Seminar in Spring 2024

Dr. Santoi Wagner

How Can Conversation Analysis Make You a Better L2 Language Teacher and Researcher?

Dr. Santoi Wagner (University of Pennsylvania, USA)

Tokyo・Osaka (Online Live - Sign-up Deadline: Fri, March 1, 2024, 12:00, JST):
March 2, 3, 9, and 10, 2024 (9:00-12:00, JST)

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Seminars in Summer 2024

Dr. Judit Kormos

Cognitive Diversity in Language Learning, Teaching and Assessment

Dr. Judit Kormos (Lancaster University, U.K.)

Tokyo・Osaka (Online Live - Sign-up Deadline: Fri, May 10, 2024, 12:00, JST):
May 11, 12, 18 and 19, 2024 (18:00 - 21:00, JST)

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Dr. Ana Pellicer-Sanchez

Learning Vocabulary in a Second Language: A Focus on Processing and Instruction

Dr. Ana Pellicer-Sanchez (University College London, IOE, UK)

Tokyo・Osaka (Online Live - Sign-up Deadline: Fri, June 21, 2024, 12:00, JST):
June 22, 23, 29, and 30, 2024 (18:00-21:00, JST)

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Sign-Up for Seminars

For Guests, Current TUJ Students, TUJ Alumni:

 Seminar Sign-Up Form


For Current TUJ Students (for credit):

Register with an online Course Registration Form during the official registration period or submit a hard copy of the Course Registration Form to the office (or submit to tujtesol@tuj.temple.edu) on the first day of each seminar until one hour after the first session ends. Note that a Late Fee will be charged for any initial registrations submitted after the official registration period

Registration Form (Tokyo)Registration Form (Osaka)

About the Distinguished Lecturer Series

The Distinguished Lecturer Series brings internationally recognized TESOL and Applied Linguistics scholars to TUJ for intensive weekend seminars. Each seminar can be taken for elective credit for the master's and doctoral degrees.

The first three hours of each seminar are free and open to the general public. Alumni of TUJ's Graduate College of Education are welcome to attend the entire weekend without charge; the weekend auditing fee for others is ¥13,000 (Non-refundable). Registrants will be charged the amount of a credit-course (Tokyo: ¥89,000 Osaka: ¥85,600).


How to Attend

Please sign up with the Seminar Sign-up Form below. Select the seminar you wish to attend from the drop-down list in the form.

Even if you sign-up for the entire seminar through "Seminar Sign-Up Form", you will be required to confirm your intention to stay for the remaining sessions by email after the public session. Further instructions will be provided on the first seminar day.

Payment Method

We accept payment for the official auditor's fee (¥13,000, non-refundable) by credit card  or by bank transfer. 
The payment instructions will be provided in a separate email after the first day public session.
In case of the payment by bank transfer, the amount should not include bank charges, for which the guest official auditor is responsible. Wire transfer must be done by using the guest official auditor's name. 
If you are alumni of TUJ's Graduate College of Education, you may attend the entire seminar for free of charge.

Current TUJ Students:

Wishing to take a seminar for credit?

If you are a current student at TUJ and would like to register for a seminar for credit, do not use the Seminar Sign-Up Form. You must register for seminars during the official registration period of each semester.

You may add/drop seminars during the regular add/drop period. If you miss the regular add/drop period,you may still add/drop seminars on the first day of each seminar until one hour after the first session ends. Add/Drops for seminars are available only to those who registered either for the seminars or other regular courses during the official registration period.

If you registered for a seminar during the official registration period but that registration was cancelled because you missed the tuition payment deadline, you may re-register for the seminar during the regular add/drop period or on the first day of each seminar until one hour after the first session ends, but you must pay a late registration fee of ¥5,500.