新着情報

  • Beyond the Doors by Ayaka Yamaguchi

    2018/02/19
    Issue 3 Cover-Finalim
      “I think of it like a new world is coming in through that door, rather than a customer.” That is what the owner of the café told us in the end, and it is one of the most memorable things anyone has ever told me.  My mother and I had lunch in Jiyugaoka that day, and the old wooden signboard of the café that read “六文銭(Rokumonsen)” caught my eyes. It clearly stood out from the rest of the street, with a McDonald’s and other cafes going after the current pancake craze. I peeked in through the window of the wooden door. Although I was curious too, I was hesitant to go in. <続きを読む>
  • Faculty Spotlight: Professor Mitsuyo Sakamoto, a specialist in Linguistics.

    2018/02/07
    Professor Mitsuyo Sakamoto grew up in Canada. Due to the influence of being born in a multicultural country, she started to have an interest in language which later pushed her to pursue her career as a linguist. She finished her B.A. and afterward completed her Ph.D. at the University of Toronto. Her areas of interest are Bilingualism, Language acquisition, maintenance and attrition, Second and third language acquisition, Foreign language pedagogy, Sociocultural theory and SLA, Qualitative research, Multiculturalism and multicultural education. Recently, she sat down with the editors of the student journal Angles, to discuss her career, her work, and her teaching. Angles Editor: How did you get started in your field? <続きを読む>