Kazuko Inoue

Posted: June 2017

The LSA regrets to share news of the passing of Kazuko Inoue in May. After discovering generative grammar at the LSA Summer Institute in 1960, she became one of the leading generative linguists in Japan. She was a beloved teacher and prolific researcher who also served as president of the Linguistic Society of Japan and of Kanda University of International Studies, where she created graduate programs in linguistics. She was an Honorary Member of the LSA from 1992.

A full obituary by LSA member Naoki Fukui is available here.