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YUKI Masami

 
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NameYUKI Masami
Alternative NamesYUKI Masami Raker
Nicknamehandle0057662
e-mailmryukistaff.kanazawa-u.ac.jp
URLhttps://sites.google.com/site/yukimasamiraker/
AffiliationKanazawa University
SectionInstitute of Human and Social Sciences
Job titleProfessor
DegreePhD (English)(University of Nevada, Reno), MA (Education)(Kanazawa University)
Research funding number50303699
ORCID IDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0002-1729-0724

Research Interests

 
comparative literatre , American literature , nature writing , the anthropocene , risk as feeling , ecofeminisim , resilience , risk , Minamata Disease , urban nature , discourse on garden , environmental communication , Ishimure Michiko , food , satoyama , toxic discourse , ecocriticism , environmental literature , Environmental Humanities , nature writing environmental literature ecocriticism environmental literature ecocriticism

Research Areas

 
  • Area studies / Area studies / American Studies
  • Gender / Gender / ecofeminism
  • Literature / Literature in English / Environmental Literature
  • Literature / Literature in general / ecocriticism

Academic & Professional Experience

 
Apr 2016
 - 
Today
Professor, College of Human and Social Sciences, Kanazawa University
 
2016
 - 
Today
Honorary Research Fellow, Research Center for Chinese and Japanese Ecological Literature, Guangdong University of Foreign Studies
 
Apr 2013
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Today
Visiting Research Fellow, Education for Sustainable Development Research Center, Rikkyo University
 
Jan 2012
 - 
Mar 2016
Professor, Foreign Language Institute, Kanazawa University
 
May 2003
 - 
Dec 2011
Associate Professor, Foreign Language Institute, Kanazawa University
 
Sep 2000
 - 
Apr 2003
Assistant Professor, Language Center, Toyohasih Institute of Technology
 
Aug 1998
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Aug 2000
Lecturer, Language Center, Toyohasih Institute of Technology
 

Education

 
Aug 1996
 - 
May 2000
Literature and Environment Program, English Department, University of Nevada, Reno
 
Apr 1995
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Mar 1998
Graduate School, Division of Social Sciences, Hiroshima University
 
Apr 1992
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Mar 1994
Graduate School, Division of Education, Kanazawa University
 
Aug 1989
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Jun 1990
exchange program, State University of New York, New Paltz
 
Apr 1987
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Mar 1992
Department of Education, Kanazawa University
 

Committee Memberships

 
2005
   
 
Soundscape Association of Japan  
 
2001
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2003
The American Literature Society of Japan  
 
2005
   
 
-: Soundscape Association of Japan 
 
2001
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2003
: The American Literature Society of Japan 
 

Awards & Honors

 
2007
Research Program, Fulbright Study Award
 
1996
Graduate Study Program, Fulbright Study Award
 

Published Papers

 
YUKI Masami
The Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Literature      Apr 2017   [Refereed][Invited]
Analyzing Satoyama: A Rural Environment, Landscape, and Zone
YUKI Masami
Poetica   (80) 51-63   Mar 2014   [Invited]
Special Issue: Ecocriticism and Japan
YUKI Masami
ISLE: Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature and Environment   19(4) 732-750   Dec 2012   [Refereed]
The downloadable version is a final proof.
YUKI Masami
IJOS: International Journal of Okinawan Studies   2(2) 31-40   Dec 2011   [Refereed][Invited]
Special Issue of Women and Globalization
New Life, New Language: Ecological Identity in the Work of Morisaki Kazue
Studies of Language and Culture   13, 151-166    2009
The Logic of Sustainability in Ikezawa Natsuki's Ecofiction
YUKI Masami
Foreign Literature Studies   5    Oct 2008   [Refereed][Invited]
special issue of Ecocriticim in Asia
Toward a Literary Theory of Acoustic Ecology: Soundscapes in Contemporary Environmental Literature
Masami Raker Yuki
University of Nevada, Reno      May 2000   [Refereed]
UMI 9963605
Narrating the Invisible Landscape: Terry Tempest Williams\'s Erotic Correspondence to Nature
アメリカ文学研究   34 79-97   1998
YUKI Masami
Studies in European and American Culture (Hiroshima University)   (3) 69-80   Oct 1996   [Refereed]

