Gender and Beyond 2-day Conference

Venue: Kansai University,

Location: Suita, Osaka, Japan

Event Date/Time: Oct 06, 2007 End Date/Time: Oct 07, 2007
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Opening Lecture: Professor Janet Holmes will speak on "Gender and Leadership: Some Socio-Pragmatic Considerations"
Saturday October 6 [6pm-8pm]
Venue: Temple University Japan, Osaka Ekimae Bldg. 3, 21st Floor, 1-1-3-2100 Umeda, Kita-ku, Osaka

On Sunday October 7th at Kansai University, Osaka
Event: Various Presentations and Panel Discussion
Presentation Titles for Sunday October 7

An exciting array of presentations by educators from around Japan and abroad are scheduled from 10am-6pm. Here are some of the titles of these inspiring and interesting presentations:
The 'de-feminization' of Japanese Women's Language
Women in the Workplace: An Advertisers Perspective
No Ordinary People: Race, Gender, and Social Justice in African American Leadership (Panel Discussion)
Gender Equality and Multiculturalism in the Classroom
Human Trafficking in Japan
Language Lessons on the Language & Culture of Dating and Sex
Patriarchy, Gender, Ethnicity and Art
Korean Woman's Identity as a Good Housewife in a Casual Conversation-from the Language Socialization Perspective
Singleness and Femininity: Developments On and Off Screen from 1970 to Present Day
Gender Friendly Computer Game Creation and Use
"Girls are cute, boys are cool!": Assessments in Gender Socialization
Education Reform and the Individual in Japan
Gender, Culture and Communication
Gendered Identities In Psychoanalytic Feminism
Gender Socialization Through Myth and Militarization in Isratine
Closing Panel: Gender and Leadership: Perspectives
Professor Holmes, Shizuko Koeda from the Working Women's Network (Japan) and Blake Hayes a sociologist who specialises in gender and technology. 4pm-6pm

Please go to for more information on directions, registration, schedule, accommodation, etc. This event is co-sponsored by the Pragmatics SIG, the GILE SIG, the CUE SIG, the Teacher Education SIG, the PALE SIG, the Pragmatics Society of Japan, and the Osaka JALT Chapter.


3-35, Yamate-cho, 3chome, Suita-shi, Osaka Senriyama Campus, Ibukan Building No.7, on the 2nd fl. "Center for Human Activity Theory (CHAT)"

Additional Information

Cost: Non-Sponsoring group Member 1,500 per day or 2,000 for two days Sponsoring group Member or Students 1,000 per day or 1,500 for two days On-site registration only.