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Researcher Information

last modified:2022/11/03

Associate Professor SATO Fumihiko


Faculty, Affiliation

Institute of Liberal Arts and Science

College and School Educational Field

Division of Humanities, Graduate School of Human and Socio-Environmental Studies

Course in European Studies, School of International Studies, College of Human and Social Sciences


Academic Background

【Academic background(Doctoral/Master's Degree)】
Leopold-Franzens-Universitaet Innsbruck Doctor Graduate School, Division of Humanities Deutsche Philologie 200503 Completed
Osaka City University Master Graduate School, Division of Letters 199903 Completed
【Academic background(Bachelor's Degree)】
Kanazawa University 199703
Dr. phil.


Kanazawa University Foreign Language Institute Associate Professor Foreign Language Institute(2007/04/01-2012/03/31)

Year & Month of Birth


Academic Society

Japanische Gesellschaft fuer Germanistik Sektion Hokuriku
Japanische Gesellschaft fuer Germanistik
Japanischer Verein fuer Germanistik im Bezirk Osaka-Kobe
Germanistenverband der Staedtischen Universitaet Osaka
International Nestroy Society
Gesellschaft fuer die Erforschung der oesterreichischen Literatur
Japanese Society for Theatre Research



European literature、Literature in general

Speciality Keywords

literary Uncle, German Children's and Youth Literature between the Wars, Kästner, Viennese Popular Theatre, Nestroy, Grillparzer, Raimund, Danube, Proletarian-Revolutionary Fairy tale

Research Themes


  •  Deutsch? Versuch's doch mal!  2022/01/30


  •  Erich Kästners "Der 35. Mai" als Beispiel für die Literatur über den reisenden Onkel Fumihiko SATO 18 1-25 2022/02/28
  •  unseasonable Christmas: An Essay on two German Christmas Novels for Children from 1933 Fumihiko SATO 14 13-34 2022/03/30
  •  Das Verbot des Lügens vs. Das hemmungslose Lügen. Die parodistische Beziehung zwischen Grillparzers Weh dem, der lügt! und Nestroys Der Talisman Fumihiko SATO Seminarium 42 1-23 2020/12/20
  •  The Mother-Daughter-Relationship in the fatherless Family or the (Im-)Possibility of the literary Aunt: An Essay on the German Girl's Literature of the early 1930s Fumihiko SATO 13 1-22 2021/03/25
  •  Literature on the Traveling Uncle: With a Focus on the German Children's and Youth Literature in the first half of the 1930s Fumihiko SATO 12 17-28 2020/03/30

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  •  Die sich durch Berlin bewegenden Kinder in der Kinder- und Jugendliteratur der Zwischenkriegszeit Fumihiko SATO Seminarium 40 23-44 2018/12/20
  •  On the Literary Theory of the Uncle: With a Focus on the History of Research as well as the German-Speaking Children's and Youth Literature of the Early 20th Century Fumihiko SATO 11 51-66 2019/03/29

Conference Presentations

  • Reading the Manga “My Brother's Husband” with Regard to the Uncle's Function in Literature(conference:Frontier of Gender Studies)(2019/10/01)


Arts and Fieldwork


Theme to the desired joint research

Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research


Competitive research funding,Contribution

Collaborative research,Consignment study

Classes (Bachelors)

○Intercultural Communication(2017)
○German A3(2017)
○German A1(2017)
○German A3(2017)
○German A1(2017)
○German A3-2(2017)
○German A3-2(2017)
○German A1-2(2017)
○German A3-1(2017)
○German A3-1(2017)
○Study in German Literature A2(2017)
○History of German Literature A(2017)
○Introduction to literary studies(2017)
○Seminar of Graduation thesis B(2017)
○History of German Literature A(2017)
○History of German Literature B(2017)
○Study in German Literature A1(2017)
○Seminar of Graduation thesis A(2017)
○Seminar in Modern and Contemporary German Literature A(2017)
○Seminar in German Literature B2(2017)
○Seminar in German Literature B1(2017)
○Intercultural Communication(2017)
○History of German Literature A(2017)
○Study in Modern and Contemporary German Literature A(2017)
○History of German Literature B(2017)
○History of German Literature A(2017)
○German A1-1(2017)
○German A1-2(2017)
○German A1-1(2017)
○Seminar of Graduation thesis B(2016)
○Study in German Literature B(2016)
○Seminar in German Reading Sklls(2016)
○Practicum in Different Cultures II(2016)
○Practicum in Different Cultures II(2016)
○History of German Literature A(2016)
○History of German Literature A(2016)
○Practicum in Different Cultures I(2016)
○Seminar in German Reading Skills(2016)
○German B(2016)
○German A1(2016)
○German A1(2016)
○History of German Literature B(2016)
○German A3(2016)
○German A3(2016)
○History of German Literature A(2016)
○Practicum in Different Cultures I(2016)
○Seminar of Graduation thesis A(2016)

Classes (Graduate Schools)

○Seminar in Comparative Literature IVb1(2017)
○Seminar in German Literature I1(2017)
○Seminar in German Literature I2(2017)
○Topics in German Linguistics I1(2017)
○Basic Study in Comparative Literature 1(2017)
○Basic Study in Comparative Literature 2(2017)
○Topics in German Linguistics I2(2017)
○Seminar in Comparative Literature IVb2(2017)
○Study in Comparative Literature IVb1(2017)
○Study in Comparative Literature IVb2(2017)
○Basic Study in Comparative Literature(2016)
○Study in Comparative Literature IVb(2016)
○Seminar in Comparative Literature IVb1(2016)
○Seminar in German Modern Literature I1(2016)
○Seminar in German Modern Literature I2(2016)
○Seminar in Comparative Literature IVb2(2016)
○Basic Study in Comparative Literature 2(2016)
○Study on German Literature I2(2016)
○Study on German Literature I1(2016)
○Study in Comparative Literature IVb2(2016)
○Study in Comparative Literature IVb1(2016)
○Basic Study in Comparative Literature 1(2016)
○Seminar in German Modern Literature I(2016)
○Study on German Literature I(2016)
○Seminar in Comparative Literature IVb(2016)

International Project

International Students

Lecture themes

Others (Social Activities)

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