|Chisato Nonaka||Last modified date：2020.06.16|
Associate Professor / The International Student Center
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Country of degree conferring institution (Overseas)
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I work as a faculty coordinator for the JTW (Japan in Today's World) program in the International Student Center, Kyushu University. I received my Ph.D. in Education from the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa in 2017. I have recently published my first book entitled, Transcending Self and Other Through Akogare [Desire]: The English Language and the Internationalization of Higher Education in Japan. I've also served as an invited referee for Current Issues in Language Planning (Taylor & Francis). My research interests include issues of linguistic, racial, ethnic, national, class, and gender-related identities, particularly in transnational education contexts.
- Projecting self and other through akogare [desire] among Japanese university students: The English language and the internationalization of higher education in a changing Japan
keyword : English, akogare, desire, identity, internationalization [kokusaika], Japan, higher education, TESOL
|1.||Chisato Nonaka, Transcending self and other through akogare [desire]: The English language and the internationalization of higher education in Japan., Multilingual Matters, 2018.09.|
As liberal arts courses, I teach "Self & Identity in Contemporary Japan," "Education in Japanese Society," "Gender and Sexuality in Today's Japan," and "International and Multicultural Education in Japan." Although these courses are designed for English-speaking students, I encourage Japanese students to register for or audit these courses, in hopes that students of diverse backgrounds share a sense of community and learn from one another. I also plan and conduct international exchange events, offer pre-study abroad workshops, and orientations for Japanese students who serve as tutors/supporters for international students. Given the ongoing global challenges, I've also began developing and providing educational activities online.