OSAMU IMAHAYASHI

Last Updated :2024/02/01

Affiliations, Positions
Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Professor
E-mail
imahayahiroshima-u.ac.jp
Other Contact Details
1-2-3,Kagamiyama,Higashi-Hiroshima-shi, Japan
TEL : (+81)82-424-6682 FAX : (+81)82-424-6682

Basic Information

Major Professional Backgrounds

  • 2007/04/01, 2014/03/31, Hiroshima University, Graduate School of Letters, Associate Professor
  • 2000/08/01, 2007/03/31, Kibi International University, School of Social Studies, Associate Professor
  • 1995/04/01, 2000/07/31, Kibi International University, School of Social Studies, Lecturer

Educational Backgrounds

  • Hiroshima University, Graduate School, Division of Letters, Humanities, Japan, 2003/04, 2006/03
  • Hiroshima University, Graduate School, Division of Letters, English Language and Literature, Japan, 1992/04, 1995/03
  • Hiroshima University, Graduate School, Division of Letters, English Language and Literature, Japan, 1989/04, 1992/03
  • Hiroshima University, Faculty of Education, Japan, 1984/04, 1988/03

Academic Degrees

  • Doctor of Letters, Hiroshima University
  • Master of Letters, Hiroshima University
  • Bachelor of Arts, Hiroshima University

Educational Activity

  • [Bachelor Degree Program] School of Letters : Humane Studies : British, American, and European Languages and Literatures, and Linguistics
  • [Master's Program] Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences : Division of Humanities and Social Sciences : Humanities Program
  • [Doctoral Program] Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences : Division of Humanities and Social Sciences : Humanities Program

In Charge of Primary Major Programs

  • European and American Literature and Languages/Linguistics

Research Fields

  • Humanities;Literature;Literature in English
  • Humanities;Linguistics;English linguistics
  • Humanities;Linguistics;Foreign language education

Research Keywords

  • philology and stylistics
  • Charles Dickens
  • nineteenth-century English
  • TEI and English Literary Texts

Affiliated Academic Societies

  • Dickens Fellowship, 2000
  • The Poetics and Linguistics Association, 2000

Educational Activity

Course in Charge

  1. 2023, Undergraduate Education, 3Term, Introduction to English and American Language and Literature
  2. 2023, Undergraduate Education, 1Term, Introduction to English Linguistics and Philology
  3. 2023, Undergraduate Education, 3Term, English Stylistics
  4. 2023, Undergraduate Education, 1Term, Seminar in Modern English B
  5. 2023, Undergraduate Education, First Semester, Guidance on Graduation Thesis A
  6. 2023, Undergraduate Education, Second Semester, Guidance on Graduation Thesis B
  7. 2023, Undergraduate Education, First Semester, Guidance on Graduation Thesis B
  8. 2023, Undergraduate Education, Second Semester, Graduation Thesis
  9. 2023, Undergraduate Education, First Semester, Graduation Thesis
  10. 2023, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 1Term, Special Lecture of Humanities and Social Sciences
  11. 2023, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 1Term, Introduction to English Linguistics and Philology A
  12. 2023, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 3Term, Introduction to English Linguistics and Philology B
  13. 2023, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 1Term, Seminar on English Linguistic Theory B
  14. 2023, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 3Term, Seminar on Modern English Novels B
  15. 2023, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 2Term, Special Lecture on English Linguistics A
  16. 2023, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , 4Term, Special Lecture on English Linguistics B
  17. 2023, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , First Semester, Special Research
  18. 2023, Graduate Education (Master's Program) , Second Semester, Special Research
  19. 2023, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , First Semester, Special Research
  20. 2023, Graduate Education (Doctoral Program) , Second Semester, Special Research

