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  Allen O'Brien Kathleen
   School of Global Japanese Studies
   Professor
■ Books and Papers
1. Book Reading Japan Cool: Patterns of Manga Literacy and Discourse (Co-authored (other than first author)) 2009/03
2. Book Eigo ky?shi no tameno gakush? sutoratej? handobukku [Learning strategies handbook for English teachers] Becoming a strong reader (Co-authored (first author)) 2006/04
3. Book Eigo ky?shi no tameno gakush? sutoratej? handobukku [Learning strategies handbook for English teachers] Becoming a stronger writer and learner. (Co-authored (first author)) 2006/04
4. Book Learning to read in China:Sociolinguistic perspectives on the acquistion of literacy (Co-authored (other than first author)) 1999/10
5. Book Cultural and Linguistic Approaches to Language Teaching Education in China in the context of economic reforms of the 1990s (Sole-authored) 1994/09
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■ Conference Presentations
1. 2012/06/28 Caricatures of images: Analyzing stance-taking in manga character discourse (PopCaanz 2012, Melbourne, Australia)
2. 2011/12/04 Preaching the sermon or delivering it: An analysis of language ideologies of missionaries and their co-workers in 1950s Japan (Third Workshop of the Oita Text Forum)
3. 2010/12 Stance-taking in the text interpretation process (Second Workshop of the Oita Text Forum)
4. 2010/07 Stance-taking in responses to interview transcripts (18th International Pragmatics and Language Learning Conference)
5. 2009/11 Interpreting meaning in popular media products: Censorship and readers (JALT Tokyo Chapter)
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■ Academic Qualifications
1. 1988/01/31
Degree Acquisition
Teachers College Columbia University Doctor of Education (Ed.D.)
2. 1986/06~1988/01 Teachers College, Columbia University Graduate School, Division of Education Applied Linguistics〔Doctoral course〕 Completed
3. 1986/05/31
Degree Acquisition
Teachers College Columbia University Masters of Education (Ed. M.)
4. 1984/09~1986/05 Teachers College, Columbia University Graduate School, Division of Education Applied Linguistics〔Master degree program〕 Completed
5. 1980/07/15
Degree Acquisition
University of Edinburgh Masters of Science (M.Sc.)
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■ Teaching Activities
● Textbook and Other Teaching Materials of your own
1. 1982/12 Writing in English Book 2 (London: Macmillan)
2. 1982/06 Writing In English Book 1 (London: Macmillan)
■ Professional Achievements
● Other Special Instructions related to the Current Position
1. Academic Writing English Linguistics Seminars 2A~4B Manga Culture
■ Certificates and Licenses
1. 1972/01/31 Post-graduate Certificate in Education (P.G.C.E.)
■ Research Topics, Consignment Studies & KAKENHI Researches
1.   language acquisition in history  (Key Word : adult language learners, language maintenance, oral history)
2.   Stance in text interpretation  (Key Word : hermeneutics, text analysis, literacy, stance, identity, manga literacy)
■ Award History
1. 1992/06 Teaching Excellence (Nanjing University)
2. 1991/06 Teaching Excellence (Jiangsu Province)
3. 1990/06 Teaching Excellence (Nanjing University)
4. 1984/08 Fulbright Scholarship (1984-1987)
5. 1972/12 Distinction in Teaching Practice(教育実習優秀賞)
■ Current Specialized Field
Linguistics, Foreign language education, Educational sociology