Presentations (selected)

Iyeiri, Yoko. 2023. “Exceeding Welcome vs. Exceedingly Welcome: Adverbs with and without –ly in Benjamin Franklin’s English”, HiSoN 12, 1 June 2023, Brussels. (Link to the Historical Sociolinguistics Network, HiSoN)

Iyeiri, Yoko. 2023. “Jack’s Law and the History of English Negation”. George Jack Lecture 2023, 15:00-17:00, 17 April 2023, Kennedy Hall, School of English, University of St Andrews.

Iyeiri, Yoko. 2022. “Middle English Spellings of WOMAN: Findings Based upon the Middle English Grammar Corpus”, 12th International Conference on Middle English (ICOME 12), University of Glasgow, 24 August 2022. (Online presentation)

Iyeiri, Yoko. 2022. “Two Negatives and Three Negatives in Fifteenth- and Sixteenth-Century English”, HiSoN 2022, University of Murcia, 2 June 2022.

Iyeiri, Yoko. 2021. “Exploring Benjamin Franklin’s English: A Case of Intra-Writer Variation”. ICAME 42, 18-21 August 2021, Dortmund. (Online presentation)

Iyeiri, Yoko. 2021. “Intra-text Variation as a Case of Intra-writer Variation: Middle English Scribal Behaviours”. HiSoN 2021 (17-19 March 2021), Erlangen (Online), 18 March 2021.

Moriya, Akira & Yoko Iyeiri. 2020. “The Be/Have-Perfect in 19th-Century American English: A Corpus-Based Analysis of Some Missionary Documents in Hawaii”. JAECS2020, Waseda University (Online), 3 October 2020.

Iyeiri, Yoko & Mariko Fukunaga. 2020. “A Corpus-based Analysis of Negation in Some 19th-century American Missionary Documents in Honolulu”. ICAME 41, 20-23 May 2020, Heidelberg (online). Extended Book of Abstracts.

Iyeiri, Yoko. “Pepysian Meditations on the Passion of Christ: Its Editorial Procedures Revisited”. Special Symposium: Editing and the Interpretation of Texts:  Past, Present and Future Practices, the 35th Congress of the Japan Society for Medieval English Studies, Tokyo Future University, 30 November 2019.

Iyeiri, Yoko. “Analysing the Meanings of rumour in the Oxford English Dictionary: A Corpus-based Approach”. eLex (Electronic lexicography in the 21st century) 2019: Smart Lexicography (1-3 October 2019), Sintra, 1 October 2019.

Iyeiri, Yoko. “Negation in Benjamin Franklin’s Writings: A Stylistic Analysis of his Autobiography and Letters”. The Fourth Asia Pacific Corpus Linguistics Conference (17-20 September 2018), Takamatsu, Japan, 19 September 2018.

Hotta, Ryuichi & Yoko Iyeiri. “The Taking Off and Catching On of Etymological Spellings in Early Modern English: Evidence from the EEBO Corpus”. 20th International Conference on English Historical Linguistics (27-31 August 2018), University of Edinburgh, 30 August 2018.

Watanabe, Ayano & Yoko Iyeiri. “Adjective Comparatives and Superlatives in Present-day English Revisited: A Focus on Individual Traits”. 2018 Linguistic Society of Korea Conference (LSK2018) (28-29 June 2018), Kyung Hee University at Seoul, South Korea, 29 June 2018.

Iyeiri, Yoko. “So-called –ingly Adverbs in Middle and Early Modern English”. ICAME 39, University of Tampere, Finland, 2 June 2018.

Yaguchi, Michiko, Yoko Iyeiri, & Yasumasa Baba. “Subjective and Objective Hedges in the Use of Modals of Obligation in American Professional Speech in Public Contexts”. 10th International Symposium on Politeness (12-14 July 2017), York St John University, 13 July 2017.

Iyeiri, Yoko. “From hit to it h-dropping in later Middle English”. FWF – JSPS Bilateral Joint Research Seminar “Historical Sociolinguistics”, University of Salzburg, 14 September 2016.

Iyeiri, Yoko. “Recent Grammatical Changes in Contemporary British English: Verb Complementation in Academic Writing”. 2016 Hawaii University International Conferences on Arts, Humanities, Social Sciences and Education, University of Hawaii, 9 January 2016.

Iyeiri, Yoko, Michiko Yaguchi, & Yasumasa Baba. “Negation and Speech Style in Professional American English”. ISLE (The International Society for the Linguistics of English) 3, University of Zurich, 24 August 2014.

Iyeiri, Yoko. “Syntactic Variation and Change Relating to Causative make in Early Modern English”. 18th International Conference on English Historical Linguistics, KU Leuven, 16 July 2014.

Iyeiri, Yoko. “The Verb Prohibit and its Complementation in Early Modern English: A Historical Survey”. The 12th Hawaii International Conference on Arts and Humanities. Honolulu, 11 January 2014.

Iyeiri, Yoko. “Cognitive Processing and Different Forms of Negation in Chaucer’s Prose Works”. The 11th Hawaii International Conference on Arts and Humanities, Honolulu, 11 January 2013.

Iyeiri, Yoko. “The Pronoun it and the Dating of Middle English Texts”. The 4th International Conference of the Society of Historical English Language and Linguistics (SHELL 2012), Keio University, 1 September 2012.

Iyeiri, Yoko. “Adverbial Clauses in the Paston Letters“. 17th International Conference on English Historical Linguistics, University of Zürich, 22 August 2012.