Research Activities

Academic Papers

  1. Verbal Characterization in Oliver Twist and Great Expectations ?with special reference to Mr. Bumble and Joe Gargery?, ERA New Series, 11(1), 38-51, 19930701
  2. Origins of Hookey Walker and Dickens, 255-262, 19970301
  3. Grammatical Anomalies of American English in Dickens, ERA New Series, 16(2), 31-48, 19980201
  4. Phonological Features of the Dialect in Hard Times, 161-173, 20020301
  5. Dickens on the Use of Americanisms, 35-50, 20010501
  6. Americanisms in Dickens, 159-181, 20011001
  7. Lexical Studies on the Regional Dialect in Hard Times, 193-206, 20021201
  8. The Dickens Lexicon Project, ERA(The English Research Association of Hiroshima), 25(1&2), 43-53, 20080301
  9. The Dickens Lexicon Project, Proceedings of PALA 2008, 20081201
  10. ★, Dr Tadao Yamamoto and the Dickens Lexicon Project, Aspects of the History of English Language and Literature, 159-171, 20100801
  11. English Studies and English Education, QUERIES, 49-51, 201611
  12. A Stylistic Approach to Pip's Class-Consciousness in Great Expectations, Studies in Modern English, 2007(23), 1-21, 2007
  13. Phonological Features of the Dialect in Hard Times, Journal of Kibi International University,School of International and Industrial Studies, 161-173, 2002
  14. Grammaticalization of look-forms in the 19th century: a sociolinguistic approach, Hiroshima Studies in English language and literature, 51, 31-47[含 英語文要旨], 2006

Publications such as books

  1. 2021/03, The Dickens Lexicon Digital, Digital Web Publication, 2021, 03, Dictionary/Encyclopedia, Cocompilation, 英語, Osamu Imahayashi, Masahiro Hori, Tomoji Tabata, Keisuke Koguchi, Kiyonori Nagasaki, Miyuki Shima, Saoko Funada, Akiyuki Jimura, Yasuhiro Imao, Maki Miyake
  2. 2022/03, The Dickens Lexicon Digital, Digital Web Publication, 2022, 03, Dictionary/Encyclopedia, Cocompilation, 英語, Osamu Imahayashi, Masahiro Hori, Tomoji Tabata, Keisuke Koguchi, Kiyonori Nagasaki, Miyuki Shima, Saoko Funada, Akiyuki Jimura, Yasuhiro Imao, Maki Miyake
  3. 2023/03, The Dickens Lexicon Digital, Digital Web Publication, 2023, 03, Dictionary/Encyclopedia, Cocompilation, 英語, Osamu Imahayashi, Masahiro Hori, Tomoji Tabata, Keisuke Koguchi, Kiyonori Nagasaki, Miyuki Shima, Saoko Funada, Akiyuki Jimura, Yasuhiro Imao, Maki Miyake
  4. 2021/03/01, ERA, New Series, Vol. 38, Nos. 1 & 2, The English Research Association of Hiroshima, 2021, 03, Others, Joint editor, 英語, Osamu Imahayashi, Kazuho Mizuno, Hiroji Fukumoto, Hideshi Ohno, 1344-1280, 60, 60
  5. 2021/09/01, ERA, New Series, Vol. 39, No. 1, The English Research Association of Hiroshima, 2021, 09, Others, Joint editor, 英語, Osamu Imahayashi, Kazuho Mizuno, Hiroji Fukumoto, Hideshi Ohno, 1344-1280, 39, 39
  6. 2023/03/01, ERA, New Series, Vol. 40, Nos. 1 & 2, The English Research Association of Hiroshima, 2023, 03, Others, Joint editor, 英語, Osamu Imahayashi, Kazuho Mizuno, Hiroji Fukumoto, Hideshi Ohno, 1344-1280, 93, 93
  7. 2004/12, English Philology and Stylistics: A Festschrift for Professor Toshiro Tanaka , Keisuisha, 2004, 12, Scholarly Book, Compilation, Osamu Imahayashi, Hiroji Fukumoto, 4874408605, 220
  8. 2006/08, Charles Dickens and Literary Dialect ,  本書は、2006年3月23日に広島大学大学院文学研究科より、博士(文学)の学位を授与された博士論文“Charles Dickens and Literary Dialect”の公表のために加筆及び修正を施したもので、Dickensの作品(Nicholas Nickleby, Hard Times David Copperfield Great Expectations, American Notes, Martin Chuzzlewit)に現れる方言、特に地域方言に着目し、Dickensによるliter, Keisuisha, 2006, 08, Scholarly Book, Single work, 4874409385, 209
  9. 2010/08, Aspects of the History of English Language and Literature , 2010, 08, Scholarly Book, Compilation, 9783631609668, 407
  10. 2017/02/18, Stylistics for English Learners, Kenkyusha, 2017, 03, Scholarly Book, Compilation, 日本語, Masanori Toyota, Masahiro Hori, Osamu Imahayashi, 9784327410964, 293
  11. 2016/03/01, Language and Style in English Literature, Keisuisha, 2016, 03, Scholarly Book, Compilation, English, Ken Nakagawa, Akiyuki Jimura, Osamu Imahayashi, 9784863273436
  12. 2018/03/01, ERA, New Series, Vol. 35, Nos. 1 & 2, The English Research Association of Hiroshima, 2018, 03, Others, Joint editor, 英語, Osamu Imahayashi, Kazuho Mizuno, Hiroji Fukumoto, Hideshi Ohno, ISSN 1344-1280
  13. 2018/12/14, The Pleasure of English Language and Literature: A Festschrift for Akiyuki Jimura, This book is a festschrift dedicated to Akiyuki Jimura, Professor Emeritus at Hiroshima University by his pupils and his friends in and out of Japan., Philology, Language and literature, Stylistics, History of English, Middle English, Modern English, Keisuisha Co., Ltd., 2018, 12, Scholarly Book, Cocompilation, 英語, Hideshi Ohno, Kazuho Mizuno, Osamu Imahayashi, ISBN978-4-86327-462-4, 413
  14. 2019/03/01, ERA, New Series, Vols. 36 & 37, Nos. 1 & 2, The English Research Association of Hiroshima, 2019, 3, Others, Joint editor, 英語, Osamu Imahayashi, Kazuho Mizuno, Hiroji Fukumoto, Hideshi Ohno, ISSN 1344-1280, 1-87

