名古屋大学人文学研究科 Graduate School of Humanities / School of Humanities

Kristina IWATA-WEICKGENANNT

Faculty members in the Japan-in-Asia Cultural Studies Program

Core Faculty

Kristina IWATA-WEICKGENANNT

Name

Kristina IWATA-WEICKGENANNT

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Field

Modern Japanese Literature

Position

Associate Professor, Graduate School of Humanities

Education

Ph.D. (Japanese Studies) University of Trier, Germany
MS (Japanese Studies) Freie Universität Berlin, Germany

Research Interests

Modern Japanese literature, Korean minority literature, Asia in Japanese literature, precarity discourses in literature and media, literature and calamity, post-colonial studies, cultural studies, gender studies, cultural representations of the Fukushima nuclear disaster, bilingual literature

Courses Taught

Liberal Arts Basic "Literature" (Fall 2016)

2201 Introduction to Modern Japanese Literature (Fall 2015)

2103 Introduction to Cultural Theory (Fall 2016)

3001 Joint Undergraduate Seminar: Japan-in-Asia Cultural Studies I

3002 Joint Undergraduate Seminar: Japan-in-Asia Cultural Studies II

3206 Japanese Literature and Translation

3209 Transnational and Minority Literatures (Fall 2015)

3208 Japanese Literature and Gender

3210 New Perspectives on Modern Japanese Literature (Spring 2015)

901 Graduate Seminar (Literary Theory and Practice I) (Fall 2016)

902 Graduate Seminar (Literary Theory and Practice II) (Spring 2015)

903 Graduate Seminar (Literary Theory and Practice III) (Fall 2015)

904 Graduate Seminar (Literary Theory and Practice IV)

Professional Experience

Associate Professor, School of Humanities, Nagoya University
Deputy Director, German Institute for Japanese Studies Tokyo (DIJ)
Senior Research Fellow, German Institute for Japanese Studies Tokyo (DIJ)
Lecturer, Japanese Studies Department, University of Trier
German Research Foundation (DFG) Research Fellow, Japanese Studies Department, University of Trier

Selected Publications

Monographs & Edited Volumes

2017 (published August 2016). Fukushima and the Arts. Negotiating Nuclear Disaster. London: Routledge. Co-edited with Barbara Geilhorn.

2015. Visions of Precarity in Japanese Popular Culture and Literature, London, NY: Routledge. Co-edited with Roman Rosenbaum.

2013. 『ライフコースの行方--日本とドイツの仕事・家族・住まい』 (Beyond a Standardized Lifecourse - Biographical Choices about Work, Family and Housing in Japan and Germany). Tokyo: Shinyosha. Co-edited with Hiromi Tanaka, Maren Godzik.

2010. Contemporary Japan. Vol. 22, No. 1+2, Special Issue "Mind the Gap: Stratification and Social Inequalities in Japan." Co-edited with Barbara Holthus.

2008. Alles nur Theater? Gender und Ethnizität bei der japankoreanischen Autorin Yū Miri (Gender and Ethnicity in the Literature of Zainichi Writer Yū Miri). Munich: Iudicium.

2005. Ethnizität und Geschlecht - (Post-)Koloniale Verhandlungen in Geschichte, Kunst und Medien (Ethnicity and Gender: (Post-)Colonial Negotiations in History, Art, and Media). Cologne: Böhlau; co-edited with DFG Graduiertenkolleg Ethnizität und Geschlecht.

Book Chapters & Journal Articles

"Pavane for a dead princess, or Exploring Geographies of the City, the Mind, and the Social: Fujita Yoshinaga's Tenten and Miki Satoshi's Adrift in Tokyo," in: Barbara Thornbury, Evelyn Schulz, eds. Tokyo: Memory, Imagination, and the City. New York: Lexington Books (forthcoming).

"Broken narratives, multiple truths: Writing "history" in Yū Miri's Edge of August," in: Alisa Freedman, Kendall Heitzman, eds. Bundan Snark (forthcoming).

"Challenging the Myth of Homogeneity: Immigrant Writing in Japan," in: Wiebke Sievers, Sandra Vlasta (eds.): Emergence and recognition of immigrant and ethnic minority writers since 1945: fourteen national contexts in Europe and beyond. Leiden: Brill/Rodopi (forthcoming).

2017. "Gendering 'Fukushima': Resistance, self-responsibility, and female hysteria in Sono Sion's Land of Hope," in: Kristina Iwata-Weickgenannt, Barbara Geilhorn, eds. Fukushima and the Arts. Negotiating Nuclear Disaster. London: Routledge, pp. 110-126.

2017 (co-authored with Barbara Geilhorn). "Negotiating Nuclear Disaster - an introduction," in; Kristina Iwata-Weickgenannt, Barbara Geilhorn, eds. Fukushima and the Arts. Negotiating Nuclear Disaster. London: Routledge, pp. 1-20.

2016. "Yū Miri," in: Kritisches Lexikon für fremdsprachliche Gegenwartsliteratur. 98. Nachlieferung (March). Munich: edition text + kritik.

2015. "­Precarity beyond 3/11 or 'Living Fukushima' - Power, politics, and space in Wagō Ryoōichi's poetry of disaster," in: Kristina Iwata-Weickgenannt, Roman Rosenbaum, eds. Visions of Precarity in Japanese Popular Culture and Literature. London, N.Y.: Routledge.

2015. "Kirino Natsuo's Metabola, or the Okinawan stage, fractured selves and the precarity of contemporary existence," in: Kristina Iwata-Weickgenannt, Roman Rosenbaum, eds. Visions of Precarity in Japanese Popular Culture and Literature. London, N.Y.: Routledge.

