WASHIZU Natsue

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Name
WASHIZU Natsue
Affiliation
Mejiro University
Section
Faculty of Foreign Language Studies, Department of English Language Studies
Job title
Professor
Degree
M. A. in Literature(University of Lodon Institute of Education(U.K.)), M. A. in Literature(Aoyama Gakuin University)
Other affiliation
Mejiro University

Research Areas

 
 

Academic & Professional Experience

 
 
   
 
Exclusive Singer.
 
 
   
 
(Artists Name : KOBATO, Kurumi)
 
 
   
 
Musical Programs for Children, NHKTV.
 
 
   
 
Many TV and Radio Programs, Records, CD,
 
 
   
 
Stages, etc. Performed)
 
 
   
 
Mejiro Gakuen Women's College.
 
 
   
 
Shirayuri College.
 
 
   
 
Department of English language and Literature,
 
 
   
 
Mejiro Gakuen Women's College.
 
 
   
 
Faculty of Human and Socilal Sciences,
 
 
   
 
Mejiro University.
 
 
   
 
Faculty of Human and Culture,
 
 
   
 
Ibaraki University.
 
 
   
 
Department of English Language Studies,
 
 
   
 
Fadulity of Foreign Language Studies,
 
 
   
 
Mejiro University.
 
 
   
 
Graduate School of Language and Culture Studies,
 
 
   
 
Mejiro University.
 
1953
   
 
- JAPAN VICTOR (VICTOR ENTERTAINMENT INC.)
 
1964
 - 
1974
Singing Lady,
 
1986
   
 
(Singer, MC and Actress, until 1986,
 
1976
 - 
1986
Lecturer in Public on Children's Finger-and-Hand Play.
 
1985
 - 
1986
Part-time Lecturer, Department of English language and Literature,
 
Apr 1986
   
 
-5    Full-time Lecturer, the Above.
 
Jun 1986
   
 
-8 Associate Professor, the Above.
 
Sep 1986
 - 
Mar 1990
Absence from the Above for study at University of London Institute of Education
 
1996
   
 
- Part-time Lecturer,Faculty of Literature,
 
1990
 - 
1997
Associate Professor, the Above.
 
1997
 - 
2001
Professor,
 
2002
   
 
Part-time Lecturer,
 
2005
   
 
-     Professor,
 
2001
 - 
2005
Professor,
 
Dec 2004
 - 
Jan 2005
 Lecturer, NHKETV "The Human Course".
 
2008
   
 
- Professor,
 

Education

 
Oct 1986
 - 
Sep 1987
English as a Mother Tongue, Language & Literature in Education, University of London Institute of Education
 
Apr 1980
 - 
Mar 1982
Education, Graduate School, Division of Letters, Aoyama Gakuin University
 
Apr 1977
 - 
Mar 1980
the Department of Education, Faculty of Literature, Aoyama Gakuin University
 
Apr 1966
 - 
Mar 1970
the Department of British and American Literature, Faculty of Literature, Aoyama Gakuin University
 

Committee Memberships

 
2002
   
 
Japan Institute of Rhythm  Trustee
 

Awards & Honors

 
1978
The 17th Kurushima Takehiko Cultural Prize
 
1983
The 13th Japan Children’s Song Prize Special
 

Misc

 
"A Comparative Study of English and Japanese Children's Traditional Play Songs:language-rhythm, language-melodyline and cultural setting"
University of London Institute of Education      1987

Books etc

 
"Music of Mother Goose"
"The Opie Collection:The World of Mother Goose Bibliofraphical Introduction", Horupu Shuppan Publishers   1992   

Works

 
CD Album "YOMOU UTAOU! MOTHER GOOSE"(Supervised and translated under the name of WASHIZU Natsue, Sang in English and Japanese under the name of KOBATO Kurumi)(Victor Entertainment)
Artistic Activity   2005
"The Twelve Days of Christmas"(Sang in English and Japanese under the name of KOBATO Kurumi, CD, Fukuinkan Shoten (Victor))
Artistic Activity   2000
A Research on the State of the English Nursery Rhymes in London
1987 - 1990
Records for Children and for English Learners under the name of KURUMI KOBATO (20LP Albums and more than 1000Singles recorded)
Artistic Activity   1952 - 1986

Research Grants & Projects

 
Study on English Nursery Rhymes (Mother Goose)
Project Year: 1985   
Study on the relationships between languages and the language-rhythm
Project Year: 1985   
The Invesitigation into the Actual Condition on traditional Nursery Rhymes (especially in U.K., U.S.A. and Japan)
The Relationship between Language, Languge-rhythm and Movement(possibly the way of thinking)