Invited Lecture, Oral Presentation, Poster Presentation

  1. Let's Enjoy The Very Hungry Caterpillar with English and Japanese, Osamu Imahayashi, 2020/08/19, With Invitation, Japanese
  2. A Reading of The Very Hungry Caterpillar with English and Japanese, Osamu Imahayashi, 2020/07/30, With Invitation, Japanese
  3. The Passive Voice, Osamu Imahayashi, 2021/02/13, With Invitation, Japanese, The Open University of Japan, Fukuyama Satellite Space
  4. The Gerund, Osamu Imahayashi, 2020/12/20, With Invitation, Japanese, The Open University of Japan, Fukuyama Satellite Space
  5. The Infinitive, Osamu Imahayashi, 2020/10/11, With Invitation, Japanese, The Open University of Japan
  6. Tramway Engines (1972), Osamu Imahayashi, 2020/02/02, Without Invitation, Japanese
  7. Mountain Engines (1964), Osamu Imahayashi, 2019/12/15, Without Invitation, Japanese
  8. Duck and the Diesel Engine (1958), Osamu Imahayashi, 2019/10/06, Without Invitation, Japanese
  9. Toby the Tram Engine (1952) and Percy the Small Engine (1956), Osamu Imahayashi, 2019/06/02, Without Invitation, Japanese
  10. Thomas the Tank Engine (1946) and Tank Engine Thomas Again (1949), Osamu Imahayashi, 2019/05/11, Without Invitation, Japanese
  11. The Rev. Wilbert Awdry, The Railway Series, and The Three Railway Engines (1945), Osamu Imahayashi, 2019/04/06, Without Invitation, Japanese
  12. Panel Discussion on “A History of English Expression”, Monthly Meeting of The English Research Association of Hiroshima, 2016/11/26, Without Invitation, Japanese, Hiroshima University
  13. Dr. Michio Masui and "A History of English Expression", Monthly Meeting of The English Research Association of Hiroshima, 2016/12/17, Without Invitation, Japanese, The English Research Association of Hiroshima, Hiroshima University
  14. Vernacular Language and English Education, Osamu Imahayashi, The 70th Annual Conference of The Literary Society of Japan: The Regional Branch of Chugoku and Shikoku District, 2017/10/28, Without Invitation, Japanese, The Literary Society of Japan: The Regional Branch of Chugoku and Shikoku District, Shujitsu University
  15. Vernacular Language and English Education, Osamu Imahayashi, Monthly Meeting of the English Research Association of Hiroshima, 2017/10/14, Without Invitation, Japanese, The English Research Association of Hiroshima, Hiroshima University
  16. A Reading of "The Very Hungry Caterpillar" in English, Osamu Imahayashi, 2017/10/18, With Invitation, Japanese
  17. Globalization: From Ishiguro Kazuo to Kazuo Ishiguro, Osamu Imahayashi, 2017/12/10, With Invitation, Japanese
  18. An Interesting History of the English Language, Osamu Imahayashi, 2017/08/02, With Invitation, Japanese
  19. English Education in University from Philological and Literary Point of View, Osamu Imahayashi, JACET Chubu Chapter, 2017/10/21, With Invitation, Japanese, JACET Chubu Chapter, Nagoya Campus, Chubu University
  20. Some Problems and Comments on the Definitions of Idiom in DLD, Osamu Imahayashi, Dickens Lexicon Workshop, 2017/10/07, Without Invitation, Japanese, Dickens Lexicon Digital, Fukuoka University
