Kasumi Yamamoto

Frank M. Gagliardi Professor of Japanese
email
413-597-2532
Hollander Hall Rm 255

Education

B.A. Aoyama Gakuin University (1980)
M.A. Columbia University, TESOL (1985)
M.A. Cornell University, Linguistics (1994)
Ph.D. Cornell University, Linguistics (2000)

Areas of Expertise

Language Pedagogy
Japanese Linguistics
First and second language acquisition Lexical acquisition
Cognitive development

Courses

Note: courses in gray are not offered this academic year.

JAPN 101(F)

Elementary Japanese

PSYC 258 / COGS 258 / JAPN 258(S)

Language and Literacy Development

JAPN 405

Thematic Reading and Writing in Japanese I

JAPN 407 T / ASST 207(F)

An Exploration of Japanese Language and Culture

Scholarship/Creative Work

“The Acquisition of Japanese Numeral Classifiers.” In The Handbook of East Asian Psycholinguistics, M. Nakayama, R. Mazuka, Y. Shirai, and P. Li (eds.). Cambridge University Press. 2006.

The Acquisition of Numeral Classifiers: The Case of Japanese Children. Mouton de Gruyter, Berlin, New York, 2005.

“The Acquisition of Japanese Numeral Classifiers – linkage between grammatical forms and conceptual categories.” Co-authored with F. Keil. Journal of East Asian Linguistics 9: 379-409. 2000.

“The Acquisition of Japanese Numeral Classifiers – linkage between grammatical forms and conceptual categories.” Co-authored with F. Keil. The Proceedings of the 20th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society 1159-1164.1998.

“The Acquisition of Japanese Numeral Classifiers.” Co-authored with Frank Keil. The Proceedings of the 20th Annual Boston University Conference on Language Development 849-860. 1996.

Previous Posts

Lecturer in Japanese at Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Instructor in the FALCON intensive Japanese Program at Cornell University

Visiting Lecturer in Japanese at Columbia Universty