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last modified:2017/06/29

Professor YUKI Masami

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Faculty, Affiliation

Faculty of Letters, Institute of Human and Social Sciences

College and School Educational Field

Division of International Studies,Graduate School of Human and Socio-Environment Studies
Graduate School of Human and Socio-Environment Studies
American-British Studies Course, School of International Studies, College of Human and Social Sciences

Laboratory

Graduate School of Human and Socio-Environmental Studies TEL:

Academic Background

【Academic background(Doctoral/Master's Degree)】
University of Nevada, Reno Doctor Literature and Environment 200005 Completed
Hiroshima University Doctor 199803 Accomplished credits for doctoral program
Kanazawa University Master 199403 Completed
【Academic background(Bachelor's Degree)】
Kanazawa University 199203
【Degree】
PhD

Career

Kanazawa University Faculty of Letters, Institute of Human and Social Sciences Professor(2016/04/01-)
Kanazawa University Foreign Language Institute Professor(2012/01/01-2016/03/31)
Kanazawa University Foreign Language Institute Associate Professor(2003/05/01-2011/12/31)
Toyohashi University of Technology Language Center(2000/08/01-2003/04/30)
Toyohashi University of Technology Language Center(1998/09/01-2000/07/31)

Year & Month of Birth

Academic Society

The Association for the Study of Literature and Environment in Japan


American Literary Society in Japan


ASLE-Japan (the Association for the Study of Literature and Environment in Japan)


The Association for the Study of Literature and Environment (ASLE)


The American Literature Society of Japan

Award

○Fulbright Research Grant(2007/09/04)

Specialities

environmental literature ecocriticism、environmental literature ecocriticism soundscape、Literature in general

Speciality Keywords

environmental literature, ecocriticism, American literature

Research Themes

Theoretical and Practical Studies on Environmental Humanities

Comparative Study of Environmental Imagination in Literature of Food

Transnational Ecocritical Theory

Books

  •  A Global History of Literature and the Environment Cambridge University Press 335-347 2017/01/10
  •  The Routledge Companion to the Environmental Humanities Routledge 56-63 2017/01/30
  •  Bruce Allen and Yuki Masami Ishimure Michiko's Work in Ecocritical Perspective: Between Sea and Sky Lexington Books 2016
  •  Yuki Masami Foodscapes of Contemporary Japanese Women Writers: An Ecocritical Journey around the Hearth of Modernity Palgrave Macmillan 2015
  •  The Hearth of Contemporary Japanese Women Writers: Ecocritical Approaches to Literary Foodscapes Suiseisha 2012/12

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  •  Remembering the Sound of Water: Essays in Ecocriticism Suiseisha 2010/06
  •  Surveying the Literary Landscapes of Terry Tempest Williams: New Critical Essays University of Utah Press 2003/10
  •  Romanthic Ecology Eihosha 2006/12
  •  Poetics of Place: The World of Environmental Literature Fujiwara Shoten 2008/03
  •  Toward a Literary Theory of Acoustic Ecology: Soundscapes in Contemporary ENvironmental Literature UMI 9963605 2000/05

Papers

  •  "Analyzing Satoyama: Rural Landscape, Landscape, and Zone" Yuki, Masami 80 51-63 2014/03 
  •  "Ecocriticism in Japan" Yuki, Masami 519-526 2014/08
  •  Narrating the Invisible Landscape: Terry Tempest Williams\'s Erotic Correspondence to Nature 34 79-97 1998/03
  •  Correspondence in Soundscape Suisei Tsushin 4 3 2008/06
  •  The Logic of Sustainability in Ikezawa Natsuki's Ecofiction 5 2008/10

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  •  New Life, New Language: Ecological Identity in the Work of Morisaki Kazue Studies of Language and Culture 13  151-166 2009/03
  •  Mapping Ecocriticism 33 2010/07
  •  Designing EFL Reading Classes with a Focus on Cooperative Learning and Scanning Exercises 4 2010/03
  •  Examining SLA and Classroom Language i First-year English Classes at Kanazawa University 1 2007/03
  •  Examining an English Immersion Class in Liberal Arts and Science 10 2006/03
  •  Ecocriticism in Japan" in The Oxford Handbook of Ecocriticism. Ed. Greg Garrard. 2011

