Reader in Japanese and Applied Linguistics (Education)
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- Academic Support Hours: Wednesdays 3-4pm/Thursdays 2-3pm
Director of Learning and Teaching
Director of Research
Dr Alan Cummings (all DEALC UG programmes)
Dr Alan Cummings (BA Japanese, BA Japanese and XXX, BA East Asian Studies, BA East Asian Studies and XXX)
Dr Anders Karlsson (BA Korean, BA Korean and XXX)
Dr Owen Miller (MA Japanese Studies, MA Korean Studies, MA Chinese Studies)
Dr Barbara Pizziconi (MA . . . and Intensive Japanese)
Dr Anders Karlsson MA ... and Intensive Korean)
Please note that for Masters Students the Admissions Tutor and Academic Advisor is the Postgraduate Programme Convenor.
Modern and Contemporary Japanese history. Social and cultural history of the 20th century, especially the intersection of consumer capitalism and historical memory.
Contemporary Japanese culture, with particular interest in Japanese media and popular culture, representations of 'Otherness', social phenomena and war memory.
Korean and East Asian literary traditions (prose and fiction); literary and intellectual history; travel literature and cultural encounters; critical theory and comparative literature
Korean language teaching
Modern Korean history and society; Korean historiography; social and economic history of 19th and 20th century Korea
Japanese language pedagogy and second language acquisition, especially interested in applied drama and sociocultural approach; bilingualism and translanguaging.
Modern Japanese history; modernity, imperialism and militarism. Social and political issues of contemporary Japan.
FCO Research Analysts (China, Japan and Korea) for 33 years. PhD from SOAS 1971 in Japanese history. Served in Seoul, Beijing and in 2001-2002, established the British Embassy in Pyongyang., Democratic People’s Republic of Korea. Has taught Korean history at SOAS and currently teaches a course, “The Other Korea” on North Korea since 1945. Numerous publications, broadcasts etc.
Japanese art and culture of the 16th to 19th centuries
East Asian film and visual media