Sessions / Bilingualism

16:45

Bilingualism SIG Forum #98

SIG Forum
Finished
Saturday 16:45-18:05 JST

It goes without saying that 2020 has not gone as planned, and the world has been greatly impacted by COVID-19. Thus, the revised theme for this year’s 2020 Bilingual SIG forum will include stories from three bilingual/multilingual families living in Japan, in regards to how they’ve been supporting their languages and education throughout this turbulent time.

It goes without saying that 2020 has not gone as planned, and the world has been greatly impacted by COVID-19. Thus, the revised theme for this year’s 2020 Bilingual SIG forum will include stories from three bilingual/multilingual families living in Japan, in regards to how they’ve been supporting their languages and education throughout this turbulent time.

Speaker: Diane Lamb-Obara

Currently an adjunct lecturer at Rikkyo University, with interests in teaching young learners, bilingual education, and intercultural project-based learning. I'm also the Program Chair for the Bilingual SIG and editor ... more

Speaker: Christie Provenzano

I'm originally from Canada, and am an associate professor at Chikushi Jo Gakuen University, where I have a seminar class full of novice researchers in issues connected to bilingualism and ... more

Speaker: Shaitan Alexandra

I have been involved in researching mixed-race identity in the context of Japan for the past couple of years. Whilst "race" itself is a controversial referent hotly debated in the ... more