LAWRENCE Jacobローレンス ジェイコブ

Research Areas:English Language Education

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  • Lawrence, J. (2021).
    Exploring Effective Pronunciation Teaching Methods in the Classroom: A Focus on Foundations.
    University of Shizuoka. Journal of international relations and comparative culture. 19-2. 2021

  • Lawrence, J. (2015).
    Investigating Extensive Reading Practices at a Japanese Women’s University – Phase 1: Background Survey and Data Collection. Hiroshima Bunkyo Women's University Kiyou, 50.

  • Lawrence, J. (2013).
    Manga Literacy and Its Implications for Teaching EFL in Japan. Hiroshima Bunkyo Women's University Kiyou, 48.

  • Porter, M., A. Okada & J. Lawrence (2013).
    An Online Environment for Raising Awareness of English Pronunciation. JADE (The Japan Association for Developmental Education)第9回全国大会.

  • Lawrence, J. (2012).
    Setting up a Pronunciation Clinic at a Japanese University. Hiroshima Bunkyo Women's University Kiyou, 47.


  • “Detours along the Journey to a Better Life: Mobility Prospects of Kenyan Female Distance Runners in Japan.” Part of Panel: Embodied Experiences and Ontology of Mobilities. 2021 Global Mobility Humanities Conferenceソウル市、大韓民國、建国大学校 「オンライン」 2021年10月29日

  • “Transnational Investments in Friendship, Progress, and the Good Life” Society for East Asian Anthropology (SEAA) Regional Conference 2019 – Tokyo, 東アジア人類学会, 東京都 早稲田大学大学院 アジア太平洋研究科, 2019年8月3日

  • “Kenyan Runners in Japan: Understanding the Interplay between Maendeleo, Migration, and Success.”グローバルスポーツ学会 GLOBALSPORT Conference プラハ市、チェコ共和国 ビラ ラナ 2017年6月7日

  • “Coping with Uncertainty: Kenyan Migrant Athletes in Japan.” Part of Panel: Gambling with Uncertainty: Transnational Mobility and the Global Sports Industries.アメリカ文化人類学会American Anthropological Association (AAA) 115th Annual Meeting 第115回年次会 ミネアポリス、アメリカ合衆国 ミネアポリス・コンベンションセンター 2016年11月19日

  • “Dependence, Obligation and Improving Livelihoods: the Importance of Remittances for Kenyan Migrant Athletes in Japan,” in the panel of Transnational Sport Migrants and Human Futures ヨーロッパ社会人類学会European Association of Social Anthropologists (EASA)第14回定例年次会議  ミラノ市、イタリア ミラノ・ビコッカ大学 2016年7月21日


  • San Francisco State University: M.A. (TESOL), U.S.A.
  • George Mason University: B.A. English (Linguistics), U.S.A.