The 36th Annual JLTANE Conference
Japanese Language Teachers’ Association of New England
Trinity College, Hartford, Connecticut
Saturday, May 13, 2023

The 36th Annual Conference of the Japanese Language Teachers’ Association of New England (JLTANE) will be held virtually via Zoom this year, hosted by the Trinity College, Language and Culture Studies, Japanese Program, on Saturday, May 13, 2023.

Keynote Speaker:

This year’s Keynote Speaker will be Dr. Junko Ueno. She is a Professor in the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures and the Asian Studies Program at Union College, Schenectady New York. Dr. Ueno teaches all levels of Japanese language courses, Japanese culture courses including “Language, Identity, and Power in Japan” and “Explore Japanese Manga and Anime,” and First Year Preceptorial. Her research interests are foreign language pedagogy, sociolinguistics, educational psychology, and bilingualism. She has published in Teaching English as a Second Language Electronic Journal (TESL-EJ) and other journals. She contributed a chapter to Incorporating Foreign Language Content in Humanities Courses (Ananth & Lyons, 2019, Routledge). Dr. Ueno received her Ph.D. in Language Education and M.A. in TESOL and Applied Linguistics from Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana.

Virtual Conference Details:


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Past JLTANE Conferences:

2022: UMass Amherst (35th) 2013: Massachusetts Institute of Technology (27th) 2005: Brown University (19th)
2021: Smith College (34th) 2012: Trinity College (26th) 2004: Wellesley College (18th)
2019: Boston University (33rd) 2011: Yale University (25th) 2003: Massachusetts Institute of Technology (17th)
2018: Dartmouth College (32nd) 2010: Williams College (24th) 2002: Tufts University (16th)
2017: Harvard University (31st) 2009: Amherst College (23rd) 2001: Dartmouth College (15th)
2016: Wellesley College (30th) 2008: Connecticut College (22nd) 2000: Bates College (14th)
2015: Tufts University (29th) 2007: Harvard University (21st) 1999: Connecticut College (13th)
2014: Brown University (28th) 2006: Wesleyan University (20th) 1998: Wesleyan University (12th)