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Richard Wilcox

Publications

 

Chapter in a peer reviewed book, translated into Japanese

Environmental NGOs in the international arena (2004). In Miura, N. (Ed.), The environmental problems in international relations (pp. 130-145). Tokyo: Yushindo.

Journal articles

The Crisis in Education. Kokusai Kankeigaku Kenkyu (The Study of International Relations), pgs., 47 – 63, No. 35, Tsuda College. April, 2009, Tsuda College, Tokyo.

Women and Environmental Activism in Japan. Kokusai Kankei Kenkyu Joho (Institute of International and Cultural Studies Bulletin), pgs., 9 – 16. No. 41, Tsuda College. December 20, 2006, Tsuda College, Tokyo.

Technology and the Coming Global Totalitarianism. Kokusai Kankeigaku Kenkyu (The Study of International Relations), pgs., 69 – 93. No. 32, Tsuda College. April, 2006, Tsuda College, Tokyo.

United States Militarism, Global Instability and Environmental Destruction. Kokusai Kankeigaku Kenkyu (The Study of International Relations), pgs., 67 – 86. No. 31, Tsuda College. Published April, 2005, Tsuda College, Tokyo.

Depleting The Biosphere: Japan And Natural Resource Consumption. Kokusai Kankeigaku Kenkyu (The Study of International Relations), pgs., 1 – 15. No. 27, Tsuda College. Published April, 2001, Tsuda College, Tokyo.

Japan And The International Wildlife Trade. The Journal of Environmental Studies, pgs., 143-150. June, 2000. Institute of Environmental Studies, Keiai University, Chiba.

 

Academic presentations and activities

Poster presentation entitled: “Teaching scientific relevance and critical discourse through discussion and presentation: A case study of the Fukushima nuclear disaster.” Given at the 3rd Annual JALT (Japan Association of Language Teachers) CUE SIG (University Educators Special Interest Group), ESP (English for a Specific Purpose) Symposium, held on September 13th, 2014 at Waseda University, Science and Engineering Campus.

English Speech Contest Judge: Moegi Cup: I have two times been a speech contest judge with one other judge in a competition between the Waseda University and Chuo University English Speaking Societies. There were ten speakers and three prizes were awarded. Each speech was approximately five minutes and included questions from the judges. C Square Small-Sized Auditorium, Chuo University Campus. November 16th 2014; Waseda University Campus, Ono Kinen Hall. November 17th, 2013.

Waseda English Speaking Society Speech Contest Judge: I was a speech contest judge with two other judges for the Waseda Science Department English Speaking Society. I observed seven separate, five minute power point presentation speeches and gave critical feedback at the end of the session. Waseda Science and Engineering Campus, Tokyo. November 21, 2009.

Presentation entitled: “Teaching Content To Improve Language Acquisition and Critical Thinking Skills.” Faculty Development Spring Seminar, Rikkyo University, Tokyo. April 3, 2008.

Presentation entitled: “Integrating English Education and Political Activism” at the Peace as a Global Language Conference. Daito Bunka University, Tokyo. Sept. 28, 2002.

Presentation entitled: “Technology and Global Totalitarianism.” The Eco Study Group, Aoyama University, Tokyo. October 11, 2005.

Presentation entitled: “Japanese Environmental Grassroots Activism.” The Eco Study Group, Aoyama University, Tokyo. April 28, 2005.

Organizer for: “The International Green Forum 2002.” Moderator for panel discussion entitled: “Green Movements for Transformation,” Aoyama University, Tokyo. March 30, 2002.

Organizer for: “The International Green Forum 2001.” Presenter of lecture entitled: “Japan and Illegal Resource Trade.” Environmental Partnership Office, United Nations University, Tokyo. March 24, 2001.

Presentation: On the anniversary of the signing of the Kyoto Protocol, as part of a 5 person panel I made a statement to interested members of the Japanese Diet on the issue of global warming. Speakers included former Green Party Mayor of Santa Monica, California, Mike Feinstein, as well as a number of other Japanese Diet members and environmental writers and activists. Japan Diet Building. February 16, 2005.

Contributing organizer for press conference: “Genpatsu Gypsies: The Hidden Tragedy Of Japan’s Nuclear Labor Force.” Foreign Correspondents’ Club of Japan, Tokyo. March 12, 2001.

Panel member: “Reflections on the September 11, 2001. Terror Attacks: Debate Among Muslims and Americans.” As part of a five person panel including Indonesian, Palestinian, Afghan and American participants, panelists discussed the issue of whether the U.S. war in Afghanistan in wake of the 9/11 incidents was a just cause. Hosted by the Asahi Shimbun, discussion comments published in the October 18th, 2001 edition for Tokyo area.

 

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