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SHIMAZU Nobuko

Profile

Title Professor
Belong to Dept. of English Language and Culture
Languages and Cultures (graduate school)
Graduated Indiana University of Pennsylvania
Degree Ph. D. in Literature and Criticism
Field of Study English Literature
Research, Studies Ecofeminism, Minority Literature, Modern and Contemporary Drama
Curriculum Specialized Introduction to American Culture, English Literature, American Literature, Contemporary American Culture

Books Published, Translation

"David Rabe: Surviving the Vietnam Battlefield," Contemporary British and American Playwrights, Ed. Gendai Engeki Kenkyukai. Tokyo: Eichosha Press, May 1990. 228-42.

"Margaret Atwood's Surfacing: Truth Found in the Lake," Images of Women in American Literature, Ed. Misako Koike and Eriko Hara. Tokyo: Keiso-shobo Press, June 1985, 177-99.

Academic Papers, Critique

"Guiding Students into the World of Shakespeare: Reading Romeo and Juliet and The Tempest." Journal of Chubu University Education 17 (Dec. 2017): 67-75.

"Karen Tei Yamashita's Diasporic Worldview: Politics of a Postmodern Immigrant." Journal of the College of Humanities 25 (Jan. 2011): 29-40.

"Guiding Students into the Study of Literature through Reading Haiku." Journal of Chubu University Education 9 (Dec. 2009): 67-75.

"Fiction as Nature Writing: Nature Strikes Back in Through the Arc of the Rain Forest." Bulletin of the Faculty of Computer Science and Systems Engineering, Kyushu Institute of Technology, Human Sciences 21(March 2008): 9-63.

"English Education for Engineers in the World of Globalization: A Report of an Undergraduate and Graduate English Program with an Emphasis on Writing." Journal of Japanese Society for Engineering Education, Vol.56 No.1, pp. 61-67. Jan. 2008.

"The Theme of Mobility in Karen Tei Yamashita's Brazil-Maru: An Ecofeminist Reading." Bulletin of the Faculty of Computer Science and Systems Engineering, Kyushu Institute of Technology, Human Sciences 20 (March 2007): 83-134.

Lectures, Symposium, Presentation

"The Importance of Women's Nurturing Chores in Men's Metaphysical Landscape in Karen Tei Yamashita's Brazil-Maru." International Conference of the Korean Association for Feminist Studies in English Literature on (Post)Feminisms held at Korea University in Seoul, Korea. June 2007.

"Wondering into Wonderland through the Study of the English Language." Department of Education, Iwaki Human College (Open University Lecture Series for Iwaki Citizens Sponsored by Iwaki City) held at Higashi Nippon International University in Iwaki, Fukushima. Oct. 2003.

"From Current American Cultural Scenes: Japanese American Writer Karen Tei Yamashita." Department of International Exchange, Iwaki Human College (Open University Lecture Series for Iwaki Citizens Sponsored by Iwaki City) held at Higashi Nippon International University in Iwaki, Fukushima. Oct. 2002.

"Seducer or Seduced: Driving Lessons as an Initiation Rite in Paula Vogel's How I Learned to Drive." The Tokyo American Literature Society held at Keio University in Tokyo. Nov. 1998.

Social Activities

Iizuka City Culture Promotion Council Member: July 2005 - March 2008.

Others

Entries to Dictionary

Dictionary of the British and American Theater, ed. Kazuo Sakamoto and Shozo Kishi. Tokyo: Shinsuisha Press. Dec. 1999.

Annotated Notes on Textbook

Oleanna by David Mamet. Tokyo: Shinsuisha Press. April 1997.

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