Publication

Books

  1. Murakami, A. (under contract). Corpus linguistics for second language acquisition. Oxon: Routledge.

Journal publications

  1. Alexopoulou, T., Michel, M., Murakami, A., & Meurers, D. (2017). Task effects on linguistic complexity and accuracy: A large-scale learner corpus analysis employing Natural Language Processing techniques. Language Learning. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1111/lang.12232 [link]
  2. Murakami, A., Hunston, S., Thompson, P., & Vajn, D. (2017). ‘What is this corpus about?’ Using topic modeling to explore a specialized corpus. Corpora.
  3. Hunston, S., Murakami, A., Vajn, D., & Thompson, P. (forthcoming). Multi-dimensional analysis, text constellations, and interdisciplinary discourse. International Journal of Corpus Linguistics.
  4. Murakami, A. (2016). Modeling systematicity and individuality in nonlinear second language development: The case of English grammatical morphemes. Language Learning, 66(4). 834–871. doi: 10.1111/lang.12166 [link, preprint] [Data and R codes]
  5. Murakami, A., & Alexopoulou, T. (2016). L1 influence on the acquisition order of English grammatical morphemes: A learner corpus study. Studies in Second Language Acquisition, 38(3). 365-401. doi: 10.1017/S0272263115000352 [link, preprint] [Recipient of the 2016 Albert Valdman Award for outstanding publication of the year in SSLA]

Contributions to edited volumes

  1. Salamoura, A., Littlemore, J., Murakami, A., & Jaworska, S. (2015). Directions in English Profile research. In. J. Harrison & F. Baker (Eds.), English Profile in practice (pp. 106-119). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. [publisher, Amazon]
  2. 村上明 (2013). 研究例1: 基準特性の抽出. 投野由紀夫・金子朝子・杉浦正利・和泉絵美(編)『英語学習者コーパス活用ハンドブック』大修館書店、pp. 147-155 [Murakami, A. (2013). Example study 1: Extracting criterial features. In Y. Tono, T. Kaneko, M. Sugiura, & E. Izumi (Eds.), A handbook of exploiting English learner corpora (pp. 147-155). Tokyo: Taishukanshoten.] [publisher, Amazon]

Contributions to conference proceedings

  1. Murakami, A., & Alexopoulou, T. (2016). Longitudinal L2 development of the English article in individual learners. In A. Papafragou, D. Grodner, J. Trueswell, & D. Mirman (Eds.), Proceedings of the 38th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 1050-1055). Philadelphia, PA: Cognitive Science Society. [link]
  2. Murakami, A. (2013). Cross-linguistic influence on the accuracy order of L2 English grammatical morphemes. In S. Granger, S. Gaëtanelle, & F. Meunier (Eds.), Twenty years of learner corpus research: Looking back, moving ahead. Corpora and language in use – Proceedings 1 (pp. 325-334). Louvain-la-Neuve: Presses universitaires de Louvain. [publisher, Amazon, preprint]
  3. Murakami, A. (2009). A corpus-based study of English textbooks in Japan and Asian countries: Multidimensional approach. Proceedings of the International Conference on Multi-Development and Application of Languages and Linguistics [CD-ROM] [full paper].

PhD thesis

  1. Murakami, A. (2014). Individual variation and the role of L1 in the L2 development of English grammatical morphemes: Insights from learner corpora. PhD thesis. University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom [link]

