Jae Jung Song (Professor)
BA (Hons), PhD (Monash)
- linguistic typology
- Asian (esp. Korean) linguistics
- Oceanic (esp. Micronesian) linguistics
- language policy
Jae held teaching positions in Australia, and Singapore before coming to the University of Otago in 1992. He has been on the Editorial Boards of the Web Journal of Formal, Computational and Cognitive Linguistics, the Australian Journal of Linguistics, the International Review of Korean Studies, Language and Linguistics Compass and the New Zealand Journal of Asian Studies. He is also Associate Editor of the journal Linguistic Typology.
2012. Word order. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
2012. South Korea: Language Policy and Planning in the Making. [a monograph in the Polity Studies of Current Issues in Language Planning 13: 1-68] London: Routledge.
2005 The Korean language: Structure, use and context. London and New York: Routledge.
2001. Linguistic typology: morphology and syntax. Harlow and London: Pearson Education.
2001. Toward a typology of causative constructions. München: Lincom Europa
1996. Causatives and causation: A universal-typological perspective. London and New York: Addison Wesley Longman.
2011. The Oxford Handbook of Linguistic Typology. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
2006. Frontiers of Korean language acquisition. London: Saffron Books.
1998. (with A. Siewierska) Case, typology, and grammar: in honor of Barry Blake. Amsterdam and Philadelphia: John Benjamins.
With J.-I, Kwon. (to appear) Causative derivation in Old Korean and Early Middle Korean, Korean Voices Embodied in Chinese-Medium Texts. Diachronic typology of voice and valency-changing categories. Leonid Kulikov and Seppo Kittilä (eds.).
2011. There's more than 'more animate': The organization/document construction in Korean. Case, Animacy and Semantic Roles, S. Kittilä, K.Västi and J. Ylikoski (eds.). Amsterdam: John Benjamins, 183-206.
2011. Word order typology. The Oxford Handbook of Linguistic Typology. J.J. Song (ed.). Oxford: Oxford University Press, 253-279.
2010. Korean benefactive particles and their meanings. The typology of benefactives and malefactives. F. Zúñiga and S. Kittilä (eds.). Amsterdam: John Benjamins, 393-418.
2009. What (not) to eat or drink. Metaphor and Metonymy of eating and drinking in Korean. J. Newman (ed.) The linguistics of eating and drinking. Amsterdam: John Benjamins, 195-277.
2009. Linguistic typology. Routledge Linguistics Encyclopedia. 3rd edition. Kirsten Malmkjær (ed.) London: Routledge. 355-358.
2006. Linguistic typology and L1/L2 acquisition: An overview. J. J. Song (ed.). Frontiers of Korean language acquisition. London: Saffron Books, 199-220.
2005. Periphrastic causative constructions. The World Atlas of Language Structures. M. Haspelmath, M. Dryer, D. Gil and B. Comrie (eds). Oxford: Oxford University Press, 446-449.
2005. Non-periphrastic causative constructions. The World Atlas of Language Structures. M. Haspelmath, M. Dryer, D. Gil and B. Comrie (eds). Oxford: Oxford University Press, 450-453.
2005. Causatives, Semantics of. Encyclopedia of Language and Linguistics. Second Edition. Keith Brown (ed.) Oxford: Elsevier, 265-268.
2004. English language teaching in North Korea: Pragmatism meets ideology (but not vice versa). Penny Lee and Hazita Azman (eds). GlobalEnglish and Primary Schools: Challenges for elementary education. Melbourne: CAE Press, 115-128.
2004. Internal subgrouping and pronominal paradigmaticity: the case of Nuclear Micronesian. Papers in Austronesian subgrouping and dialectology.John Bowden and Nikolaus Himmelmann (eds). Canberra: Pacific Linguistics, Australian National University, 111-128.
2002. The posture verbs in Korean: basic and extended uses. The Linguistics of Standing, Sitting, and Lying. J. Newman (ed.). Amsterdam and Philadelphia: John Benjamins, 359-385.
2001. North and South Korea: language policies of divergence and convergence. Language Planning and Policy: East Asian Perspectives. Nanette Gottlieb and Ping Chen (eds). Richmond: Curzon Press, 129-157.
2001. Valency and argument structure. International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioral Sciences, Vol. 24. Neil J Smelser and Paul B Baltes (eds). Amsterdam: Elsevier Science, 16129-16132.
1998. On the development of MANNER from GIVE. In The Linguistics of Giving. J. Newman (ed.) Amsterdam and Philadelphia: John Benjamins, 327-348.
