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HIRATA Michiko

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FacultyGeneral Education Division
PositionLecturer
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Last Updated :2020/07/08

Education and Career

Education

  •  - 2010 , Kwansei Gakuin University
  •  - 2000 , Kwansei Gakuin University
  •  - 1998 , Kwansei Gakuin University, School of Humanities
  •  - 1998 , Kwansei Gakuin University, Faculty of Literature
  • Kwansei Gakuin University, Graduate School, Division of Letters

Academic & Professional Experience

  •   2014 04 ,  - 現在, Faculty of Business Administration, Kindai University
  •   2011 04 ,  - 2014 03 , Faculty of Social Welfare, Kansai University of Social Welfare

Research Activities

Research Areas

  • Humanities & social sciences, Literature - British/English-languag

Research Interests

  • American Literature

Published Papers

  • Hank Morgan's Inevitable Fate of Ruin and Oblivion: A Study of the Ending of A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court, HIRATA Michiko, Journal of the Society of English and American Literature, Journal of the Society of English and American Literature, 63, 21 - 36, Mar. 2019 , Refereed
  • “The Mission of the Innocent Stranger: Aspects of Humor and Its Climax of Mark Twain’s Travel Books", HIRATA Michiko, Mar. 2010 , Refereed
  • “Finding ‘America’ in Mark Twain’s Travel Books”, HIRATA Michiko, City University of New York, Queens College, City University of New York, Queens College, Jun. 2005 , Refereed

Conference Activities & Talks

  • “Mark Twain’s New Zealand in Following the Equator”, HIRATA Michiko, London 2015: The International Journal of Arts & Sciences’ (IJAS) International Conference of Social Sciences and Humanities,   2015 11 03
  • “Unfamiliar Themes and Styles of The Innocents Abroad to Japanese Readers”, HIRATA Michiko, The Thirteenth Annual Hawaii International Conference on Arts and Humanities,   2015 01 11

Research Grants & Projects

  • Mark Twain's Travel Writings, Religion, Science, Technology, and Humor
  • Study on Travel Writings in American Literature