Takanobu Nakamura

Talks

Conferences

2022

On the typology of situation distributors. (joint work with Hiromune Oda) a poster presentation at the thematic workshop Typological generalizations and semantic theory within the 45th Generative Linguistics in the Old World (GLOW 45), Queen Mary University of London.

2021

Reciprocity without reciprocal pronouns. a poster presentation at the 31st Semantics and Linguistic Theory (SALT 31), Brown University.

2020

An Alternative-based Theory of Distributivity: Non-Local Floating Quantifiers and Contextual Monotonicity. a poster presentation at the 28th Conference of the Student Organization of Linguistics in Europe (ConSOLE 28), Universitat Pompeu Fabra.

Situation partition and shifted evaluation of distributivity an oral presentation at Sinn und Bedeutung 25 (SuB 25), University College London and Queen Mary University of London.

Where does the ‘self’ come from? A de se binding approach to zibun in Japanese (joint work with Yushi Sugimoto) a poster presentation at the 28th Japanese/Korean Linguistics (JK 28), University of Central Lancashire.

2019

Division of Labour between Syntax and Lexicon an oral presentation at the 27th Conference of the Student Organization of Linguistics in Europe (ConSOLE 27), Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin.

Honorification-as-a-distance: A case study of Japanese nominalization (joint work with Ruoan Wang) a poster presentation at the 27th Conference of the Student Organization of Linguistics in Europe (ConSOLE 27), Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin.

If you float further, you are maximal and unique. an oral presentation at the 25th Linguistics and English Language Postgraduate Conference (LELPGC 19), University of Edinburgh.

A Classifier-independent Count-Mass Distinction in Japanese. an oral presentation at the 12th International Workshop on Theoretical East Asian Linguistics (TEAL 12), University of Macau.

Definiteness Theory of distributivity: Presupposed Partition under Non-local floating quantifiers an oral presentation at the 2019 Annual Meeting of the Linguistics Association of Great Britain (LAGB 2019), Queen Mary University of London.

Distributivity within Nominal Domain and Kind Partition Readings an oral presentation at Number and plurality: cross-linguistic variation in the nominal domain (NaP 2019), Georg-August Universität Göttingen.

2018

Which did you buy, a horse or horse? an oral presentation at the 24th Linguistics and English Language Postgraduate Conference (LELPGC 18), University of Edinburgh.

Universal Monotonicity induces non-Universal Grinding an oral presentation at the 2018 Annual Meeting of the Linguistics Association of Great Britain (LAGB 2018), University of Sheffield.

Long Distance Relativisation and Phasal Transfer of KP (joint work with Yushi Sugimoto) a poster presentation at the 2018 Annual Meeting of the Linguistics Association of Great Britain (LAGB 2018), University of Sheffield.

Research Groups

A situation-based theory of distributivity. a talk given at Semantics Research Group, Keio University, February 21st, 2020.

The count-mass distinction in Japanese and Presupposed mapping to measurement dimensions. a talk given at LingLunch, Queen Mary University of London, 20th May, 2019.

What can Japanese say about the count-mass distinction? Distributivity as definiteness over mapping. a talk given at Meaning and Grammar Research Group (MGRG), the University of Edinburgh, April 25th, 2019.

Lexical Count-Mass and Compositional Count-Mass in Japanese. a talk given at English Linguistics Göttingen, Georg-August Universität Göttingen, 18th February, 2019

Workshops

If you float further, you are maximal and unique a talk given at London Semantics Symposium 2019, Queen Mary University of London, May 22nd, 2019

Monotonicity Presupposes a Unique Degree a talk given at Retreat for Student in Semantics and Pragmatics 2019 (ReSSP 2), Olot, 12th October, 2019