Conference presentations

  1. Murakami, A., & Alexopoulou, T. (2017, August-September). Quantification and comparison of the magnitude of L1 influence on L2 linguistic complexity and accuracy. To be presented at EUROSLA 27, University of Reading, Reading
  2. Alexopoulou, T., Murakami, A., & Tsimpli, I. M. (2017, August-September). Syntactic complexity in L2 English: A comparison between adverbial and complement clauses across L1 backgrounds. To be poster-presented at EUROSLA 27, University of Reading, Reading
  3. Michel, M., Murakami, A., Alexopoulou, T., & Meurers, D. (2017, July). Effects of instruction on linguistic complexity: Evidence from a learner corpus. To be presented at AILA World Congress, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  4. Alexopoulou, T., & Murakami, A. (2017, March-April). L1 effects and notions of complexity and accuracy in L2. Presented at Learner Corpus approaches to Second Language Acquisition, Utrecht University, Utrecht, the Netherlands. [invited talk]
  5. Kobayashi, Y., & Murakami, A. (2017, March) Variation across L2 speech and writing: A multidimensional study. Presented at Language in Focus – 2017, Kaya Artemis, the Turkish Republic of North Cyprus
  6. Kobayashi, Y., & Murakami, A. (2016, October). Contrastive analysis of L2 speech and writing: A multi-dimensional approach. Presented at Asia-Pacific Corpus Linguistics Conference, Beihang University, Beijing, China
  7. Alexopoulou, T., & Murakami, A. (2016, September). Animacy and feature underspecification in L2 English relative clauses. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Linguistics Association of Great Britain 2016, University of York, York
  8. Murakami, A., Michel, M., Alexopoulou, T., & Muerers, D. (2016, August). Analyzing learner language in task contexts: A study case of linguistic complexity and accuracy in EFCAMDAT. Presented at EUROSLA 26, University of Jyväskylä, Jyväskylä, Finland
  9. Alexopoulou, T., & Murakami, A. (2016, August). Incomplete acquisition of relativisors in L2 English. Presented at EUROSLA 26, University of Jyväskylä, Jyväskylä, Finland
  10. Murakami, A., & Alexopoulou, T. (2016, August). Longitudinal L2 development of the English article in individual learners. Poster presented at the 38th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society, Philadelphia, PA
  11. Murakami, A. (2015, September). The L2 developmental patterns of complexity and accuracy, and their varying discriminatory power to distinguish proficiency levels. Presented at Learner Corpus Research 2015, Van der Valk Hotel Cuijk, Nijmegen, the Netherlands
  12. Murakami, A. (2015, July). Competition between accuracy and complexity in the L2 development of the English article system: A learner corpus study. Presented at Corpus Linguistics 2015, Lancaster University, Lancaster
  13. Vajn, D. & Murakami, A. (2015, July). Use of topic models as a means to explore a corpus of academic English. Presented at the pre-conference workshop “Academic corpora: Development, exploration and application” of Corpus Linguistics 2015, Lancaster University, Lancaster
  14. Hunston, S., Murakami, A., Thompson, P., & Vajn, D. (2015, May). Topic modelling in a corpus of academic text. Presented at ICAME 2015, University of Trier, Trier, Germany
  15. Murakami, A. (2015, May). Quantifying and analyzing individual variation in L2 development: The case of English grammatical morphemes. Presented at Foreign Language Teaching and Applied Linguistics 2015, International Burch University, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
  16. Thompson, P., Hunston, S., Murakami, A., & Vajn, D. (2014, September). Talking over the academic garden fence: A multidimensional perspective on interdisciplinary research discourse. Presented at American Association for Corpus Linguistics 2014, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff
  17. Murakami, A., Hunston, S., Thompson, P., & Vajn, D. (2014, September). Writing across disciplines: A multidimensional perspective on interdisciplinary research discourse. Presented at BAAL 2014 Annual Meeting, University of Warwick, Warwick
  18. Thompson, P., Vajn, D., Hunston, S., & Murakami, A. (2014, July). Investigating interdisciplinary research discourse. Presented at Interdisciplinary Conference: Transfusion and Transformation: the Creative Potential of Interdisciplinary Knowledge Exchange, Durham University, Durham
  19. Murakami, A. (2014, March). Dynamic patterns in the L2 accuracy development of English grammatical morphemes. Presented at Asia-Pacific Corpus Linguistics Conference, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
  20. Murakami, A. (2013, September). Individual variation and the roles of L1 and proficiency in the longitudinal L2 development of English grammatical morphemes. Presented at Learner Corpus Research 2013, Solstrand Hotel & Bad, Bergen, Norway [slides]
  21. Murakami, A. (2013, August). A dynamic approach to longitudinal development of L2 English grammatical morphemes. Presented at EUROSLA 23, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
  22. Murakami, A. (2013, July). Longitudinal development of L2 English grammatical morphemes: A clustering approach. Presented at Corpus Linguistics 2013, Lancaster University, Lancaster
  23. Murakami, A. (2012, October). L1 influence on L2 English article development: A longitudinal learner corpus study. Presented at Second Language Research Forum, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh
  24. Murakami, A. (2012, September). Varying effects of L1 across grammatical morphemes: Thinking-for-speaking approach. Presented at EUROSLA 22, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznań, Poland
  25. Murakami, A. (2011, September). Cross-linguistic influence in the explanation of the accuracy of English grammatical morphemes. Presented at Learner Corpus Research 2011, Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium
  26. Murakami, A. (2011, July) Cross-linguistic influence on the accuracy order of English grammatical morphemes: Insights from a learner corpus. Presented at Corpus Linguistics 2011, ICC, Birmingham
  27. Tono, Y., Nomura, M., Murakami, A., Kaneta, T., & Mochizuki, H. (2009, October). Unsupervised learning of criterial features of L2 acquisition stages using parallel learner corpora. Presented at the American Association for Corpus Linguistics, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada.
  28. 村上明 (2009年8月).コーパスに基づく日本、中国、韓国、台湾の英語教科書比較:多次元分析の個々の次元に焦点を当てて. 関東甲信越英語教育学会. 獨協大学 [Murakami, A. (2009, August). A corpus-based comparision of English textbooks in Japan, China, Korea, and Taiwan: Focusing on individual dimensions of multidimensional analysis. Presented at Kanto-Koshinetsu Association of Teachers of English, Dokyo University, Saitama.]
  29. Murakami, A. (2009, May). A corpus-based study of English textbooks in Japan and Asian countries: Multidimensional approach. Presented at the International Conference on Multi-Development and Application of Language and Linguistics, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan.
  30. 村上明 (2009年4月). 多次元分析による日本とアジア諸国の英語教科書研究. 英語コーパス学会第33回大会. 神戸大学 [Murakami, A. (2009, April). A study on English textbooks in Japan and Asian countries by multidimensional analysis. Presented at Japan Association for English Corpus Studies, Kobe University, Kobe]
  31. 村上明 (2008年12月). コーパスに基づく日本とアジア諸国の英語教科書比較:多次元分析. 第1回 JACETリーディング研究会・英語語彙研究会合同研究大会. 関西学院大学 [Murakami, A. (2008, December). A corpus-based comparison of English textbooks in Japan and Asian countries: Multidimensional analysis. Presented at the first JACET Joint Research Forum on English Vocabulary and Reading, Kwansei Gakuin University, Kobe]