Conference Presentations

  • "Nature Writing and Japan" (conference:The International Symposium on Literature and Environment in East Asia (ISLE-EA))(2016/11/05)
  • "Nature Writing: The Radical, the Traditional, the Transnational"(conference:ASLE-ASEAN Launching Symposium)(2016/08/02)
  • Eco-Imagination in Literature and Cinema(conference:International Symposium: Culturally Mediated Environmental Issues: Ecological Connectedness in East Asia)(2016/07/30)
  • "American Impact on Japanese Literary Environmentalism"(conference:ACLA Annual Meeting)(2016/03/19)
  • "From 'Ecocriticim in Japan' to 'Japanese Ecocriticism'"(conference:ACLA Annual Meeting)(2015/03/27)

Arts and Fieldwork

Patent

Theme to the desired joint research

Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research

○「日本のネイチャーライティングにおける交感表象の歴史的様相」(2015-2017) 
○「文学的交感の理論的・歴史的考察ー「自然―人間の関係学」」(2012-2014) 
○「日米現代文学にみる食言説と環境観に関する総合的研究」(2011-2014) 
○「エコクリティシズム(環境文学研究)へのサウンドスケープ理論の適用に関する研究」(2004-2006) 
○「日韓の環境文学の研究調査」(2006-2006) 
○「環境と文学―米・日におけるネイチャーライティングの歴史および理論の研究」(2000-2002) 

Classes (Bachelors)

○American/British Environmental Thought E(2017)
○English for Academic Purposes III(2017)
○English for Academic Purposes I(2017)
○Cultural Studies in the English-Speaking World 1E(2017)
○Seminar in British and American Literature B(2017)
○Representation in English IIA(2017)
○English for Academic Purposes IV(2017)
○English for Academic Purposes II(2017)
○English for Academic Purposes I(2017)
○English for Academic Purposes IV(2017)
○Practicum in Different Cultures I(2017)
○Practicum in Different Cultures I(2017)
○Seminar in American/British Studies B(2017)
○Seminar in American/British Studies B(2017)
○Practicum in Different Cultures II(2017)
○Seminar in American/British Studies A(2017)
○Practicum in Different Cultures I(2017)
○Cross-cultural Experiences(2017)
○Cultural Studies in the English-Speaking World 2E(2017)
○Seminar in American/British Studies A(2017)
○Global Topics in English B1(2017)
○Cross-cultural Experiences(2017)
○Global Topics in English IB(2017)
○Cultural Studies in the English-Speaking World(2017)
○Global Topics in English B2(2017)
○Cross-cultural Experiences(2017)
○Cultural Studies in the English-Speaking World E(2016)
○Cultural Studies in the English-Speaking World E(2016)
○Cultural Studies in the English-Speaking World(2016)
○English for Academic Purposes II(2016)
○Cross-cultural Experiences(2016)
○TOEIC Preparation II(2016)
○TOEIC Preparation I(2016)
○Introduction to International Studies 2(2016)
○Introduction to International Studies(2016)
○Graduation thesis(2016)
○Seminar in American/British Studies A(2016)
○Seminar in American/British Studies A(2016)
○Seminar in American/British Studies B(2016)
○Seminar in American/British Studies B(2016)
○Graduation thesis(2016)
○English I(2016)
○Seminar in American/British Studies A, B (2016)
○Introduction to International Studies 2(2016)
○Seminar in American/British Studies A, B(2016)
○Representation in English IIA(2016)
○American/British Environmental Thought E(2016)
○Seminar in British and American Literature B(2016)
○International Communication in English IA(2016)
○Cultural Studies in the English-Speaking World E(2016)

Classes (Graduate Schools)

○Lecture on Environmental Discourse and Gender 1(2017)
○Lecture on Environmental Discourse and Gender 2(2017)
○Lecture on Environment and Representation Ib(2017)
○Lecture on Environment and Representation Ia(2017)
○Literature and Environment I(2017)
○Seminar on Literature and Environment II(2017)
○Seminar in Environmental Discourse IIa(2017)
○Seminar on Literature and Environment I(2017)
○Literature and Environment II(2017)
○Seminar in Environmental Discourse IIb(2017)
○Seminar in Environmental Discourse and Gender 1(2016)
○Seminar in Environmental Discourse and Gender 2(2016)
○Seminar in Environment and Representation Ib(2016)
○Seminar in Environment and Representation Ia(2016)
○Seminar in Environment and Representation IIa(2016)
○Lecture on Environment and Representation Ia(2016)
○Lecture on Environment and Representation IIa(2016)
○Seminar in Environment and Representation IIb(2016)
○Lecture on Environment and Representation IIb(2016)
○Lecture on Environment and Representation Ib(2016)
○Seminar on Literature and Environment II(2016)
○Seminar on Literature and Environment I(2016)
○Literature and Environment II(2016)
○Literature and Environment I(2016)

International Project

International Students

Lecture themes

Others (Social Activities)

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