Basic Information

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Miguel SOSA


Title

Lecturer

Nationality

CANADA

Academic Background (Undergraduate Level) 【 display / non-display

  • University of Ottawa, Faculty of Music, Piano Performance

    University, 1990/06, Graduated, CANADA

Academic Background (Graduate Level) 【 display / non-display

  • Teachers College, Columbia University, Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL), Applied Linguistics

    Master's Course, 2005/02, Completed, UNITED STATES

  • University of Ottawa, Masters degree in Chamber Music, Chamber Music

    Master's Course, 1993/06, Completed, CANADA

Degree Earned 【 display / non-display

  • Master in Applied Linguistics (TESOL), Master in Applied Linguistics (TESOL), Columbia University of New York (U.S.A.), 2005/02

  • Masters degree in Chamber Music, Masters degree in Chamber Music, University of Ottawa (Canada), 1993/06

  • Bachelor of Music (B.Mus), Bachelor of Music (B.Mus), University of Ottawa (Canada), 1990/06

Professional Career On-Campus 【 display / non-display

  • Akita International University Faculty of International Liberal Arts English for Academic Purposes Program, Lecturer, 2015/04 -

External Career 【 display / non-display

  • Meiji University, Tokyo Faculty of Communication, Adjunct Lecturer, 2014/04 - 2015/03

  • New York University, Tokyo Campus SCPS American Language Institute, Adjunct Lecturer, 2013/09 - 2015/03

  • KEIO University, Tokyo Faculty of Commerce, Adjunct Lecturer, 2012/04 - 2015/03

  • International Christian University English for Liberal Arts, Lecturer, 2008/04 - 2015/03

  • Showa Women's University Human Science, Adjunct Lecturer, 2004/04 - 2008/03

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Academic Society Affiliations 【 display / non-display

  • The Japan Association of College English Teachers (JACET), 2009/06 - 2011/05, JAPAN

  • Engaged Pedagogy Association (EPA), 2006/03 - , JAPAN

  • The Japan Association for Language Teaching (JALT), 2006/03 - 2011/05, JAPAN

 

Academic Papers 【 display / non-display

  • Academic Debate, the Ii-Toko-Dori Way., Academic Debate, the Ii-Toko-Dori Way., vol.29 (1) (p.1 - 14) , 2015/06, Sosa Miguel, Horiuchi Yuko

    Research paper (university, research institution), Multiple Authorship, English

  • Allaying Fear: An essay on the value of not finishing a piece of writing., Allaying Fear: An essay on the value of not finishing a piece of writing., vol.23 (1) (p.1 - 9) , 2008/06, Sosa Miguel

    Research paper (university, research institution), Single Author, English

  • Against Control: An Essay., Against Control: An Essay., vol.2 (3) (p.167 - 187) , 2008, Casanave Pearson Christine, Sosa Miguel

    Research paper (research society, symposium materials, etc.), Multiple Authorship, English

  • Getting in Line: The Challenge of Speaking and Writing about Difficult Ideas., Getting in Line: The Challenge of Speaking and Writing about Difficult Ideas. (p.87 - 109) , 2008, Casanave Pearson Christine, Sosa Miguel

    Research paper (research society, symposium materials, etc.), Multiple Authorship, English

  • Difficult Students: Who, Why, and Responses., Difficult Students: Who, Why, and Responses., vol.1 (p.240 - 248) , 2007/09, Sosa Miguel, Casanave Pearson Christine

    DOI:jalt-publications.org/proceedings/articles/212-jalt2006-proceedings-contents-listing, Research paper (research society, symposium materials, etc.), Multiple Authorship, English

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Books 【 display / non-display

  • Introducing the Liberal Arts, Akita International University Press, 2016/12, Miguel Sosa, Patrick Dougherty, Robert Harris, Samuel Rocha, John Gardner

    Textbook, Editing and Writing, English

  • Respite for Teachers: Essays for reflection and renewal, University of Michigan Press, 2007/06, Casanave Pearson Christine, Sosa Miguel

    Scholarly Book, Multiple Authorship , English

Academic Awards Received 【 display / non-display

  • John Fanselow Award, 2001/02, UNITED STATES, Other Awards, Sosa Miguel

Presentations 【 display / non-display

  • Akita Jalt, Domestic Conference, 2018/04, The Seven Principles of Liberally Educated People, Oral Presentation (guest/special)

  • Tokyo University of the Arts Graduate School of Global Arts, Special Lectures, Domestic Conference, 2017/07, Oral Presentation (guest/special)

  • International Conference for Education, International Conference, 2017/06, Oral Presentation (general)

  • The 1st AIU Digital Studies Hack-a-thon, Domestic Conference, 2016/11, The Usefulness of the Useless, Public discourse, seminar, tutorial, course, lecture and others

  • VIII Congreso Internacional de Filosofia de la Educacion: Educacion y Capacidades., International Conference, 2016/09, Saper Vedere: Concientizar para Entender, Oral Presentation (general)

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On-Campus Classes/Subjects In Charge of 【 display / non-display

  • 2019, Fall, MUS250-1_F, Music We Live By

  • 2019, Spring, EAP083-B_S, High Intermediate Writing

  • 2019, Spring, ENG100-1_S, Composition I

  • 2019, Spring, EAP083-A_S, High Intermediate Writing

  • 2018, Fall, MUS250-1_F, Music We Live By

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Community Activities Outside University 【 display / non-display

  • Concert,2016/04 -

    Since April of 2016, AIU professors Miguel Sosa and Keiko Abe have visited Okawanishine Elementary school in Omagari to conduct sessions in orchestral training. This on-going project is now on its second semester, and is receiving ample support from the city of Omagari. To celebrate this on-going collaboration, a piece of music written by prof. Sosa and the students of Okawanishine Elementary school was premiered on October 30, 2016

  • The One Thousand Tones Tsunami Violin Project,2012/06 - 2012/11

    Music composed for the "Tsunami Violin," in memory of the people of Tohoku, after the earthquake of 3.11, 2011. Premiered on Oct. 27, 2012, at Philia Hall, Yokohama.

  • The Thousand Melodies Tsunami Violin Project,2012/06 - 2012/10

    A piece written for the Tsunami Violin.

  • Compact Disc: Meguriai. Japanese songs for Voice and Piano,2009/02

    A compact disc featuring Japanese songs for mezzo-soprano and piano accompaniment.

  • Compact Disc: Sakura Dayori. Original music for Piano solo.,2007/09 - 2009/10

    Compact Disc featuring original pieces for piano solo.

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