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Master of Arts in
ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE
Master of Arts:     English Language and Literature   Japanese Language and Literature   History   Socio-Cultural Studies   Philosophy   Human Sciences (Psychology and Education)
Doctor of Philosophy:     Humanities   Socio-Cultural Studies   Human Sciences (Psychology and Education)

   In the field of English Literature, studies focus on the literature of Britain, America, Ireland, and other English-speaking countries. The genres covered range from poetry, fiction, and drama to literary criticism, translation and theory. Study involves close readings of individual works and writers, and research in the social and intellectual trends of each period. In particular, the importance of Christian culture as an inspiration and source of literary activity is stressed.
   In the field of English Linguistics, descriptive and theoretical studies are made of syntax, semantics, pragmatics, phonology, discourse analysis, English language teaching methodology and second language acquisition. Close analyses are made of data on English, and their theoretical implications are studied. The ultimate goal of this research is to discover the general properties of human language.


FACULTY MEMBERS AND THEIR AREAS OF SPECIALIZATION

ADACHI, Mami (Professor):
   Early Modern English Literature
FUSE, Mikio (Professor) :
   Literature and Electronic Media, History of English Literature
HAMAGUCHI, Toshiko (Associate Professor):
   Sociolinguistics, Discourse Analysis
HAYASHI, Ryujiro (Professor):
   Generative Grammar and English Syntax
KANAZAWA, Yoko (Professor):
   Second Language Acquisition, L2 Writing, Pragmatics
NAKAGAWA, Tomoko (Professor) :
   Modern English Literature
YAMADA, Yuki (Professor):
   Modern English and American Poetry


STUDENT EXCHANGE PROGRAM
   The Student Exchange Program offers students a diversity of courses and opportunities to meet and exchange ideas with professors and students of other graduate schools. The program is based on an agreement of the Association of Graduate Schools. Students may enroll in the courses offered in graduate schools at the following universities according to the needs of their individual research:

    Aoyama Gakuin University
    Hosei University
    Japan Women's University
    Meiji Gakuin University
    Meiji University
    Rikkyo University
    Sophia University
    Tohoku Gakuin University
    Tokyo Woman's Christian University
    Toyo University
    Tsuda College
    University of the Sacred Heart

DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY IN HUMANITIES
   A Doctor of Philosophy in Humanities is offered for students who wish to pursue further research.