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metaphor, rhetoric, applied cognitive linguistics, translation, cultural representation, gender

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  • 1995.04.01 - 2002.03.31, Faculty of Language and Culture, Associate Professor

  • 2002.04.01 - 2005.03.31, Faculty of Language and Culture, Professor

  • 2005.04.01 - 2007.09.30, Course of Language and Culture, Graduate School of Language and Culture, Professor

  • 2007.10.01 - , Studies in Language and Culture, Graduate School of Language and Culture, Professor

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University of Washington   1977.05
Princeton University   Completed 1992.10

Academic Papers 【 display / non-display

  • Metaphorical Creativity for Intercultural Communication, Yokota, Gerry,Multicultural Japan: Research and Methodologies for Teaching Language and Culture, 2019.12, International Conference(Proceedings)

  • Metaphor and the Power of Storytelling: A Cognitive Linguistic Approach, Yokota, Gerry,Nagoya University Studium Generale, 2019.11, Conference Report / Oral Presentation

  • Is It Nature? Is It Culture? Is It Gender? Or Is It Just Me?, Yokota, Gerry,Living on the Edge, 2019.10, Conference Report / Oral Presentation

  • La Maison de Himiko: Challenging Notions of Diversity, Inclusion and Equity through Film, Yokota, Gerry,ISLS2019 (International Society for Language Studies), 2019.06, International Conference(Non Proceeding)

  • The Representation of Gender in Noh: Canon, Category, Perception, Yokota, Gerry, レトリックとコミュニケーション, 87-99, 2019.05, Papers

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Books 【 display / non-display

  • Special, Approaches to Style and Discourse in English, Risto Hiltunen and Shinichiro Watanabe (eds.), Osaka University Press, 2004.02

  • Special, Intersections of Religion and Drama: A Comparison of Japanese and English Culture in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries, Yokota-Murakami, Gerry, Research supported by a Grant-in-Aid from the Ministry of Education, 2000.03

  • Special, Gender and Japanese History, 2 vols., Edited by Wakita Haruko, Anne Bouchy, and Ueno Chizuko.Translation edited by Gerry Yokota-Murakami., Osaka University Press, 1999.02

  • Special, The Formation of the Canon of Noh: The Literary Tradition of Divine Authority, Yokota-Murakami, Gerry, Osaka University Press, 1997.02


Lecture / Exhibition 【 display / non-display

  • Harassment Prevention Training Seminar for Volunteers, An Ounce of Prevention Is Worth a Pound of Cure, 2019.02

  • Toyonaka International Exchange Center Fall Open Lecture, Intercultural Communication from the Perspective of "Traditional" Japanese Culture, 2018.10