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Hitotsubashi University
Graduate School of Social Sciences Graduate School of Social Sciences
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Academic & Professional Experience

Apr 2015
Mar 2019
Associate Professor, Graduate School of Social Sciences, Hitotsubashi University
Apr 2019
Professor, Graduate School of Social Sciences Graduate School of Social Sciences, Hitotsubashi University

Published Papers

A reinterpretation of intonation patterns in Russian
Yosuke Igarashi
Russian Linguistic Studies   14 1-15   Jan 2001   [Refereed]
X-JToBI: an extended j-toBI for spontaneous speech. (jointly worked)
Kikuo Maekawa,Hideaki Kikuchi,Yosuke Igarashi,Jennifer J. Venditti
7th International Conference on Spoken Language Processing, ICSLP2002 - INTERSPEECH 2002, Denver, Colorado, USA, September 16-20, 2002      Jan 2002   [Refereed]
So-called "intonational neutralization" -a phonological description of Russian intonation-
Yosuke Igarashi
Bulletin of the Japanese Association of Russian Scholars   34 15-21   Jan 2002   [Refereed]
Regularity of the alignment of fundamental frequency contour: evidence from Russian
Yosuke Igarashi
Russian Linguistic Studies   16 1-25   Jan 2003   [Refereed]
Phonetic Labeling of the 'Corpus of Spontaneous Japanese' (jointly worked)
Journal of the Phonetic Society of Japan   7(3) 16-26   Dec 2003   [Refereed]
How many intonation patterns in Russian?: The case of falling patterns
Yosuke Igarashi
Russian Linguistic Studies   17 9-33   Jan 2004   [Refereed]
Phonetics and phonology of intonation in interrogative sentences in Russian
Yosuke Igarashi
Bulletin of the Japanese Association of Russian Scholars   36 85-92   Jan 2004   [Refereed]
"Segmental anchoring" of F0 under changes in speech rate: Evidence from Russian
Proceedings of The International Conference: Speech Prosody 2004   25-28   Mar 2004   [Refereed]
How many falling intonation patterns in Russian?: categories of F0 alignment
Programme & Book of Abstracts: Between and Stress and Tone   32-33   Jun 2005   [Refereed]
Yuji Kawaguchi, Ivan Fon?gy and Tsunekazu Moriguchi (eds.) Prosody and Syntax, Usage-Based Linguistic Informatics 3 (Amsterdam: John Benjamins)   175-196   May 2006
Prosodic Independence of Bimoraic Accented Particles : Analysis of the Corpus of Spontaneous Japanese (jointly worked)
Journal of the Phonetic Society of Japan   10(2) 33-42   Aug 2006   [Refereed]
The speech laugh spectrum (jointly worked)
Proceedings of the 6th International Seminar on Speech Production   157-524   Dec 2006   [Refereed]
Pitch pattern alternation in Goshogawara Japanese: evidence for a prosodic phrase above the domain for downstep.
Yosuke Igarashi
INTERSPEECH 2007, 8th Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association, Antwerp, Belgium, August 27-31, 2007   434-437   Jan 2007   [Refereed]
Discreteness in Russian intonation
Yosuke Igarashi
Phonological studies   0(10) 69-76   Jan 2007   [Refereed]
Prosodic phrasing of bimoraic accented particles in spontaneous Japanese (jointly worked)
Proceedings of the 17th International Congress of Phonetic Science   1217-1220   Aug 2007   [Refereed]
Lexical pitch accent in Goshogawara Japanese: Rising or falling?
Proceedings of the 17th International Congress of Phonetic Science   1157-1160   Aug 2007   [Refereed]
Exaggerated prosody in infant-directed speech? Intonational phonological analysis of Japanese infant-directed speech (jointly worked)
BUCLD 32: Proceedings of the 32nd annual Boston University Conference on Language Development   177-188   Jan 2008   [Refereed]
Russian interrogatives and intonational categories
Anita Steube (ed.) The Discourse Potential of Underspecified Structures, in the series of Language, Context, and Cognition, vol. 8 (Berlin, New York: Walter DeGruyter)   227-269   Aug 2008   [Refereed]
How many tonal contrasts in Ikema Ryukyuan? (jointly worked)
