Profile

Hiroko Hirakawa

Departments and Positions:
International Studies, Coordinator, Associate Professor of Foreign Languages
Foreign Languages, Associate Professor of Foreign Languages
Phones:
School Extension 316.2413
Credentials:
Tsuda College, BA, '82
Southeast Missouri University, MA, '89
Purdue University, MS, '91
Purdue University, PHD, '98
Biography:

“At Guilford, we have the opportunity to travel with our students and colleagues. Our trip to Japan was a memorable one. It’s very rewarding to watch our students experience the culture first-hand and to see all the pieces of their studies come together.”

Courses Taught

  • JAPN 101: Communicating in Japanese I
  • JAPN 102: Communicating in Japanese II
  • JAPN 201: Intermediate Japanese I
  • JAPN 202: Intermediate Japanese II
  • JAPN 220: Women in Modern Japan
  • JAPN 221: Contemporary Japanese Society
  • JAPN 310: Media, Gender and Nation in Japan
  • FYE 101: Green Tea and 1000-Year-Old Eggs