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Kanetani Masaru

Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
Official title
Assistant Professor
Birth date
Research fields
English linguistics
Research keywords
construction grammar
cognitive linguistics
clausal linkage and modification
Research projects
Ideophoneと言語進化に関する日英語を中心にした語用論・類型論的研究2019-04 -- 2022-03金谷優Japan Society of for the Promotion of Science/Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research(C)2,340,000Yen
Ideophoneと言語進化に関する予備研究2018-08 -- 2019-03金谷優University of Tsukuba/研究基盤支援プログラム(Aタイプ)743,000Yen
日英語におけるデフォルト志向性と構文の機能2018-04 -- 2021-03廣瀬幸生Japan Society of for the Promotion of Science/Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research(C)4,290,000Yen
コトのモノ化と構文文法理論における強制2013-04 -- 2017-03金谷優Japan Society of for the Promotion of Science/若手研究(B)2,600,000Yen
文法と語用論の関係に関する日英語対照研究2012-04 -- 2016-03廣瀬幸生Japan Society of for the Promotion of Science/基盤研究(B)9,800,000Yen
類推による構文の認可とそのメカニズム2010-04 -- 2012-03金谷優Japan Society of for the Promotion of Science/若手研究(B)1,040,000Yen
Career history
2011-04 -- 2011-09千葉県立保健医療大学 非常勤講師
2008-04 -- 2009-03筑波大学 外国語センター 非常勤講師
2009-04 -- 2012-03Kanda University of International Studies 外国語学部 Assistant Professor
2012-04 -- (current)University of Tsukuba Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences Assistant Professor
2014-04 -- 2015-03関東学院大学 文学部 非常勤講師
2015-04 -- 2018-03関東学院大学 国際文化学部 非常勤講師
Academic background
1997-04 -- 2002-03Tottori University Faculty of EducationGraduated
2002-04 -- 2008-03University of Tsukuba Doctoral Program in Humanities and Social SciencesCompleted
2002-03Bachelor of Arts (Education)Tottori University
2004-03Master of Arts (linguistics)University of Tsukuba
2008-03Ph.D. in linguisticsUniversity of Tsukuba
Academic societies
2002 -- (current)Tsukuba English Linguistic Society
2002 -- (current)The English Linguistic Society of Japan
2010 -- (current)International Pragmatics Association
2017 -- (current)International Society for the Linguistics of Englsih
2018 -- (current)Societas Linguistica Europaea
Honors & Awards
2019-11ELSJ PrizeCausation and Reasoning Constructions (John Benajims, 2019)
  • General Properties of Language as Seen from Anomalous Constructions and Peripheral Phenomena
    金谷 優; 三野貴志; 辻早代加; 住𠮷誠
    JELS(日本英語学会研究発表論文集)/37/pp.156-159, 2020-03
  • The Because X Consturction: Not Constructionalized Yet?
    Kanetani Masaru
    JELS 35/pp.245-251, 2018-02
  • A Note on the Because X Construction: With Special Reference to the X-Element
    Kanetani Masaru
    STUDIES IN LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE(Language)/70/pp.67-79, 2016-10
  • On the New Usage of Because
    Kanetani Masaru
    STUDIES IN LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE(Language)/68/pp.63-80, 2015-09
  • Review: Panther, Klaus-Uwe and Günter Radden (eds.) (2011) Motivation in Grammar and the Lexicon
    Kanetani Masaru
    English Linguistics, 2014-12
  • The "Marginal Acceptability" of Noun Phrase Modification by an Adverb Clause
    Kanetani Masaru
    STUDIES IN LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE(Language)/66/pp.21-34, 2014-10
  • Noun Phrase Modifications by Adverb Clauses
    Kanetani Masaru
    Studies in Language and Literature [Language]/64/pp.41-58, 2013-10
  • Another Look at the Metalnguistic Because-Clause Construction
    金谷 優
    Tsukuba English Studies/31/pp.1-18, 2012-09
  • 副詞節による名詞句の修飾
    金谷 優
    英語語法文法研究/19/pp.114-128, 2012-12
  • Review: Construction Morphology by Geert Booij (2010).
