Tornado Project

Bridging Community & Culture: Mosaic Cultural Identity

Item

Title

Bridging Community & Culture: Mosaic Cultural Identity

Rights

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Type

Moving Image

Creator

Chelsea Heathcote

Date

1990s, 2010s

Description

Syarifah Nur Fathima is a Japanese International student of Malaysian descent who was born and raised in Tokyo, Japan. She came to Canada 2 years ago (September 2017) and has since been volunteering at the London Japanese School and acting as a TA for Professor Mitsume Fukui here at Western. In Japan, she studied Japanese Literature and Culture at Musashino University. For her graduate at Western, she completed an English Teaching program for International students in order to further develop her English-speaking skills. She just recently graduated and hopes to find work in London before returning to Malaysia. There she hopes to secure a career teaching Japanese while utilizing her polylingual skills.

Format

Video

Language

English

Place

Malaysia, Japan (Tokyo), Canada (London)

Publisher

Bridging Classroom and Community: Languages and Cultures in Action, Fall 2019 (ICC2500F)

Contributor

Syarifah Nur Fathima: Member of London Japanese Community

Extent

8:23

Identifier

https://youtu.be/oBnP_PtfALA

Relation

Is Part Of The Japanese Collection

Subject

Teaching & Education in Cultural Contexts

Temporal Coverage

Born in Tokyo, Japan in 1994. Both parents are Malaysian. International student studying English at Western University in London, Ontario since 2017.

Source

Original