May 2019


Roger Pulvers': "Star Stand" screening

School of Languages and Cultures at The University of Queensland is holding a public film screening on Wednesday 5 June at 6pm of the acclaimed film ‘Star Sand’ by director Roger Pulvers. The film is in Japanese with English subtitles. This is a free event however please register to secure your seat. Visit the SLC website for more information.  

Bilingual/Multilingual Child Network: Summer Conference

日時: 2019 年 8月 3日( 土曜日 )9時30分~17時30分
会場: 国際基督教大学 (ICU) 東ヶ崎潔記念ダイアログハウス 2階国際会議室 及び食堂 Aエリア
参加費:1500 円
主催: バイリンガル・ マルチリンガル( BM )子どもネット
後援: 国際基督教大学教育研究所 ・グローバル言語教育研究 センタ ー
BM 子どもネット 事務局(鈴木・ 高橋) Eメール: bmkodomonet(@アットマーク) 

Call for Applications: UTS 2020 Chancellor's Postdoctoral Research Fellowship

The UTS 2020 Chancellor’s Postdoctoral Research Fellowship scheme is open for applications. The scheme offers emerging researchers a four-year position (75% research and 25% teaching), along with substantial mentoring.

This year Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences accepts applications in the following areas:

  • Digital and Social Media
  • Public Communication and Strategic Communication (particularly Measurement and Evaluation).
  • Artificial intelligence, data analytics and Virtual Reality in teaching and learning
  • Teacher standards
  • STEM education
  • Japanese language and culture

If you are an amazing researcher in any of these areas who is less than five years out of their doctorate, please contact, 

They are very competitive so candidates need an excellent track record re scholarly publications.

You can find full details of the application process here.


JSAA Member Publishing Round-Up!

Yes, we are coming up to it again! If you or a member you know has published a new book or chapter in the last six months please send us the details so that we can gather together and celebrate the publishing achievements of our members. We will be publishing the special newsletter near the end of the year

Please send the details to Laura Clark at 


Do you have content you would like to include in a JSAA newsletter? If so, please send the details to Laura Clark at .








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