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David B. Kelley
International Campus Boston
420 Pond Street
Boston, MA 02130
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EDUCATION

Ph.D. in Linguistics, Indiana University, Bloomington, 8/1990.

M.A. in Applied Linguistics, Indiana University, Bloomington, 6/1983.

B.A. in Biology, State University of New York at Geneseo, 5/1970.


TEACHING EXPERIENCE

8/2006 to Present. ESL Faculty Member, International Campus Boston (Showa Boston), Boston, Massachusetts.

10/1990 to 4/2002. Full-time Foreign Instructor, Department of English, Hamamatsu University School of Medicine, Hamamatsu City, Japan.

1/1987 to 8/1990. Associate Instructor, Center for English Language Training (C.E.L.T.), Department of Linguistics, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, U.S.A.

1/1986 to 1/1987. Visiting Lecturer, Department of Linguistics, Indiana University Branch Campus, Institut Teknologi MARA, Shah Alam, Malaysia.

9/1981 to 1/1986. Associate Instructor, Center for English-Language Training (C.E.L.T.), Department of Linguistics, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, U.S.A.

1/1980 to 6/1980. Adult Education Instructor, Hawaii State Department of Education, Hilo High School & Kulani Correctional Facility, Hilo, Hawaii, U.S.A.

3/1977 to 11/1977. Volunteer English Tutor (of Vietnamese employees), University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, New York, U.S.A.

5/1974 to 5/1975. English Instructor, Executive Language Schools, Inc., Osaka, Japan.

9/1970 to 10/1972. Volunteer English Tutor, U.S. Peace Corps, Iri City & Seoul, Republic of Korea.


PRESENTATIONS & WORKSHOPS

12/2008. Topic: "Student Self-Correction Strategies." The lecture-workshop was presented before the faculty of the International Campus Boston, in Boston, Massachusetts.
9/2007. Topic: "Classroom Management Strategies for Japanese ESL Students." The lecture-workshop was presented before the faculty of the International Campus Boston, in Boston, Massachusetts.
9/2001. Topic: "Watashi no Mita Nihon [My View of Japan]." The lecture was presented before the guests of the Hamakita Saturday Lecture Series, sponsored by the Hamakita City Education Committee, Life-time Education Section, at the Nayuta Hamakita Building, in Hamakita, Japan.
3/2001. Topic: "Thirty Years of Teaching English." The lecture was presented before the new teachers at the Japan and New Zealand (J & N) English Club language school, at Hosoe-cho, in Hamamatsu, Japan.
3/2000. Topic: "Teaching English in East Asia: the Cultural Milieu." The lecture was presented at the monthly meeting of the members of the Shizuoka chapter of the Japan Association of Language Teachers (JALT), at the Create Hamamatsu Building, in Hamamatsu, Japan.
8/1996. Topic: "Writing English in Japan." The lecture was presented at the 2nd Workshop on the Improvement of English Education at Medical Schools, organized by The Japan Medical Education Association, Foreign Language Education Working Group (chaired by Dr. Ken'ichi Uemura, of the Hamamatsu University School of Medicine), at the Hamanako Kokusai Zuno Center, in Hamamatsu, Japan.
1/1993. Topic: "The Representation of the Sounds of English in Japan." The lecture was presented at the monthly meeting of the members of the Shizuoka chapter of the Japan Association of Language Teachers (JALT), at the Create Hamamatsu Building, in Hamamatsu, Japan.
8/1992. Topic: "The Origin of the Hotsuma Script." The lecture was presented at the first monthly meeting of the members of the Hotsuma Society, at the Gakushikai Bunkan Building of Tokyo University, in Tokyo, Japan.
12/1986. Topic: "A Comparison of the Hotsuma Script and German Runes." The lecture was presented at the branch headquarters of the Hotsumatsutae Research Society, in Osaka, Japan.


