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All data is as of May 20, 2024.

SHIMOOKA YUKA
Professor
Affiliation Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences
Discipline Japanese Literature
Academic Degrees Hiroshima University 
Hiroshima University 
Research Fields Humanities; Literature; Japanese literature
Research Keywords Japanese modern literature / Japanese literature written by non-native author / Post colonial criticism / Shiga Naoya,Shirakaba / I-novel / Kou Reishi / Haiku / Taiwan Aikoku Fujin / Magazine Media Studies / editor,woman reporter
Comments What is it about texts, those black ink stains on paper, that make us call them "literature" and move us? And in what context were these texts born? Through the work of modern Japanese writers and postwar Taiwanese writers and haiku poets, we are considering the human attempt to connect finite life to eternity, that is, the possibilities and impossibilities of language.
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Past media appearances
Topic Asia/Oceania
History of Japan/World
Literature
SDGs 5 Gender equality 10 Reduced inequalities 16 Peace, justice and strong institutions
Educational Programs [Bachelor Degree Program] School of Letters : Humane Studies : Japanese and Chinese Languages and Literatures
[Bachelor Degree Program] School of Letters : Humane Studies : Humanities in English Program
[Master's Program] Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences : Division of Humanities and Social Sciences : Humanities Program
[Doctoral Program] Graduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences : Division of Humanities and Social Sciences : Humanities Program
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