Professor of Linguistics, UC Santa Cruz

Publications

to appear Ito, Junko, Haruo Kubozono, and Armin Mester. A prosodic account of consonant gemination in Japanese loanwords To appear in: Kubozono, Haruo. The Phonetics and Phonology of Geminate Consonants. Oxford: OUP.
2016 Ito, Junko, and Armin Mester. Greek accent: anti-lapse and tonal antepenultimacy. Ms. under review.
2016 Ito, Junko, and Armin Mester. Match Theory and Prosodic Wellformedness Constraints. To appear in Zhang, Hongming. ed. 2017. Proceedings of Tianjin Prosody Conference. Routledge.
2016 Ito, Junko, and Armin Mester. Unaccentedness in Japanese. Linguistic Inquiry. 47. 471-526.
2015 Ito, Junko, and Armin Mester. The perfect prosodic word in Danish. Nordic Journal of Linguistics 38(1). 5-36.

2015

Ito, Junko, and Armin Mester. Sino-Japanese Phonology. Chapter 7 of Handbook of Japanese Phonetics and Phonology. 2015. ed. by H. Kubozono. pp. 289-312. Mouton de Gruyter Series Handbooks of Japanese Language and Linguistics (Series editors, M. Shibatani, T. Kageyama).
2015 Ito, Junko, and Armin Mester. Word Formation and Phonological Processes. Chapter 9 of Handbook of Japanese Phonetics and Phonology. 2015. ed. by H. Kubozono. pp. 363-395. Mouton de Gruyter Series Handbooks of Japanese Language and Linguistics (Series editors M. Shibatani, T. Kageyama).
2013 Ito, Junko, and Armin Mester. Prosodic Subcategories in Japanese. Lingua 124. 20-40.
  Related handout: Categories and Projections in Prosodic Structure (OCP 4, 2007, Rhodes, Greece).
2012 Ito, Junko, and Armin Mester. Recursive prosodic phrasing in Japanese. In: Borowsky, Toni, Shigeto Kawahara, Mariko Sugahara, and Takahito Shinya, eds. 2012. Prosody Matters. Essays in Honor of Elisabeth Selkirk.  Advances in Optimality Theory Series. Elsevier. 280-303. Earlier version in the Proceedings of the 18th Japanese/Korean Conference. 2010 Stanford, CA: CSLI. 147-164.
2011 Ito, Junko, and Armin Mester. A note on unstressability.  NINJAL Project Review. 4. National Institute of Japanese Linguistics. 27-44.
  Related abstract and handout, ICPP 2011, Kyoto, Japan.
2009 Kobozono, Haruo, Junko Ito, and Armin Mester.Consonant Gemination in Japanese Loanword Phonology In The Linguistic Society of Korea, ed., Current Issues in Unity and Diversity of Languages. Collection of Papers Selected from the 18th International Congress of Linguists [CIL 18]. Dongam Publishing Co., Republic of Korea. 953-973.
2009 Ito, Junko, and Armin Mester. The extended prosodic word. In Kabak, Baris, and Jaent Grijzenhout, eds. Phonological Domains: Universals and Derivations. The Hague, The Netherlands: Mouton de Gruyter. 135-194.
2009 Ito, Junko, and Armin Mester. The onset of the prosodic word. In Parker, Steve, ed. Phonological Argumentation: Essays on Evidence and Motivation. London: Equinox. 227-260.
2009 Ito, Junko, and Armin Mester. Lexical classes in phonology. In Miyagawa, Shigeru, and Mamoru Saito, eds. Handbook of Japanese Linguistics. Oxford: Oxford University Press. 84-106.
2007 Ito, Junko, and Armin Mester. Prosodic adjunction in Japanese compounds. MIT Working Papers in Linguistics 55: Formal Approaches to Japanese Linguistics 4. Cambridge, Massachusetts. 97-111.
2006
Prince Festschrift

Bakovic, Eric, Junko Ito, and John McCarthy, eds. Wondering at the Natural Fecundity of Things: Essays in Honor of Alan Prince. California Digital Library eScholarship Repository. Linguistic Research Center, University of California, Santa Cruz
Also available from the on-demand publisher BookSurge.

2006 Ito, Junko, and Armin Mester. Indulgentia Parentum Filiorum Pernicies: Lexical Allomorphy in Latin and Japanese. In: Bakovic, Eric, Junko Ito, and John McCarthy, eds. 2006. Wondering at the Natural Fecundity of Things: Essays in Honor of Alan Prince. BookSurge Publishing, pp. 185-194. eScholarship Depository of the California Digital Library.

