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Kyoko Sato

Department of Curriculum, Teaching & Learning
Social Justice Education
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Academic Positions

  • Lecturer
    University of Toronto/OISE, CTL
  • Lecturer
    University of Toronto/OISE, Social Justice Education

Scholarly & Creative Works

  • Fragments of memory: fragment 1
    2022, Return
    Sato, K
  • Kaigai no Nihongofukyuu” to shin-teikokushugi [“The dissemination of Japanese language overseas” and the new imperialism].
    2010, Sekai o tsunagukotoba [Languages that connect the world ( O. Endo, M. Kobayashi &T. Sakurai Eds.)
    Sato, K.
  • The Japanese Sixties: Kon Ichikawa’s Tokyo Olympiad.
    2009, The New World Coming: the Sixties and the Shaping of Global Consciousness (K. Dubinsky, C. Krull, S. Lord, S. Mill, & S. Rutherford Eds.)
    Sato, K.
  • Salient accents, covert attitudes: consciousness-raising for preservice second language teachers
    2006, Prospect: An Australian Journal of TESOL
    Munro, M. J., Derwing, T. M., & Sato, K.

Research Interests

The areas of my research interests include the following:
Trans-Pacific, Asian diaspora studies
Colonialism and imperialism in and around the Asia-Pacific region
Historical materialist analyses of institutions
The politics of listening as a transformative practice in education

I am currently writing creative fiction and non-fiction that explore the topics of memory, the politics of silence, and affective attachments to strangers. 

Teaching Interests

I've taught the following courses:
Educational Research One: Research Literacy (CTL, OISE)
Educational Research Two: Research Method (CTL, OISE)
Theorizing Asian Canada (SJE, OISE)
Colonialism in East Asia (Historical Studies, UTM) 
Ideology and Japan (East Asian Studies, UT St. George)
Colonialism and Imperialism in East Asia (East Asian Studies, UT St. George)

I currently teach the following courses:
Theorizing Asian Canada (SJE, OISE)
Bourdieu: Theory of Practice in Social Sciences (SJE, OISE)