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Kanno, Kazue

General Information

Associate Professor
Other Title
Japanese Section Coordinator

Contact Information

Moore Hall 385

I am an associate professor of Japanese linguistics and a Cooperating Graduate Faculty in the Department of Second Language Studies at University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa. I specialize in the acquisition of Japanese as a second/foreign language, Japanese pedagogical grammar and Japanese syntax and semantics. I am interested in a wide range of research topics related to my specializations: Japanese SLA, pedagogical grammar, and language analysis.

Educational Background

(1992) PhD in Linguistics, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa
(1983) MA in Linguistics, California State University, Fresno
(1980) BA in Linguistics, California State University, Fresno

Research Areas

Japanese SLA, pedagogical grammar, and language analysis

Selected Bibliography

Hamada, M. and Kanno, K. (In press). Ninchigengogakuteki kench-kara no teiru no kookatekina oshiekata-e no teigen.
        [Exploration of an effective way of teaching the aspect maker -teiru to learners of Japanese.] Tokyo, Japan: Hitsuji

Kanno, K. (2020). Subjectivity and referent honorific markers in Japanese. In S. Iwasaki, and (eds), the Japanese/Korean
        Linguistics 26 (JK26), 299-308. Stanford, CA: CSLI

Kanno, K., Hasegawa, T., Ikeda, K., Ito, Y., and Long, M. (2008). ‘Prior language-learning experience and variation in the
        linguistic profiles of advanced English-speaking learners of Japanese.’ In D. M. Brinton, O. Kagan and S. Bauckus
        (Eds.), Heritage language education: A new field emerging. New York, NY: Routledge, pp. 165-180.

Kanno, K. (2012). The development of relative clauses in L2 English: Testing Diessel (2007) hypothesis. Studies in
        Language Sciences 11, 57-67

Kanno, K. (2007). Factors affecting the processing of Japanese relative clauses by L2 learners. Studies in Second
        Language Acquisition, 29, 197-218.