Publications

  • Shimojo, Mitsuaki (to appear). Extraction restrictions in complex sentences. In R. D. Van Valin, Jr. (ed.), The Cambridge Handbook of Role and Reference Grammar. Cambridge University Press.

  • Shimojo, Mitsuaki (in press). Word order and extraction: a functional approach. In Yoko Hasegawa (ed.), The Cambridge Handbook of Japanese Linguistics. Cambridge University Press.

  • Shimojo, Mitsuaki (2017). Nihongo gakushuusha niyoru mudooshibun no shiyoo nitsuite (On the use of verbless sentences in L2 Japanese). The Proceedings of CAJLE 2017: The Annual Conference of the Canadian Association for Japanese Language Education, 232-241.

  • Shimojo, Mitsuaki (2016). Saliency in discourse and sentence form: zero anaphora and topicalization in Japanese. In M. M. Jocelyne Fernandez-Vest and Robert Van Valin Jr. (eds.), Information Structure and Spoken Language in a Cross-Linguistic Perspective. Mouton de Gruyter, 55-75.

  • Lee, EunHee, and Shimojo, Mitsuaki (2016). Mismatch of topic between Japanese and Korean. Journal of East Asian Linguistics, 25(1), 81-112.

  • Shimojo, Mitsuaki (2015). Discourse representation and argument linking: an analysis of zero anaphora and topicalization in Japanese narratives. In Osamu Hieda (ed.), Information Structure and Nilotic Languages: Studies in Nilotic Linguistics Vol. 10, Research Institute for Languages and Cultures of Asia and Africa, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies, 1-17.

  • Shimojo, Mitsuaki (2014). Nihongo kakikotoba niokeru rentaishuushokusetsu: higenteitekiyoohoo no danwateki goitekiyooso no koosatsu (Some discourse and lexical aspects of non-restrictive relative clauses in written Japanese). The Proceedings of CAJLE 2014: The Annual Conference of the Canadian Association for Japanese Language Education, 123-132.

  • Shimojo, Mitsuaki (2013). Mangaban bungaku kyoozai no bunseki: danwa bunpooteki shiten kara (Analysis of a Japanese manga literature textbook: a discourse and grammar viewpoint). The Proceedings of CAJLE 2013: The Annual Conference of the Canadian Association for Japanese Language Education, 251-258.

  • Shimojo, Mitsuaki (2011). The left periphery and focus structure in Japanese. In Wataru Nakamura (ed.), New Perspectives in Role and Reference Grammar. Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 266-293.

  • Shimojo, Mitsuaki (2009). Focus structure and beyond: discourse-pragmatics in RRG. In Lilian Guerrero Valenzuela, Sergio Ibanez, and Valeria A. Belloro (eds.), Studies in Role and Reference Grammar, 75-95. Mexico: The IIFL-UNAM Press.

  • Shimojo, Mitsuaki (2008). How missing is the missing verb? The verb-less numeral quantifier construction in Japanese. In R. D. Van Valin (ed.), Investigations of the Syntax-Semantics-Pragmatics Interface, 285-304. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.

  • Shimojo, Mitsuaki (2006). Properties of particle "omission" revisited. Toronto Working Papers in Linguistics26, 123-140. Department of Linguistics, University of Toronto.

  • Shimojo, Mitsuaki (2005). Argument Encoding in Japanese Conversation. Hampshire, England: Palgrave Macmillan.

  • Shimojo, Mitsuaki (2004). Quantifier float and information processing: a case study from Japanese. Journal of Pragmatics 36, 375-405.

  • Shimojo, Mitsuaki (2002). Functional theories of island phenomena: the case of Japanese. Studies in Language 26, 67-124.

  • Shimojo, Mitsuaki (2002). A cognitive account of extraction asymmetry in Japanese relative clauses. Japanese/Korean Linguistics 10, 90-103. Stanford: CSLI.

  • Choi, Hye-Won, and Mitsuaki Shimojo (2001). The topic marking in Korean: a comparative study with Japanese. Comparative Korean Studies 8: 1-17.

  • Shimojo, Mitsuaki, and Hye-Won Choi (2001). On asymmetry in topic marking - the case of Japanese WA and Korean NUN. In J. Boyle, J-H Lee, and A. Okrent (eds.), Chicago Linguistic Society 36, Volume 1: The Main Session, 455-467. Chicago: University of Chicago.

  • Choi, Hye-Won, and Mitsuaki Shimojo (2001). The topic marking of Korean: a comparative study with Japanese. 10th IACKS International Conference, 86-98. The International Association of Comparative Korean Studies Conference.

  • Shimojo, Mitsuaki (2001). Quantifier Floating in Japanese -- a cognitive view. Proceedings of the First Seoul International Conference on Discourse and Cognitive Linguistics: Perspectives for the 21st, 237-250. Seoul: The Discourse and Cognitive Linguistics Society of Korea.

  • Shimojo, Mitsuaki (2001). Syntactic constraints on quantifier float and information processing: the case of Japanese. The Handbook of 2001 International Workshop and Conference on Role and Reference Grammar, 80-88. Jeonju, Korea: Jeonju University.

  • Shimojo, Mitsuaki, and Kiyoko Toratani (1999). An "interlanguage" stage in the acquisition of locational expressions in Japanese as a foreign language and its pedagogical implications. In D. P. Phillips (ed.), Proceedings of the Fourteenth Annual Conference of the Southeast Association of Teachers of Japanese, 12-22. Winston-Salem, North Carolina: Wake Forest University.

  • Shimojo, Mitsuaki (1999). The interplay between grammar and discourse: The case of the Japanese topic marker wa in subordinate clauses. In E. van Gelderen and V. Samiian (eds.), Proceedings of the Western Conference on Linguistics '98, 425-439. Fresno, California: Department of Linguistics, California State University, Fresno.

  • Shimojo, Mitsuaki (1997). The role of the general category in the maintenance of numeral classifier systems: The case of tsu and ko in Japanese. Linguistics 35, 705-733.

  • Shimojo, Mitsuaki (1995). Focus structure and morphosyntax in Japanese: WA and GA, and word order flexibility. Ph.D. dissertation, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York.

  • Zubin, David, and Mitsuaki Shimojo (1993). How "general" are general classifiers? with special reference to ko and tsu in Japanese. In J. Guenter, B, Kaiser, and C. Zoll (eds.), Proceedings of the Nineteenth Annual Meeting of the Berkeley Linguistics Society, 490-502. Berkeley, CA: BLS.

  • Shimojo, Mitsuaki (1993). Complement and default numeral classifier functions of tsu and ko in Japanese. In M. Bernstein (ed.), ESCOL '92: Proceedings of the Ninth Eastern States Conference on Linguistics, 226-237. Ithaca: Cornell University, Department of Modern Languages and Linguistics.

Presentations