Distinguished Lecturer Series

Upcoming Seminars in Summer 2019

Photo of Dr. Naoko Taguchi

Second Language Pragmatics: Theory, Research, and Pedagogy

Dr. Naoko Taguchi (Carnegie Mellon University, U.S.A.)

Photo of Dr. Timothy Fukawa-Connelly.

Issues of (mis)communication in Science and Mathematics Classrooms--the Surprising Importance of Language

Dr. Timothy Fukawa-Connelly (Temple University, U.S.A.)

Photo of Dr. Nick Ellis

Usage-Based Second Language Acquisition: Implicit and Explicit Learning and Their Interface

Dr. Nick Ellis (University of Michigan, U.S.A.)

Upcoming Seminars in Fall 2019

Photo of Atsushi Mizumoto

Corpus Use in Education and Research

Dr. Atsushi Mizumoto (Kansai University, Japan)

Image of Dr. Carol Myford

Analyzing Rating Data Using a Many-Facet Rasch Measurement Approach

Dr. Carol Myford (The University of Illinois at Chicago, U.S.A.)

Photo of Dr. Mike Bostwick

Theory and Practice of Content   Language Integrated Learning (CLIL)

Dr. Mike Bostwick (Katoh Gakuen English Immersion, Japan)

About the Distinguished Lecturer Series

Nine times a year, 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 (Saturday session from 14:00 to 17:00) 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. Registrants will be charged the amount of a credit-course (Tokyo: 87,550 yen Osaka: 84,200 yen).

Venues

  • Seminars in Tokyo are held at:
  • Seminars in Osaka are held at TUJ's Osaka Center

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.

  • For current TUJ students & guests:
    If you wish to audit the whole weekend, please indicate that on the form, and pay your auditing fee (¥13,000) before the second session starts on Saturday at 18:00. We only accept the cash payment.
  • For TUJ Alumni:
    If you are alumni of TUJ's Graduate College of Education, you may attend the entire seminar for free of charge.

Attention: Depending on the number of attendees, doors might be closed at 14:00.