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Yuki Masami
(結城正美)is Professor of literature and the environment at Kanazawa University, Japan, and is the President of the Association for the Study of Literature and Environment in Japan (ASLE-Japan). She has been publishing books and articles on environmental literature with special focus on topics such as discourses on food and toxicity, biocultural diversity and food culture,
literary soundscapes, and cultural-natural environments called “satoyama." Her books include Foodscapes of Contemporary Japanese Women Writers (Palgrave Macmillan, 2015; Japanese original in 2012), Mizu no oto no kioku [Remembering the Sound of Water: Essays in Ecocriticism, 2010], and co-edited Ishimure Michiko’sWriting in Ecocritical Perspective (Lexington Books, 2016), Ecocriticism in Japan (Lexington Books, 2017). Living in a “satoyama” countryside with her husband and two teenage children, Yuki is an avid gardener who is also enthusiastic about practicing eating where she lives.


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『環境人文学Ⅰ、Ⅱ』検討・合評会, 1月27日(土)〜28日(日), 立教大学新座キャンパス・太刀川記念交流会館

村上克尚『動物の声、他者の声 ――日本戦後文学の倫理』合評会(2018年2月17日(土)14時より、日本大学文理学部キャンパス)


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