Christopher Griesenhofer, M.A.

Biography

2016- Researcher, ERC Starting Grant Project, Ruhr‑University Bochum
2010-2012 Reseacher/student, Department of Linguistics, Kyōto University
2009-2010 Research associate, Department for Japanese Language and Literature, Ruhr-University Bochum
2008-2009 Research assistant, Department for Japanese Language and Literature, Ruhr-University Bochum

 

Research interests and topics

  • Ryūkyūan and Japanese language history and development
  • Okinawan morphology and phonology
  • Japanese dialectology (esp. Kyūshū)

 

Publications

  • (2015): "B. J. Bettelheim 1849: The first grammar of Ryūkyūan". In: Heinrich, Patrick / Miyara, Shinshō / Shimoji, Michinori (eds): Handbook of the Ryukyuan Languages. Berlin, Boston: Mouton de Gruyter, pp. 81-110.

 

Presentations

  • 13-11-2010『東海諸國紀』附載「語音翻譯」の一側面:18・19世紀の日韓両国における言語・文字資料としての利用. Conference 日韓言語学者会議—韓国語を通じた日韓両国の相互理解と共生 (麗澤大学 Reitaku University)
  • 23-07-2012 近代琉球語・首里方言における用言の形態変化―19世紀の教育資料を巡って. 九州大学 Kyūshū University.
  • 12-06-2010 Deciphering Sino-Ryukyuan Vocabulary. Conference Japanese Times Now Past, Ruhr-University Bochum.
  • 24-01-2009 Evidence for the Loss of Prenasalization in Eastern Old Japanese. Conference Ancient Japan — Origins and Formation, Ruhr-University Bochum.

 

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