Enika Banerjee

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Lecturer of Japanese
COED 444B

 

 

Spring 2021

Virtual Office Hours

Tuesdays 2:00-5:00pm

Webex: https://uncc.webex.com/meet/ebanerje

Coordinator of Undergraduate Certificate Business Japanese

 

Teaching Schedule

JAPN 1201-001 MWF 11:15-12:05

JAPN 3130-001 MW 2:30-3:45 (Business and Culture in Japan)

JAPN 3202-002 MWF 12:20-1:10

JAPN 4206-001 MWF 9:05-9:55 (Business Japanese)

Enika Banerjee is a lecturer of Japanese. Currently she is teaching elementary and upper intermediate level of Japanese language courses. She also teaches Japanese Business and Culture and Advanced Spoken Business Japanese. She is currently oversees the Japanese Business Certificate program. She received her BA in Japanese Linguistics from Sophia University in Japan and her MA in Japanese Studies, majoring in Japanese Anthropology and minoring in Modern Japanese History, from the University of London School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS). She started teaching Japanese during 2002 in Michigan. Prior to teaching she worked at investment banks in both Tokyo and Boston. She also worked as an interpreter/ translator at Japanese affiliated companies in both Michigan and South Carolina. Her research interests focus on foreign integration and their affects on the Japanese business culture. She is currently also working on a Collaborative Online International Learning (COIL) Project with Sophia University. The research involves study on the connection between collaborating with native speakers and their effect on learning foreign language.

Education

M.A. Japanese Studies, The University of London School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), U.K. (2000)

B.A. Japanese Linguistics, Sophia University, Japan (1991)

Appointments

Lecturer of Japanese language 2018-present

Specific Research Interests

Foreign integration and their affects on the Japanese business culture

The connection between collaborating with native speakers and their effect on learning foreign language