DeWitt Wallace Professor of Asian Languages and Cultures

HUM 108 C

Office Hours: Tu 3:00-4:00pm, Th 10:00-11:00am and 1:30-2:30 pm

Satoko Suzuki, DeWitt Wallace Professor of the Department of Asian Languages & Cultures, specializes in Japanese linguistics and teaches Japanese language and linguistics courses. The linguistics courses she has taught include Language and Gender in Japanese Society, Language and Identity in Japanese, Asian American, and Other Communities, and Seminar in JapaneseSociocultural Linguistics.

Her research interests include discourse analysis, pragmatics, sociolinguistics, and linguistic anthropology. Her current scholarly work focuses on issues surrounding language and identity.She has edited Emotive Communication in Japanese (John Benjamins) and several special issues of journals, and authored a number of journal articles and book chapters. The journals in which her articles have appeared include Journal of Language, Identity & Education, Gender and Language, Journal of Pragmatics, Pragmatics, Japanese Studies, Japanese Language and Literature, East Asian Pragmatics, Studies in Language Sciences, and Linguistics.

Her most recent articles include “Asian masculinity celebrated and otherised: Representations of Chinese and Korean men in Japanese written media” (Gender and Language) and “Identity Presentations of L1-Japanese Female Professors in the United States” (Journal of Language, Identity & Education).