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Sophia University 
Faculty of Foreign Studies 
Department of English Studies 

Professor 
Fairbrother Lisa 

 

Work experience
Naga High School, Wakayama  教員  1992/07/30-1995/07/29 
Kanda University of International Studies  非常勤講師  2000/10/01-2003/03/31 

Academic background
Oxford University-Lady Margaret Hall  History  Modern History  1992/07/31  Graduated  United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland 
Chiba University  Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences  日本研究専攻  Doctor course  2004/03/31  Completed 
Chiba University  Graduate School, Division of Letters  日本語教育学専攻  Master course  2000/03/31  Completed 
和歌山日本語学校  日本語科  1997/03/31  Others  Japan 

Academic degrees
B.A.  Oxford University  1992/07/20 
Master of Arts  Chiba University  2000/03/24 
Doctor of Philosophy  Chiba University  2004/03/31 

Licenses and qualifications
日本語能力試験1級  1997/02/07 
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Current state of research and teaching activities
My main research interests are:

Language Management in Intercultural Contact Situations
Discourse Analysis
Sociolinguistics
Applied Linguistics
Second Language Education
English Language Education
Intercultural Interaction 

Research Areas
Linguistics 
Foreign language education 
English linguistics 
Japanese linguistics 

Research keywords
plurilingual speakers in the workplace 
language management 
interaction management 
power 
norms 
communication situations 
contact situations 
interactions during study abroad 
discourse analysis 
conflict 
English as a lingua franca 
noting 
実際使用場面 
contact situations 

Subject of research
The management of language and power in intercultural contact situations in Japan  2008-Present 
Factors governing the noting of deviations in contact situations  2008-Present 
The acutal use of English in English as a Lingua Franca situations  2008-Present 
Conflict in contact situations 
Interaction management during study abroad 
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Research Projects (Competitive Research Funds)
Towards internationalization of graduate education: Nurturing graduate students via mentorship  Science research expense  Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research(C)  2011-2016 
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Bibliography
A language management approach to language problems: Integrating macro and micro dimensions(Studies in World Language Problems)  Edited by Goro C. Kimura & Lisa Fairbrother  John Benjamins  2020 
Epilogue: Reconsidering the language management approach in light of the micro-macro continuum. In "A language management approach to language problems"  Goro C. Kimura & Lisa Fairbrother  John Benjamins  2020 
Diverging and intersecting management: Cases of the simultaneous management of deviations by multiple parties in contact situations. In "A language management approach to language problems"  Lisa Fairbrother  John Benjamins  2020 
Introduction: What is a language management approach to language problems and why do we need it? In "A language management approach to language problems"  Lisa Fairbrother & Goro C. Kimura  John Benjamins  2020 
The language management approach: A focus on research methodology  Edited by Lisa Fairbrother, Jiri Nekvapil and Marian Sloboda  Peter Lang  2018 
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Papers
Review of Georges Luedi, Katharina Hoechle Meier & Patchareerat Yanaprasart (Eds.) Managing plurilingual and intercultural practices in the workplace: The case of multilingual Switzerland.  Fairbrother, Lisa  Slovo a slovesnost  Czech Language Institute of the Czech Academy of Sciences  2018/08 
Report: The society of language management  Lisa Fairbrother  International Journal of the Sociology of Language  De Gruyter Mouton  2015/03 
The management of language and power in intercultural contact situations in Japan  Lisa Fairbrother  International Journal of the Sociology of Language  De Gruyter Mouton  2015/03 
Memories of J. V. Neustupny  FAIRBROTHER LISA  Slovo A Slovesnost  Ústav pro jazyk český Akademie věd České republiky  2015/12 
The ‘multiform’ linguistic, sociolinguistic and sociocultural practices of plurilingual employees in European multinationals in Japan  Lisa Fairbrother  The Japanese Journal of Language in Society  The Japanese Association of Language in Society  2015/09 
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Research presentations
The management of language and power in intercultural contact situations  The Language Management Seminar  2019/11/01 
Language management theory  The Language Management Seminar  2019/10/31 
Positioning LMT in relation to other theories of intercultural communication  6th International Language Management Symposium  2019/09/10 
When your name just doesn't fit: Processes of marginalization surrounding the written representation of non-Japanese names  16th International Pragmatics Conference  2019/06/13 
Language management relating to English education policy: From the perspective of interests and power  The Society of Language Management, Language Policy Section  2019/03/23 
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Prizes
Munemasa Tokugawa Prize (The Japanese Association of Sociolinguistic Sciences)  2001/09 
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Teaching achievements
Analyzing spoken data  2012/10-Present 
Classroom Discourse  2008/04-Present 
Sociolinguistics seminar  2006/04-Present 
Intercultural interaction  2006/04-Present 
Intercultural negotiation and English  2003/04-Present 
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Textbooks and teaching materials
Jet Reading Level 1  2015 
Jet Reading Level 2  2015 
Jet Reading Level 3  2015 
Earthliner 2011-2012. Suken  2011 
Reading Gym. English speed reading tests. Development Stage.  2009 
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Social activities
English commentator for Nihonzunoo 2013. Nihon Terebi  2013/12/13-Present 
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Memberships of academic societies
International Pragmatics Association  2018-Present 
JALT  2011/11-Present 
The American Association of Applied Linguistics  2004-2008 
Asia TEFL  2003/04-Present 
The Japanese Association of Sociolinguistic Sciences  2000/04-Present 
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