The Regular Meeting No.129
Date:
July 8, 2017 pm3:00~
Place:  Waseda University Building No.11 Room 604      
Presentations:
Yukari Kato; Literature of Nikkei Alberta--Reading Darcy Tamayose and Hiromi Goto
Rie Makino; The Resistance and Silence: Japanese American Responses to Herman Melville's Works


The Regular Meeting No.128
Date: May 14, 2017 pm3:00~
Place:  Nagoya University, Bunkeisogokan Room 609       
Presentations:
Yoshiko Ito: A Study of the Narrations of the Memories of the Relocation: From Yoshiko
Uchida to Julie Otsuka
Yasuyo Komatsu: Yoshiko Uchida's Rinko Trilogy:The Stories of Memory Denied and Lost by Executive Order 9066



The Regular Meeting No.127
Date: March 11, 2017 pm3:00~
Place: College of Commerce, Nihon University, Kinuta Campus Bld 2, Room2303
       
http://www.bus.nihon-u.ac.jp/access.html         
Presentations:
Yusuke Kashio: "Yoshiko Uchida's Crepe Paper Flowers -Why did she contribute to Harpers?"
Hideyuki Yamamoto: “Transnationalizing Asian American Plays: D. H. Hwang’s Theatrical Strategy in Chinglish”
Teruyo Ueki: Two Books in the US-Japan Critical Moments: Probing Etsu Inagaki Sugimoto’s Narrative              Technique in A Daughter of the Samurai(1925) and Grandmother O-Kyo(1940)


The Regular Meeting No.126
Date: January 28, 2017 pm3:00~
Place: Kobe University Bld.A 1F Student Hall

<Special Session on the JSPS research project on “Transnationality of Asian American Literature”>

“Transnational and Polyglot Asian American Literature: Intersection of Comparative Literature and Asian American Studies”
Prof. King-Kok Cheung (Professor, University of California, Los Angeles, USA)
        
Chair and Discussant]: Hideyuki Yamamoto (Kobe University)
Discussant: Alina Elena Anton (Kobe University)


The Regular Meeting No.125
Date:
November 12, 2016 pm3:00~
Place:
Kobe University Bld.A 1F Student Hall
Presentations:
Mariko Hirano,
"Japanese American Community in Hawaii in Susan Nunes' Short Stories"
Want Mori Kaori,
"Mixed Voices from the 19th Century: A Comparative Analysis of Sui Sin Far and Kathleen Tamagawa Eldridge "


The Regular Meeting No.124

Date:
July 9 , 2016 pm3:00~
Place:
Kyoritsu Women's University Main Building 11F Room1140
Presentations:
Emi Iijima,
"Staring at The Nation with a focus on Wendy Law-Yone"
Yuko Yaguchi, "Representations of Violence in Yoko Ono’s Early Works "



The Regular Meeting No.123

Date:
May 14, 2016 pm3:00~
Place: Nagoya University, Bunkeisogokan Room 609

Presentations:
Kensuke Motoda, "All I Asking for Is My Body and Nisei Acculturation"
Mizuho Murayama, " Asian American Literature and Post Race"



Regular Meeting No.122

Date:
March 12, 2016 pm3:00~
Place: Waseda University Building No.11 4F Conference Room 4


Presentations:
Misao Ikeno, Race, Language, and Culture Contested in Chang-rae Lee’s Native Speaker and Ty Pak’s “The Court Interpreter”
Ryusuke Kawai, Yamato Colony ~The men who left “Japan” in Florida


The Regular Meeting No.121
Date:
January 30, 2016 pm3:00~
Place:
Kobe University Bld.A 1F Student Halls (Be sure about the date and place)

Special Session: “Crossing Boundaries of Race, Language, and Culture in Asian American Literature”

Presentations:
・Anton Alina, “Does anyone even know I am here?: Julie Otsuka`s The Buddha in the Attic.”
・Hideyuki Yamamoto, “Fred Ho’s Afro-Asian Connection: His Life, Politics and Art.”
Special Discussant:
・Yu-cheng Lee (Distinguished Research Fellow, Academia Sinica, Taiwan)

The Regular Meeting No.120
Date:
November 14 pm3:00~
Place: Kobe University Bld.A 1F Student Halls
Presenter: Want Mori Kaori "Mixed Voices from the 19th Century: A Comparative
       Analysis of Sui Sin Far and Kathleen Tamagawa Eldridge”
    Minoru Kanda, Revisiting “Hon’yara-Do Coffee House” Poetry Reading Movement:       Kansai Folk Culture in the 1970s and 80s



