The International Association for Japan Studies

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December 7, 2013

Waseda University, Building 11, Fourth Floor

Contact:

Prof. Maji Rhee, School of International Liberal Studies, Waseda University

E-mail:@majirhee@waseda.jp

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Non-Members: 2,000G Students:1,000G@Members: Free

Registration                                                          10:30-11:40

Opening Ceremony                                                    11:40-12:00

Chair-General                       Mitsuhiro Tokunaga (Fukuoka Institute of Technology)

Opening Remarks @@@@@@          Koichi Kimura (President, IAJS, Waseda University)

 

Research Reports Session I: Literature    Room No. 419

 

Chair@@@@@@        Leith Morton (Vice-President, IAJS, Tokyo Institute of Technology)

 

12:00 -12:30 

1.       Active Listening for Creating Poetry

                             Tomoko Nakashima (Kobe University of Health and Welfare)

                                        Hiroko Nakajima (Fukuyama Heisei University)

12:30 -13:00 @

2DEscape from Identity in Towada Yokofs gPersonah

Charles Cabell (Toyo University)

13:00 - 13:30 

3DWatanabe Junichi and the Literature of Love

Maji Rhee (Waseda University)

13:30 -14:00

4.  Rebellious with Grace: The Subtle Charisma of Selected Contemporary Authors and What Japanese Women Owe to Them | The Case of Setouchi Jakucho, Kirishima Yoko and Yu Miri

                                                   Muriel Jolivet (Sophia University)

 (Intermission 14:00-14:15)

 

Chair                                                Charles Cabell (Toyo University)

 

14:15 – 14:45

5.        Living eFukushimaf: Wago Ryoichifs Poesy of Disaster

                                      Kristina Iwata-Weickgenannt (Nagoya University)

14:45 – 15:15

6DThe Influence of American Literature on Haruki Murakami: A Reconsideration

                                           Kenichi Sato (Tokyo University of Science)

15:15 – 15:45

7DRediscovering Japan Through the Works of Shoyo Tsubouchi

                                                 Takeo Fujikura (Waseda University)

15:45 – 16:15 

8DAbout phrasemes in Old Japanese

                    Ekaterina Levchenko (International Research Center for Japanese Studies)

16:15 – 16:45

9DRivals or Allies in Japanese Court Poetry? Appropriation of Manfyoshu in Poetry of

Rokujo and Mikohidari School Members

                    Malgorzata Karolina Citko (University of Hawaifi at Manoa, PhD. Cand.)

16:45 – 17:15

10.  Yuriwaka Daijin: On the Possibility of the Story Transmission

                                     Saida Khalmirzaeva (Hosei University, PhD. Cand.)

Research Reports Session II: Culture and Arts

Room No.408

Chair                                      Takashi Hirota (Kyoto Womenfs University)        

12:00 – 12:30

1DThe Reception of Greek Culture in East Asia

                                 Furnari Rosa Isabella (Cataniafs University in Sicily-Italy)

12:30 – 13:00

2DLife is a Cabaret: Towards a Theory of Buto and the Burlesque

                                    Bruce Baird (University of Massachusetts Amherst)       

13:00 – 13:30

3DMushrooms in the Anime Forest: When Atomic Explosions First Appeared in Japanese TV Series for Children

                     Marco Pellitteri (Japan Foundation Research Fellow at Kobe University)

13:30 – 14:00

4DThe Oyatoi Gaikokujin and the Scientific Modernization of Japan

                                            Giovanni Borriello (University of Rome)

 

(Intermission 14:00 – 14:15)

 

Chair                       Tomoko Nakashima (Kobe University of Health and Welfare)

14:15 – 14:45

5DTo the Problem of Iconographical Changes in Contemporary Netsuke

@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@            Tatiana Yahiro (Independent Researcher)@

14:45 – 15:15

6DMeaning and Work: Lives and Livelihood of Young Artists in Osaka

                                 Iza Kavedzija (Postdoctoral Fellow at Osaka University)

15:15 – 15:45

7DDeconstructing Representations of Ono no Komachi as a Japanese Femme Fatale in Contemporary and Popular Culture

                    Karolina Slawomira Broma-Smenda (University of Warsaw, Ph.D. Cand.)

15:45 – 16:15

8.       Images of eIjimef in Japanese Popular Culture

                                 Kamila Sosnowska (Jagiellonian University, Ph.D. Cand.)

16:15 – 16:45 

9DThe Ceramic Art of Miyagawa Kozan I and His Interests in the Japanese Literati Culture

                                     Shinya Maesaki (Ritsumeikan Art Research Center)

 

Research Reports Session III: Language and Education

Room No. 407

Chair                                            Kaoru Tomita (Yamagata University)                                

12:00 – 12:30

1.        The Development of gDeaf Identityh within Education Settings in Japan

                                   Jennifer McGuire (University of Oxford, Ph.D. Cand.)

12:30 – 13:00

2DJapanese Language Learnersf Experiences Abroad: Social Networks, Interaction and Language Usage                      Rikki Campbell (Monash University, Australia, Ph.D. Cand.)

