Stan Kirk スタン・カーク



Born and raised in rural Alberta and has lived in Japan for about 30 years, presently living in

Ashiya city. BA in Greek and Latin Literature from University of Calgary. MA in Greek and Latin Literature from University of Calgary. MA in Applied Linguistics from Leicester University. Presently is Associate professor of English language at Konan University in Kobe where he is mainly teaching English for Science and Global Literacy courses. For the past several years he has been researching and writing life histories of Japanese Canadians who were deported to Japan right after World War II, especially focusing on how they adjusted to life in post-war Japan. Presently he is also researching the family history of a Japanese Canadian family which has roots in Mio (Wakayama) and is engaged in fish processing and wholesaling as well as a Japanese food import business in British Columbia.