Dr Ryoko Sasamoto
School of Applied Language and Intercultural Studies
|Name:||Dr Ryoko Sasamoto|
|Department:||School of Applied Language and Intercultural Studies|
|Phone Number:||01 700 5810|
|Campus:||DCU Glasnevin Campus|
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Ryoko Sasamoto, BA, MPhil, PhD, is Assistant Professor in the School of Applied Language and Intercultural Studies (SALIS). She teaches on a number of Japanese and Japanese language modules. Since joining SALIS in 2011, she has expanded her research expertise in Pragmatics into the emerging interdisciplinary research area of Digital Asian Studies, working across different disciplines such as Pragmatics, Japanese language studies, Audiovisual Translation, media studies, psychology, and reception studies. She has secured internal and external funding from organisations such as Japan Foundation and is a winner of research award Career Enhancement Award (DCU, 2013). Her PhD supervision covers a range of research areas, including funsubbing community in Thailand, an eye-tracking study of onomatopoeia in translated manga, teaching of Kanji, Pragmatic issues in JFL and use of multimodal artwork in language classroom.