2014. "Fukushima leben, oder wie spricht man von der verlorenen Heimat? Politische Ambivalenzen in Wagô Ryôichis Katastrophenpoesie," in: Lisette Gebhardt, Evelyn Schulz, eds. Neue Konzepte japanischer Literatur? Nationalliteratur, literarischer Kanon und die Literaturtheorie. Referate des 15. Deutschsprachigen Japanologentags - Literatur II. Berlin: EB Verlag.

2013.「テレビドラマに見るライフコースの脱標準化と未婚化の表象----"アラウンド40"と"婚カツ!"を例に」in 田中洋美・Godzik, Maren; Iwata-Weickgenannt, Kristina, eds. 『ライフコースの行方----日本とドイツの仕事・家族・住まい』新曜社, pp. 176-201.

2012. "Precarity discourses in Kirino Natsuo's Metabola - the Okinawan stage, fractured selves and the ambiguity of contemporary existence," Japan Forum. Vol. 24:2, pp. 141-161.

2012. "Vieles wird man nur begreifen, wenn man es langfristig verfolgt: Interview mit der Autorin Yū Miri zur Nuklearkatastrophe in Fukushima," in: Minikomi. Vol. 81. Vienna: Akademischer Arbeitskreis Japan, pp. 34-41.

2011. "The Japanese Television Drama Around 40 and the Politics of Happiness: Count What You Have Now," Asian Studies Review. September 2011, Vol. 35, pp. 295-313; co-authored with Alisa Freedman.

2011. "Nah und fern zugleich? Konstruktionen südkoreanischer und japankoreanischer Figuren in japanischen Fernsehdramen," in: Gössmann, Hilaria; Jaschke, Renate; Mrugalla, Andreas, eds. Interkulturelle Begegnungen in Literatur, Film und Fernsehen. Ein deutsch-japanischer Vergleich. Munich: Iudicium, pp. 237-260.

2011. "'Unsichtbare Menschen'? Zur Entstehung und gegenwärtigen Situation der koreanischen Minderheit in Japan," i: Gössmann, Hilaria; Jaschke, Renate; Mrugalla, Andreas, eds. Interkulturelle Begegnungen in Literatur, Film und Fernsehen. Ein deutsch-japanischer Vergleich. Munich: Iudicium, pp. 113-144.

2010. "Preface," Contemporary Japan. Vol. 22, No. 1+2, Special Issue "Mind the Gap: Stratification and Social Inequalities in Japan", pp. 3-6; co-authored with Barbara Holthus.

2010. "Nachwort," in: Yû Miri: Gold Rush (translated by Kristina Iwata-Weickgenannt). Berlin: be.bra Verlag, pp. 344-348.

2009. "Yû Miri - Hachigatsu no hate," in: Arnold, Heinz Ludwig, ed. Kindlers Literatur Lexikon. Stuttgart, Weimar: Metzler, pp. 679-680.

2008. "Die Fremde als Heimat? Die Heimat als Fremde? Zu Identitätsdiskursen in der Literatur der koreanischen Minderheit in Japan," in: Lackner, Michael, ed. Zwischen Selbstbestimmung und Selbstbehauptung. Ostasiatische Diskurse des 20. und 21. Jahrhunderts. Baden-Baden: Nomos-Verlagsgesellschaft, pp. 105-133.

2007. 「アイデンティティの脱構築としての"自分探し"----柳美里『8月の果て』論」in: 『社会文学』「特集「在日」文学----過去、現在、未来」26号, pp. 136-147.

2007 .「コラム海外の「在日」文学事情----ドイツ語圏と英語圏の場合」in: 『社会文学』「特集「在日」文学----過去、現在、未来」26号, pp. 218-224.

2007. 「柳美里の作品世界における"母性"と"エスニシティ"をめぐって」in『女性作家の行方----第五回フェリス女学院大学日本文学国際会議』フェリス大学出版pp. 77-106.

2007. "Yû Miri und das 'schöne Dorf': Konstruktionen von 'roots' und 'routes' in Hachigatsu no hate," in: Asiati­sche Studien/ Études Asiatiques. Schriftstellerinnen des 20. Jahrhunderts. Vol. LXII-2/2007, pp. 661-683.

2005. "Zwischen Assimilation und Subversion? Inszenierungen von Identität in autobiographischen Werken Yû Miris," in: Graduiertenkolleg Identität und Differenz, eds. Ethnizität und Geschlecht - (Post-) Koloniale Verhandlungen in Geschichte, Kunst und Medien. Köln: Böhlau, pp. 245-262.

2003. "Trespassing boundaries: Hybridity in the life and work of the Japanese-Korean author Yû Miri," in: Geisen, Thomas; Karcher, Allen, eds. Grenze: Sozial-Politisch-Kulturell. Ambivalenzen in den Prozessen der Entstehung und Veränderung von Grenzen. Frankfurt/M.: IKO-Verlag, pp. 221-236.

Translations (Japanese--German)

2011. Yonaha Keiko. "Jenseits von ethnischen und nationalen Identitäten? Kaneshiro Kazukis Roman GO und seine Verfilmung," in: Gössmann, Hilaria; Jaschke, Renate; Mrugalla, Andreas, eds. Interkulturelle Begegnungen in Literatur, Film und Fernse­hen. Ein deutsch-japanischer Vergleich. München: Iudicium, pp. 283-298.

2010. Yû Miri: Gold Rush. Berlin: be.bra, 342 pages.

2008. Kawamura Takeshi: "Aoi," in: Scholz-Cionca, Stanca, ed. Fünf Theaterstücke aus Japan 1994-2004. München: Iudicium, ed. 73-103; co-translated with Stefan Buchenberger.

Others

Awards

European Association for Japanese Studies Book Prize
University of Trier Best Dissertation Award

Grants

German Research Foundation (DFG) Graduate College Dissertation Fellowship

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