Southeastern Association of
Teachers of Japanese (SEATJ 2010)
Duke University, May 8-9, 2010


The 25th Annual Conference of the Southeastern Association of Teachers of Japanese (SEATJ) will be hosted May 8-9, 2010, at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina. The conference aims to encourage reserach and innovations in teaching, help Japanese teachers to keep abreast of the recent developments and current trends in the field of language teaching, and facilitate professional communications among participants. Professor Myumi Oka, of the University of Michigan will give the keynote lecture. Sessions are organized around the topics of language pedagogy, second-language acquisition, linguistics, literature, culture, and computer assisted language teaching. The keynote lecture and sessions are scheduled for Saturday, May 8. Sessions will continue on Sunday, May 9 and will include a special AP Japanese session by Professor Sufumi So of George Mason University.

Keynote Speaker

Keynote Speaker, Professor Mayumi Oka, from the University of Michigan, one of the authors of Tobira, Gateway to Advanced Japanese, will give the keynote lecture titled 「『とびら』による新しい中級授業へのアプローチ」 - New Approaches to Intermediate Japanese Classes Using Tobira on Saturday, May 8th.


We greatly appreciate the financial support of the following sponsors:

Asian/Pacific Studies Institute, Duke University
Department of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies, Duke University
Toshiba International Foundation


Hitomi Endo
Associate Professor of the Practice in Japanese
Department of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies
214 Trent Hall, Box 90414, Durham, NC 27708-0414
Phone: (919) 684-6236 / Email: