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Gavin Furukawa

NameGavin Furukawa
AffiliationSophia University
SectionFaculty of Foreign Studies, Department of English Studies
Job titleAssociate Professor
DegreeBA Humanities Literature(University of Hawaiʻi West Oahu), MA Second Language Studies(University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa), Ph.D. Second Language Studies(University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa)
Research funding number10773351
J-Global ID201801014634770223


Language and Gender, Language Ideology, Language and Identity, World Englishes, Classroom Discourse

Research Interests

media ,Discourse ,World Englishes ,language ideology

Research Areas

  • Humanities & social sciences / Foreign language education / 
  • Humanities & social sciences / English linguistics / 
  • Humanities & social sciences / Gender studies / 


Gavin Furukawa   
Gender in Japanese Popular Culture   151-174   Apr 2023

This chapter examines the discourses found in Japanese gay vlog entries to see how such streaming contents are used as sites of contact between gays and straights in Japan. Early internet sites created safe public spaces for sexual minor...
Mitsuyo Sakamoto   Gavin Furukawa   
System   110 102921-102921   Nov 2022   [Refereed]
Mitsuyo Sakamoto   Gavin Furukawa   
Asian Englishes   1-14   Feb 2022   [Refereed]
Ku, Eric   Furukawa, Gavin   Hiramoto, Mie   
International Journal of TESOL Studies   3(3) 153-168   Sep 2021   [Refereed][Invited]
Gavin Furukawa   
Reviews in Higher Education   157 95-107   Apr 2021   [Refereed][Invited]


Gavin Furukawa   
Sociolinguistics Symposium 23   7 Jun 2021   
Gavin Furukawa   
16th International Pragmatics Conference   13 Jun 2019   
Gavin Furukawa   Shunsuke Nozawa   Ayumi Miyazaki   
Association for Asian Studies   23 Mar 2019   
Gavin Furukawa   
Society for Cinema and Media Studies   17 Mar 2019   
Gavin Furukawa   Ayumi Miyazaki   Shunsuke Nozawa   
American Association of Applied Linguistics   12 Mar 2019   

Research Projects

Life Histories of the Transformed: Identities on the Gender and Sexual Border
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: 
Ayumi Miyazaki Shunsuke Nozawa 
Project Year: Apr 2021 - Mar 2024