SHOJI AZUMA portrait
  • Professor, World Languages and Cultures
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Presentations

  • Seiji to Gengo. , Accepted, 2022.
  • Seiji gengo no deep structure, research forum, department of foreign languages, Kansai University, Osaka, Japan. , Presented, 2010.
  • Hito o ugokasu kotoba, the 61st anniversary meeting of the Gifu University, Gifu, Japan. , Presented, 2010.
  • Bi-directional mass-media: The case of the hand-written Ishinomaki newspaper. , Accepted, 2018.
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  • “Yuuben no hensen in Ozaki Yukio,” The 3rd Research Colloquium, National Japanese Language Research Institute, Tokyo, Japan. , Presented, 2014.
  • Power and solidarity in political language: Osawa and Kan in 2010 DPJ presidential campaign, First Round Table on Communicative Competence, Aichi University, Aichi, Japan. , Presented, 2011.
  • Uchi to soto no code-switching, Kansai eigo kyooiku gakkai, 32, pp-13-26. , Other, 2008.
  • Japanese prime minister and his speech styles. , Accepted, 2021.
  • The first six days of re-building: The unique handwritten “newspaper” created in the aftermath of the Great East Japan Earthquake, Annual Meeting of the Association of Asian Studies. , Accepted, 2015.
  • Kizuna (conformity) and Japanese earthquake T-shirts, The 14th International Pragmatics Conference, Antwerp, Belgium. , Presented, 2015.
  • “One form of democracy: collectivism and Japanese earthquake slogans,” VAKKI symposium, University of Vaasa, Finland. , Presented, 2014.
  • “Collectivism and activism on Japanese earthquake t-shirts,” The Cross-cultural Pragmatics at a Crossroads 3: Impact –Making a Difference in Intercultural Communication, University of East Anglia. , Presented, 2013.
  • leadership and language: the eastern Japan great earthquake, the 50th western conference of the association for asian studies, Brigham Young University-Idaho. , Presented, 2012.
  • Report versus rapport talk in the aftermath of the Japanese Earthquake, 2nd International Conference on Communication, Cognition and Media, Braga, Portugal. , Presented, 2012.
  • The rhetoric of prime minister Koizumi and public involvement in Japan, in (eds.) Wilaiwan Khanittanan and Paul Sidwell, SEAL 14, 1, Camberra, Pacific Linguistics, pp. 23-34. , Other, 2008.

