Researcher Database

CLANKIE Shawn

Center for Language Studies Professor
Last Updated :2020/12/24

Researcher Information

Affiliation

    Center for Language Studies

Job Title

  • Professor

Degree

  • Ph.D. Linguistics(1999 University of Hawai'i at Manoa)
  • M. Phil. Linguistics(1995 St. Catharine's College, University of Cambridge)
  • M. A. EFL(1992 Southern Illinois University at Carbondale)
  • B. A. French(1990 Southern Illinois University at Carbondale)

J-Global ID

Research Interests

  • Island Studies   Naming Practices   Materials Development   言語と法律   TESL   商標名   Materials Development   Language and Law   TESL   Brand Names   

Research Areas

  • Humanities & social sciences / Linguistics

Academic & Professional Experience

  • 2012/04 - Today  Otaru University of CommerceCenter for Language Studies教授
  • 2003/04 - 2012/03  Otaru University of CommerceCenter for Language Studies
  • 1999/04 - 2003/03  Hokkaido UniversityInstitute of Language and Culture Studies
  • 1992/09 - 1994/08  Kansai Gaidai UniversityEnglish

Education

  •        - 1999  University of Hawai at Mānoa (Ph.D.)  Linguistics
  •        - 1995  University of Cambridge (M.Phil.)  Linguistics
  •        - 1992  Southern Illinois University (M.A)  EFL
  •        - 1990  Southern Illinois University at Carbonbale (B.A.)  French

Association Memberships

  • Hokkaido International Business Association   Cambridge and Oxford Society   JAPAN Assn. of Lang Teachers (JALT)   American Name Society   

Books etc

Conference Activities & Talks

  • A Blended Learning Approach to an English Lecture Series
    Clankie, Shawn
    3rd Current Issues in Applied Linguistics Conference, Azerbaijan University of Languages, Baku, Azerbaijan  2018/10
  • Bringing the World to Otaru: The Otaru University of Commerce English Lecture Series
    Clankie, Shawn
    JALT Hokkaido Monthly Meeting  2017/04
  • A Model for Creating Interactive Opportunities for L2 Learners in Remote Locations: The Otaru University of Commerce English Lecture Series
    Clankie, Shawn
    The Magic of Innovation: New Dimensions in Linguistics and Foreign Language Teaching, MGIMO University, Moscow, Russia  2017/03
  • Hokkaido and Remoteness in the Japanese Context
    Clankie, Shawn
    REMOTE: Rethinking Remoteness and Peripherality, Longyearbyen, Svalbard  2017/01
  • Materials Development
    Clankie, Shawn
    Hokkaido Board of Education ALT Seminar  2015/12
  • On the Branding of Indigenous Cultures--With Specific Reference to the Ainu
    Clankie, Shawn
    Indigenous Resources: Decolonization and Development Conference, University of Greenland, Nuuk, Greenland  2015/10
  • The Study of Names and Naming in Linguistics
    Clankie, Shawn
    13th Conference on British and American Studies, Transilvania University, Brasov, Romania  2015/05
  • The MELAB College Admissions Test
    Clankie, Shawn; Stucker, Jill Rachele; Chapman, Mark
    40th Japan Association of Language Teachers Annual Conference (JALT), Tsukuba  2014/11
  • Influencing Change: A Multi-pronged Approach to Improving Localized English Language Education in Hokkaido, Japan
    Clankie, Shawn
    National Conference on Research in Teacher Education (NCRTE), University of the Philippines, Manila, Philippines  2013/11
  • From Idea to Implementation: Publishing your First Textbook
    Clankie, Shawn
    2013 Modern English Education Society (MEESO) International Conference, Sookmyung University, Seoul, South Korea  2013/10
  • Japanese and American Naming Practices
    Clankie, Shawn
    Visiting Lecture, Kushiro Public University of Economics  2013/07
  • Textbook Design as a Teacher Training Tool
    Clankie, Shawn
    North-East Asian Regional Context (NEAR) 5th Annual Conference, Niigata University  2013/05
  • A Discussion of Brand Genericization
    Clankie, Shawn
    Visiting Lecture, Transilvania University, Brasov, Romania  2013/05
  • An Overview of Genericization in Brand Names
    Clankie, Shawn
    2nd International Conference on Onomastics (ICONN2), Baia Mare, Romania  2013/05
  • Current Research
    Clankie, Shawn
    Visiting Lecture, Vasyl Stefanyk Precarthian National University, Ivano-Frankivsk, Ukraine  2013/05
  • The Nation as Brand
    Clankie, Shawn
    Albanian Society for the Study of English (ASSE) 2nd International Conference on British and American Studies, Tirana, Albania  2013/05
  • The Linguistics of the Brand Name: Creation, Genericization, Obsolescence
    Clankie, Shawn
    Linguistic Society of Japan Spring Meeting, University of Tokyo  2013/04
  • Textbook Design as a Teacher Training Tool
    Clankie, Shawn
    3rd International Conference on Foreign Language Teaching (FLLT). Bangkok, Thailand  2013/03
  • Guest Instructor
    Clankie, Shawn
    Sapporo Nichidai High School  2012/12
  • Guest Instructor
    Clankie, Shawn
    Hokkaido Takikawa Nishi High School  2012/10
  • Intrigue, Intellect and Entertainment: The Creation of a Lecture Series to Foster English Langauge Use at a Japanese University
    Clankie, Shawn
    7th Foreign Language Teaching and Research Mini-Conference in Matsuyama, Ehime University  2012/09
  • Prescriptivism, Descriptivism, Grammaticality, Acceptability, Language Education and Japan.
    Clankie, Shawn
    Public Lecture  2011/05
  • Motivating Students
    Invited Lecturer, Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (JAIST), Kanazawa  2009/10
  • Guest Instructor
    Clankie, Shawn
    Kutchan High School  2005/10
  • Linguistic and Legal Divergence in Trade Name Legislation.
    Clankie, Shawn
    Language and the Law: East Meets West, University of Lodz, Poland  2005/09
  • Guest Instructor
    Clankie, Shawn
    Kutchan High School  2004/07
  • Training students to properly evaluate online research source materials.
    1st ELT and E-Learning in an Electronic Age Conference, Tamkang University, Taipei, Taiwan  2004/05
  • Observing Language Change
    Clankie, Shawn
    Visiting Lecture, Kansai Gaidai University  2004/01
  • Contextual Considerations in Brand Name Genericization
    Clankie, Shawn
    2nd International Conference of Speech, Writing and Context, Kansai Gaidai University, Osaka  2003/08
  • Understanding Brand Name Genericization
    8th Annual Pan-Pacific Association of Applied Linguistics Conference, Kibi International University, Okayama  2003/08
  • Linguistics and the Commoditization of Language
    Clankie, Shawn
    Linguistics Association of Canada and the United States XXIX Conference, Toledo, Ohio  2002/07
  • Overcoming the Communicative Constraints in Japan's English Classrooms/
    Clankie, Shawn
    Sapporo Board of Education ALT Seminar  2002/01
  • Addressing the Communicative Issues of Japan's English Language Education: Theory and Practice
    Clankie, Shawn
    Tokachi District English Teachers' Society  2001/11
  • Expanding your Vocabulary with Common Brand Names
    Clankie, Shawn
    Hokkaido University Public Lecture Series  2001/03
  • An Overview of Genericization theory
    Clankie, Shawn
    Visiting Lecture, English Department, Northern Illinois University  2001/03
  • Multilingualism in Hawai'i
    Multilingualism Seminar, Graduate School of Media and Communications, Hokkaido University  2001/01
  • Genericization: A Theory of Semantic Broadening in the Marketplace
    Clankie, Shawn
    札幌社会言語学学会  2000/10
  • Guest Instructor
    Clankie, Shawn
    Sapporo Yamanote High School  2000/07
  • Thoughts on the Success of Welsh Revitalization and Potential Applications for the Pacific.
    5th Annual Pan-Pacific Association of Applied Linguistics Conference, Honolulu, Hawaii  2000/07
  • Multilingualism in Japan and the U.S.
    Clankie, Shawn
    Hokkaido University Public Lecture Series  2000/05
  • Genericization: A Theory of Semantic Broadening in the Marketplace.
    Monthly Study Session, Institute of Language and Culture Studies, Hokkaido University  1999/11
  • On Brand Name Change: A Theory of Genericy.
    Dissertation Defense, University of Hawai'i  1999/03
  • On Macrosociolinguistics
    Clankie, Shawn
    Linguistic Anthropology 414, University of Hawai'i  1998/04