    金谷 優
    Studies in English Literature [English Number]/54/pp.139-146, 2013-03
  • A Note on Because-Clauses
    Masaru Kanetani
    Tsukuba English Studies/23/pp.91-98, 2004-09
  • Because/Sinceの焦点化について
    JELS/22/pp.21-30, 2005-03
  • Relations among Constructions with Because: With Special Reference to Metalinguistic Uses of Because
    Masaru Kanetani
    Tsukuba English Studies/24/pp.31-50, 2005-09
  • メタ言語的に理由を表わす構文とその継承関係
    JELS/23/pp.60-69, 2006-03
  • Constructions of Causation and Reasoning
    Masaru Kanetani
    Tsukuba English Studies/25/pp.19-40, 2006-09
  • Because Constructions in English and Kara Constructions in Japanese: From a Contrastive Construction Grammar Perspective
    Masaru Kanetani
    Tsukuba English Studies/26/pp.35-52, 2007-09
  • Focalizations of Because and Since: Since-Clauses Can be Focalized by Certain Focusing Adverbs, Especially Since There is no Reason to Ban It
    Masaru Kanetani
    English Linguistics/24(2)/pp.341-362, 2007-12
  • 対照構文文法に向けて―英語のbecause構文と日本語のカラ構文―
    JELS/25/pp.111-120, 2008-03
  • Metalinguistic Reason Constructions Revisited
    Masaru Kanetani
    Tsukuba English Studies/27/pp.27-44, 2009-03
  • Analogy in Construction Grammar: The Case of Just Because of X Doesn't Mean Y
    Masaru Kanetani
    Tsukuba English Studies/29/pp.77-94, 2011-02
  • 原因・理由を表す接続詞の文法--構文文法的アプローチ
    金谷 優
    英語語法文法研究/(12)/pp.80-94, 2005-01
  • Causation and Reasoning Constructions
    Kanetani Masaru
    John Benjamins Publishing Company, 2019-03
  • 言語使用の三層モデルから見たbecause X構文
    Kanetani Masaru
    第5章:三層モデルでみえてくる言語の機能としくみ, 開拓社, pp.90-111, 2017-11
  • Causation and Reasoning: A Construction Grammar Approach to Conjunctions of Reason
    金谷 優
Conference, etc.
  • Constructional Netowork as Linguistic Knowledge: The Case of Because Constructions
    金谷 優
    "General Properties of Langauge as Seen from Anomalous Consgtructions and Peripheral Phenomena" Symposium G in the 37th the English Linguistic Society of Japan/2019-11-10--2019-11-10
  • Toward a multimodal CxG analysis of Japanese mimetic expressions
    Kanetani Masaru
    the 52nd Annual Meeting of the Societas Linguistica Europaea/2019-08-21--2019-08-25
  • So many ideophones in Japanese but less so in English: A three-tier model account
    Kanetani Masaru
    15th International Cognitive Linguistics Conference (ICLC15)/2019-08-06--2019-08-11
  • ideophoneの研究:進化言語学への応用へ向けて
    金谷 優
  • ideophoneの研究:進化言語学への応用へ向けて
    金谷 優
  • Innovation Because Deviation: Cases of Because Constructions
    Kanetani Masaru
    The Fifth International Society for the Lingusitics of English Conferenrence/2018-07-17--2018-07-20
  • The Because X Construction: Not Constructionalized Yet?
