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Chad D. Nilep

Institute of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Nagoya University
Furo-cho, Chikusa-ku, Nagoya 464-8601

Department of Academic Writing Education (Mei-Writing)

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Teaching Research Curriculum Vitae Links

Teaching and tutorials

Nagoya University Writing Center

Graduate courses (Course descriptions available here)

  • Research Skills W: Fundamentals of Academic Writing
  • Research Skills W: Developing Academic Writing

Online course materials via NU OCW

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Research Interests

Linguistic Anthropology and Sociolinguistics (Sociocultural Linguistics)

Political Micro-Economy

Sociopolitical discourse

Hippo Family Club

Japanese language in America

Bilingualism and Codeswitching

Language and Identity

Humor as a linguistic phenomenon



Curriculum Vitae

(not updated)



Archive of 'lost' blog contributions to the Society for Linguistic Anthropology

Discourse, War and Terrorism, Adam Hodges & Chad Nilep

University of Colorado, Boulder

The University of North Dakota

Arizona State University

Seowon University (Korean)

Fukuyama, Japan

University of Idaho

International Society for Humor Studies


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