Institute of Humanities and Social Sciences
Official title
Associate Professor
Birth date
Research fields
English linguistics
Research keywords
construction grammar
cognitive linguistics
clausal linkage and modification
Research projects
英語重複語の多覚性と表出性に関するMultimodal Construction Grammar分析2023 -- 2025金谷 優Japan Society for the Promotion of Science/Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research(C)3,640,000Yen
英語重複語の多覚性と表出性に関するMultimodal Construction Grammar分析2023-04 -- 2026-03金谷優Japan Society of for the Promotion of Science/基盤研究(C)3,640,000Yen
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 -- 2024-03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 TsukubaFaculty of Humanities and Social SciencesAssistant 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 Education
2002-04 -- 2008-03University of Tsukuba Doctoral Program in Humanities and Social Sciences
2002-03Bachelor of Arts (Education)Tottori University
2004-03Master of Arts (linguistics)University of Tsukuba
2008-03Ph.D. in linguisticsUniversity of Tsukuba
Academic societies
2022-06 -- (current)Linguistic Society of America
2002 -- (current)Tsukuba English Linguistic Society
2002 -- (current)The English Linguistic Society of Japan
2018 -- (current)Societas Linguistica Europaea
Honors & Awards
2019-11ELSJ PrizeCausation and Reasoning Constructions (John Benajims, 2019)
  • Twin Forms in English: A Multimodal Construction Grammar Analysis
    Kanetani Masaru
    Tsukuba English Studies/42/pp.53-72, 2024-02
  • On the Relation between Richness of Ideophones and Private-Self-Centeredness: A Comparison of Japanese and English
    Kanetani Masaru
    Tsukuba English Studies/40/pp.267-287, 2022-02
  • A grammatico-pragmatic analysis of the because X construction: Private expression within public expression [version 2; peer review: 2 approved]
    Kanetani Masaru
    F1000Research 2022, 10:965, 2022-02
  • Mental representations of multimodal constructions: The case of Japanese psychomimes
    Kanetani Masaru
    Belgian Journal of Linguistics 34: The Wealth and Breadth of Construction-Based Research/pp.174-185, 2021-05
  • Review of Johnson, Mark (2017) Embodied Mind, Meaning, and Reason: How Our Bodies Give Rise to Understanding
    Kanetani Masaru
    English Linguistics/37(1)/pp.80-89, 2020-09
  • 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
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  • 比較・対照言語研究の新たな展開―三層モデルによる広がりと深まり
    金谷 優
    第3章 何を言い、何を言わないか―日英語の言いさし文と三層モデル―/開拓社/pp.83-115, 2022-11
  • 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.
  • たし算、ひき算、掛け算の論理:日英対照モダリティ論と構文論
    金谷 優
  • Ideophone, deideophonizationとmultimodal construct(ion)sの通言語的研究
    金谷 優
  • Speakers Move Unconsciously But Meaningfully: A Multimodal Constructional Analysis of Twin Forms in English
    Kanetani Masaru
    The 16th International Cognitive Linguistics Conference/2023-08-07--2023-08-11
  • Wow! It Wows Me: Deideophonization as Schematization and Constructionalization
    Kanetani Masaru
    The 12th International Conference on Construction Grammar/2023-05-19--2023-05-21
  • 英語の重複語の表出性について
    金谷 優
  • Pragmatics Meets Multimodal Construction Grammar in Language Evolution: How Gestural Communication Decayed
    Kanetani Masaru
    “The Place of Pragmatics in the Evolution of Language” Workshop at Joint Conference on the Evolution of Language/2022-09-05--2022-09-08
  • How Are Multimodal Constructions Multimodal?: The Case of Japanese Psychomimes
    金谷 優
    11th International Conference on Construction Grammar/2021-08-18--2021-08-20
  • イデオフォンの日英類型論と構文分析
    金谷 優
  • 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
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2023-04 -- 2023-07Research Laboratory Practice (3A)University of Tsukuba.
2023-10 -- 2023-12Research Laboratory Seminar (3B)University of Tsukuba.
2023-10 -- 2023-12Research Laboratory Practice (3B)University of Tsukuba.
2023-10 -- 2023-12Project Practice (1B)University of Tsukuba.
2023-04 -- 2023-07Project Seminar (1A)University of Tsukuba.
2023-04 -- 2023-07Research Laboratory Practice (2A)University of Tsukuba.
2023-10 -- 2023-12Project Practice (2B)University of Tsukuba.
2023-04 -- 2023-07Readings in English Linguistics (3)-aUniversity of Tsukuba.
2023-04 -- 2023-07Project Seminar (2A)University of Tsukuba.
2023-04 -- 2023-06Cognitive Semantics CUniversity of Tsukuba.
Professional activities
2024-01 -- 2024-02The 13th International Conference on Construction GrammarReviewer
2024-01 -- 2024-0910th International Conference of the German Cognitive Linguistics AssociationScientific Committee/ member
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
University Management
2020-04 -- (current)人文学学位プログラムDAC担当教員
2021-04 -- (current)人文・文化学群教育課程委員会委員
2019-04 -- (current)人文学類教育課程委員会委員
Other activities
2022-07 -- 2022-07福島県立磐城桜が丘高等学校「半日総合大学」における出前授業「認知言語学入門:英語の好む表現と日本語の好む表現」(対象:高校2~3年生)
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」

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