Professor of Sociolinguistics, Meikai University
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A curriculum vitae of Fumio Inoue
Born in May 17, 1942 in Yamagata Prefecture, Japan.
1966 Graduated from Faculty of Letters, Tokyo University.
1968 Master of Arts, Graduate course of linguistics, Tokyo University.
1971 Got enough units for a condidate to doctor's degree
1971 to 1974 Assistant of Linguistics, Faculty of Letters, Tokyo University
1974 to 1977 Assistant Professor, Faculty of Letters, Hokkaido University
1977 to 1986 Assistant Professor, Faculty of Foreign Languages, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies
1986 to 2005 Professor, Faculty of Foreign Languages, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies
2005 to present Professor, Faculty of Foreign Languages, Meikai University
Presently Professor of Sociolinguistics, Meikai University
Major in Sociolinguistics, Dialectology, Economy of language, Statistical Dialectology
Awarded "Kindaichi Kyosuke Prize" in 1986 for the study of "new dialect".
Some papers are available as PDF files.
Main Publications (in English) :
"Sibata Takesi, Sociolinguistics in Japanese Contexts". edited with Tetsuya Kunihiro, Daniel Long (Mouton de Gruyter, 1998)
Main Publications (in Japanese) :
"A Sociolinguistic Study of <
> and < >" (1983) "Neologisms in Japanese: Materials" (with Tsunao Ogino) (1984) "The Changing Japanese Language --- Distribution and Change of < > ---" (Meiji Shoin, 1985) "Age-Area Distribution of the Kanto and Tohoku Dialects (SF Glottograms)" (1985) "New Landscape of Language Use (Honorifics and Dialect)" (Akiyama Syoten,1989) "Dialect Dictionary of Saitama Prefecture" (editing) (Ofusha, 1989) "Nihongo Watching" (Iwanami Shinsho, 1998) "Transitions of the Tohoku Dialect" (Akiyama Syoten, 2000) "The Price of Japanese" (Taishukan, 2000) "Can Japanese Language Survive? from the Standpoint of Econolinguistics" (PHP, 2001)