国際教養学部 比較文化学科

教員紹介

デボラ・オチ Debra Occhi

アメリカ U.S.A

デボラ・オチ

  • 職名
  • Title
  • 教授分野
  • Field
  • 取得学位
  • Degree
  • :教授
  •  Professor
  • :人類学、言語学、日本文化
  •  Anthropology,Linguistics,Japanese Culture
  • :博士(カリフォルニア大学 デイビス校)
  •  Ph.D. (University of California, Davis)

 

 

主な研究課題 Research Topics

Japan, Anthropology, Language, Culture

主な研究業績 Research Achievements

2011 “A cultural-linguistic look at Japanese ‘eye’ expressions” in Embodiment via Body Parts: Studies from various languages and cultures”. Zouheir A. Maalej & Ning Yu, eds. John Benjamins: Amsterdam/Philadelphia, 171-196.

2010 Debra J. Occhi, Cindi L. SturtzSreetharan, and Janet S. Shibamoto-Smith, “Finding Mr Right: New Looks at Gendered Modernity in Japanese Televised Romances”, Japanese Studies, 30: 3, 409 ― 425.

2009 “Ideologies and Practices of Naming in Cross-cultural Educational Context” in Ethnographies of the Professoriate in East Asia: Faculty Tradition in the Face of Globalizing Reforms. Gregory S. Poole & Ya-chen Chen, eds., Sense Publishers: Amsterdam, pp. 56-71.

2009 Janet S. Shibamoto Smith and Debra J. Occhi “The Green Leaves of Love: Japanese Romantic Heroines, Authentic Femininity, and Dialect” Journal of Sociolinguistics 13:4, 524–546

2009 “Tiny Buds Whispering: Ideologies of flowers in contemporary Japanese” Social Semiotics,19:2,213-229.

2008 Translation of Jugaku Akiko (1983): “Nihonjin no kiiwaado ‘rashisa’ from Kokugaku 133-45-54” (‘Rashisa’: a keyword for Japanese) in Comparative Culture, The Journal of Miyazaki International College, 14:39-50.

2008 “Dialect Speakers on Dialect Speech”in Identity in Text Interpretation and Everyday Life. Masa-chiyo Amano, Michael O’Toole, Zane Goebel, Shinya Shigemi, & Song Wei eds. Nagoya: Graduate School of Letters, Nagoya University, pp. 99-110.

2008 “How to have a HEART in Japanese” in Culture, Body, and Language: Conceptualization of Heart and Other Internal Body Organs across Cultures and Languages. Farzad Sharifian, René Dirven, Ning Yu, & Susanne Niemeier eds. Mouton De Gruyter: Berlin/New York, pp. 191-212.

2007 Using Cultural Linguistics to Teach English Language Inferential Schemas Used in Archaeology to Japanese University Students, in Applied Cultural Linguistics:Intercultural communication and second language learning and teaching. Farzad Sharifian and Gary B. Palmer, eds. John Benjamins, pp.15 - 31.

2006 Heartbreak’s destination: Tohoku in the poetic discourse of enka in Wearing Cultural Styles In Japan: Concepts of Tradition and Modernity in Practice, Christopher Thompson and John Traphagan, eds. SUNY Press, pp. 151-170.

2001 Kaoru Horie and Debra J. Occhi Cognitive Linguistics Meets Language Contact: A Case Study of GETTO-SURU in Japanese in Cognitive-Functional Linguistics in an East Asian Context, Shigeru Sato and Kaoru Horie, eds. Kurosio Publishers: Tokyo, pp. 13-34.

担当授業科目 Courses Taught

A&C203 Japanese Popular Culture
ANT309 World Ethnography
SS151 Anthropology and Environmental Issues

所属学会 Associations

Anthropology of Japan in Japan
American Anthropological Association
Japan Association of Language Teachers
International Pragmatics Association
International Cognitive Linguistics Association
Japan Anthropology Workshop

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