Misc

 
Book Review: Watanabe Kyoji's Genpatsu to junguru (Nuclear Power and Jungle)
YUKI Masami
Kumamoto Nichinichi Newspaper      Jul 2018   [Invited]
Negotiation with the More-Than-Human World
YUKI Masami
Literature and Environment   (20)    2017   [Invited]
Language of Birth and Life: A Conversation with Morisaki Kazue
YUKI Masami
Literature and Environment   14   2011
Remembering the Sound of Water: Essays in Ecocriticism
Suiseisha      2010
Mapping Ecocriticism
33    2010
Poetics of Place: The World of Environmental Literature
Fujiwara Shoten      2008
Correspondence in Soundscape
Suisei Tsushin   4.3    2008
English translation of Kazue Morisaki’s “New Life"
YUKI Masami
ISLE: Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature and Environment   13(1) 183-188   2006   [Refereed]
Romanthic Ecology
Eihosha      2006
"National Parks in Environmental Literature"
National Parks   678    2009

Books etc

 
Nation and Literature
Shoji Hiroko, editor (Part:Contributor, Culture of Non-Place: "Another Japan" in Morisaki Kazue's Work)
Sakuhinsha   Mar 2019   ISBN:978-4-86182-727-3
The Routledge Handbook of Ecocriticism and Environmental Communication
Scott Slovic, Swarnalatha Rangarajan, Vidya Sarveswaran, editors (Part:Contributor, Chapter 23 "Designing the communication of traditional ecological knowledge: A Note case study" (pp. 279-290))
Routledge   Feb 2019   
https://www.crcpress.com/Routledge-Handbook-of-Ecocriticism-and-Environmental-Communication/Slovic-Rangarajan-Sarveswaran/p/book/9781138053137
Lexicon Contemporary Anthropology
OKUNO Katsumi and ISHIKURA Toshiaki, editors (Part:Contributor, "Environmental Humanities")
Ibunsha   Feb 2018   ISBN:978-4-7531-0344-7
Ecocriticism in Japan
Wake, Hisaaki, Keijiro Suga, and Yuki Masami, editors (Part:Joint Editor, "Introduction: On Harmony with Nature: Towards Japanese Ecocriticism")
Lexington Books   Jan 2018   ISBN:9781498527842
The final proof of my introduction "On Harmony with Nature: Towards Japanese Ecocriticism" is downloadable at: https://www.academia.edu/37220053/_On_Harmony_with_Nature_Towards_Japanese_Ecocrticisim_final_proof
Japanese translation of David Abram's The Spell of the Sensuous
translated by Yuki Masami (Part:Single Translation)
Suiseisha/Ronsosha   Sep 2017   ISBN:978-4801002821
Narratives on Satoyama: Dialogues of the Environmental Humanities
Yuki, Masami, and Kuroda Satoshi, editors (Part:Joint Editor, "Preface" and "Topology of Satoyama Discourse")
Bensei   Jun 2017   ISBN:978-4-585-22180-7
The Routledge Companion to the Environmental Humanities
