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Dear Japanese language educators and teachers at North American universities,
This is a friendly reminder that applications for the Chaplin Memorial Award for Excellence in Japanese Language Teaching are due Friday, January 29, 2021. This year, we accept submissions via email. Both self- and peer-nominations are welcome. Please see the announcement below for more information. We would appreciate your help in disseminating this information to anyone who may be interested in applying or nominating someone. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me.
Sincerely, Michiko Kaneyasu
北米の大学日本語教育関係者・教師の皆さま 北米大学教師対象のChaplin Memorial Award for Excellence in Japanese Language Teachingについて再度お知らせいたします。 応募の締め切りは2021年1月29日(金)です。今回からメールでの応募を開始しました。自薦他薦は問いません。詳しくは以下をご覧ください。 お知り合いの先生方や地域の教師会のメールリストなどへの転送・情報拡散も大歓迎です。 また、ご質問等ありましたら、遠慮なくご連絡ください。
2021 HAMAKO Ito CHAPLIN MEMORIAL AWARD for Excellence in Japanese Language Teaching
The Hamako Ito Chaplin Memorial Award will again be conferred in 2021, administered through the Association for Asian Studies. In accordance with the wishes of the Chaplin family, each year a prize of $1000 will be awarded to either a current graduate student or a full-time instructor of Japanese for excellence in Japanese language teaching at the college-level. A full-time instructor who has completed graduate study within the last 3 years in an area that directly involves Japanese language teaching is eligible to apply. Possible academic fields of specialization are Japanese language pedagogy, linguistics, anthropology, or literature. Current graduate students must demonstrate their intention to enter the teaching field in a North American university.
Individuals interested in applying (self-nomination) and faculty members interested in nominating an eligible graduate student or instructor (nomination) — can download an application form at the following site:
The deadline for application is January 29, 2021.
For questions, please contact:
Dr. Michiko Kaneyasu
Chair, Hamako Ito Chaplin Award Selection Committee