  21. Some Problems on the E-texts in DLD, Osamu Imahayashi, Dickens Lexicon Digital Workshop, 2017/06/17, Without Invitation, Japanese, Dickens Lexicon Digital, Yasuda Women's University
  22. Charles Dickens's Private Language and the Language of Fiction, Osamu Imahayashi, The 23rd Annual Dickens Symposium, 2018/08/01, Without Invitation, English, Dickens Society, University of Tübingen
  23. Dickens on the Use of Speech, Thought and Writing Presentation in Great Expectations, Osamu Imahayashi, The 61st Summer Seminar of the English Research Association of Hiroshima, 2021/08/07, Without Invitation, English, The English Research Association of Hiroshima, Zoom on line
  24. A Reading of Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice, Osamu Imahayashi, The 62nd Summer Seminar of the English Research Association of Hiroshima, 2022/08/08, With Invitation, English, The English Research Association of Hiroshima, Zoom on line
  25. A Stylistic Analysis on the Use of Speech, Thought and Writing Presentation in Great Expectations, Osamu Imahayashi, The 73rd Conference of the Chugoku-Shikoku Branch of the English Literary Society of Japan, 2021/10/23, Without Invitation, Japanese, The Chugoku-Shikoku Branch of the English Literary Society of Japan, Zoom on line
  26. A Stylistic Analysis on the Use of Speech, Thought and Writing Presentation in Great Expectations, Osamu Imahayashi, The Monthly Meeting of the English Research Association of Hiroshima, 2021/10/09, Without Invitation, Japanese, The English Research Asocciation of Hiroshima, Zoom on line
  27. Present Tense and Past Tense, Osamu Imahayashi, 2021/04/17, With Invitation, Japanese, The Open University of Japan, Fukuyama Satellite Space
  28. Future Time and Progressive Form, Osamu Imahayashi, 2021/06/26, With Invitation, Japanese, The Open University of Japan, Fukuyama Satellite Space
  29. The Relative, Osamu Imahayashi, 2021/10/10, With Invitation, Japanese, The Open University of Japan, Fukuyama Satellite Space
  30. The Subjunctive Mood, Osamu Imahayashi, 2021/12/19, With Invitation, Japanese, The Open University of Japan, Fukuyama Satellite Space
  31. Nouns, Osamu Imahayashi, 2022/04/10, With Invitation, Japanese, The Open University of Japan, Fukuyama Satellite Space
  32. Pronouns, Osamu Imahayashi, 2022/05/28, With Invitation, Japanese, The Open University of Japan, Fukuyama Satellite Space
  33. Verbs, Osamu Imahayashi, 2022/08/06, With Invitation, Japanese, The Open University of Japan, Fukuyama Satellite Space
  34. Adjectives, Osamu Imahayashi, 2022/10/08, With Invitation, Japanese, The Open University of Japan, Fukuyama Satellite Space
  35. Adverbs, Osamu Imahayashi, 2022/12/17, With Invitation, Japanese, The Open University of Japan, Fukuyama Satellite Space
  36. Prepositions, Osamu Imahayashi, 2023/02/05, With Invitation, Japanese, The Open University of Japan, Fukuyama Satellite Space
  37. Steve Jobs' 2005 Stanford Commencement Address, Osamu Imahayashi, 2021/07/27, With Invitation, Japanese

