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Hosei University
Faculty of Business Administration, Department of Markets and Management
Job title
PhD(University of Minnesota)
Other affiliation
Hosei UniversityHosei University
Research funding number

Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Apr 2015
Professor, Faculty of Business Administration, Hosei University
Apr 2009
Mar 2015
Associate professor, Faculty of Business Administration, Hosei University
Apr 2008
Mar 2009
Assistant professor, Faculty of Business Administration, Hosei University
Sep 2009
Adjunct Professor of TESOL/Applied Linguistics, Columbia University Teachers College Tokyo
Sep 2006
May 2007
Assistant professor of TESOL, Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages, Language and Foreign Studies, American University


Jan 2002
Jun 2006
Second Languages and Cultures Education, Curriculum and Instruction, University of Minnesota

Committee Memberships

Apr 2010
Mar 2012
JALT (Japan Association for Language Teaching) Pragmatics Special Interest Group  Treasurer

Awards & Honors

Apr 2007
Outstanding Dissertation Award, American Educational ResearchAssociation (AERA) Special Interest Group
Subjectivity, Second/Foreign Language Pragmatic Use, and Instruction: Evidence of Accommodation and Resistance

Published Papers

Finding a niche in teaching English in Japan: Translingual agency and identity negotiation
Ishihara, N., Carroll, S., Mahler, D., & Russo, A.
System   published online    2019   [Refereed]
The pragmatics of English as a lingua franca: Research and pedagogy in the era of globalization
Taguchi, N., & Ishihara, N.
Annual Review of Applied Linguistics   in press    2018   [Invited]
In “sociocultural in-betweenness:” Exploring teachers’ translingual identity development through narratives
Ishihara, N. & Menard-Warwick, J.
Multilingua   37(3)    2018
Teaching pragmatics in support of learner subjectivity and global communicative needs: A peace linguistics perspective [under review]
Ishihara, N.
Idee in Form@zione: Periodico per la formazione degli insegnanti: Professionalita docente ed efficacia educative [Idea in formation Journal of Teacher Education: Professionalism and educational effectiveness, Italy]      2017   [Refereed][Invited]
Softening or intensifying your language in oppositional talk: Disagreeing agreeably or defiantly
Ishihara, Noriko
P. Friedrich (Ed.), English for Diplomatic Purposes. Clevedon: Multilingual Matters.   20-41   May 2016   [Refereed][Invited]


Thanks from the bottom of my heart: Teaching elaborate thanks in written English [in press]
Ishihara, N.
In D. Tatsuki & D. Fujimoto (Eds.), Back to basics: Filling the gaps in pragmatics teaching materials   108-122   Oct 2016
Andrew D. Cohen
Ishihara, Noriko
C. A. Chapelle (Ed.), The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics. Oxford, UK: Wiley-Blackwell   1-3   2013   [Refereed]
Visual narratives for L2 pragmatic learning: Sociocultural literacy development
Ishihara, N., Asaba, M., Burke, M., Chiba, A., & Mboutsiadis, B.
Pragmatic Matters [JALT Pragmatics Special Interest Group Newsletter]   39(2) 10-13   2012
Stories for children: The talking dog
Ishihara, Noriko
J. Ronald, C. Rinnert, K. Fordyce & T. Knight (Eds.), Pragtivities: Bringing pragmatics to second language classrooms. Tokyo: JALT Pragmatics SIG   193-196   Dec 2012
Stories for children: My dog never says "please"
Ishihara, Noriko
J. Ronald, C. Rinnert, K. Fordyce & T. Knight (Eds.), Pragtivities: Bringing pragmatics to second language classrooms. Tokyo: JALT Pragmatics SIG   189-192   Dec 2012

Books etc

Language teaching for multicultural understanding: An invitation to pragmatics instruction (abridged translation and revision of "Teaching and learning pragmatics: Where language and culture meet," Ishihara & Cohen, 2010)
Andrew D. Cohen (Part:Joint Work)
Kenkyusha   Mar 2015   
Teaching and learning pragmatics: Where language and culture meet
Ishihara, N., & Cohen, A. D. (Part:Joint Work)
Longman Pearson   Apr 2010   
Communication in context
Ishihara, N. & Maeda, M. (Part:Joint Work)
Routledge   Jan 2010   
Teacher-based or interactional?: Exploring means of assessment for children's pragmatic development
Ishihara, Noriko & Chiba, Akiko
Mar 2014   

Conference Activities & Talks

Linking principles and pedagogy in teaching the pragmatics of English as a lingua franca. Paper presented at the Colloquium on Teaching the Pragmatics of a Lingua Franca [Invited]
Ishihara, N.
Annual Conference of American Association for Applied Linguistics, Sheraton Hotel, Chicago Sheraton Grand Chicago Hotel, Chicago   24 Mar 2018   
Translingual practice in the JET Program: A narrative approach [Invited]
Ishihara, N.
3rd Language Education in Global and Multilingual Context (LEGMC) Colloquium, Rikkyo University, Tokyo   19 Dec 2017   
Negotiating agency in educational sites: A narrative study of multilingual socialization of a language
Ishihara, N.
International Pragmatics Association (IPrA) Conference, Belfast   20 Jul 2017   
Teaching the pragmatics of English as an international language (EIL): Some ideas and examples. Paper presented in the colloquium, Engaging, Enriching, and Empowering Learners through Pragmatic Instruction
Ishihara, N.
51st Annual TESOL Convention, Seattle, WA   24 Mar 2017   
Agency in language teaching: Translingual practice and identity negotiation [Invited]
Ishihara, N.
Cluster for Language Research, University of California Davis, Davis, CA   22 Feb 2017   


L2 pragmatics and subjectivity
The Others   May 2015 - May 2015