabulary
Satoko Shirai
A Workshop on Geolinguistic study on Minority Languages in China   6 Apr 2019   Minzu University of China
Grammaticalization of directional markers in nDrapa and Situ rGyalrong: A contrastive study
Satoko Shirai and Yasuhiko Nagano
International Workshop: Directional Prefix in Tibeto-Burman Languages   29 Mar 2019   
Satoko Shirai
Prosody and Grammar Festa 3   17 Feb 2019   
Satoko Shirai
9 Nov 2018   
Satoko Shirai
The 51st International Conference on Sino-Tibetan Languages and Linguistics   26 Sep 2018   
Topic in Oral Literatures of Mätro nDrapa
Satoko Shirai
The International Conference on Chinese Minority Arts and Literature   25 Aug 2018   Sichuan Normal University
A Geolinguistic Approach to Basic Vocabulary in the Western Sichuan Ethnic Corridor Languages: A Case Study of ‘rain’
Satoko Shirai
The 4th International Conference on Asian Geolinguistics   5 May 2018   
Topic in nDrapa: its structure and function
Satoko Shirai
The 7th meeting of the Circle of Comparative Research on Linguistic Typology   15 Apr 2018   
Satoko Shirai
The Annual Meeting of CSEL   29 Mar 2018   

Works

 
Fieldwork on Matro nDrapa
2008
Fieldwork on Mbola rGyalrong
2009
Fieldwork on Qiongshan rGyalrong
2009
Fieldwork on nDrapa (Zhaba) and Stau (Daofu)
2011

Research Grants & Projects

 
Descriptive study of the nDrapa language
Project Year: 2002 - 2020
This study will provide a referential grammar, dictionary and texts of the nDrapa language which has been little investigated, through the fieldwork.
Investigation on minority languages of the Tibeto-Burman language family in Southwest China
Grants and Funding
Project Year: 2004 - 2007
This study probides the linguistic description of little-investigated Tibeto-Burman languages in Southwest China, from the viewpoint of area study.
Linguistic Substrata in Tibeto-Burman Area
Grants and Funding
Project Year: 2004 - 2008
Linguistic study of the multilingual area in Southwest China
Grants and Funding
Project Year: 2007 - 2011
This study will clarify linguistic features of the Qiangic languages (Tibeto-Burman) spoken in the multilingual area of Southwest China from the viewpoint of areal feature.
Study of the rGyalrong languages
Grants and Funding
Project Year: 2009 - 2013