Post Tagged with: "Chris Thompson"

75th Anniversary of WWII | Shigeko Sasamori Talks about Surviving Hiroshima, Oct. 30

Shigeko Sasamori

To help commemorate the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II, Ohio University hosts a talk by Shigeko Sasamori (age 88), survivor of the atomic bomb dropped on the city of Hiroshima, Japan, on Friday, Oct. 30, from 3 to 4 p.m. Her talk is titled “August 6th, […]

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October 2, 2020 at 4:45 pmEvents

Linguistics Colloquium | It’s Not Dark: Bōsai Tsunami Tourism in Tarō, Japan, Sept. 25

Dr. Chris Thompson in Japan

The Linguistics Colloquium Series presents Dr. Chris Thompson discussing “It’s NOT Dark: Bōsai ([Tsunami] Disaster Prevention) Tourism in Tarō, Japan” on Friday, Sept. 25, from 12:55 to 1:50 p.m. Join Microsoft Teams Meeting +1 614-706-6572  Conference ID: 156 767 79# Thompson is Associate Professor of Linguistics and Director of Japan […]

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September 1, 2020 at 6:00 pmEvents

Sabraw and Thompson Team-up For Seawall Mural Project in Japan

John Sabraw, right, is holding plastic bags containing dirt from Iwate and Aichi brought back by Chris Thompson to make into paint for the mural project. This photo was taken in December 2019.

From Ohio University News Ohio University professors John Sabraw and Chris Thompson recently teamed up for a “global engagement” opportunity through art, uniting students and faculty from OHIO and two partner institutions in Japan. Thompson, Associate Professor of Linguistics, is a veteran Japan specialist. Sabraw, Professor and Chair of Painting + Drawing, […]

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April 19, 2020 at 11:22 amNews

CANCELED | Linguistics Colloquium | Tsunami Disaster Prevention Tourism in Tarō, Japan, April 3

Dr. Chris Thompson in Japan

Note: This event has been canceled. The Linguistics Colloquium series presents Dr. Chris Thompson discussing “It’s NOT Dark: Bōsai ([Tsunami] Disaster Prevention) Tourism in Tarō, Japan” on Friday, April 3, from 12:55 to 1:50 p.m. in Gordy 301. Thompson is Associate Professor of Linguistics and director of the Japan study […]

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April 1, 2020 at 11:30 pmEvents

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 Linguistics, announced that Iwate Prefectural University 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 the weekend of Sept. 31, 2019. IPU has been closely associated with OHIO […]

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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