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Iwate Prefectural University (Japan) to Fund Three OHIO Students On Weekend Global Community Engagement Initiative

Iwate Prefectural University (Japan) to Fund Three OHIO Students On Weekend Global Community Engagement Initiative

Dr. Christopher Thompson, Associate Professor of Japanese Language and Culture and Director of Japan Study Abroad announced on April 15th that Iwate Prefectural University (IPU) has offered to fund three students from the Linguistic Department’s Japanese Language Program to participate in a new Global Engagement Initiative with OHIO University during […]

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July 3, 2019 at 10:24 amNews

24 Arts & Sciences Faculty Approved for Faculty Fellowship Leaves

24 Arts & Sciences Faculty Approved for Faculty Fellowship Leaves

The Ohio University Board of Trustees approved the following 24 College of Arts & Sciences faculty members for faculty fellowship leaves. Each year Ohio University provides faculty with the opportunity to request leave from their campus responsibilities to concentrate on their research and scholarly activity. Emilia Alonso-Sameno, Modern Languages, spring—Collaborative […]

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June 21, 2019 at 12:10 pmNews

Six OHIO Students Headed to Japan to Study at Hokuriku University

From left, Dr. Chris Thompson, Iris Edmonson, Kevin Balk (GRS and program participant), Emily Burns (kneeling), and Sabrah Paul. Nicholas Gagliano and Amanda Kantor were unavailable for photo.

Six students currently taking Japanese language courses will study abroad this summer as participants in the annual one-month Hokuriku University Summer Intensive Japanese Language Program at Hokuriku University in Ishikawa Prefecture, Japan. Going to Japan are Ohio University students Kevin Balk (a first-year student in the East Asian Studies M.A.), […]

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June 7, 2019 at 4:48 pmIn Class News

Semester at Chubu University Provides Research, Teaching Opportunities for Thompson

Dr. Chris Thompson firing his assigned flintlock musket at Asuke Hachimangū Shrine on the first day of the Asuke Fall Matsuri.

From Compass | Submitted by the Office of Global Affairs Dr. Chris Thompson, Associate Professor of Linguistics, spent the fall 2018 semester at Chubu University in Japan, and his work there will provide new momentum for his teaching and research activities for years to come. From Sept. 8 through Dec. […]

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April 24, 2019 at 5:36 pmFaculty in the News In the News

Japan’s Mainichi Notes Ohio University’s Role in Tsunami Relief

Dr. Chris Thompson with a photo taken of participants in the 2015 September edition of the OHIO-IPU Tsunami Relief Project.

Japan’s national daily paper, the Mainichi, noted the involvement of Ohio University and Dr. Chris Thompson in a story headlined “Japanese, int’l students still delivering water, energizing Iwate residents over 7 years on.” Thompson, Associate Professor of Linguistics, is in Japan this fall representing OHIO as the 43rd Kohei Miura […]

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October 8, 2018 at 12:19 pmFaculty in the News In the News

Message from the Outgoing Chair, Headed to Japan

Dr. Chris Thompson with a photo taken of participants in the 2015 September edition of the OHIO-IPU Tsunami Relief Project.

By Christopher Thompson Associate Professor of Linguistics Dear Linguistics faculty, staff, students and alumni, Thank you so much for all your work during my time as the Chair of the Department of Linguistics these last nine years. I stepped down from that position in August, and Dr. David Bell is […]

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July 17, 2018 at 12:41 pmUncategorized

Thompson Headed to Japan as Miura Visiting Professor

Dr. Chris Thompson with a photo taken of participants in the 2015 September edition of the OHIO-IPU Tsunami Relief Project.

Dr. Christopher Thompson, Associate Professor of Linguistics at Ohio University, will spend Fall 2018 in Japan, representing OHIO as the 43rd Kohei Miura Visiting Professor at Chubu University. He’ll head up the eighth year of the Tsunami Relief Project, study folk traditions, and connect with OHIO alumni. “Professor Thompson’s participation […]

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July 17, 2018 at 12:27 pmNews