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|Name:||Damian J. Rivers|
|Institution:||Future University Hakodate|
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Philosophy of Language
|Selected Publications:||Rivers, D.J. (Ed.) (in press). Resistance to the Known: Counter-Conduct in Foreign Language Education. Houndmills: Palgrave Macmillan.
Rivers, D.J. (in press). Identity Encounters: The Self-Other Positioning of International Students in the Japanese University Language Classroom. In A. Fabricius and B. Preisler (Eds.), Transcultural Interaction and Linguistic Diversity in Higher Education: The Student Experience. Houndmills: Palgrave Macmillan.
Rivers, D.J. (in press). Cultural Essentialism and Foreigner-as-Criminal Discourse. In. F. Dervin and R. Machart (Eds.), Culture as an Excuse in Intercultural Communication and Education. London and New York: Routledge.
Rivers, D.J. and Houghton, S.A. (Eds.) (2013). Social Identities and Multiple Selves in Foreign Language Education. London and New York: Bloomsbury.
Houghton, S.A. and Rivers, D.J. (Eds.) (2013). Native-Speakerism in Japan: Intergroup Dynamics in Foreign Language Education. Bristol: Multilingual Matters.
Rivers, D.J. and Ross, A.S. (2013). Idealized English Teachers: The Implicit Influence of Race in Japan. Journal of Language, Identity and Education 12(5): 321-339.
Rivers, D.J. (2013). Labour Contract Law Amendments: Recruitment Indicative of Change? The Language Teacher 37(1): 68-71.
Rivers, D.J. (2012). Modeling the Perceived Value of Compulsory English Language Education in Undergraduate Non-Language Majors of Japanese Nationality. Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development 33(3): 251-267.
Rivers, D.J. (2011). Evaluating the Self and the Other: Imagined Intercultural Contact within a Native-Speaker Dependent Foreign Language Context. International Journal of Intercultural Relations 35(6): 842-852.
Rivers, D.J. (2011). Intercultural Processes in Accented English. World Englishes 30(3): 375-391.
McMillan, B.A. and Rivers, D.J. (2011). The Practice of Policy: Teacher Attitudes Toward 'English-Only'. System 39(2): 251-263.
Rivers D.J. (2011). Strategies and Struggles in the ELT Classroom: Language Policy, Learner Autonomy and Innovative Practice. Language Awareness 20(1): 31-43.
Rivers, D.J. (2011). Japanese National Identification and English Language Learning Processes. International Journal of Intercultural Relations 35(2): 111-123.
Rivers, D.J. (2011). Politics without Pedagogy: Questioning Linguistic Exclusion. ELT Journal 65(2): 103-113.
Rivers, D.J. (2010). Implicating the Role of Japanese National Identification: National Vitality, Community Appeal and Attitudes toward English Language Learning in Context. Studies in Linguistics and Language Teaching 21: 101-122.
Rivers, D.J. (2010). Ideologies of Internationalisation and the Treatment of Diversity within Japanese Higher Education. Journal of Higher Education Policy and Management 32(5): 441-454.
Rivers, D.J. (2010). National Identification and Intercultural Relations in Foreign Language Learning. Language and Intercultural Communication 10(4): 318-336.
|Announced on LINGUIST :||
Native-Speakerism in Japan
Social Identities and Multiple Selves in Foreign Language Education
|Courses Taught:||Undergraduate and graduate courses concerning educational, cultural and social policies etc.|
Rethinking Narrative Identity
(LL Issue 24.2740)
Identity Formation in Globalizing Contexts (LL Issue 23.3196)
The Politics of English (LL Issue 23.4486)
English-Medium Instruction at Universities (LL Issue 24.832)
Scientific Discourse and the Rhetoric of Globalization (LL Issue 25.5049)
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