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EAP Speaker Series lecture on virtual dialects in Japanese

EAP Speaker Series poster for Yukari Tanaka

Professor Yukari Tanaka will present her research on the development of virtual dialects in Japanese media, with special attention to dialect use in TV dramas. 「ヴァーチャル方言」からみる日本語社会:テレビドラマを例として (“Virtual Dialects as a Window on Japanese Language and Society”). 374 Rockefeller Hall (Asian Studies Lounge) 4:45PM. The talk will be in Japanese with English translation for the handouts and interpretation for the Q&A.

Professor Tanaka is Professor, Nihon University College of Humanities and Sciences, Department of Japanese Language and Literature. She is the author of several books on Japanese linguistics.