PUBLICATIONS

(In Progress) "Comparing Chinese and Mesoamerican Number Symbols and Words." Pre-Columbiana a Journal of Long-Distance Contacts.  (The paper has not been submitted yet.) 
(Accepted) "Comparing Chinese and Mesoamerican Calendar Dates."Pre-Columbiana a Journal of Long-Distance Contacts. (The paper is to appear in 2010.)
1/2006. "West of Eden." Ithaca College Quarterly

7/1996. "Possible Evidence of Contact Between China and Mexico in Ancient Times." NEARA Journal. Vol. XXX, No. 1 & 2. [Note: Vol. XXX, No. 1 & 2 is dated 1995. However, it appeared in print in July of 1996.]

3/1995. (With Nobuo Sakurai and Toshio Ohki). "Contemplation on Tao Yuan-ming (Part Five): Desolateness East and West: An Experiment in Poetic Translation." Reports of Liberal Arts, Hamamatsu University School of Medicine. No. 9. Hamamatsu, Japan.

3/1995. "The Twenty-Eight Lunar Mansions of China (Part Three: A Possible Relationship with the Ancient Central-American Calendar)."Reports of Liberal Arts, Hamamatsu University School of Medicine. No. 9. Hamamatsu, Japan.

3/1994. (With Nobuo Sakurai and Toshio Ohki). "Contemplation on Tao Yuan-ming (Part Four) An Oppressed People East and West: An Experiment in Poetic Translation." Reports of Liberal Arts, Hamamatsu University School of Medicine. No. 8. Hamamatsu, Japan.

11/1993. "Some Further Observations on the Origin of the Hotsuma Script." Hotsuma Gakkai Newsletter. No. 10. Funabashi, Japan.

3/1993. "The Representation of the Sounds of English in Japan."Reports of Liberal Arts, Hamamatsu University School of Medicine. No. 7 Hamamatsu, Japan.

3/1993. (With Nobuo Sakurai and Toshio Ohki). "Contemplation on Tao Yuan-ming (Part Three) A Retrospective East and West: An Experiment in Poetic Translation." Reports of Liberal Arts, Hamamatsu University School of Medicine. No. 7. Hamamatsu, Japan.

8/1992. "Some Observations on the Origin of the Hotsuma Script."Hotsuma Studies. Vol. 1, No. 1. Funabashi, Japan.

3/1992. "The Twenty-Eight Lunar Mansions of China (Part Two: A Possible Relationship with Semitic Alphabets)." Reports of Liberal Arts, Hamamatsu University School of Medicine. No. 6. Hamamatsu, Japan.

3/1992. (With Nobuo Sakurai, Toshio Ohki, and Chyuan-sheng Lu). "Contemplations on Tao Yuan-ming (Part Two) The Goblet and Wine Jar East and West: An Experiment in Poetic Translation." Reports of Liberal Arts, Hamamatsu University School of Medicine. No. 6. Hamamatsu, Japan.

5/1991. A Study of the Influence of Chinese and English (and Other Western Languages) on the Japanese Language. Ann Arbor, Michigan (University Microfilms, Inc.).

3/1991. "The Twenty-Eight Lunar Mansions of China." Reports of Liberal Arts, Hamamatsu University School of Medicine. No. 5. Hamamatsu, Japan.

3/1991. (With Nobuo Sakurai, Toshio Ohki, and Martha Alexander). "Contemplations on Tao Yuan-ming (Part One) East and West: An Experiment in Poetic Translation." Reports of Liberal Arts, Hamamatsu University School of Medicine. No. 5. Hamamatsu, Japan.

3/1991. "Ancient Earth & Stone Ruins in Yates County, New York." (Research paper submitted to the YATES COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY, Penn Yan, New York, U.S.A.).

5/1990. "Some Observations on Japanese Students of English in the United States and Japan." Tesolin'. Vol. 9, No. 2. Bloomington, Indiana.

1/1988. "Pre-Colonial Earthen & Stone Ruins in Yates County, New York." (Research paper submitted to the YATES COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY, Penn Yan, New York, U.S.A.).

3/1981. "A Survey of the Ruins of Possible Non-Amerindian-Made Pre-Columbian Stone and Earth Structures in Yates County, New York State." (Research paper submitted to the YATES COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY, Penn Yan, New York, U.S.A.).