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LINGUIST List 20.3062

Sat Sep 12 2009

Media: Ainu Teaching Controversy at Hokkaido University, Japan

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Message 1: Ainu Teaching Controversy at Hokkaido University, Japan
Date: 09-Sep-2009
From: Huamei Han <huameihuameiyahoo.ca>
Subject: Ainu Teaching Controversy at Hokkaido University, Japan
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I'm sending this posting on behalf of Ryuko Kubota. Please see below.

Thanks,
Huamei Han

Times Higher Education published the following article about three
professors who were fired by Hokkaido University of Education for teaching
an indigenous language in Japan. A lawsuit is still underway. For more
information and support, please contact Ryuko Kubota.

http://www.timeshighereducation.co.uk/story.asp?storycode=407967


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Ryuko Kubota
Professor
Department of Language and Literacy Education
Faculty of Education
University of British Columbia,
2125 Main Mall
Vancouver, BC
V6T 1Z4, Canada
Phone: 604-822-3950
Fax: 604-822-3154
Email: ryuko.kubotaubc.ca
http://www.lled.educ.ubc.ca/faculty/kubota.htm

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