13:00 – 13: 30

3DMotivational Education in the Global Society by IOC: Differences in the Learning Environment of Japan, EU and the U.S.                        Kawan Soetanto (Waseda University)

13:30 – 14:00

4DField Studies on Effective Training of Knowledge Innovation at Dr. Soetantofs Classroom

                                            Xia Su (Maruwa Transportation Company)

 

(Intermission, 14:00 – 14:15)

Chair                                                 Maji Rhee (Waseda University)

 

14:15 – 14:45 

5DRepetitions and Repair in Japanese Conversation Between Nonnative and Native Speakers: A Case of Interaction in a Homestay Setting

                                                  Sae Bando (Waseda University) 14:15 – 15:15

6DCross-Cultural Rush: Approaches to Easing English Conversation With Foreign Visitors on Interesting Facts About Tokyo

Vilma Suero (J.F. Oberlin University)

15:15 – 15:45 

7DSocial Studies Lesson Design and Protocol for JSL Children: Cultural Code, Mother Tongue and Mother Culture, and Learning Style

                                  Kihachiro Sakai (Ousu Primary School in Nagoya City)

15:45 – 16:15

8.       School Excursion and the Intellectual Exchange in Meiji Era: A Case of Beginning of Kumamoto-Okinawa Relations

                    Ayumi Matsunaga (Institute of Policy Research. Kumamoto City, Fellow)

 

Research Reports Session IV: Social Science and Other Subjects

Room No. 406

 

Chair                                     Takehisa Iijima (Honorary President of IAJS)     

 

12:00 – 12:30  

1DThe Impact of Canon of Leke Dukagjini on the Rule of Law in Albania: A Brief Overview

                                                   Blendi Barolli (Niigata University)

12:30 – 13:00

2DJapan-India Maritime Ties in the Indo-Pacific Region: Strengthening the Kizuna

                               Rupakjyoti Borah (Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University)      

13:00 – 13:30 

3DOkinawans in Mexico at the Beginning of the Country Modernization

                                Emma Mendoza (Invited Researcher at Osaka University)

13:30 – 14:00

4DA Study on Characteristic of Japanese Word-of-Mouth

                                                  Kenji Yoshimi (Waseda University)

 

(Intermission, 14:00 – 14:15)

 

Chair                                @   Ian Ruxton (Kyushu Institute of Technology) 

14:15 – 14:45

5DUse of Game Theory to Find Economic Efficiency in Mobile Telecommunication Through Facilities-Based and Services-Based Competitions

@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@     Phirak Leng (Waseda University, Ph.D. Cand.)

14:45 – 15:15

6DResettlement of Young People to Rural Areas of Japan: Work and Life in the Countryside.

                                   Ksenia Kurochkina (Waseda University, Ph.D. Cand.)

15:15 -15:45

7.       Managing Hope: The Labor of Science in Contemporary Japan

                                    Ieva Tretjuka (University of Pittsburgh, Ph.D. Cand.)

15:45-16:15     

8DTrade Between Poland and Japan in Years 1990-2010

                    Katarzyna Wolak (Agriculture University in Krakow, Poland, PhD. Cand.)

                             

 

Panel Discussion

 

Panel Theme | Ecotourism, Traditional Knowledge and Landscape Conservation in

 Contemporary Japan: A Reappraisal

 

Coordinator      Abhik Chakraborty (Visiting Researcher, Mountainous Region Research Center)

 

16:15-18:00          Titles and Presenters

 

9DGeotourism: A New Paradigm in Nature Conservation in Contemporary Japan

                                                             Abhik Chakraborty

 

10DEcotourism Development on Ogasawara Islands, Japan: Influences of Self-imposed Rules and UNESCO World Heritage Site Statues

                                       Takayuki Arima (Tokyo Metropolitan University)

 

11DA Challenge for Rural Tourism Attraction: Case Study of Mine City, Yamaguchi Prefecture

                                           Munehiko Asamizu (Yamaguchi University)

 

12DAdaptive Resource Management and Its Connection to State of Fisheries in Himeshima

                                                             Shamik Chakraborty

 

Closing Remarks  (18:00-18:10)  

Room No.419 @                           Leith Morton (Tokyo Institute of Technology)

 

General Meeting  (18:10-18:15)                                         Room No.419

 

Reception (18:30 -20:30)

Atton Italian Restaurant, JPY 4,000 Yen                     http://www1.ocn.ne.jp/~atton/

 

Venue:  Waseda University, Building 11, Fourth Floor

By JR Yamanote Line or Seibu-Shinjuku Line Takadanobaba Station (approx. 20-min. walk)

By Subway Tozai Line - Waseda Station (approx. 5-min. walk)

By Tokyo City Bus (Waseda) Takadanobaba Station to Nishi Waseda, Babasita-cho, Sodai Seimon

 

Presenters:  Please submit a 2,000 words abstract by January 31, 2014 for the newsletter.

Waseda CampusInquires to Prof. Mitsuhiro Tokunaga, tokunaga@fit.ac.jp