The 23rd Ecocriticism Studies Conference (2010 Summer)

 

Date: August 9 (Mon), 2010

Place: Hiroshima University Higashi-Senda Campus

Address: 1-1-89 Higashisenda, Naka-ku, Hiroshima, Japan

Map:  http://www.hiroshima-u.ac.jp

PROGRAM

10:00--10:40   Opening Words and General Meeting: Chair, Shoko Itoh (Matsuyama University)

10:40 –12:40   Symposium: Reconsidering Landscape in the American Renaissance: Race and Gender”

Chair: Shoko Tsuji  (Matsuyama University)

Lecturers

Keiko Fujie (Ehime University'Like some Tahiti girl: Herman Melville's 'Piazza'

Yukiko OshimaFukuoka University American Landscape for Frederick Douglass and Herman Melville

Misa Ono (Tokyo University of Marine Science and Technology)

Nathaniel Hawthorne and Landscape

Shoko Tsuji,  The City and Nature: Lydia Maria Child and Her Male Cotemporaries" 

Lunch Time (12:40-13:20)

13:20 – 15:00   <Workshop 1> Chair: Mitsu YoshidaMatsuyama University

               MELUS  Summer, 2009 (Vol. 34, no. 2“Ethnicity and Ecocriticism”

               Shoko Itoh , Hidemi (Hayamizu) Kishino (Matsue College of Technology),

Atsuko Mizuno(Sanyo Women’s College), Kyoko Matsunaga (The Pennsylvania State University)

15:10 – 16:20   <Workshop 2> Chair: Yuri Yokota (Hiroshima Kokusai Gakuin University)

MFS (Modern Fiction Studies)  Fall, 2009 (Vol. 55, no. 3)

“Modern Fiction and the Ecological: the Futures of Ecocriticism”

               Yoshiko Mieno (Beppu University), Michiko Nakashima (Yonago College of Technology)

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16:30 – 17:50     Special Lecture by Professor Atsuko Furomoto (Josai International University)

 Omeros and the Caribbean Sea

                     Chair: Shoko Itoh

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Closing Words: Yuri Yokota

Contact: Office of The Society for Ecocriticism Study in Japan

 Address: Study Center at Matsuyama University, Matsuyama University 

4-2 Bunkyoucho, Matsuyama City, Ehime Prefecture, Japan790-8578