Ursula Heise, Jon Christensen, and Michelle Niemann, editors (Part:Contributor, "Meals in the Age of Toxic Environments")
Routledge   Jan 2017   ISBN:9781317660187
A Global History of Literature and the Environment
Louise Westling and John Parham, editors (Part:Contributor, "Eating Life at a Contaminated Table: The Narrative Significance of Toxic Meals in Contemporary Japan")
Cambridge University Press   Jan 2017   ISBN:9781316212578
Ishimure Michiko's Work in Ecocritical Perspective: Between Sea and Sky
Bruce Allen and Yuki Masami, editors (Part:Joint Editor, "The Danger of a Single Story: Ishimure Michiko's Literary Approach to the Minamata Disease Incident")
Lexington Books   2016   ISBN:978-0-7391-9422-5
Foodscapes of Contemporary Japanese Women Writers: An Ecocritical Journey around the Hearth of Modernity
Yuki Masami. Translated by Michael Berman
Palgrave Macmillan   2015   ISBN:978-1-137-49778-9
The Oxford Handbook of Ecocriticism
Greg Garrard, editor (Part:Contributor, Ecocriticism in Japan)
Oxford University Press   Aug 2014   ISBN:9780199742929
My chapter is downloadable at: https://kanazawa-u.repo.nii.ac.jp/?action=pages_view_main&active_action=repository_view_main_item_detail&item_id=30122&item_no=1&page_id=13&block_id=21
Literature and Art after Fukushima: Four Approaches
Lisette Gebhardt and Yuki Masami, editors (Part:Joint Editor)
EB-Verlag   Feb 2014   ISBN:386893118X
East Asian Ecocriticisms: A Critical Reader
Simon Estok and Won-Chung Kim, editors (Part:Contributor, Toward a Language of Life: Ecological Identity in the Work of Morisaki Kazue)
Palgrave Macmillan   Mar 2013   ISBN:978-1137274311
Poetics of Place: The World of Environmental Literature
researchmap 研究者情報 教員評価 Ikuta Shogo, Murakami Kiyotoshi, and Yuki Masami, editors (Part:Joint Editor)
Fujiwara Shoten   Mar 2008   ISBN:978-4-89434-619-2
Surveying the Literary Landscapes of Terry Tempest Williams: New Critical Essays
Katherine R. Chandler and Melissa Goldthwait, editors (Part:Contributor, Sound Ground to Stand On: Soundscapes in Williams's Work)
University of Utah Press   Oct 2003   ISBN:9780874807707
Ecocritical Aesthetics: Language, Beauty, and the Environment
Peter Quigley and Scott Slovic, editors (Part:Contributor, Chapter 8: Dystopia and Utopia in a Nuclear Landscape: Emerging Aesthetics in Satoyama)
Indiana University Press   Feb 2018   ISBN:978-0-253-03212-6
Japanese translation of Terry Tempest Williams's Desert Quartet
translated by Kinoshita Takashi and Yuki Masami (Part:Joint Translation)
Shohakusha   1996   ISBN:978-4881988572