Iyeiri, Yoko. “Infinitives in Two Different Versions of Travisa’s Middle English Translation of the Polychronicon“. The 10th Hawaii International Conference on Arts and Humanities, Honolulu, 10 January 2012.

Iyeiri, Yoko. “From Alway to Always in the Early Modern English Period”. MMECL 2011: Middle and Modern English Corpus Linguistics, Osaka, 26 August 2011.

Iyeiri, Yoko. “The to-infinitival Construction of the Verb convince in Contemporary American English”. 4th International Conference on the Linguistics of Contemporary English, Osnabrück, 20 July 2011.

Yaguchi, Michiko, Yoko Iyeiri, & Yasumasa Baba. “The Use of Prepositions by Professional American English Speakers in Public Contexts”. IGALA6, Tsuda College, Tokyo, 20 September 2010.

Iyeiri, Yoko, Michiko Yaguchi, & Yasumasa Baba. “Try to do and try and do in Spoken American English”. Awareness Matters: Language, Culture and Literacy. The 10th International Conference of the Association for Language Awareness, University of Kassel, 27 July 2010.

Taguchi, Mayumi & Yoko Iyeiri. “The Pepysian Version of the Middle English Meditationes de Passione Christi“. Mapping Late Medieval Lives of Christ, Queen’s University Belfast, 12 June 2010.

Iyeiri, Yoko. “Another Look at Fragments A, B, and C of the Hunter Manuscript of The Romaunt of the Rose : A Linguistic Analysis”. Hawaii International Conference on Arts and Humanities, 8th Annual Conference, Honolulu, 13 January 2010.

Iyeiri, Yoko. “Causative make and its Complements in Late Middle English: Using the ICAMET or the Innsbruck Computer Archive of Machine-Readable English Texts”. MMECL: Middle and Modern English Corpus Linguistics, Innsbruck, Austria, 7 July 2009.

Iyeiri, Yoko. “Changing Patterns of Complementation of the Verb deny in the History of English”. ICAME 29, Ascona, Switzerland, 18 May 2008.

Iyeiri, Yoko. “Money makes the mare to go or Money makes the mare go: The verb to make and its causative constructions in Caxton’s English”. The 6th Hawaii International Conference on Arts and Humanities, Honolulu, 12 January 2008.

Iyeiri, Yoko. “The Verb prevent and its Changing Patterns of Complementation in the History of English”. SHELL2007 (The Society of Historical English Language and Linguistics, International Conference), Nagoya, 8 September 2007.

Iyeiri, Yoko, Michiko Yaguchi, & Yasumasa Baba. “Turn-initial Words in The Corpus of Spoken Professional American English”. ICAME 28, Stratford-upon-Avon, 26 May 2007.

Iyeiri, Yoko. “The Historical Development of the Verb doubt“. Exploring the Lexis-Grammar Interface (ELeGI) International Conference, Leibniz University of Hanover, 6 October 2006.

Iyeiri, Yoko. “The Development of the Verb pray in Later Middle English: The Cases of Chaucer and Caxton”. The 4th Hawaii International Conference on Arts and Humanities, Honolulu, 12 January 2006.

Iyeiri, Yoko. “The Development of Non-assertive any in the Paston Letters”. SHELL2005 (The Society of Historical English Language and Linguistics, International Conference), Chiba University, 1 September 2005.

Iyeiri, Yoko. “Old and Middle English in Japan”. The 5th Annual Wenshan International Conference: English Studies in Asian Countries, National Chengchi Univ. Wenshan, Taipei, 19 March 2005.

Iyeiri, Yoko, Michiko Yaguchi, & Hiroko Okabe, “To be different from or to be different than in Present-day American English: A Study of Style and Gender Differences Using the Corpus of Spoken Professional American-English”. DIATYPE: Symposium on Diachrony, Dialectology and Typological Linguistics, Helsinki, 17 October 2003.

Iyeiri, Yoko. “ God forbid! Revisited: A Historical Analysis of the English Verb forbid”. ICEHL12: Twelfth International Conference on English Historical Linguistics, University of Glasgow, Scotland, 21 August 2002.

Iyeiri, Yoko. “Negation in the Two Versions of Malory’s Morte Darthur: A Review of Tieken-Boon van Ostade (1995)”. Professor P. Field’s Seminar at Nagoya, Nagoya University, 10 December 1997.

Iyeiri, Yoko. “Standardization of English and the Decline of Multiple Negation: A Case of Caxton’s Reynard the Fox“. International Conference on the Standardisation of English, University of Cambridge, U.K., 4 July 1997.

Iyeiri, Yoko. “Negative Contraction in Middle English Verse and Chronological Conditions”. GLAC 2 (Society for Germanic Philology), University of Wisconsin at Madison, 27 April 1996.

Iyeiri, Yoko. “MS Cotton Nero A.x. Poems Once Again: A Study of Contracted Negative Forms “. The Kyoto Conference on English Historical Linguistics and Philology, Doshisha University, Kyoto, 3 November 1995.

Iyeiri, Yoko. “Multiple Negation in Middle English Verse”. Colloquium on Negation in the History of English, University of Leiden, 16 December 1994.

Iyeiri, Yoko. “Double Negation in Early Modern English”. The Middle-Ages after the Middle-Ages in the English Speaking World. Sorbonne University, 15 September 1994.

Iyeiri, Yoko. “Negative Constructions in the Brut”. First International Conference on Layamon’s Brut, University of Lausanne, 24 August 1992.