The 119th Regular Meeting
Date:
July 11 pm3:00~
Place: Kobe University Bld.A 1F Student Halls
Presenter: Mariko Hirano, Hula Kahiko as "literature"
Miyuki Nagaoka Kosetsu, Pain of Being Marginalized: A Malay Writer's Singapore


The 118th Regular Meeting
Date:
May 17 (Sunday) pm3:00~
Place: Nagoya University Bunkei-sogo-kan 6F Room 609
Presenter: Yasuyo Komatsu, "Re-signification of 'Home' in Cynthia Kadohata's Outside Beauty"

Noriko Takada, "Reading Janice Mirikitani's Out of the Dust:New and Selected Poems"



The 117th Regular Meeting
Date: March 14
Place: Waseda University
Presenter: Eriko Kosaka
Miyuki Daimaruya

The 116th Regular Meeting
Date: January 31
Place: Kyoto University of Foreign Studies
Presenter: Kawakami Yukiko
Furuki Keiko


The 115th Regular Meeting

Date:
November   pm3:00~
Place: Kobe University
Presenters:


The 114th Regular Meeting

Date:
July 12, 2014  pm3:00~
Place: Waseda University Building No.9 Room 304
Presenters: Takashi Aso, "Transpacific as Transcultural Space: On Ruth Ozeki, Aimee Phan, Mike Shinoda"
    Shiho Nagai, ”Japanese American Internment and Nisei Writer Hisaye Yamamoto: The Failure of Her Resistance in the 1940s”


The 113nd Regular Meeting
Date:
May 17, 2014  pm3:00~
Place: Nagoya University Bunkei-sogo-kan 6F Room 609
Presenters: Yasuko Kase, "Bridging Trauma Theory and Disability Studies to Read Asian American Literary Texts"
      Hidemi Kishino, "Unnatural Foods in America: Rethinking Ruth L. Ozeki’s All Over Creation"



The 112nd Regular Meeting
Date:
March 8, 2014  pm3:00~
Place: Waseda University Building No.26 Room 501
Presenters: Yukiko Terazawa
          Assimilation of Gojira—Reenactment and Manipulation of Memory in Gojira and Godzilla, King of the Monsters!
       Aya Kitamura
           Locating “Asian Women”--in Vain: Representation, Reality and Beyond


The 111st Regular Meeting
Date:
January 26 (Sun.), 2014  pm3:00~
Place: Kyoto University of Foreign Studies Bld.1 Room132
Presenters: Minoru Kanda
        Immigrants through Family History
        -- First Generation Migrant Worker Risaku Kato and his Descendants --
      Rie Koike
        The Self and the Community in Mukherjee's Writing"


The 110th Regular Meeting

Date: November 9, 2013 pm3:00~
Place: Kobe University Bld.A 1F Student Halls
Presenters: Mizuno Mariko
       “The Issue of Language Selection in Japanese American Literary Activity after Word War Ⅱ” 
      Matsumoto Yuk
        The Historical Legacy of Nikkei in the Works of Hiroshi Kashiwagi


 

The 109th Regular Meeting

Date:
July 13, 2013 pm3:00~
Place: Waseda University Bld.9 Room304
Presenters:
Sahoko Tani
         "A History of Japanese American Family Seen in Philip Kan Gotanda’s Plays"
       Mitsu Yoshida
          Nature and Ethnicity in Maxine H. Kingston's Chinamen


  The 108th Regular Meeting


Date:
May 18, 2013 pm3:00~
Place: Nagoya University
Presenters: Soh Fujii  
         "The Dilemma of a Chinese American Ghostbuster: Kingston’s The Woman Warrior: Memoir of a            Girlhood Among Ghosts"
       Naomi Matsui  "Little Women" in Cynthia Kadohata's Outside Beauty 
       

  

The 107th Regular Meeting

Date:
March 10 (Sunday), 2013 pm3:00~
Place: Waseda University Bld.9 Room304
Presenters: Kazumi Goshima
       "Visual Bodies: Illness of being No-No Boy"
       Naoko Sugiyama

         Maxine Hong Kingston’s The Woman Warrior and the U.S. Culture of Violence:
         Representing Military Women  

The 106th Regular Meeting

Date: January 26, 2013 pm3:00~
Place: Kyoto University of Foreign Studies Bld.9 Room941
Presenters:
Takuro Abe
        Reading Kazuo Ishiguro's An Artist of the Floating World in Its Historical Context

