Location: Bowdoin / Hiroo Aridome

Asian Studies

Hiroo Aridome

Senior Lecturer in Japanese
Japanese Coordinator

Contact Information

haridome@bowdoin.edu
207-798-4135
Asian Studies

38 College Street - 107



Teaching this semester

JPN 1102. Elementary Japanese II

Hiroo Aridome
A continuation of the fundamentals of Japanese grammar structures and further acquisition of spoken communication skills, listening comprehension, and proficiency in reading and writing. Introduces an additional ninety kanji.

JPN 2206. Advanced-Intermediate Japanese II

Hiroo Aridome
A continuation and progression of materials used in Japanese 2205.



Hiroo Aridome

Education

  • B.A. (Waseda University-Japan)
  • M.A. (Minnesota)

Japanese Language Teachers Association of New England (JLTANE) Conference

  • August 2015
  • Tufts University | Medford, MA
  • presented “Teaching Japanese: When the Student Becomes the Teacher”

Japanese Language Teachers Association of New England (JLTANE) Conference  

  •  June 2014  
  •  Brown University | Providence, RI  
  •  presented "Learning from Contests: The Transformative Power of Studying Japanese

Central Association of Teachers of Japanese (CATJ) Conference 

  • April 2009 
  • Michigan State University | East Lansing, MI 
  • presented Mock Interviews as a Transition Tool for Advanced Language Learners with Shino Hayashi 


Japanese Language Teachers Association of New England (JLTANE) Conference 

  • June 2008 
  • Connecticut College | New London, CT 
  • presented Using Manga with Advanced Level Japanese Learners 


Association of Teachers of Japanese (ATJ) Conference 

  • April 2008 
  • Atlanta, GA 
  • presented The Unforseen Effects of Blogging on the Classroom Dynamic  


Midwest Conference on Asian Affairs (MCAA) 

  • October 2007 
  • Washington University in St. Louis | St. Louis, MO 
  • presented on the use of blogs with advanced-level Japanese learners 


Council on Language Instruction (CLI) Conference 

  • April 2007 
  • University of Chicago | Chicago, IL 
  • presented The Posiitve Effects of Blogging on the Classroom Dynamic addressing the  topic The Place of Multimedia in the Language Curriculum

QIASS (Qatar International Academy for Security Studies)

  • Doha, Qatar
  • August 2010—May 2013
  • Lecturer in Japanese, Language Program Coordinator


Washington University in St. Louis

  • St. Louis, MO
  • August 2002–June 2010
  • Senior Lecturer in Japanese, Study Abroad Advisor


Portland State University (ALLEX/PSU Program)

  • Portland, OR
  • July 2007
  • Visiting Instructor


International Christian University

  • Tokyo, Japan
  • July–August 2005, July–August 2004
  • Lecturer in Japanese


Cornell University

  • Ithaca, NY
  • June–August 2003
  • Japanese Instructor