We welcome you to join us in Hiroshima, Japan for the Asian Conference on the Arts, Humanities and Sustainability (ACAHS 2017) from December 21-22, 2017 at the KKR Hotel Hiroshima. This conference will be held jointly with the Asian Conference on the Social Sciences and Sustainability (ACSUS 2017). In addition, we are organizing a free, guided tour in English to visit Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park – a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Speaker I: Alan Brady, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus, Faculty of Sociology, Kwansei Gakuin University, Japan
Professor Alan Brady is a retired professor from the Faculty of Sociology at Kwansei Gakuin University — one of the oldest and most prestigious universities in Japan. Professor Brady has lived and worked in Japan for over 40 years and he has taught at KGU since 1991.
His primary research interests are the sociology of education and integrated social-natural worlds sustainability, language education policy, planning, and practices at universities in Japan, and the development of a civic responsibility and global and glocal citizenship through integrated language and content higher learning. His most recent publications have centered on that development.
Speaker II: Harry Carley, MA ELT, MA Ed Tech, English Department, School of Humanities, Matsuyama University, Japan
Harry Carley, MA ELT, MA Ed Tech, currently lecturer in the English Department of the School of Humanities, at Matsuyama University, Ehime, Japan has acquired an expanded knowledge of the Japanese educational system while instructing English. His almost 30 years of residing in Japan has afforded him the opportunity to become involved with all aspects of English language teaching. He has taught extensively at the kindergarten, primary, junior and senior high levels for 20 years. His current position at the tertiary level has permitted him to incorporate his prior earlier teaching knowledge with the latest technological advancements. His aim has been to offer lessons that offer opportunities for language expansion as well as at the same time as contributing to expanding learner’s active presentation and computer skills. His key research interest concerns understanding language learning as it is constantly evolving along with the latest enhancements in technical knowledge.