Personnel Information

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SHIMOTANI NATSUKO

Title
Assistant Professor
Laboratory Address
1-155 Uegahara Ichiban-Cho, Nishinomiya, Hyogo 662-8501
Research Fields, Keywords
Sign linguistics, Japanese Sign Language, Second language acquisition, Prosody
Mail Address
E-mail address
Laboratory Phone number
+81-798-54-7013
Laboratory Fax number
+81-798-54-7014
SDGs Related Goals

Graduating School 【 display / non-display

  • Graduating School:Gardner-Webb University
    Faculty:World languages, literatures,and cultures
    Course / Major:American Sign Language

    Kind of school:University
    Date of graduation:2003.05
    Completion status:Graduated
    Country location code:UNITED STATES

Graduate School 【 display / non-display

  • Graduate school:The Chinese University of Hong Kong
    Graduate course:Linguistics and modern languages
    Major:Sign linguistics

    Course completed:Master's Course
    Date of completion:2015.06
    Completion status:Completed
    Country location code:HONG KONG

Studying abroad experiences 【 display / non-display

  • Name of institution: Gardner-Webb University
    Study abroad period: 1999.01 - 2003.06

  • Name of institution: The Chinese University of Hong Kong
    Study abroad period: 2014.04 - 2015.06

Campus Career 【 display / non-display

  • Job function organization:Kwansei Gakuin University Division for Research Development and Outreach
    Career:Expertise Technician
    Duties period:2016.04 - 2019.03

  • Job function organization:Kwansei Gakuin University Division for Research Development and Outreach
    Career:Assistant Professor
    Duties period:2019.04 -

External Career 【 display / non-display

  • Name of affiliation:The Chinese University of Hong Kong
    Department of affiliation:Centre for Sign Linguistics and Deaf Studies
    Career:Research Assistant
    Periods of career:2014.04 - 2015.06

Field of expertise (Grants-in-aid for Scientific Research classification) 【 display / non-display

  • Field of expertise (Grants-in-aid for Scientific Research classification):Linguistics

 

Thesis for a degree 【 display / non-display

  • Written language: English
    Title of paper: Head nod as a prosodic cue in JSL and its use by native signers and non-native interpreters
    Date of degree awarded: 2015.11
    Name of author(s): 下谷 奈津子

    Co-author classification: Single Work
    Field of experts (Grants-in-aid for Scientific Research classification):Linguistics

Papers 【 display / non-display

  • Written language: English
    Title of paper: Head nod as a prosodic cue in JSL and its use by native signers and non-native interpreters
    Publication title: Minpaku Sign Language Studies 1
    Date of issue: 2019.06
    Name of author(s): 下谷 奈津子

    Type of publication: Research paper (scientific journal)
    Co-author classification: Single Work
    Field of experts (Grants-in-aid for Scientific Research classification):Linguistics

Academic Awards Received 【 display / non-display

  • Prize: The Best Thesis Award 2015 of the Master of Arts Programme in Linguistics
    Date of award received:2015.11
    Country awarded:HONG KONG
    Classification of award received:Other Awards

Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research 【 display / non-display

  • Research item:Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research(C)
    Research activities period:2019.04 - 2022.03

Presentations 【 display / non-display

  • Presentation (Written) language: English
    Conference Name: 環太平洋第二言語研究フォーラム
    Conference classification: Internal meeting
    Meeting period: 2016.09
    Topic / Session title: The acquisition of prosodic head nods by hearing L2 learners of Japanese Sign Language
    Form of presentation: Poster (general)

  • Presentation (Written) language: English
    Conference Name: 言語科学会
    Conference classification: Internal meeting
    Meeting period: 2016.06
    Topic / Session title: Grammatical head nods of native and non-native signers of Japanese Sign Language:acquisition without explicit instruction
    Form of presentation: Poster (general)

  • Presentation (Written) language: English
    Conference Name: みんぱく手話言語学フェスタ2015
    Conference classification: Internal meeting
    Meeting period: 2015.09
    Topic / Session title: Head nod as a prosodic cue in JSL and its use by native signers and non-native interpreters
    Form of presentation: Oral Presentation(general)