Research Projects

Academic Staff

All staff members are Japan experts with research expertise and training in disciplines like Applied Linguistics, Anthropology, Business Administration, Geography, History, and Political Science, as well Japanese Literature and Cultural Studies. Their research interests include literature and poetics, sociolinguistics, early modern history, traditional performance, marketing, cultural geography, film, comparative aging, tourism, gender studies, art history, work, popular culture, and Japanese cultural interactions with Southeast Asia.

Research Projects

Project Title Principal Investigator/Collaborator
Caste in Early Modern Japan: Danzaemon and the Edo Outcaste Order Timothy Amos
Japanese Children's Social Interaction and Language Use Emi Morita
Archiving Traditional Japanese Performance Lim Beng Choo
Home on the Dot: Podcasting as a Learning Tool Chris McMorran
Last Resort: labor, tourism and identity in Japan Chris McMorran
Assessing the impacts of Grade-free Learning Chris McMorran
Shopping Malls and Consumer Culture in Japan Hendrik Meyer-Ohle
Recruitment of Foreign Employees by Japanese Companies Hendrik Meyer-Ohle
Understanding community comprehensive care system in Japan Thang Leng Leng
Intergenerational contact zones and applications Thang Leng Leng
Japanese women in Southeast Asia: work and retirement Thang Leng Leng
Long term care issues in Asia Thang Leng Leng

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