Session 8: “Language and Identity in Japan: Past, Present and Future”

October 29, 2021


Type Lecture
Intended for General public / Enrolled students / Applying students / Alumni / Companies / Elementary school students / Junior high school students / High school students / University students / Academic and Administrative Staff
Date(s) November 25, 2021 17:00 — 18:30
Location Online
Venue Zoom Webinar
Entrance Fee No charge
Registration Method Advance registration required
Registration Period October 29, 2021 — November 25, 2021
What is an ‘identity,’ and what does it mean to have one? How is an identity expressed through language use? With a spotlight on cultural, gender, and national identities, this lecture series ( explores a wide range of approaches to the intersections of language and identity.
In the concluding meeting of the Language and Identity series, members of Tokyo College discuss past and present issues, as well as the future outlook, of language and identity research in Japan. Previous events in this series will be available on the Tokyo College YouTube Channel on the dates slated for each event in the program.

Viktoria ESCHBACH-SZABO (Professor of Japanese Studies, University Tübingen; Tokyo College Professor, Tokyo College)
Hannah DAHLBERG-DODD (Project Researcher, Tokyo College)
HOSOKAWA Naoko (Postdoctoral Fellow, Tokyo College)
Maria TELEGINA (Postdoctoral Fellow, Tokyo College)
Michael FACIUS (Associate Professor, Tokyo College)
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