Advocating Language: Global Citizenship & Multilingual Skills Roundtable at the Japanese Studies Association of Australia (JSAA) 2021 Virtual Conference

The Japanese Studies Association of Australia (JSAA) and The Australian National University present an exciting public event within the JSAA 2021 Virtual Conference hosted by the University of Queensland.

Experts share their perspectives on the importance and impact of Japanese (and other) language education in universities and beyond in the workplace, as well as their thoughts on key graduate outcomes in our increasingly global world.

ROUNDTABLE: Advocating Language: Global Citizenship & Multilingual Skills

  • What are the challenges now facing language education and area studies research in the tertiary sector?
  • How can we better advocate for the need for and value of educating students as ‘critical language users’

 Date and Time : Wednesday, 29 September 2021 – 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm AEST

 Roundtable Participants:

  • A/Professor Beatrice Trefalt, JSAA President, Monash
  • Ambassador of Japan, Yamagami Shingo
  • Professor Michael Wesley, Deputy Vice Chancellor International, University of Melbourne
  • Professor Keijiro Suga, Meiji University, Japan
  • Professor Melissa Crouch, Law Faculty, University of New South Wales, ASAA Vice President
  • A/Professor Carol Hayes, School of Culture, History and Language, The Australian National University, JSAA Executive, CHAIR

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