Awards

  1. 2010/07, Best Poster Prize, Digital Humanities, The Dickens Lexicon and its Practical Use for Linguistic Research

External Funds

Acceptance Results of Competitive Funds

  1. KAKENHI, 2013, 2015
  2. KAKENHI, A Large-Scale Corpus-Based Study of the Language and Style of Charles Dickens, 2010, 2012
  3. KAKENHI, The Development of Dickens Lexicon Digital with a Multifunctional Information Retrieval System and its Practical use for Linguistic Research, 2011, 2013
  4. KAKENHI, the Dickens Lexicon with a multifunctional information retrieval system and its practical use for linguistic research, 2008, 2010
  5. 2010
  6. KAKENHI, 2016, 2018

Social Activities

History as Committee Members

  1. Editor in Chief, 2022/04, 2023/03, The English Research Association of Hiroshima
  2. Editor in Chief, 2023/04, 2024/03, The English Research Association of Hiroshima
  3. Editor in Chief, 2021/04, 2022/03, The English Research Association of Hiroshima
  4. President, 2021/04, 2022/03, English Research Association of Hiroshima
  5. President, 2022/04, 2023/03, English Research Association of Hiroshima
  6. Editor in Chief, 2020/04, 2021/03, The English Research Association of Hiroshima
  7. President, 2020/04, 2022/03, The English Research Association of Hiroshima
  8. President, 2019/04, 2020/03, English Research Association of Hiroshima
  9. Riji, 2017/04/01, 2019/03/31, Literary Society Japan: The Regional Blanch of the Chugoku and Shikoku District
  10. 理事会, 2011/04, 2013/03, The English Society of Japan: The Regional Branch of the Chugoku and Shikoku District

Organizing Academic Conferences, etc.

