Kalyan Chattopadhyay is Associate Professor and Director of the English Language Centre at Bankim Sardar College, Calcutta University, and this year's Bill Balsamo Asian Scholar at JALT2016. A University of Leeds and Hornby Trust alumnus, he has spoken and published on language skills development and the use of new technologies in language teaching.
Hands On Media Education is at the forefront of the Media Education movement. By providing customized production-based media and digital literacy workshops, Hands On Media Education offers educators, students and private organizations highly effective opportunities to engage with the evolving landscape of media education.
Photo Exhibition 石川文洋写真展 ―心の眼 November 3-5 (Lecture on Nov 5th)
November 3-5 Osaka Jogakuin University will host a photo exhibition of Mr. Bunyo Ishikawa's work with a lecture on Nov 5. Mr. Ishikawa is a photojournalist originally from Okinawa, who covered the Vietnam War and also is active in documenting the military issues in Okinawa.
Osaka Jogakuin University will host this special event on the first floor of the Osaka Christian Center (just down the hill from the university), featuring Mr. Bun'yo Ishikawa, a photojournalist originally from Okinawa who covered the Vietnam War and also is active in documenting the military issues in Okinawa.
Koko Kondo is the youngest Hiroshima hibakusha (atomic bomb survivor) who has a very important message of peace for people all over the world.
Debbie West - Presenters and presentation styles
Rakugo is a Japanese form of minimalistic comedic performance, which has been passed down from master to apprentice through the generations for more than 300 years. This presentation will bring to light some pertinent points of language use that are particular to Rakugo, and will analyze and explain them.
Back to School is our annual spring mini-conference which aims to share ideas on a wide range of topics to help everyone start the new school year on a positive note.
This year Osaka JALT is co-sponsoring the event with JALT's Materials Writers SIG and Osaka Jogakuin University's Research Institute of International Collaboration and Coexistence (RIICC).
With the Olympics on the horizon, the challenge of providing hospitality to visitors is gaining in importance. Hospitality, however, is not simply putting on a welcoming attitude. What many people do not know is that hospitality is a serious and respected field of study with a long history in Europe. European universities and colleges specialize in this multi-faceted area.
This event aims to shed light on several facets of Iran in a similar way that Lafcadio Hearn's classic Glimpses of Unfamiliar Japan, first published in 1894, did for Japan to Westerners. Our time will be divided as follows:
A Brief History of Iran: Language, Culture, and Education