Proceedings of the 17th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences   930-933   Aug 2011   [Refereed]
Pitch range control of Japanese boundary pitch movements. (jointly worked)
Yosuke Igarashi,Hanae Koiso
INTERSPEECH 2012, 13th Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association, Portland, Oregon, USA, September 9-13, 2012      Jan 2012   [Refereed]
The Ikema Dialect of Miyako Ryukyuan Has a Three-, not Two-, Pattern Accent System (jointly worked)
IGARASHI Yosuke, TAKUBO Yukinori, HAYASHI Yuka, PELLARD Thomas, KUBO Tomoyuki
Journal of the Phonetic Society of Japan   16(1) 134-148   Apr 2012   [Refereed][Invited]
Lingua   122(13) 1441-1453   Oct 2012   [Refereed]
The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America   134 1283-1294   Aug 2013   [Refereed]
Typology of intonational phrasing in Japanese dialects
Prosodic Typology II: The Phonology of Intonation and Phrasing   464-492   Feb 2014   [Refereed]
The accent of nouns in the Amakusa dialects of Japanese: An attempt to establish the phylogeny of the South-east Kyushu dialects by means of a novel approach (jointly worked)
Yosuke Igarashi, Toshio Matsuura
Kyushu University Papers in Linguistics (KUPL)   35    Jan 2015   [Refereed]
Accent patterns in the Tarama dialect of Miyako Ryukyuan
Yosuke Igarashi
(8) 1-42   Mar 2015
Chapter 13: Intonation
H. Kubozono (ed.) Handbook of Japanese Phonetics and Phonology   525-568   Mar 2015   [Refereed]
Infant-directed speech as a window into the dynamic nature of phonology (jointly worked)
Reiko Mazuka, Andrew Martin, Yosuke Igarashi, Akira Utsugi
LabPhon   6(3-4) 281-303   Oct 2015   [Refereed]
Do Chinese L2 learners of Japanese incrementally use prosodic cues in word recognition?-Eye-tracking evidence- (jointly worked)
Shuai Yin, Manami Sato, Yingyi Luo, Yosuke Igarashi, and Hiromu Sasai
Journal of the Phonetic Society of Japan   19(3) 1-12   Dec 2015   [Refereed]
Utterances in infant-directed speech are shorter, not slower (jointly worked)
Martin, Andrew, Yosuke Igarashi, Nobuyuki Jincho, Mazuka Reiko
Cognition   156 52-59   Aug 2016   [Refereed]
The prosodic structures of the Ikema and Tarama dialects of Miyako Ryukyuan
Yosuke Igarashi
Gengo Kenkyu   150 1-25   Sep 2016   [Refereed][Invited]
Semantic effects of nouns on tone merger: The Ikema dialect of Miyako Ryukyuan
Yosuke Igarashi
Journal of the Phonetic Society of Japan   20(3) 46-65   Dec 2016   [Refereed][Invited]
Acoustic manifestation of Russian word-final devoicing in utterance-dedial position (jointly worked)
Mayuki Matsui, Yosuke Igarashi, Shigeto Kawahara
Journal of the Phonetic Society of Japan   21(2) 1-17   Aug 2017   [Refereed]
Tonal neutralization in the Ikema dialect of Miyako Ryukyuan (jointly worked)
Yosuke Igarashi, Yukinori Takubo, Yuka Hayashi, Tomoyuki Kubo
Tonal Change and Neutralization   83-128   Mar 2018   [Refereed]
Chapter 9: Intonation
Igarashi Yosuke
The Cambridge Handbook of Japanese Linguistics   181-201   Apr 2018
Intonation in Japanese dialects
N. Kibe, T. Nitta, and K. Sasaki (eds.) Handbook of Japanese dialects      Jan 2020

Conference Activities & Talks

Word tones at the sentence level in the Ikema dialect of Miyako Ryukyuan
五十嵐 陽介
ICPP 2015   26 Sep 2015   
A unified list of cognate words in Japanese and Ryukyuan for the purpose of historical comparative linguistics
五十嵐 陽介
Japanese and Korean accent: diachrony, reconstruction, and typology   3 Jul 2016   ILCAA, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies
An urgent task for research on the tone systems of Japanese and Ryukyuan: What should fieldworkers do in the next decade? [Invited]
Igarashi, Yosuke
Phonology Forum 2016   24 Aug 2016   日本音韻論学会
Towards an adequate description of the tonal systems of Southern Ryukyuan
Yosuke Igarshi
Approaches to Endangered Languages in Japan and Northeast Asia: Description, Documentation and Revitalization   6 Aug 2018   NINJAL

Research Grants & Projects

Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research
Project Year: Apr 2009 - Mar 2011