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【Jan.7, 2016】“Asia” within English-English loanwords of Asian origin and their historical background-
Global Citizen Series #2 Lecture
“Asia” within English -English loanwords of Asian origin and their historical background-
＊Bilingual lecture in English and Japanese＊
Identifying and studying the use of English loanwords that originated from Asia provides us with the opportunity to think about the history of interactions between the English-speaking world and Asian nations, and reflect upon the nature of linguistic and cultural exchange.
Lecturer: Bo Tao
Born in Shanghai and grew up in Osaka.
After studying anthropology at Brown University (B.A.) and international relations at Fudan University (M.A.), he is currently completing a Ph.D. degree in history at Yale University. He specializes in modern Japanese history and is interested in one of the foremost Japanese Christian leaders of the twentieth century, Kagawa Toyohiko.
Capacity: 30 (registration required)
Location: comm café (inside the Multicultural Center)
Participation fee: 1 drink or food order (￥200~)
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Sponsor: Minoh Multicultural Center
(Designated administrator: Minoh Association for Global Awareness Foundation)