      Nathaniel Preston

          
Imagining the Unseen Other: Age, Growth, and Identity in Jhumpa Lahiri's Interpreter of                 Maladies


The 105th Regular Meeting

Date: November 10, 2012 pm3:00~
Place: Kobe University Bld.A 1F Student Halls
Presenters:
Marika Okino
         "The Encounter among Minorities in Nina Revoyr’s Southland"
       Noriko Kan
         "California Hotel and Casino― Inherited identity of Hawai'i's Japanese Americans"


The 104th Regular Meeting

Date: July 14, 2012 pm3:00~
Place: Waseda University Bld.9 Room 304
Presenters:
Yui Shoji
         "Sound of a Voice" ーDavid Henry Hwang's Gender and -Transnational Perspective
         prior to M. Butterfly
       Yoko Kurahashi
         "Racial Issues in Hawaii as seen in Jessica Kawasuna Saiki's Short Stories


The 103th Regular Meeting

Date: May 19, 2012 pm3:00~
Place: Nagoya University Bunkei-sogo-kan 6F Room 609
Presenters:
Shiho Nagai
         "Reaeding Hisaye Yamamoto's 'Epithalamium'"
       Yuka Yoshioka
         "Disguised" Music: A Strategy of Racial Subversion in African American Performance"

The 102th Regular Meeting

Date: March 17, 2012 pm3:00~
Place: Waseda University Bld.9 Room 302
Presenters: Ryoko Nakajima

         “Maxine Hong Kingston's Depiction of the Vietnam War”
       Daimaruya Miyuki
         "Experiences of a Nisei Woman in the US Air Force Nurse Corps in Kiyo's Story (2009)”


The 101th Regular Meeting

Date: January 28, 2012 pm3:00~
Place: Kyoto University of Foreign Studies Bld.1 Room142
Presenters: Junko Kobayashi

         Whispers in “Silent” Era: Wartime Memories Recorded in Japanese Language Japanese American  Literature, 1945-1952.
       Minoru Kanda
          Folk Music of Asian Americans in 1970's -- The songs of YOKOHAMA, CALIFORNIA--

       
The 100th Regular Meeting


Date: November 12, 2011 pm2:00--
Place: Kobe University Bld.A 1F Student Halls
Presenters:
   Book Review: A guide book for the learners on Asian American Literature

The 99th Regular Meeting

Date: July 16, 2011 pm3:00--
Place: Kobe University Bld.A 1F Student Halls
Presenters:
   Marika Okino, "Land and Patriarchy in Plays by Wakako Yamauchi and Momoko
Iko"
    Takayuki Shonaka, "Kazuo Ishiguro and America"



The 98th Regular Meeting

Date: May 14, 2011 pm3:00--
Place: Nagoya University Bunkei-Sogo-Kan 6F Room609
Presenters:
Noriko Komada
  War and Pacifism in Maxine Hong Kingston’s The Woman Warrior
Hidemi Kishino
  "Squatting (or Crouching)" in David Mas Masumoto's Epitaph for a Peach(1995)

The 97th Regular Meeting

Date: April 23, 2011 pm3:00-
Place: Waseda University Bld.9 Room 301
Presenters:
Yuko Yamade
History and Memories in Vietnamese Women's Writings:
    A Comparative Analysis on American and French-Canadian Literature
Eriko Hara
The Evolving Role of Asian American Theater: Velina Hasu Houston’s
Plays


The 96th Regular Meeting


Date: January 29, 2011 pm3:00-
Place: Kyoto University of Foreign Studies Bld.1 Room142
Presenters:
Shiho Nagai
  
“Fear of Responsibility”: Hisaye Yamamoto’s “Eucalyptus” and “A Fire in Fontana”
Sachiko Kawakami
  Creating Asian Spaces through Imitating Japanese Anime: A Case of Asian American Anime Fandom
   in San Francisco

Contact us:
  Kyoto University of Foreign Studies Prof. Shonaka - TEL:075-322-6092
  Asian American Literature Association - TEL&Fax: 078-803-5543

The 95th Regular Meeting

Date: November 13, 2010 pm3:00-
Place: Nagoya Univeristy Bunkei-Sogo-kan 6F Room609
Presenters:
Yasuyo Komatsu
   "Cremation of American Dream: Hisaye Yamamoto’s Seventeen Syllables and A Fire in Fontana
Karen Oshima
  "The Portrayal of Issei in John Okada's No-No Boy."  

Contact us:
   Nagoya University Prof. Nagahata - TEL:052-789-4702
   Asian American Literature Association - TEL&Fax: 078-803-5543