Personnel Information

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SHIMOTANI NATSUKO

Organization
Division for Research Development and Outreach
Laboratory Address
1-155 Uegahara Ichiban-Cho, Nishinomiya, Hyogo 662-8501
Research Fields, Keywords
言語学, 日本手話, 第二言語習得, プロソディ, Sign linguistics, Japanese Sign Language, Second language acquisition, Prosody
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
    Department:Linguistics and modern languages
    Course:Sign linguistics

    Course completed:Master's Course
    Date of completion:2015.06
    Completion status:Completed
    Country:Hong Kong

Studying abroad experiences 【 display / non-display

  • Name of institution: The Chinese University of Hong Kong
    Date: 2014.04 - 2015.06

  • Name of institution: Gardner-Webb University
    Date: 1999.01 - 2003.06

Research History 【 display / non-display

  • Affiliation:Kwansei Gakuin University
    Department:Division for Research Development and Outreach
    Title:Assistant Professor
    Date:2019.04 -

  • Affiliation:Kwansei Gakuin University
    Department:Division for Research Development and Outreach
    Title:Expertise Technician
    Date:2016.04 - 2019.03

  • Affiliation:The Chinese University of Hong Kong
    Department:Centre for Sign Linguistics and Deaf Studies
    Title:Research Assistant
    Date:2014.04 - 2015.06

Research Areas 【 display / non-display

  • Research field:Humanities & Social Sciences / Linguistics

Papers 【 display / non-display

  • Language: English
    Title: Head nod as a prosodic cue in JSL and its use by native signers and non-native interpreters
    Journal name: Minpaku Sign Language Studies 1
    Date of publication: 2019.06
    Author(s): 下谷 奈津子

    Type of publication: Research paper (scientific journal)
    Co-author classification: Single Author
    Field of experts:Humanities & Social Sciences / Linguistics

  • Language: Japanese
    Title: 大学における日本手話クラスの現状と課題 —マイノリティの言語と 文化への理解を促す授業—
    Journal name: 複言語・多言語教育研究  (6)  (p.61 - 70)
    Date of publication: 2019.03
    Author(s): 松岡 和美, 前川 和美, 下谷 奈津子

    Type of publication: Research paper (scientific journal)
    Co-author classification: Multiple Authorship

  • Language: English
    Title: Head nod as a prosodic cue in JSL and its use by native signers and non-native interpreters
    Date of publication: 2015.11
    Author(s): 下谷 奈津子

    Type of publication: Master’s thesis
    Co-author classification: Single Author
    Field of experts:Humanities & Social Sciences / Linguistics

Awards 【 display / non-display

  • Prize: The Best Thesis Award 2015 of the Master of Arts Programme in Linguistics
    Date awarded:2015.11
    Country:Hong Kong
    Award type:Other
    Awarding organization:

Presentations 【 display / non-display

  • Language: Japanese
    Conference name: 第1言語としてのバイリンガリズム研究会第15回研究会
    International/Domestic presentation: Domestic presentation
    Holding date: 2017.05
    Title: 第二言語としての日本手話の習得状況とその過程
    Presentation type: Oral presentation (general)

  • Language: English
    Conference name: 環太平洋第二言語研究フォーラム
    International/Domestic presentation: Domestic presentation
    Holding date: 2016.09
    Title: The acquisition of prosodic head nods by hearing L2 learners of Japanese Sign Language
    Presentation type: Poster presentation

  • Language: English
    Conference name: 言語科学会
    International/Domestic presentation: Domestic presentation
    Holding date: 2016.06
    Title: Grammatical head nods of native and non-native signers of Japanese Sign Language:acquisition without explicit instruction
    Presentation type: Poster presentation

  • Language: English
    Conference name: みんぱく手話言語学フェスタ2015
    International/Domestic presentation: Domestic presentation
    Holding date: 2015.09
    Title: Head nod as a prosodic cue in JSL and its use by native signers and non-native interpreters
    Presentation type: Oral presentation (general)

Teaching Experience (Off-campus) 【 display / non-display

  • Subject:
    Institution name:Kyoto Sangyo University