1998. Benefactive marking in Oceanic languages: From possessive classifiers to benefactive markers. In Case, Typology, and Grammar. A. Siewierska and J.J. Song (eds) Amsterdam and Philadelphia: John Benjamins, 247-275.
2013. For whom the bell tolls: Globalisation, social class and South Korea's international schools. Globalisation, Societies and Education 11:136-159.
With M. Hodge, 2011. Grammatical variation in New Zealand English: The case of Otago and Southland adolescents. New Zealand English Journal 25: 9-20.
2011. English as an official language in South Korea: Global English or social malady? Language Problems and Language Planning 35(1): 35-55.
2009. Word order patterns and principles: An overview. Language and Linguistics Compass 3: 1-14 (Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford).
With E. Hogbin, 2007. The Accessibility Hierarchy in relativization: The case of eighteenth- and twentieth-century English narrative. SKY Journal of Linguistics 20:203-233.
2007. Getting three out of two: the development of a three-participant construction in Oceanic languages. Functions of Language 14: 127-148. (Ditransitivity: Special Issue, A. Siewierska and W. Hollmann (eds.)).
2007. What or where can we do better?: Some personal reflections on (the tenth anniversary of) Linguistic Typology. Linguistic Typology 11: 5-22.
2005. Grammaticalization and structural scope increase: Possessive-classifier-based benefactive marking in Oceanic languages. Linguistics 43:795-838.
2005. The Translatability-Universals Connection in Linguistic Typology: Much ado about something. Babel: International Journal of Translation 51:308-322.
2003. Resumptive genitive pronouns in Korean relative clauses: Distribution and explanation. SKY Journal of Linguistics 16: 139-160.
2002. The Juche Ideology: English in North Korea. English Today 18: 47-52.
2002. Language universals and universal language: The case of the Accessibility Hierarchy in relativization. Journal of Universal Language 3: 113-137.
1998. English in South Korea revisited via Baik (1992, 1994), and Shim (1994). World Englishes 17:263-271.
1997. The history of Micronesian possessive classifiers and benefactive marking in Oceanic languages. Oceanic Linguistics 36.1:29-64.
1997. The so-called Plural Copy in Korean as a marker of distribution and focus. Journal of Pragmatics 27.2:203-224.
1996. From purposive to manner in Korean: A semantic-pragmatic change of subjectification. Australian Journal of Linguistics 16.2:209-227.
1995. The organization and document construction in Korean: A relational analysis. Linguistics 33.4:763-808.
1994. The verb-object bonding principle and the pronominal system: with special reference to Nuclear Micronesian languages. Oceanic Linguistics 33.2:517-565.
1993. Control and cooperation: adverbial scope in Korean morphological causatives. Acta Linguistica Hafniensia 26:161-174.
1991. Causatives and universal grammar: an alternative interpretation. Transactions of the Philological Society 89:65-94.
1991. On Tomlin, and Manning and Parker on basic word order. Language Sciences 13:89-97.
1991. Korean relative clause constructions: conspiracy and pragmatics. Australian Journal of Linguistics 11:195-220.
1990. On the rise of causative affixes: a universal-typological perspective. Lingua 82:151-200.
1988. 'Newsworthiness' and the use of active and passive in Korean. Studia Linguistica 42:49-59.
2006. M. Shibatani (ed.), The Grammar of Causation and Interpersonal Manipulation. Functions of Language 13: 130-143.
2006. A. Pym The Moving Text: Localization, Translation and Distribution. Babel: International Journal of Translation 52: 86-99.
2003. Review Article: The UNITYP (re-)view. Linguistic Typology 7: 141-150.
1999. Y.-K. Kim-Renaud (ed.), The Korean Alphabet: Its history and structure. Studies in Language 23.2:454-463.
1997. C. Goddard, and A. Wierzbicka (eds), Semantic and lexical universals. Linguisticae Investigationes XXI:249-261.
1996. Y,-K. Kim-Renaud (ed.), Theoretical issues in Korean linguistics. New Zealan.d Journal of East Asian Studies 4:161-171.
1995. B. Comrie and M. Polinsky (eds.), Causatives and transitivity. Lingua 97:211-224.
Jae Jung Song teaches LING 214 (Syntax), LING 314 (Comparative Morphosyntax) and LING 423 (Language Processing). He is also the coordinator of LING 111 (Language and its Structure).
For further information, Jae Jung Song can be contacted in room 1.N.9 (Arts Building), by phone at 479-8103 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.