Researchers

Tomoko Yaginuma

Academic degree: Mestrado

Professional category: Investigador (sem bolsa)

Research group(s):

E-mail: tomoko@ilch.uminho.pt

ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-0419-1273

Institutional address:

Departamento de Estudos Asiáticos
Instituto de Letras e Ciências Humanas
Universidade do Minho
Campus de Gualtar
4710-057 Braga
Portugal

Short bionote:

Tomoko Yaginuma is a lecturer in Department of Asian Studies, Institute of Letters and Human Sciences, University of Minho, Portugal. She obtained Bachelor of Literature in Sociology at Chiba University, Japan in 1994, MA in Film Studies, at University of Newcastle upon Tyne, UK in 2000 and MSc in Computer Science, at University of Bath, UK in 2001. Currently she is a PhD student in Cultural Studies at Institute of Social Sciences, University of Minho. A theme of her doctoral project is "Social representations of Japan and Japanese culture in Portugal". Her major scientific areas are Cultural Studies, Sociology and Japanese Studies (language and culture).

Research interests:

Social representations of Japan in Protugal/(the West), Japanese as a Foreign Language, Culture of Japan.

Education:

2001 MSc in Computer Science, Department of Mathematical Sciences, University of Bath, UK.

2000 MA in Film Studies, Department of Modern Languages, University of Newcastle upon Tyne, UK.

1994 Bachelor of Literature in Sociology, Department of Behavioral Sciences, Chiba University, Japan.

Professional experience:

2015-present: Lecturer in Department of Asian Studies, Institute of Letters and Human Sciences, University of Minho, Portugal

Publications

Proceedings papers

  • Yaginuma, T. (2019). Awareness toward diversity of Japanese culture: the images about Japan and Japanese people held by JFL students as a starting point. In Proceedings of the 5th Symposium of Association of Japanese Professors in Spain. Alicante. (in Japanese, in print)

Organização de eventos

Participação em eventos

  • Colóquio/Congresso

    Tomoko Yaginuma, 'Imagining Japan from Far-West: a case study about the perceptions of Japanese culture in Portugal.' In the 3rd EAJS Conference in Japan, 14 Sep 2019, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Japan. [URL: https://www.eajs.eu/index.php?id=631]

  • Colóquio/Congresso

    Tomoko Yaginuma “Awareness toward diversity of Japanese culture: the images about Japan and Japanese people held by JFL students as a starting point”. In 5th Symposium of Association of Japanese Professors in Spain. 15 Jun 2019, University of Alicante, Alicante, Spain. [http://apje.es/wordpress/ja/2019/06/14/20190614-apjesimposio-jp/]

  • Colóquio/Congresso

    Tomoko Yaginuma “The Images of Japan and the Japanese People: A Case of Japanese as a Foreign Language Students in Portugal”. ICACSS 2018 : 20th International Conference on Anthropological, Cultural and Sociological, 10 Sep 2018, Tokyo, Japan

  • Seminário (Por convite)

    Tomoko Yaginuma “Studying about Japan and Social Representations about Japan”. Lecture in the course of "Media and Contemporary Cultures" in the graduation of Communication Sciences, Institute of Social Sciences, University of Minho, 12 Apr 2018, Braga, Portugal.

  • Colóquio/Congresso

    Tomoko Yaginuma "The images of the Japanese held by Japanese learning students in Portugal". In Colóquio "Relações entre a Península Ibérica e o Japão: do século XVI aos dias de hoje". 7 Mar 2017, Instituto de Letras e Ciências Humanas, Universidade do Minho, Braga, Portugal.

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