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Linguistics and Culture in Kyoto, Japan

This program gives students the opportunity to study linguistics and experience Japanese culture with students at Doshisha University in Kyoto. It will also include excursions to Tokyo, Hiroshima, and Kobe.

Faculty Director

Michael Flynn, Professor of Linguistics, The John E. Sawyer Professor of Liberal Learning

Professor Flynn is the chair of Carleton's Linguistics Department. He has been the Resident Director of the Japan Study Program at Waseda University in Tokyo, a Visiting Faculty Fellow at the Associated Kyoto Program at Doshisha University in Kyoto, and a visiting professor at Keio University and Chuo University, both in Tokyo, and at Doshisha University. Professor Flynn has been the Director of the Chuo-Carleton Summer Program since 2004. He designed the Linguistics and Culture seminar and was the director of its first edition in the spring of 2012.