Mitsuaki Shimojo

Associate Professor
Department of Linguistics
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

Fields of interest:

Functional properties of grammar

Syntax-pragmatics interface

Role and Reference Grammar

Corpus-based approaches to sentence structures

Recent publications:

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

M. Shimojo
Focus structure and beyond: discourse-pragmatics in RRG.
In Lilián Guerrero Valenzuela, Sergio Ibáñez, and Valeria A. Belloro (eds.), Studies in Role and Reference Grammar, 113-141. México: Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México. (2009)

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

M. Shimojo
Argument Encoding in Japanese Conversation.
Hampshire/New York: Palgrave Macmillan. (2005)

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

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