MISC

  • The role of names and naming in linguistics
    Clankie, S.  Proceedings of the 14th Language and Literature Conference, Brasov, Romania  2015  [Invited]
     Introduction international proceedings
  • An overview of brand genericization in linguistics
    Clankie, S.  Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Onomastics Names and Naming (ICONN2), Baia Mare, Romania  2013  [Invited]
     Summary international conference
  • Influencing Change: A multi-pronged approach to improving localized English education in Hokkaido, Japan
    Clankie, S.  Proceedings of the National Conference on Research in Teacher Education, Manila, Phillipines  2013  Introduction international proceedings
  • From idea to implementation: Publishing your first textbook
    Clankie, S.  Proceedings of the 2013 MEESO International Conference, Seoul, South Korea  2013  Introduction international proceedings
  • Intrigue, intellect, and entertainment: The creation of a lecture series to foster English language use at a Japanese university
    Clankie, S.  Proceedings of the 7th Foreign Language Teaching and Research Mini-Conference, Matsuyama  64  -73  2012  Introduction international proceedings
  • An introduction to commercial English tests
    Clankie, S.  The Language Teacher  19-  (6)  8  -10  1995/06  [Reviewed]
     Report scientific journal
  • (Reprinted) The use of expressions of gratitude in English by Japanese and American University Students
    Clankie, S.  Eigogaku Ronsetsu: Leading Articles on the Study of English  27-  616  -633  1993/12  [Invited]
     Introduction scientific journal

Awards & Honors

  • 1999 Research Fellowship, St. ①Einiol's Library, Wales

Research Grants & Projects

  • 言語学
    Date (from‐to) : 1995
  • Linguistics
    Date (from‐to) : 1995

Teaching Experience

  • Applied Linguistics (Undergraduate, Graduate)Applied Linguistics (Undergraduate, Graduate)
  • Research Methodology (Graduate)Research Methodology (Graduate) Otaru University of Commerce
  • Linguistics (Undergraduate, Graduate)Linguistics (Undergraduate, Graduate) Otaru University of Commerce
  • English (Undergraduate, Graduate)English (Undergraduate, Graduate) Otaru University of Commerce

Committee Membership

  • 2001   JAPAN Assn. of Lang Teachers (JALT)   Member, Publication Advisory Board   JAPAN Assn. of Lang Teachers (JALT)
  • 1999   American Name Society   Member   American Name Society


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