Institute of Cultural & Linguistic Studies

Research Output

2020

Qualities and translations

Tancredi, C. & Sharvit, Y., 2020 Jun 1, In : Linguistics and Philosophy. 43, 3, p. 303-343 41 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2019

Accounting for the stochastic nature of sound symbolism using Maximum Entropy model

Kawahara, S., Katsuda, H. & Kumagai, G., 2019 Jan 1, In : Open Linguistics. 5, 1, p. 109-120 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

Effects of Surprisal and Entropy on Vowel Duration in Japanese

Shaw, J. A. & Kawahara, S., 2019 Mar 1, In : Language and Speech. 62, 1, p. 80-114 35 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Citations (Scopus)

Expressing evolution in Pokémon names: Experimental explorations

Kawahara, S. & Kumagai, G., 2019 May 1, In : Journal of Japanese Linguistics. 35, 1, p. 3-38 36 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Citations (Scopus)

Gotta Name’em All: an Experimental Study on the Sound Symbolism of Pokémon Names in Brazilian Portuguese

Godoy, M. C., de Souza Filho, N. S., de Souza, J. G. M., França, H. A. N. & Kawahara, S., 2019 Jan 1, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Psycholinguistic Research.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2018

Articulation strategies for English liquids used by Japanese speakers

Moore, J., Shaw, J., Kawahara, S. & Arai, T., 2018 Jan 1, In : Acoustical Science and Technology. 39, 2, p. 75-83 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Assessing surface phonological specification through simulation and classification of phonetic trajectories

Shaw, J. A. & Kawahara, S., 2018 Aug 1, In : Phonology. 35, 3, p. 481-522 42 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Citations (Scopus)

Opaque allomorph selection in Japanese and harmonic serialism: A reply to kurisu 2012

Hall, E., Jurgec, P. & Kawahara, S., 2018 Jul 1, In : Linguistic Inquiry. 49, 3, p. 599-610 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

1 Citation (Scopus)

Predictability and phonology: Past, present and future

Shaw, J. & Kawahara, S., 2018 Jan 1, In : Linguistics Vanguard. 4, s2, 20180042.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Citations (Scopus)

Sound symbolic patterns in Pokémon names

Kawahara, S., Noto, A. & Kumagai, G., 2018 Jul 1, In : Phonetica. 75, 3, p. 219-244 26 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Citations (Scopus)

The lingual articulation of devoiced /u/ in Tokyo Japanese

Shaw, J. A. & Kawahara, S., 2018 Jan 1, In : Journal of Phonetics. 66, p. 100-119 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Citations (Scopus)

Truncation in message-oriented phonology: A case study using Korean vocative truncation

Kawahara, S. & Lee, S. J., 2018 Jan 1, In : Linguistics Vanguard. 4, s2, 20170016.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Citations (Scopus)
2017
1 Citation (Scopus)

Interaction of jaw displacement and F0 peak in syllables produced with contrastive emphasis

Erickson, D., Honda, K. & Kawahara, S., 2017, In : Acoustical Science and Technology. 38, 3, p. 137-146 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

The phonetics of jaw displacement in Japanese vowels

Kawahara, S., Erickson, D. & Suemitsu, A., 2017, In : Acoustical Science and Technology. 38, 2, p. 99-107 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Citations (Scopus)
2016

Articulation, acoustics and perception of Mandarin Chinese emotional speech

Erickson, D., Zhu, C., Kawahara, S. & Suemitsu, A., 2016 Jan, In : Open Linguistics. 2, 1, p. 620-635 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Citations (Scopus)

Articulatory correlates of metrical structure: Studying jaw displacement patterns

Erickson, D. & Kawahara, S., 2016 Dec 1, In : Linguistics Vanguard. 2, 1, 20150025.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Citations (Scopus)

Japanese has syllables: A reply to Labrune

Kawahara, S., 2016 May 1, In : Phonology. 33, 1, p. 169-194 26 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

9 Citations (Scopus)

MyVoice: Rescuing voices of ALS patients

Kawahara, S., Homma, M., Yoshimura, T. & Arai, T., 2016 Jan 1, In : Acoustical Science and Technology. 37, 5, p. 202-210 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

1 Citation (Scopus)

Phase cancellation by external pair-merge of heads

Epstein, S. D., Kitahara, H. & Seely, D., 2016 Feb 1, In : Linguistic Review. 33, 1, p. 87-102 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

10 Citations (Scopus)

Takete and Maluma in action: A cross-modal relationship between gestures and sounds

Shinohara, K., Yamauchi, N., Kawahara, S. & Tanaka, H., 2016 Sep 1, In : PloS one. 11, 9, e0163525.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Citations (Scopus)
2015

Can we use rendaku for phonological argumentation?

Kawahara, S., 2015 Dec, In : Linguistics Vanguard. 1, 1, p. 3-14 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

4 Citations (Scopus)

Comparing a forced-choice wug test and a naturalness rating test: An exploration using rendaku

Kawahara, S., 2015 Mar 1, In : Language Sciences. 48, p. 42-47 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Derivation(s)

Epstein, S. D., Kitahara, H. & Seely, T. D., 2015 Apr 17, Explorations in Maximizing Syntactic Minimization. Taylor and Francis Inc., p. 1-23 23 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Economy of derivation and representation

Epstein, S. D., Kitahara, H., Obata, M. & Seely, T. D., 2015 Apr 17, Explorations in Maximizing Syntactic Minimization. Taylor and Francis Inc., p. 24-52 29 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Explorations in maximizing syntactic minimization

Epstein, S. D., Kitahara, H. & Seely, T. D., 2015 Apr 17, Taylor and Francis Inc. 242 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