  1. The Monthly Meeting of the English Research Association of Hiroshima, President, 2021/02, 2021/02
  2. The Monthly Meeting of the English Research Association of Hiroshima, President, 2021/01, 2021/01
  3. The Monthly Meeting of the English Research Association of Hiroshima, President, 2020/12, 2020/12
  4. The Monthly Meeting of the English Research Association of Hiroshima, President, 2021/04, 2021/04
  5. The Monthly Meeting of the English Research Association of Hiroshima, President, 2021/05, 2021/05
  6. The Monthly Meeting of the English Research Association of Hiroshima, President, 2021/06, 2021/06
  7. The 61st Summer Seminar of the English Research Association of Hiroshima, President, 2021/08, 2021/08
  8. The Monthly Meeting of the English Research Association of Hiroshima, President, 2021/10, 2021/10
  9. The Monthly Meeting of the English Research Association of Hiroshima, President, 2021/11, 2021/11
  10. The Monthly Meeting of the English Research Association of Hiroshima, President, 2021/12, 2021/12
  11. The Monthly Meeting of the English Research Association of Hiroshima, President, 2022/01, 2022/01
  12. The Monthly Meeting of the English Research Association of Hiroshima, President, 2022/04, 2022/04
  13. The Monthly Meeting of the English Research Association of Hiroshima, President, 2022/05, 2022/05
  14. The Monthly Meeting of the English Research Association of Hiroshima, President, 2022/10, 2022/10
  15. The Monthly Meeting of the English Research Association of Hiroshima, President, 2022/06, 2022/06
  16. The Monthly Meeting of the English Research Association of Hiroshima, President, 2022/11, 2022/11
  17. The Monthly Meeting of the English Research Association of Hiroshima, President, 2022/12, 2022/12
  18. The Monthly Meeting of the English Research Association of Hiroshima, President, 2023/01, 2023/01
  19. The Monthly Meeting of the English Research Association of Hiroshima, President, 2023/02, 2023/02
  20. The 62nd Summer Seminar of the English Research Association of Hiroshima, President, 2022/08, 2022/08
  21. The Monthly Meeting of the English Research Association of Hiroshima, President, 2020/02, 2020/02
  22. 広島大学霞キャンパスThe Monthly Meeting of the English Research Association of Hiroshima, President, 2020/01, 2020/01
  23. The Monthly Meeting of the English Research Association of Hiroshima, President, 2019/12, 2019/12
  24. The Monthly Meeting of the English Research Association of Hiroshima, President, 2019/11, 2019/11
  25. The Monthly Meeting of the English Research Association of Hiroshima, President, 2019/10, 2019/10
  26. The 60th Summer Seminar of the English Research Association of Hiroshima, President, 2019/08, 2019/08
  27. The Monthly Meeting of the English Research Association of Hiroshima, President, 2019/06, 2019/06
  28. The Monthly Meeting of the English Research Association of Hiroshima, President, 2019/05, 2019/05
  29. The Monthly Meeting of the English Research Association of Hiroshima, President, 2019/04, 2019/04
  30. 2009/08
  31. 2008/05
  32. 2012/05
  33. 2013/05
  34. 2012/12
  35. Monthly Meeting of The English Research Association of Hiroshima, President, 2016/04
  36. Monthly Meeting of The English Research Association of Hiroshima, President, 2016/06
  37. The Monthly Meeting of the English Research Association of Hiroshima, President, 2017/04, 2017/04
  38. The Monthly Meeting of the English Research Association of Hiroshima, President, 2017/05, 2017/05
  39. The Monthly Meeting of the English Research Association of Hiroshima, President, 2017/06, 2017/06
  40. The 58th Summer Seminar of the English Research Association of Hiroshima, President, 2017/08, 2017/08
  41. The Monthly Meeting of the English Research Association of Hiroshima, President, 2017/10, 2017/10
  42. The Monthly Meeting of the English Research Association of Hiroshima, President, 2017/12, 2017/12
  43. The Monthly Meeting of the English Research Association of Hiroshima, President, 2017/11, 2017/11
  44. The Monthly Meeting of the English Research Association of Hiroshima, President, 2018/01, 2018/01
  45. The Monthly Meeting of the English Research Association of Hiroshima, President, 2018/02, 2018/02
  46. Shakespeare in Original Pronunciation, President, 2017/04, 2017/04
  47. Lectures and Workshops in English Phonetics, President, 2017/10, 2017/10
  48. English Pronunciation Workshop, President, 2018/03, 2018/03
  49. The Monthly Meeting of the English Research Association of Hiroshima, President, 2018/04, 2018/04
  50. The Monthly Meeting of the English Research Association of Hiroshima, President, 2018/05, 2018/05
  51. The Monthly Meeting of the English Research Association of Hiroshima, President, 2018/06, 2018/06
  52. The Monthly Meeting of the English Research Association of Hiroshima, President
  53. The Monthly Meeting of the English Research Association of Hiroshima, President
  54. The Monthly Meeting of the English Research Association of Hiroshima, President, 2018/12, 2018/12
  55. The Monthly Meeting of the English Research Association of Hiroshima, President, 2019/01, 2019/01
  56. The Monthly Meeting of the English Research Association of Hiroshima, President, 2019/02, 2019/02

History as Peer Reviews of Academic Papers

  1. 2019, ERA, New Series, Chief editor, Editor in chief, 4
  2. 2017, Hiroshima Studies in English Language and Literature, Editor, Editor, 2
  3. 2020, ERA, New Series, Vol. 38, Nos. 1 & 2, Chief editor, Editor in chief, 3
  4. 2021, ERA, New Series, Vol. 39, No. 1, Chief editor, Editor in chief, 2
  5. 2022, ERA, New Series, Vol. 40, Nos. 1 & 2, Chief editor, Editor in chief, 5