Japanese Discussion & Debate Workshop

Dates:    <First topic*> Wednesday, May 16 and Monday, May 21
<Second topic*> Wednesday, May 30 and Monday, June 4
<Third topic*> Wednesday, June 6 and Monday, June 11
* You do not have to join all three topics, but you must join both sessions (Wednesday and Monday) for each topic.
Time:  <Wednesday (Preparation) session> From 6 pm to 7 pm (60 minutes) 
<Monday (Debate) session>From 6 pm to 7:30 pm (90 minutes)
Place: Japan-America Society of Washington DC
(1819 L Street NW, B2, Washington, DC 20036)
Cost:  $40 for JASWDC members/topic and $50 for non-JASWDC members/topic
If you register for all 3 sessions, it will be $100 for members and $130 for non-members.

Register Here

This link includes registration for the other topics as well. All the event pages contain the same information.

Deadline:      Payment for this course must be received by Monday, May 14.
Cancellation after this day will not be accepted. Limited space is available.
Textbook:     The materials for this course will be provided by the instructor.
Recommended Class Level: Advanced level Japanese learners who are comfortable debating/discussing topics in Japanese


First Topic: 日本の教育制度
Second Topic: 日本の食品問題
Third Topic: 日本の女性社会進出


学歴: 修士:認知言語学 ウェールズ大学 (MA with distinction Cognitive Linguistics at University of Wales, Bangor)
博士:言語学 ジョージタウン大学 (Ph.D. in Linguistics with Applied Linguistics Concentration at Georgetown University)
教育歴:アリゾナ大学 東アジア研究学科(客員助教授)日本語上級、日本語言語学講義、日本文化学講義、日本語応用言語学セミナー
University of Arizona, East Asian Studies Department, Visiting Assistant Professor, courses taught Advanced Japanese, Japanese Culture and Society, Japanese Linguistics, Japanese Applied Linguistics Seminar
ジョージタウン大学 東アジア言語文化学科(ティーチングアシスタント)日本語初級、日本語中級