Geographical Regions of Interest

  • Japan

Publications

  • (date unknown). Shakai gengogaku nyuumon (kaitee-ban), Tokyo, Kenkyuusha, ISBN:978-4-327-40157-3 (220 pages). Accepted, .
  • Shoji Azuma (date unknown). Senkyo Enzetsu no Gengogaku ('Linguistics of political speeches'), Minerva Shoboo, Tokyo, Japan, ISBN:978-4-623-05781-8 C1080 (253 pages). Accepted, .
  • Azuma, Shoji (date unknown). Naze ano hito no hanashi ni mimi o katamukete shimau no ka?: Shiteki Gengo to Kooteki Gengo ('Private Language and Public Language'). Tokyo: Koobun-sha. ISBN: 978-4-334-03797-0 (235 pages). Accepted, .
  • shoji azuma (date unknown). Obama no gengo kankaku (Rhetoric of Obama), Tokyo, NHK Publishers, ISBN:978-4-14-088288-7 (222 pages). Accepted, .
  • Shoji Azuma (date unknown). Hito o hikitsukeru kotoba senryaku (Linguistic strategies of involvement), Tokyo, Kenkyuusha ISBN:978-4-327-37725-0 (219 pages). Accepted, .
  • (date unknown). Keigo no shokugyoo-sa (Honorifics and occupational differences). Accepted, .
  • Shoji Azuma (date unknown). Political Rhetoric in Japan. (pp. 1131-1152). De Gruyter. Accepted, .
  • Shoji Azuma (date unknown). Koizumi Shinjiro no kotoba o gengogakusha ga maruhadaka ni suru. (pp. 122-129). Chuo Koron. Accepted, .
  • Shoji Azuma (date unknown). Gendai no Keigo no Shokugyoo-sa. Asakura Shoten (Tokyo). Accepted, .
  • Shoji Azuma (date unknown). Bilingualism o saguru (exploring bilingualism), in (ed.) Yukio Otsu, Hajimete manabu gengogaku (An introduction to linguistics), Kyoto, Minerva Publishers, pp. 153-168.. Accepted, .
  • Shoji Azuma (date unknown). Political speech in Japan and Asian countries, in Burkhardt, A. (ed.), Handbook of Political Rhetoric, Berlin: De Gruyter.. Accepted, .
  • Azuma, Shoji (date unknown). The language of leadership in the aftermath of the Japanese earthquake, in A. Awotona (ed.), Rebuilding Sustainable Communities after Disasters in China, Japan and Beyond. Cambridge Scholars Publishing. (pp. 203-224) ISBN: 1-4438-5814-5. Accepted, .
  • shoji azuma (date unknown). 2010 Minshutoo daihyoo senkyo ni mirareru seiji gengo (Political languges in 2010 DPJ presidential election), Kuniyoshi Kataoka, Keiko Ikeda (eds.), Komyunikeeshon nooryoku no shosoo (Aspects of Cummunicative Competence), Tokyo: Hitsuji Shoboo, pp.261-285 ISBN: 978-4-89476-611-2. Accepted, .
  • Shoji Azuma (date unknown). Sociopragmatics of Political Discourse. (pp. 455-478). Mouton De Gruyter. Accepted, .
  • Shoji Azuma (date unknown). Sociopragmatics of political discourse, In Yoshiyuki Asahi, Mayumi Usami, and Fumio Inoue (eds.), The Handbook of Japanese Sociolinguistics. Mouton de Gruyter.. Accepted, .
  • Azuma, Shoji (date unknown). Senchuu no Koohoo: Tokyo shi jyoohookyoku no koohoo senryaku (War propaganda during WW2: A case of Tokyo Metoropilitan Information Division), in Aizawa, Masao & Hiroyuki Kanazawa (eds.), Senzen ki SP ban Record ga Hiraku Nihongo Kenkyuu (Utilization of Pre-war SP Record Archives in Japanese Language Research), Tokyo: Kazama Shoten. (pp. 88-108).. Accepted, .
  • Shoji Azuma (date unknown). Zatsudan teki speech to hi-zatsudan teki speech (Small Talk and Big Talk), in K. Murata & Ide Risako (eds.), Zatsudan no Bigaku (Aesthetics of Small Talk), Tokyo: Hitsuji Shoboo (pp. 23-50). Accepted, .
  • (date unknown). Japan in transition: talking styles among prime ministers in post-war Japan, in (eds.) Gloria Alvarez Benito, Gabriela Fernandez Diaz, Isabel Inigo Mora, Discourse and Politics, Cambridge Scholars Publication, pp. 12-31.. Accepted, .
  • Shoji Azuma (date unknown). Japanese earthquake slogans and the persistence of wakimae ('discernment') in VAKKI Publications 3, pp. 46-57. Accepted, .
  • azuma (date unknown). Hito wa dono yooni kaori no gengoka o okonau no ka (Putting smell into words: A sociolinguistic study of how we verbalize the sense of smell), Cosmetology, Vol 25, pp.120-125, Tokyo: Cosmetology Kenkyuu Shinkoo Zaidan. Accepted, .
  • Shoji Azuma (date unknown). Prime Minister Suga and His Rejection of Six Nominees: A Study of Speech Styles. American International Journal of Social Science. Vol. Vol. 9, No. 4, December 2020, pp. 8-15. Accepted, .
  • Shoji Azuma (date unknown). With your permission: a negotiation strategy of face in contemporary Japanese, Global Business Languages, 15, 1, pp. 93-104, Purdue University. Accepted, .
  • Shoji Azuma (date unknown). A Study of Former Japanese Prime Minister Abe’s Speaking Style in 2020: Listener-Oriented or Speaker-Oriented?. Athens Journal of Mass Media and Communications, Athens Institute for Education and Research (ATINER). Accepted, .
  • Shoji Azuma (date unknown). Beyond Objectivity: Local Newspaper and the Eastern Japan Great Earthquake. Kokuritsu Kokugo Kenkyuujo Ronshuu. Accepted, .
  • Shoji Azuma (date unknown). How do strangers speak on a lift chair in North American ski resorts?- A discourse analysis of small talk - Journal of Ski Science, 12, 1, pp. 3-14. Accepted, .
  • AZUMA, Shoji (date unknown). Campaign speeches and public acceptance in contemporary Japan, Philologia Hispalensis, 26/1-2, 37-57. Accepted, .
  • Shoji Azuma (date unknown). Prime Minister Suga, Gender Equality and Rapport Speech: A Study of Speech Style. International Journal of Arts, Humanities & Social Science. Vol. 2, 6, 49-55. Accepted, .
  • Shoji Azuma (date unknown). A study of speech style: Japan's Princess Aiko's first press conference. International Journal of Arts, Humanties and Social Scinece. Vol. 3, 5, 45-52. Accepted, .
  • shoji azuma (date unknown). Seijika no kotoba: joohoo to joocho (Political language: information and emotion), Tokyo: Nihongogaku (Japanese linguistics), 31, 4, pp. 20-35. Accepted, .
  • Shoji Azuma (date unknown). Suga seiken to seiji gengo ryoku. Ritsumeikan Shoku Kagaku Kenkyu. Vol. 7, 87-102. Accepted, .
  • Shoji Azuma (date unknown). PPAT to yuumoa riron (PPAP and theories of humor), Kotoba to Moji, Vol. 7, pp.155-164. Accepted, .
  • Shoji Azuma (date unknown). Soapbox speeches in the summer of Seikei Kootai, Journal of Japanese Language and Literature, 45, 1, pp. 141-167. Accepted, .
  • Shoji Azuma (date unknown). Recovering from a natural disaster: The poster project in the city of Onagawa, Japan. International Journal of Language and Linguistics, Center for Promoting Ideas. Vol. Vol. 6, No.1, 25-34. Accepted, .
  • Shoji Azuma (date unknown). Japanese Americans and generational tension. International Journal of the Sociology of Languages. Vol. 22, 273, 57-80. Accepted, .
  • Shoji Azuma (date unknown). Dojoo saishoo no gengoryoku o shindan suru (A linguistic strategy of the Japanese new "loach" prime minister), Chuuoo Kooron, 126, 12, pp. 63-70. Accepted, .
  • Shoji Azuma (date unknown). Hashishita go no maryoku o yomitoku (A linguistic analysis of Hashishita's magical power), Chuuoo Kooron, 127, 8, pp. 138-141. Accepted, .
  • (date unknown). Gengogakusha ga Fukuda hitogotoroku o maruhadaka nisuru, Tokyo, Gekkan Gendai, pp.60-65. Accepted, .