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Name: Giancarla  Unser-Schutz
Institution: Rissho University
Email: click here to access email
State and/or Country: Tokyo-to
Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Text/Corpus Linguistics
Writing Systems
Subject Language(s): English
Selected Publications: PhD dissertation
Unser-Schutz, Giancarla (2013). The Role of Language in Manga: From the Point of View of Structure, Vocabulary and Characters. Hitotsubashi University, Graduate School of Social Science (Advisor: Yumi Nakajima).

Unser-Schutz, Giancarla (2012). Reconsidering visual context through comics. The Language Teacher, 36(5), 20-21
Unser-Schutz, Giancarla (2012). Reconsidering visual context through comics. In A. Stewart & N. Sonda (eds.), JALT2011 Conference Proceedings (pp. 542-544). Tokyo: JALT.
Unser-Schutz, Giancarla (2012)「マンガにおける文字情報の分類とマンガの読み方―手書きの台詞・考え事・コメントに注目して」『マンガ研究』18, 8-24.
Unser-Schutz, Giancarla (2011). Developing a text-based corpus of the language of Japanese comics (manga). In S. Rice, H. Baayen and J. Newman (eds.), Corpus-based Studies in Language Documentation, Use, and Learning Corpus-based Studies in Language Documentation (pp213-238). Amsterdam: Rodopi.
Unser-Schutz, Giancarla (2011). Manga as a linguistic resource for learning. The Language Teacher, 35(5), 20-21.
Unser-Schutz, Giancarla (2011). Manga as a linguistic resource for learning. In A. Stewart (ed.), JALT2010 Conference Proceedings (pp.453-465). Tokyo: JALT.
Unser-Schutz, Giancarla (2011). Language as the visual: Exploring the intersection of linguistic and visual language in manga. Image&Narrative, 12(1), pp167-188.
Unser-Schutz, Giancarla (2010). Exploring the role of language in manga: Text types, their usages and their distributions. The International Journal of Comic Art, 12(2/3), 25-43.
Unser-Schutz, Giancarla (2010). Girls, boys and manga: Sentence final particles in Japanese comics for girls and boys. International Gender and Language Association 2010 Conference Proceedings, 288-306.
Unser-Schutz, Giancarla (2010). Personal pronouns and gendered speech in popular manga (Japanese Comics). Linguistic Society of America Conference Long Abstracts 2010, 1-4.
Courses Taught: English as as a second language; cultural psychology; social/interpersonal psychology seminar on language

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