Conference Activities & Talks

 
Reexamining “Harmony with Nature”: 
Familia in Ishimure Michiko’s Work [Invited]
YUKI Masami
Landscape of Cohabitation: Diversity and Divergence in More-Than-Human Entanglements in the Anthropocene (Osaka University x University of Toronto)   1 May 2019   
Mapping Risk and Feelings in Literature of the Toxic Age
YUKI Masami
The 6th International Symposium on Literature and Environment in East Asia   20 Oct 2018   
This presentation was a part of a session entitled “The Feeling of Risk in Literature” proposed with ODANI Kazuaki, TOYOSATO Mayumi, and KINA Ikue. As an introduction to the session, this presentation first delineated a tendency of risk studies to...
Reading the Underground: Coal Mining, Nuclear Waste, and the Anthropocene [Invited]
YUKI Masami
Seminar on Ecological Imagination and the Responsibility to Act   10 Jun 2017   Shanghai Normal University
Nature Writing and Japan
YUKI Masami
The International Symposium on Literature and Environment in East Asia (ISLE-EA)   5 Nov 2016   Association for the Study of Literature and Environment in Korea (ASLE-Korea)
Satoyama and the Environmental Humanities [Invited]
YUKI Masami
Scandinavia-Japan Sasakawa Foundation Board Meeting Lunch Lecture   27 Oct 2016   Scandinavia-Japan Sasakawa Foundation
YUKI Masami
ASLE-ASEAN Launching Synposium   1 Aug 2016   ASLE-ASEAN
YUKI Masami
Culturally Mediate d Environmental Issues : Ecological Connectedness in East Asia   30 Jul 2016   
American Impact on Japanese Literary Environmentalism
YUKI Masami
ACLA Annual Meeting   19 Mar 2016   American Comparative Literature Association
Seminar Title "Ecocriticism in Japan: Season 2"
YUKI Masami
Sawyer Seminar on the Environmental Humanities   24 Feb 2015   UCLA
Dystopia and Utopia in a Nuclear Landscape: Emerging Aesthetics in Satoyama [Invited]
YUKI Masami
The Signs and Society Workshop   17 Feb 2015   
Satoyama: Dystopia and Utopia in a Nuclear Landscape
YUKI Masami
ECOHUM Seminar   16 Dec 2014   
Ecocriticism and Literature After Fukushima [Invited]
YUKI Masami
Symposium "Reframing 3.11: Cinema, Literature, and Media after Fukushima"   4 Apr 2014   Center for Japanese Studies, UC Berkeley
To Eat or Not to Eat: A Comparative Analysis of Discourses on Food and Toxicity
YUKI Masami
ACL(X)/E(x)amine   28 Sep 2013   American Comparative Literature Association
YUKI Masami
CJRC Lecture Series   7 Mar 2013   Shinso Ito Center for Japanese Religions and Culture
Post-Fukushima Literary Discourses on Food and Eating [Invited]
YUKI Masami
East-Asia Symposium on Literature and Environment   7 Dec 2012   Association for the Study of Literature and Environment in Taiwan (ASLE-Taiwan)
A Sense of Hope and a Sense of Home in the Age of No Reliance
YUKI Masami
Foodways: DIasporic Diners, Transnational Tables and Culinary Connections   6 Oct 2012   
Language and Imagination Before and After Fukushima: Japanese Literary Responses to Nuclear Catastrophe [Invited]
YUKI Masami
International Conference "Comparing Fukushima and Chernobyl: Social and Cultural Dimenstions of Two Nuclear Catastrophes"   8 Mar 2012   Goethe University Frankfurt
Minamata, Chernobyl, and Fukushima: Literary Resistance to a Discourse of Toxic Food [Invited]
YUKI Masami
JSPS Symposia "Risky engagements: encounters between science, art and public health"   6 Jan 2012   JSPS London
Why Eat Toxic Fish?: Minamata Narratives on Food and Eating [Invited]
YUKI Masami
The 5th Tamkang International Conference on Ecological Discourses   7 Dec 2010   Tamkang University
(Un)changing Perception of Food: Ishimure Michiko’s Paradise in the Sea of Sorrow and Story of the Sea of Camellias
YUKI Masami
ASLE Korea-Japan Joint Symposium   31 Oct 2010   ASLE-Korea
Urban Nature by the Foot and Soundscape of Megacity
YUKI Masami
ASAP-1   23 Oct 2009   The Association for the Study of Arts of the Present
Panel: Contemporary Culture and the Disappearance of Nature, organized by Ursula Heise
‘Beyond’ a Toxic Discourse: A Form of Resistance in Minamata Literature
YUKI Masami
ASLE Biennial Conference   5 Jun 2009   ASLE
The Environmental Imagination in Ishimure Michiko’s Paradise in the Sea of Sorrow: Our Minamata Disease
YUKI Masami
28 Apr 2009   Stanford SCTI
Towards the East Asian Network of Ecocriticism [Invited]
YUKI Masami
International Conference on Literature and Environment.   8 Nov 2008   Central China Normal University
Joint Plenary Speech of “Contemporary Literary Environmentalism in East Asia” with Shin Dooho and Bruce Allen
From "Ecocriticim in Japan" to '"Japanese Ecocriticism"
YUKI Masami
ACLA Annual Meeting   27 Mar 2015   American Comparative Literature Association
Session Title "Ecocriticism in Japan"

