Mark Irwin - Selected Recent Publications


forthcoming English Loanwords in Japanese. In The Handbook of Japanese Lexicon and Word Formation, ed. Kageyama & Kishimoto. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter


forthcoming Rendaku in Japanese Dialects that Retain Prenasalization. In Japanese/Korean Linguistics 21, ed. Nam, Ko & Jun. Stanford: CSLI Publications (with Timothy Vance & Mizuki Miyashita)


forthcoming Rendaku Lovers, Rendaku Haters and the Logistic Curve. In Japanese/Korean Linguistics 22, ed. Giriko et al. Stanford: CSLI Publications


2012 Rendaku Dampening and Prefixes. NINJAL Research Papers 4


2012 Late Middle Japanese. In The Languages of Japan and Korea, ed. Nicolas Tranter. London: Routledge (with Heiko Narrog)


2011 Mora Clipping of Loanwords in Japanese. Journal of Japanese Linguistics 27


2011 Loanwords in Japanese. Amsterdam: John Benjamins


2009 Prosodic Size and Rendaku Immunity, Journal of East Asian Linguistics 18


2009 Mora Obstruent Allomorphy in Sino-Japanese Morphemes. Saarbrücken: VDM Verlag


2008 Homomorphemic Diffusion in Japanese Nonce Lexemes, Japanese Language and Literature 42


2006 English For Law. Tokyo: Sanshusha (with Todd Enslen)


2005 Rendaku-Based Lexical Hierarchies in Japanese: The Behaviour of Sino-Japanese Mononoms in Hybrid Noun Compounds, Journal of East Asian Linguistics 14



Mark Irwin - selected recent presentations


2014 (Feb) Rendaku Across Duplicate Moras, 9th Phonology Festa, Atami


2013 (Sept) No English Spoken Here: The Prohibition of English in Japan 1940-45, 1st EAJS Japan Conference, Kyoto University


2013 (Aug) A Rendaku Database For Old Japanese, 21st International Conference on Historical Linguistics, University of Oslo (with Tim Vance)


2013 (Jan) Spatial Rendaku - Rendaku Across Dialects With Particular Reference to Yamagata, Tokyo Circle of Phonologists, Tokyo University (with Tim Vance & Mizuki Miyashita)


2012 (Nov) Rendaku in the Kahoku Dialect of Yamagata Japan, Alberta Conference on Linguistics, University of Lethbridge (with Mizuki Miyashita & Tim Vance)


2012 (Oct) Rendaku Lovers, Rendaku Haters and the Logistic Curve, Japanese/Korean Linguistics XXII, NINJAL, Tokyo


2012 (Jun) First Statement of Lyman's Law, 25th Paris Meeting on East Asian Linguistics, École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales, Paris (with Tim Vance)


2011 (Dec) Rendaku Dampening and Prefixes, ICPP2011, Kyoto University


2011 (Dec) Replication of Epenthetic Vowels in Japanese Loanwords from the 16th to the 21st Century, Japanese Society for Historical Linguistics Inaugural Conference, Osaka University


2011 (Oct) Rendaku in Japanese Dialects That Retain Prenasalization, Japanese/Korean Linguistics XXI, Seoul University (with Tim Vance & Mizuki Miyashita)


2010 (May) Mora Splitting in Loanword Compound Clipping, Tokyo Circle of Phonologists, Tokyo University


2008 (July) Rendaku Immunity and Prosodic Size, International Congress of Linguists XVIII, Korea University, Seoul


2005 (Nov) Homomorphemic Diffusion in Japanese, 16th Meeting of Linguistic Society of New Zealand, University of Auckland

DR MARK IRWIN

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YAMAGATA UNIVERSITY

FACULTY OF LITERATURE AND SOCIAL SCIENCES

Yamagata-shi

Kojirakawa-machi 1-4-12

Japan 990-8560


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山形大学人文学部教授

山形市小白川町 1-4-12

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Mark Irwin was born in Ulster in 1967 and is a dual national of the UK and the Irish Republic. He holds a BA and MA from Cambridge University and an MA and PhD from Sheffield University. He has lived in Japan since 1995 and, prior to Yamagata University, has worked for Hokkaido University and the Hachinohe City Education Board (Aomori Prefecture). He is also a Project Collaborator at the National Institute for Japanese Language and Linguistics in Tokyo. His current research topics include Japanese sociolinguistics, phonology and historical linguistics. He is author of Loanwords in Japanese.