2006

Ito, Junko, and Armin Mester. Systemic markedness and faithfulness. In J. Cihlar, A. Franklin, D. Kaiser and I. Kimbara, eds. Proceedings of the 39th Meeting of the Chicago Linguistics Society. Chicago, Department of Linguistics, University of Chicago. 665-689.

2004

Ito, Junko, and Armin Mester. Morphological contrast and merger: ranuki in Japanese. Journal of Japanese Linguistics 20. 1-18.

2003

Ito & Mester 2003 cover

Ito, Junko, and Armin Mester. Japanese Morphophonemics: Markedness and Word Structure. MIT Press Linguistic Inquiry Monograph Series 41. Cambridge, Mass. book notice at www.amazon.com
Related manuscripts and handouts:
1996 Rendaku 1: Constraint Conjunction and the OCP. ROA handout.
1998 Markedness and Word Structure: OCP Effects in Japanese. ROA manuscript.
2003 Ito, Junko, and Armin Mester. Weak Layering and Word Binarity. In Honma, Takeru, Masao Okazaki, Toshiyuki Tabata and Shin-ichi Tanaka, eds. A New Century of Phonology and Phonological Theory. A Festschrift for Professor Shosuke Haraguchi on the Occasion of His Sixtieth Birthday. 26-65. [Slightly revised publication of earlier unpublished working paper (Ito and Mester 1992)].

2003

Ito, Junko, and Armin Mester. Lexical and postlexical phonology in Optimality Theory: evidence from Japanese. Linguistische Berichte. Sonderheft 11: Resolving Conflicts in Grammars. Ed. by Fanselow, Gisbert, and Caroline Féry. 183-207.

2003

Ito, Junko, and Armin Mester. On the sources of opacity in OT: coda processes in German. In Féry, Caroline, and Ruben van de Vijver, eds. The Syllable in Optimality Theory, Cambridge University Press. 271-303.

2002 Ito, Junko, and Armin Mester. Positional constraints. Handout of talk presented at Linguistics and Phonetics 2002 (LP2002). Meikai University, Urayasu, Japan.

2002

Ito, Junko, and Armin Mester. One phonology or many? Issues in stratal faithfulness theory. In The Phonological Society of Japan, ed. Phonological Studies 5. Tokyo: Kaitakusha. 121-126.

2001

Ito, Junko, and Armin Mester. Structure preservation and stratal opacity in German. In Lombardi, Linda, ed. Segmental Phonology in Optimality Theory, Cambridge University Press. 261-295.

2001

Ito, Junko, and Armin Mester. Covert generalizations in Optimality Theory: the role of stratal faithfulness constraints. In The Phonology-Morphology Circle of Korea, ed. Proceedings of the 2001 International Conference on Phonology and Morphology. 3-33.

2001

Ito, Junko, Armin Mester, and Jaye Padgett. Alternations and distributional patterns in Japanese Phonology. Journal of the Phonetic Society of Japan. 5.2. 54-60. [Revised and extended from Lexical Classes in Japanese: a Reply to Rice, in PASC.]

2000 Ito, Junko and Armin Mester. Ich, der ich sechzig bin: An Agreement Puzzle, in Chung, Sandy, Jim McCloskey, and Nathan Sanders, eds. Jorge Hankamer Webfest. http://ling.ucsc.edu/Jorge/ito_mester.html.

1999

Ito, Junko, and Armin Mester. The structure of the phonological lexicon. In Tsujimura, Natsuko, ed. The Handbook of Japanese Linguistics. Malden, MA, and Oxford, U.K.: Blackwell Publishers. 62-100.

1999

Ito, Junko, and Armin Mester. Realignment. In R. Kager, H. v.d. Hulst, and W.Zonneveld, eds. The Prosody-Morphology Interface. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 188-217.

1998

Kubozono, Haruo, Junko Ito, and Armin Mester. Nonfinality in Japanese Phonology. CD-ROM of the Proceedings of the XVIth Congrès International des Linguistes, Paris. Elsevier.

1997

Ito, Junko, and Armin Mester. Sympathy Theory and German truncations. In Miglio, Viola, and Bruce Morén, eds., University of Maryland Working Papers in Linguistics, Vol. 5. Selected phonology papers from Hopkins Optimality Theory Workshop 1997/University of Maryland Mayfest 1997. 117-139. Also in: On'in kenkyuu [Phonological Studies], ed. by the Phonological Society of Japan. Kaitakusha, Tokyo. 1998. 51-66.