Association Memberships

 
THE ENGLISH LITERARY SOCIETY OF JAPAN , THE AMERICAN LITERATURE SOCIETY OF JAPAN , The Association for the Study of Literature and Environment (ASLE) , The Association for the Study of Literature and Environment in Japan (ASLE-Japan) , Soundscape Association of Japan

Research Grants & Projects

 
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (B)
Project Year: Apr 2015 - Mar 2018    Investigator(s): NODA Ken-ichi
Firts Nations Culture Themed Short-Term English Program
Kanazawa University: Overseas Program Development Grant
Project Year: Apr 2016 - Mar 2017    Investigator(s): YUKI Masami
Scandinavia-Japan Sasakawa Foundation: 2015 Grant
Project Year: May 2015 - Jun 2015    Investigator(s): YUKI Masami
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (B)
Project Year: Apr 2012 - Mar 2015    Investigator(s): NODA Ken-ichi
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (C)
Project Year: Apr 2010 - Mar 2015    Investigator(s): YUKI Masami
Scandinavia-Japan Sasakawa Foundation: 2014 Grant
Project Year: Oct 2014 - Oct 2014    Investigator(s): YUKI Masami
Project Year: Apr 2014 - May 2014    Investigator(s): YUKI Masami
Comparative Study of View of the Environment in Literature of Food
Kanazawa University: Women Reseachers Support Grant
Project Year: Apr 2010 - Mar 2011    Investigator(s): YUKI Masami
Toyota Foundation: Asian Neighbors Network Program
Project Year: Nov 2006 - Oct 2007    Investigator(s): YUKI Masami
Kanazawa University: Kanazawa University Research Grant
Project Year: Apr 2007 - Mar 2008    Investigator(s): YUKI Masami
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (C)
Project Year: Apr 2006 - Mar 2007    Investigator(s): IKUTA Shogo
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: Grant-in-Aid for Young Scientists (B)
Project Year: Apr 2004 - Mar 2007    Investigator(s): YUKI Masami
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (B)
Project Year: Apr 2000 - Mar 2003    Investigator(s): NODA Ken-ichi
The Watanabe Trust: The Watanabe Trust Fund
Project Year: May 2015 - Jun 2015    Investigator(s): YUKI Masami

Social Contribution

 
[Editor, Planner]  Jan 2019
Routledge Environmental Humanities Series Co-editor with Scott Slovic and Joni Adamson
Kanazawa University Town Meeting in Hakusan Villages
[Organizing Member]  Kanazawa University  7 Feb 2015 - 7 Feb 2015
[Presenter, Lecturer, Planner]  Kanazawa University Library  (Kanazawa University)  20 Jul 2013 - 20 Jul 2013
Kanazawa University Public Lecture Series "Food and Health in Literature"
[Lecturer, Planner]  Kanazawa University  Kanazawa University Public Lecture Series  (Kanazawa University Satelite Plaza)  Jun 2013 - Jul 2013
English Speech Contest
[Advisor]  Ishikawa Prefecture High School Cultural Association, English Devision  2013 - 2013
ENGLISH FESTIVAL
[Advisor]  Ishikawa Prefecture High School Cultural Association, English Devision  2011 - 2011
Introduction to Environmental Literature
[Lecturer]  Dec 2010 - Dec 2010
[Presenter, Planner]  Kanazawa University  Kanazawa University 150th Anniversary Lecture and Sympposim Series  (Kanazawa University Library)  4 Jun 2010 - 2 Jul 2010
Symposium: Restoring Satoyama, Learning from Germany
[Commentator]  Ishikawa Prefecture  Public Symposium  (Shiinoki Cultural Complex Ishikawa Prefecture)  2010 - 2010
ENGLISH FESTIVAL
[Advisor]  Ishikawa Prefecture High School Cultural Association, English Devision  2010 - 2010