2 Citations (Scopus)

Exploring phase-based implications regarding clausal architecture. A case study: Why structural case cannot precede theta

Epstein, S. D., Kitahara, H. & Seely, T. D., 2015 Apr 17, Explorations in Maximizing Syntactic Minimization. Taylor and Francis Inc., p. 53-70 18 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

External merge of internal argument DP to VP and its theoretical implications

Kitahara, H., 2015 Apr 17, Explorations in Maximizing Syntactic Minimization. Taylor and Francis Inc., p. 195-200 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Focus and givenness across the grammar

Tancredi, C. D., 2015, Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics). Springer Verlag, Vol. 9067. p. 200-222 23 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 9067).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Geminate devoicing in japanese loanwords: Theoretical and experimental investigations

Kawahara, S., 2015 Apr 1, In : Language and Linguistics Compass. 9, 4, p. 168-182 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Citations (Scopus)

Introduction: Explorations in maximizing syntactic minimization

Epstein, S. D., Kitahara, H. & Seely, T. D., 2015 Apr 17, Explorations in Maximizing Syntactic Minimization. Taylor and Francis Inc., p. xiii-xx

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingForeword/postscript

4 Citations (Scopus)

Japanese /r/ is not feature-less: A rejoinder to Labrune (2014)

Kawahara, S., 2015 Jan 1, In : Open Linguistics. 1, 1, p. 432-443 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

2 Citations (Scopus)

Labeling by minimal search: Implications for successive-cyclic a-movement and the conception of the postulate "phase"

Epstein, S. D., Kitahara, H. & Seely, T. D., 2015 Apr 17, Explorations in Maximizing Syntactic Minimization. Taylor and Francis Inc., p. 201-221 21 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Nasal place assimilation and the perceptibility of place contrasts

Kawahara, S. & Garvey, K., 2015 Jan, In : Open Linguistics. 1, 1, p. 17-36 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Citations (Scopus)

Simplest merge generates set intersection: Implications for complementizer-trace explanation

Epstein, S. D., Kitahara, H. & Seely, T. D., 2015 Apr 17, Explorations in Maximizing Syntactic Minimization. Taylor and Francis Inc., p. 175-194 20 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

3 Citations (Scopus)

Structure building that can't be!

Epstein, S. D., Kitahara, H. & Seely, T. D., 2015 Apr 17, Explorations in Maximizing Syntactic Minimization. Taylor and Francis Inc., p. 155-174 20 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Uninterpretable features: What are they and what do they do?

Epstein, S. D., Kitahara, H. & Seely, T. D., 2015 Apr 17, Explorations in Maximizing Syntactic Minimization. Taylor and Francis Inc., p. 98-115 18 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

1 Citation (Scopus)

What do we wonder is not syntactic?

Epstein, S. D., Kitahara, H. & Seely, T. D., 2015 Apr 17, Explorations in Maximizing Syntactic Minimization. Taylor and Francis Inc., p. 222-239 18 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2 Citations (Scopus)
2014

Context effects as auditory contrast

Kingston, J., Kawahara, S., Chambless, D., Key, M., Mash, D. & Watsky, S., 2014 Jul, In : Attention, Perception, and Psychophysics. 76, 5, p. 1437-1464 28 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Citations (Scopus)

Identity Avoidance and Lyman's Law

Kawahara, S. & Sano, S. I., 2014 Oct, In : Lingua. 150, p. 71-77 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Citations (Scopus)

Labeling by Minimal Search: Implications for Successive- Cyclic A-Movement and the Conception of the Postulate "Phase"

Epstein, S. D., Kitahara, H. & Daniel Seely, T., 2014 Jan 1, In : Linguistic Inquiry. 45, 3, p. 463-481 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

18 Citations (Scopus)

Metrical structure and jaw displacement: An exploration

Erickson, D., Kawahara, S., Williams, J. C., Moore, J., Suemitsu, A. & Shibuya, Y., 2014 Jan 1, In : Proceedings of the International Conference on Speech Prosody. p. 300-304 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference article

3 Citations (Scopus)

Production and perception of listener-oriented clear speech in child language

Syrett, K. & Kawahara, S., 2014 Nov 20, In : Journal of Child Language. 41, 6, p. 1373-1389 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Citations (Scopus)

The prosody of enhanced bias in Mandarin and Japanese negative questions

Hara, Y., Kawahara, S. & Feng, Y., 2014 Oct, In : Lingua. 150, p. 92-116 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Citations (Scopus)

The 'whistled' fricative in xitsonga: Its articulation and acoustics

Lee-Kim, S. I., Kawahara, S. & Lee, S. J., 2014 Jun, In : Phonetica. 71, 1, p. 50-81 32 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Citations (Scopus)
2013

A corpus-based study of geminate devoicing in Japanese: Linguistic factors

Kawahara, S. & Sano, S. I., 2013 Nov 1, In : Language Sciences. 40, p. 300-307 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Citations (Scopus)

Emphatic gemination in Japanese mimetic words: A wug-test with auditory stimuli

Kawahara, S., 2013 Nov 1, In : Language Sciences. 40, p. 24-35 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Citations (Scopus)

Testing Japanese loanword devoicing: Addressing task effects

Kawahara, S., 2013 Nov 1, In : Linguistics. 51, 6, p. 1271-1299 29 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Citations (Scopus)
2012

Structure Building That Can't Be

Epstein, S. D., Kitahara, H. & Seely, T. D., 2012 Sep 20, Ways of Structure Building. Oxford University Press

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

30 Citations (Scopus)