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Noriko Williams

Adjunct Professorial Lecturer
World Languages and Cultures

  • Prior to joining the American University faculty, Noriko Kurosawa Williams taught the Japanese language at George Mason University, George Washington University and Soka University of America. Her more recent work includes: “The Key to Kanji - A Visual History of 1100 Characters” (2010. Cheng & Tsui, Boston); Bushu: The Kanji Makers - from Images to Shapes,” a video collection that focuses on kanji radicals as learning strategy on the American University iTunes U https://itunes.apple.com/itunes-u/bushu-the-kanji-makers-Japanese/id438294617; and Me de miru onchoo (Visual Tonal Contour for the Genki dialogs) http://genki.japantimes.co.jp/resources/onchou. Her blog on Japanese kanji (Chinese character) is at: http://kanjiportraits.wordpress.com.
  • Degrees

    Ph. D. and M. S. in linguistics, Georgetown University; B. A. in law, Keio University
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  • CAS - World Languages and Cultures
  • Hamilton - 203
  • 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday and 2:35 - 3: 35 p.m. on Friday
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Teaching

  • Spring 2014