Invited talks

  1. Murakami, A. (2015, October). Systematicity and individuality in the L2 development of English grammatical morphemes. Talk given at the workshop of the INDUS-Netzwerk held at Humboldt University of Berlin, Germany
  2. 村上明 (2014年8月). 学習者コーパスに基づくL2英語文法形態素発達研究: 母語の影響と発達パターンの特定. 東京外国語大学. [Murakami, A. (2014, August). Studies on L2 development of English grammatical morphemes based on learner corpora: Effects of L1 and the identification of developmental patterns. Talk given at Tokyo University of Foreign Studies, Tokyo]

Other research presentations

  1. Thompson, P., Murakami, A., & Hunston, S. (2016, February). Getting to know your corpus: applying Topic Modelling to a corpus of research articles. Presented at the Launch Event of the Corpus Statistics Group, University of Birmingham, Birmingham
  2. Murakami, A. (2016, February). Analyzing learner language in task contexts. Presented at the Computational Linguistics Cluster seminar, University of Cambridge, Cambridge
  3. Murakami, A. (2013, May). Individual variation and the roles of L1 and proficiency in the L2 development of English grammatical morphemes. Presented at Natural Language and Information Processing Research Group Seminar, University of Cambridge, Cambridge
  4. Murakami, A. (2013, May). Individual variation in the L2 development of English grammatical morphemes: A learner corpus study. Presented at Looking at Language Acquisition workshop, University of Cambridge, Cambridge
  5. Murakami, A. (2013, February). The longitudinal development of L2 English grammatical morphemes based on EF-Cambridge Open English Learner Database (EFCamDat). Presented at English Profile Research Seminar, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge
  6. Murakami, A. (2011, November). L1 influence on the L2 acquisition of English grammatical morphemes: In the case of Pass scripts. Presented at English Profile Research Seminar, University of Cambridge, Cambridge
  7. Murakami, A. (2011, March). L1 transfer in the L2 accuracy of English grammatical morphemes. Presented at Language Acquisition and Language Processing Research Cluster Workshop, University of Cambridge, Cambridge
  8. Murakami, A. (2011, February). A CLC-based study on the L1 transfer in the accuracy order of English grammatical morphemes. Presented at English Profile Research Seminar, University of Cambridge, Cambridge
  9. Murakami, A. (2009, March). A multidimensional approach toward English textbook corpora in Asian countries. Presented at the Sino-Japan Postgraduate Forum on English Education Corpora Research, South China Normal University, Guandong

Other talks

  1. 村上明 (2016年10月). コーパスは(第二)言語習得研究に寄与するのか?認知科学研究における大規模言語データの利用. ケンブリッジ日本人会. Postdoc Centre, Cambridge. [Murakami, A. (2013, March). Do corpora contribute to (second) language acquisition research? Using large-scale linguistic data in cognitive science research. Talk given at the Japanese Society in Cambridge, Postdoc Centre, Cambridge]
  2. 村上明 (2013年3月). 英語を学ぶと英語力は伸びるのか?第二言語習得の知見から. 十色会. Graduate Union, Cambridge. [Murakami, A. (2013, March). Does studying English promote English proficiency? A perspective from second language acquisition research. Talk given at the Cambridge University Japanese Interdisciplinary Forum, Graduate Union, Cambridge]

Other

  1. AntConcの日本語マニュアル。ここからダウンロード可能。[An author of a Japanese manual for AntConc, a concordancing software for corpus linguistics. The manual is downloadable from the developer’s website at http://www.laurenceanthony.net/software/antconc/resources/help_AntConc322_japanese.pdf.]
  2. 投野由紀夫 (2009). エースクラウン英和辞典. 三省堂(執筆協力)[A writing assistant for Tono, Y. (2009). Ace Crown English-Japanese Dictionary. Tokyo: Sanseido]
(last updated: 10 May, 2017)