Academic Publications and Conferences

ACADEMIC PUBLICATIONS

An Overview of English-language Literature Study in Japan, Lit Matters: the Liberlit Journal of Teaching Literature, May 2016

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Issues in Cross-Cultural Interviewing, in Perks and Thomson, The Oral History Reader, 3rd edition, Routledge, November 2015

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A Look at Students’ Study Abroad Experiences through their Essays, Journal of Bunkyo Gakuin University, Volume 11, 2011

“English makes me act in a different way”: To what extent can a change of language affect speech and behaviour?, The Language Teacher, Issue 35.3, May 2011

Japanese Women Residents in England: Adventures and Misadventures in a Foreign Culture, Sietar Japan Newsletter, Spring Issue 2011

The Ivory Tower and the Waiting Circle: Why British and Japanese Universities have declined in the 2010 Times Higher Education World University Rankings, Journal of Bunkyo Gakuin University, Volume 10, Spring 2011

Code-switching in Cross-cultural Interviewing: How modern Japanese Women utilize English to express issues of Hierarchy, Gender and Power, Journal of Bunkyo Gakuin University, Volume 9, 2009

 

Itakura, Burton, Onohara, 映画でわかるイギリス文化入門, Eiga de wakaru Igirisu Bunka Nyuumon, (Introduction to British Cultural Studies through Movies), Shohakusha, 2007 (Japanese language publication)

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Okumura, Burton, Itakura, 映画でわかるアメリカ文化入門, Eiga de wakaru Amerika Bunka Nyuumon, (Introduction to American Cultural Studies through Movies), Shohakusha, 2007 (Japanese language publication)

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oralhistoryreaderIssues in Cross-Cultural Interviewing, in Perks and Thomson, The Oral History Reader, 2nd edition, Routledge, April 2006

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Interviews with Female Japanese Study Abroad Students in England, in the NUCB Journal of Language, Culture and Communication, Volume 6, Number 1, May 2004

Japanese Women Residents in England:  A Methodological and Cultural Study, DPhil thesis no:  DX225943, University of Sussex, June 2003.Open Access: available online from the British Library.

Issues in Cross-Cultural Interviewing in the Oral History Journal (UK), Volume 31, No 1, Spring 2003

Co-editor and interviewer for Millennium Milestone: Celebrations of the 20th Century (2000), a Help the Aged/ Millennium Award publication funded by the National Lottery

BOOK REVIEWS

A Century of Transnationalism: Immigrants and their Homeland Connections, by Nancy Green & Roger Waldinger eds, University of Illinois Press, 292pp, £25.99, ISBN 9780252081903. Reviewed in Review31.co.uk

Manga in America: Transnational Book Publishing and the Domestication of Japanese Comics, by Casey Brienza, Bloomsbury, 2016, 232pp, £17.99, ISBN 9781472595874. Reviewed in Review31.co.uk

Occidentalism: The West in the Eyes of Its Enemies, by Ian Buruma and Avishai Margalit, in the NUCB Journal of Language, Culture and Communication, Volume 7, No 1, May 2005

CONFERENCES

The 4th Liberlit Conference, Meiji Gakuin University, Tokyo, Japan, 15th February, 2013                                                                                        English-Language Literature in Tertiary Education in Japan: Some Student and Teacher Feedback

Reading British and American Cultures through Movies Lecture Series, Bunkyo Gakuin University, Tokyo, Autumn 2012
裏切りのサーカス(Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy) – Great Britain, the Soviet Union and the history of the Intelligence Services” 

Reading British and American Cultures through Movies Lecture Series, Bunkyo Gakuin University, Tokyo, Spring 2012
“ゴスフォードパーク “Gosford Park and the British Class System”

比較文化コミュ二ケーション学会 (Sietar 25th Annual Conference), Bunkyo Gakuin University, Tokyo, Japan, October 2010
Japanese Women Residents in England: Adventures and Misadventures in a Foreign Culture. 

Japanese Association of Language Teachers Conference, Japan, October 2009
“Lives and Experiences of Female Japanese Students in England”

International Association of World Englishes Conference, Chukyo University, Japan, 6-9 October 2006.
“Cultural Issues in the use of English: the Connections between Language, Identity, Gender and Power

14th International Oral History Conference, Sydney, Australia, 12-16 July 2006.
“On Attempting to Introduce Oral History to University Students in Japan

Life History Research Centre Seminar, University of Sussex, 3 June 2003.
“Western Methodologies – Eastern Interviewees”

The Biographical Turn – A Life History Research Day, The Centre for Life History Research, University of Sussex, 2 June 2001
“Issues in Cross-Cultural Interviewing”

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