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Rikkyo University
College of Arts Department of Letters, Course of English and American Literature
Job title
Assistant Professor
Ph.D (English Literature)(The University of Liverpool)
Research funding number

Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Apr 2018
Assistant Professor, College of Arts Department of Letters, Course of English and American Literature, RIKKYO UNIVERSITY


Apr 2004
Mar 2006
Faculty of International Culture, Osaka University of Foreign Studies
Apr 2006
Mar 2010
Faculty of Liberal Arts (Humanities), The University of Tokyo
Apr 2010
Mar 2012
The University of Tokyo
Apr 2012
Sep 2016
The University of Tokyo

Published Papers

Nostalgia as a Means of Oppression, Resistance and Submission: A Study of Dystopian and Homecoming Novels
Asami Nakamura
   Apr 2018   [Refereed]
“Who Controls the Past Controls the Future: Who Controls the Present Controls the Past”: Nostalgia as a Phenomenon in Dystopian Novels
Asami Nakamura
Dandelion Journal   7(1) 1-11   Jul 2016   [Refereed]
“I’m a Refugee From the Past”: The Function of Nostalgia in _The Handmaid’s Tale_
Asami Nakamura
Sanglap: Journal of Literary and Cultural Inquiry   2(1) 111-127   Jul 2015   [Refereed]
Ruins of Hope: Dystopian Novels in the Twentieth Century
Asami Nakamura
   Mar 2012   [Refereed]
Adapting George Orwell’s _Nineteen Eighty-Four_
Asami Nakamura
The Luminary   6 41-55   Jul 2015   [Refereed]

Conference Activities & Talks

Feminisation and Rape Culture in George Orwell's_Nineteen Eighty-Four_ and Three Feminist Dystopias [Invited]
5 Mar 2019   
The Politics of Survival and Suicide in George Orwell’s _Nineteen Eighty-Four_ and Margaret Atwood’s _The Handmaid’s Tale_
Asami Nakamura
Survival Conference   Jul 2017   University of Lancaster
Nostalgia as a Means of Oppression, Resistance and Submission
Asami Nakamura
Current Research in Speculative Fiction   Jun 2017   University of Liverpool
The Politics of Nostalgia in Katharine Burdekin's _Swastika Night_
Asami Nakamura
Dystopia Now   May 2017   Birkbeck, University of London
Place, Human, Body
Asami Nakamura, Pei Zhang
Being Human: A Festival of the Humanities 2015   Dec 2015   The University of London’s School of Advanced Study (SAS) in partnership with the Arts & Humanities Research Council (AHRC), the British Academy and the Wellcome Trust