Department of Asian Studies
Department of Asian Studies

Japanese Language Lecturer Hana Kawashima Ransom TV Interview

Tue, May 15, 2018
Japanese Language Lecturer Hana Kawashima Ransom TV Interview

The department is happy to share the archive from a April 16, 2018 broadcast on TV channel J:COM's interview Sapporo-Jin Zukan (Encyclopedia of Sapporo Natives) Hokkaido, Japan with Japanese Language Lecturer Hana Kawashima Ransom.

The show talks about how Lecturer Kawashima Ransom grew interested in studying English and decided to leave Hokkaido after high school.  How she has lived in various places in numerous countries around the world while working as a freelance translator for the past 20+ years.  Why she came to choose Austin as her place to settle, and how she now wants to help younger generations learn foreign languages at UT.  Lastly, her dreams of becoming an author. 

 

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