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Elizabeth Wong

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Elizabeth Wong has done research on Japanese women writers in the Meiji Era (late 1800s) and taught Japanese in Ohio and Arizona. 

After an undergraduate degree in literature and languages at Washington University in St. Louis, Wong went to Japan and studied Japanese and taught English, followed by graduate study in Japanese literature in the United States at Hobart and William Smith Colleges. 

Education
  • M.A. Japanese Literature, Washington University in St Louis 1969
  • B.A. English/French, Hobart and William Smith Colleges 1963

 

Research Interests

Elizabeth Wong has done research on Japanese women writers in the Meiji Era (late 1800s).

Spring 2018
Course NumberCourse Title
JPN 102First-Year Japanese II
JPN 301Third-Year Japanese I
JPN 492Honors Directed Study
Fall 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
JPN 101First-Year Japanese I
JPN 201Second-Year Japanese I
JPN 301Third-Year Japanese I
Spring 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
JPN 101First-Year Japanese I
JPN 301Third-Year Japanese I
JPN 492Honors Directed Study
Fall 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
JPN 201Second-Year Japanese I
JPN 301Third-Year Japanese I
Spring 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
JPN 492Honors Directed Study
Fall 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
JPN 201Second-Year Japanese I
JPN 202Second-Year Japanese II
JPN 301Third-Year Japanese I
Spring 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
JPN 101First-Year Japanese I
JPN 301Third-Year Japanese I
Service
  • University Hearing Board, committee member (2007 - Present)
  • Fulbright Committee, member of committee (2010 - 2010)
  • NSEP committee, member of committee (2010 - 2010)
  • Parking Citations Appeals Board, committee member (2010 - 2010)
  • University Hearing Board, board member (2010 - 2010)
  • Statewide Japanese Speech Contest, fund raiser and mentor for students (2010 - 2010)
  • Language Fair Committee, Japanese booths and mini-lessons (2010 - 2010)
  • Fulbright Committee, member of committee (2009 - 2009)
  • NSEP committee, member of committee (2009 - 2009)
  • Parking Citations Appeals Board, committee member (2009 - 2009)
  • University Hearing Board, board member (2009 - 2009)
  • Student Affaris and Grievances Committee, Committee chair (2009 - 2009)
  • Statewide Japanese Speech Contest, fund raiser and mentor for students (2009 - 2009)
  • Language Fair Committee, Japanese booths and mini-lessons (2009 - 2009)
  • Parking Citations Appeals Board, member of board (2008 - 2008)
  • Student Affairs and Grievances Committee, CLAS, member of committee, became chair in the fall of 2008 (2008 - 2008)
  • Unversity Hearing Board, member of board (2008 - 2008)
  • Fulbright Committee Member, member of committee (2008 - 2008)
  • Student Grievances Committee, Member of committee that meets as necessary to adjudge validity of student appeals of academic dishonesty claims (2006 - 2008)
  • Parking Citations Appeals Board, Member of committee that meets regularly to adjudge the validity of parking citation appeals (2003 - 2008)
  • Statewide Arizona Japanese Speech Contest, fund raiser and mentor for students (2008 - 2008)
  • NSEP Committee, member of committee (2008 - 2008)
  • Language Fair, Committee member (2003 - 2007)
  • Honors College, Mentored and taught (2000 - 2007)
  • Japanese Language representation in annual Language Fair, Coordinato (2000 - 2007)
  • Arizona State University, Mentored and helped prepare ASU students for annual Arizona Japanese Speech Contest (1996 - 2007)
  • Fullbright Committee member, member of committee (2007)
  • Arizona Japanese Speech Contest, Fund raiser and mentor for students (2007 - 2007)
  • Annual Language Fair, committee member (2007)
  • Search committee for Japanese lecturer, Appointed member of committee to hire a lecturer in Japanese (2006 - 2007)
  • AZLA newsletter, Helped newsletter chair with photos for the Arizona Language Association newsletter (2006 - 2006)
  • Arizona Japanese Speech Contest, I helped raise money for prizes and mentored and guided ASU student applicants for the statewide Japanese speech contest (2006 - 2006)
  • DLL Language Fair Committee, Committee member of annual language fair as well as coordinator of Japanese language tables and mini-lessons (2005 - 2006)
  • AZLA (Arizona Language Association) newsletter, Committee member (2005 - 2005)
  • AZLA newsletter, Help newsletter chair with photos and articles (2005 - 2005)
  • JET program for Japanese government, Interview committee member (2005 - 2005)
  • Parking Citations Appeals Board, Member of board that meets regularly to judge validity of parking citation appeals (2005 - 2005)
  • Search committe for Lecturer in Korean, AA representative to assure compliance to AA guidelines (2005 - 2005)
  • Arizona Japanese Speech Contest, Help raise money for prizes, mentor and guide ASU student applicants (2005 - 2005)
  • JET Program, Interviewed local candidates for the JET Program (2005 - 2005)
  • Search committee for Assistant Professor of Japanese, AA representative to assure compliance to AA guidelines (2005 - 2005)
  • Annual DLL Language Fair for regional high school students, Organizational committe member and Japanese section organizer (2005 - 2005)
  • NSEP US government, Interview committee member (2003 - 2003)
  • Annual Asian Languages Picnic for students, Coordinator and treasurer (2003)
  • Annual Language Fair for area High School students, Organizational committee member (2003)
  • NCTA seminar, Taught about Japanese literature (2003)
  • PCAB - Parking Citations Appeals Board, Board member to vote on appeals (2003)
  • Selection committee for Exchange Study in Japan, Member (2002 - 2002)
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