1997

Ito, Junko, and Armin Mester. Featural Sympathy: feeding & counterfeeding interactions in Japanese. In Karvonen, Daniel, Motoko Katayama, and Rachel Walker, eds. Phonology at Santa Cruz (PASC) Vol. 5. 29-36.

1997

Ito, Junko, Haruo Kubozono, and Armin Mester. On'inkôzô-kara mita go-to ku-no kyôkai: fukugô-meishi akusento-no bunseki [The word/phrase boundary from the perspective of phonological structure: the analysis of nominal compound accent]. In Spoken Language Research Group, ed. Bunpô-to onsei. Speech and Grammar. Tokyo: Kurosio Publications. 147-166.

1997

Ito, Junko, and Armin Mester. Correspondence and compositionality: The ga-gyô variation in Japanese phonology. In Roca, Iggy, ed., Constraints and Derivations. Oxford: Oxford University Press. 419-462.

1996

Ito, Junko, and Armin Mester. Stem and word in Sino-Japanese. In Otake, Takashi, and Ann Cutler, eds. Phonological Structure and Language Processing: Cross-Linguistic Studies, Speech Research Series. Vol. 12. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter.13-44.

1996

Ito, Junko, Yoshihisa Kitagawa, and Armin Mester. Prosodic faithfulness and correspondence. Journal of East Asian Linguistics 5. 217-294.

1995

Ito, Junko, Armin Mester, and Jaye Padgett. Licensing and redundancy: underspecification in Optimality Theory. Linguistic Inquiry 26. 571-614.

1995

Ito, Junko, and Armin Mester. The core-periphery structure of the lexicon and constraints on reranking. In Beckman, Jill, Suzanne Urbanczyk, and Laura Walsh, eds. University of Massachusetts Occasional Papers in Linguistics [UMOP] Vol. 18: Papers in Optimality Theory. University of Massachusetts, Amherst: GLSA. 181-209.

1995

Ito, Junko, and Armin Mester. Japanese phonology. In Goldsmith, John, ed.,The Handbook of Phonological Theory. Blackwell. 817-838.

1994

Ito, Junko, and Armin Mester. Reflections on CodaCond and Alignment. In Merchant, Jason, Jaye Padgett, and Rachel Walker, eds., Phonology at Santa Cruz [PASC], Linguistics Research Center, University of California, Santa Cruz, Vol. 3. 27-46.

1993

Ito, Junko, and Armin Mester. Licensed segments and safe paths. Canadian Journal of Linguistics 38. 197-213.

1992

Ito, Junko, and Armin Mester. Weak Layering and Word Binarity. Linguistic Research Center, LRC-92-09, University of California, Santa Cruz. [A slightly revised version appeared in Festschrift for Shosuke Haraguchi, 2003.]

1990

Ito, Junko. Prosodic Minimality in Japanese, CLS 26-II: Papers from the Parasession on the Syllable in Phonetics and Phonology, 213-239. pdf-version

1989

Ito, Junko and Jorge Hankamer. Notes on Monosyllabism in Turkish, Phonology at Santa Cruz (PASC) 1. Santa Cruz, 61-69.

1989

Ito, Junko. A Prosodic Theory of Epenthesis, Natural Language and Linguistics Theory 7, 217-260.

1989

Ito, Junko, and Armin Mester. Feature predictability and feature specification. Language 65. 258-293.

1988

Ito, Junko.. Syllable Theory in Prosodic Phonology, Garland Publishing, New York.

1986

Ito, Junko. Head-Movement at PF and LF - The Syntax of Head Internal Relatives, University of Massachusetts Occasional Papers in Linguistics, Amherst, Massachusetts, 109-138.

1986

Ito, Junko, and Armin Mester. The phonology of voicing in Japanese: theoretical consequences for morphological accessibility. Linguistic Inquiry 17.1. 49-73.

1985

Ito, Junko. Consonant Loss in Danish and Phonological Theory, Descriptive and Applied Linguistics 18, 109-120.

1984

Ito, Junko. Melodic Dissimilation in Ainu, Linguistic Inquiry 15.3, 505-513.

1984

Borowsky, Toni, Junko Ito, and Armin Mester. On the formal representation of ambisyllabicity: evidence from Danish. In Proceedings of NELS 14. University of Massachusetts, Amherst: GLSA. 34-48.


 
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