    Kanetani Masaru
    ELSJ 10th International Spring Forum/2017-04-22--2017-04-23
  • 言語使用の三層モデルからみたbecause構文
    金谷 優
  • Because X as an Intersubjective Construction
    Kanetani Masaru
    7th Brno Conference on Linguistics Studies in English/2016-09-12--2016-09-12
  • Because X構文の主観性
    金谷 優
  • Private Expression within Public Expression: The Case of Because X
    Kanetani Masaru
    The 6h Biennial International Conference on the Linguistics of Contemporary English/2015-08-19--2015-08-23
  • Becasueの新用法について
    金谷 優
  • Beacuse X: Its Metonymic and Schematic Characteristics
    Kanetani Masaru
    The 8th International Conference on Construction Grammar/2014-09-03--2014-09-06
  • On the Because X Construction
    Kanetani Masaru
    Colloquium on the Relation between Grammar and Pragmatics II/2014-07-10--2014-07-10
  • なぜ副詞節による名詞句の修飾が認可されるのか?
    金谷 優
  • Grammar vs. Preference: The Case of NP-Adverb Clause Construction
    Kanetani Masaru
    The 5th International Conference on the Linguistics of Contemporary English/2013-09-24--2013-09-29
  • 原因・理由を表す接続詞の文法-構文文法的アプローチ-
    金谷 優
  • Because/Sinceの焦点化について
    金谷 優
  • メタ言語的に理由を表わす構文とその継承関係
    金谷 優
  • Inheritance Links as the Central Role in Understanding Constructions: A Case of Constructions of Metalinguistic Reasons
    Kanetani Masaru
    the 4th International Conference on Construction Grammar/2006-09-01--2006-09-03
  • 対照構文文法に向けて―英語のBecause構文と日本語のカラ構文―
    金谷 優
  • Metalinguistic Reason Constructions: A Constructional Analysis of Their Bilateral Characteristics
    Kanetani Masaru
    the 1st ELSJ International Spring Forum, April 27, 2008/2008-04-27--2008-04-28
  • Just Because of a Causal PP Doesn't Mean that It Cannot Be a Subject: An Analogical Construction
    Kanetani Masaru
    the 5th International Conference on Construction Grammar/2008-09-25--2008-09-28
  • 複文と言いさし文から見る日英語の語用論的原理
    金谷 優
  • 副詞節が名詞句を修飾するとき―構文と類推の観点から―
    金谷 優
2019-10 -- 2019-12Seminar in English Linguistics (2)-bUniversity of Tsukuba.
2019-04 -- 2019-08Studies in English Linguistics-aUniversity of Tsukuba.
2019-04 -- 2019-08Special Studies in English Linguistics (4A)University of Tsukuba.
2019-04 -- 2019-08Seminar in English Semantics (4A)University of Tsukuba.
2019-04 -- 2019-07Seminar in English Linguistics (2)-aUniversity of Tsukuba.
2019-10 -- 2020-02Studies in English Linguistics-bUniversity of Tsukuba.
2019-10 -- 2020-02Seminar in English Semantics (4B)University of Tsukuba.
2019-10 -- 2020-02Graduation Thesis (English Linguistics)University of Tsukuba.
2019-04 -- 2019-08Graduation Thesis (English Linguistics)University of Tsukuba.
2019-10 -- 2020-02Special Studies in English Linguistics (4B)University of Tsukuba.
Professional activities
2020-04 -- 2021-03The English Linguistic Society of Japan事務局補佐
2018-12 -- 2019-08Scientific Committee, 15th Intenrational Cognitive Linguistics Conference
2019-04 -- 2020-03The United Associations of Language StudiesSecretary-General
2019-04 -- 2020-03The English Linguistic Society of Japan言語系学会連合事務局担当書記
Other activities
2019-10 -- 2019-10高大連携事業として、茨城県立水戸第一高等学校で「認知の仕方とネイティブらしい英語表現」という演題で出前講義を行った(対象:高校1~3年生)。
2018-10 -- 2018-10筑波大学附属坂戸高校1年生を対象にした模擬講義「英語学入門:認知言語学から見た日英語の違い」(於:筑波大学)
2017-07 -- 2017-07教員免許更新講習講師「英語学、英米文学、異文化理解の視点からの英語教育への提言」

(Last updated: 2020-06-19)