BUGAEVA Anna  Associate Professor
Tokyo University of Science, Institute of Arts and Sciences, Kagurazaka Division, Institute of Arts and Sciences
Profile | Laboratories | Assigned Courses(12)
Refereed Papers(39) | Refereed Proceedings(8) | Other Papers(14) | Publications(16) | Presentations(83)
Address 1-3 Kagurazaka, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 162-8601, Japan
TEL : +81-3-3260-4271
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Under-Graduate School
  • 1996, St. Petersburg University Oriental Faculty Japanese Studies (with a minor in English) 
Graduate School
  • 2000, Hokkaido University Graduate School, Division of Letters Linguistics, Linguistic Typology, Ainu Master's Degree
  • 2004, Hokkaido University Graduate School, Division of Linguistic Sciences Linguistics, Linguistic Typology, Ainu Doctoral Degree
Postgraduate Qualification
  • Hokkaido University PhD (Linguistics)
Research History
  • 2016- Collaborator. Research Project"Endangered Languages and Dialects in Japan" headed by Prof. Nobuko Kibe, NINJAL
    2016-2017 Collaborator. NICHIBUNKEN Project "Theories on the origins of Japanese" Prof Osada
    2013-2016 Project sub-leader. Leader ofthe Ainu research group. Research Project "Typological and historical/ comparative research on the languages of the Japanese archipelago and their Environs" headed by Prof. John Whitman, NINJAL

    2010-2013 Collaborator. "Leipzig valency classes project" headed by Prof. Bernard Comrie, Prof. M. Haspelmath, and Dr. Andrej Malchukov, the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology
    2010-2012 Collaborator. "Typology of the Northern languages" headed by Dr. Tokusu Kurebito, the Institute of Languages and Cultures of Asia and Africa, TUFS
    2009-2012 Collaborator. Research Projects "Noun-concluding construction: grammaticalization of nouns", "Modal and speech-act limits on clause-linkage" headed by Prof. Tasaku Tsunoda, NINJAL
    2009-2011 Collaborator. Research Project "Noun-modifying constructions in languages of Eurasia: reshaping theoretical and geographical boundaries" headed by Prof.Yoshiko Matsumoto, Stanford University
Employment History
  • 2004-2005 Faculty of Letters, Hokkaido University, Visiting Researcher
    2005-2007 Faculty of Letters, Chiba University, JSPS Postdoctoral Researcher
    2007-2008 SOAS,University of London , Chiba University Postdoctoral Researcher funded by Endangered Languages Documentation Project
    200712-200803 RCLT, La Trobe University, Visiting Research Fellow
    2008-2012 Waseda Institute for Advanced Study, Waseda University, Contracted Assistant Professor, Contracted Associate Professor
    2012-2016 Department of Crosslinguistic Studies, National Institute for Japanese Language and Linguistics (NINJAL), Project Associate Professor
    201604- Department of Liberal Arts, Faculty of Science (Division 1), Tokyo University of Science, Associate Professor
Research Keyword person marking, reported discourse, voice alternations, reciprocals, applicatives, causatives, impersonal passive, antipassive, ditransitive constructions, valency classes, polysynthesis, noun incorporation, relative clauses, noun complement clauses, nominalization, evidentiality, complex predicates, verbal number, possession, language contact, language change, classification of Ainu dialects, Ainu language documentation (corpus building)
Research Area
  • Linguistics (Linguistic Typology, Ainu, Northeast Asian Languages)
Research Theme
  • "Towards understanding dynamics of language change in Ainu", Grant-in-Aid for Scientific recearch (C), Project Number: 17K02743
Academic Awards Received
  • 2015.11.24

    The 11th NINJAL Director's Award

  • 2013.12.10

    The National Institutes for the Humanities Research Prize

Academic Society Affiliations
  • 2018.10 - 2022.6

    Japan Association of Northern Language Studies member

  • 2010.4 - 2022.6

    The Societas Linguistica Europaea (SLE) Member

  • 2008.4 - 2022.6

    The Japan Association for the Study of Russian Language and Literature (JASRLL) Member

  • 2006.4 - 2021.6

    The Association for Linguistic Typology (ALT) Member

  • 2005.9 - 2021.6

    The Linguistic Society of Japan (LSJ) Member

Guest Professor
  • 2016.4.1 - 2021.3.31

    国立国語研究所 客員准教授

  • 2021.4.1 - 2022.3.31

    国立国語研究所 客員准教授