2013-14 General Catalog

Language Program
218 Cowell College
(831) 459-2054

Program Description | Course Descriptions

Faculty and Professional Interests


Shigeko Okamoto
Sociolinguistics, discourse analysis, pragmatics, language and gender, foreign language pedagogy, Japanese linguistics

Associate Professor

Alan S. Christy
Early modern and modern Japan; history of social sciences, colonialism, nationalism

Assistant Professor

Noriko Aso
Japanese social and cultural history, women's history, race and ethnicity, colonialism, nationalism, Korean history


Sakae Fujita
Foreign language methodology, drama/theater/improvisation use in language learning, language and identity, foreign language literacy

Revised: 09/01/13