KISHI Masayuki

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Name
KISHI Masayuki
Affiliation
Osaka University
Section
Graduate School of Language and Culture Studies in Language and Society
Job title
Professor
Degree
Master of Arts(Northwest Missouri State University(USA))
Research funding number
30195226

Research Areas

 
 

Academic & Professional Experience

 
1982
 - 
1988
Osaka Institute of Technology,
 
 
   
 
Part-time Instructor
 
1987
 - 
1992
Kinran College, Senior Lecturer
 
1992
 - 
1999
Kinran College, Associate Professor
 
1999
 - 
2002
Osaka University of Foreign Studies,
 

Education

 
 
 - 
1987
Graduate School, Division of Letters, Kansai University
 
 
 - 
1980
English, Graduate School, Division of Communications, Northwest Missouri State University
 
 
 - 
1978
German Literature, Faculty of Literature, Kansai University
 

Committee Memberships

 
2007
 - 
2008
The American Literary Society of Japan  Executive Secretary; Editor and Council Member of the Kansai American Literature Society
 
2007
 - 
2008
The National Conference of American Drama Researchers  Executive Secretary, Editor, Conference Planner
 
2007
 - 
2008
The Kansai American Literature Society(Editor and
 
2006
 - 
2008
 The National Conference of American Drama
 
2005
 - 
2008
 The American Literary Society of Japan (Executive
 
2003
 - 
2006
 The Kansai American Literature Society(Council
 
2005
   
 
    The National Conference of American Drama
 
2002
 - 
2004
 The National Conference of American Drama
 
2001
 - 
2002
 The Kansai American Literature Society(Regional
 
2000
 - 
2001
 The National Conference of American Drama
 
 
   
 
Council Member)
 
 
   
 
Conference Planner)
 
 
   
 
Researchers (Executive Secretary, Editor, and
 
 
   
 
Secretary)
 
 
   
 
Chief, Conference Planner)
 
 
   
 
Researchers (Executive Secretary, Editor-in-
 
 
   
 
Member)
 
 
   
 
Researchers (Editor-in-Chief, Conference Planner)
 
 
   
 
Planner)
 
 
   
 
Researchers (Editor, Conference Planner)
 

Published Papers

 
Awakening Visions: City of Bones and Bones People in August Wilson's `Twentieth-Century Cycle'
KISHI, Masayuki
EX ORIENTE   (26) 49-70   Mar 2019   [Refereed]
Eugene O'Neill, Lyricism of Pity: Long Day's Journey into Night
Masayuki KISHI
Journal of Anglo-American Studies   (42) 93-109   Mar 2018
Dissection and Border Crossing: Body as a Postcolonial Spectacle in Suzan-Lori Parks's Plays
Masayuki KISHI
American Drama   (28・29) 68-87   Mar 2018   [Invited]
The African American `Cycle': The Geopolitics of the Hill District. Ayako Kuwabara, August Wilson, The American Black Shakespeare
KISHI, Masayuki
Studies in English Literature, Regional Branches Combined Issue   9 213-216   Jan 2017   [Invited]
Ignored Playwriting and Drama Reviews: Poe's Performance and Its Evaluation in American Drama
KISHI, Masayuki
Journal of the Poe Society of Japan   (7)  49-68   Mar 2015   [Invited]
Politics of Early American Drama over the Creation of National Identity: Intertexuality of the Old and New Worlds in the Works of Tyler, Dunlap, and Barker
KISHI, Masayuki
American Drama      Mar 2012
Politics of Early American Drama over the Creation of National Identity: Intertexuality of the Old and New Worlds in the Works of Tyler, Dunlap, and Barker
KISHI Masayuki
American Drama   (23) 3-26   Mar 2012   [Invited]
The Stage of Character Representations and Intertexuality in the Young Republic of America
KISHI, Masayuki
The Joint Research Project of the Graduate School of Language and Culture 2010: A Political and Cultural Study of American Drama on American National Formation between the Revolution War and the Turn of the 20thCentury   1-18   May 2011
Identity Politics of Asian American Drama: The Theatrical Landscape of Philip Kan Gotanda and Velina Hasu Houston
Kishi, Masayuki
Journal of Anglo-American Studies (Osaka University of Foreign Studies)      Mar 2002   [Refereed]

Misc

 
On the Second Language Learner's Difficulty in Using Infinitival Modifiers
Memoirs of the Osaka Institute of Technology   28(2) 21-42   1983
Brutus : Ambition and Feelings of Guilt
Poiesis   (12) 95-109   1985
On Mark Twain's "The Mysterious Stranger"
Senriyama Journal of Literature   32 24-42   1985
Life and Death in Mourning Becomes Electra: The Delayed Initiation
Poiesis   (14) 1-16   1987
O'Neill's Strange Interlude: Those Haunted By A Hero-Myth
Kinran Tankidaigaku Kenkyushi: Review of Research and Inquiries   (18) 17-48   1987
On the Consistency of Dramatic Structure and Theme : A Study of <Joan of Lorraine>
American Drama   (4) 48-66   1990
Eugene O'Neill's "Cycle" : Preliminary Works for the "Cycle" Study and Problems of Referential Literature Part I
Kinran Tankidaigaku Kenky(]J1173[)shi : Review of Research and Inquiries   (21) 69-98   1990
Eugene O'Neill's "Cycle" : Preliminary Works for the "Cycle" Study and Problems of Referential Literature Part II
Kinran Tankidaigaku Kenky(]J1173[)shi : Review of Research and Inquiries   (22) 75-122   1991
The Nobel Prize and the "Cycle" : The Pathetic Nobel Laureate
American Drama   (5) 64-79   1991
"The Life of Bessie Bowen"→"Hair of the Dog": A Study of O'Neill's "Cycle" Manuscripts Part I
Kinran Tankidaigaku Kenkyushi: Review of Research and Inquiries   (24) 1-44   1993
"The Life of Bessie Bowen"→"Hair of the Dog": A Study of O'Neill's "Cycle" Manuscripts Part II
Kinran Tankidaigaku Kenkyushi: Review of Research and Inquiries   (25) 17-66   1994
Neil Simon in the Mirror: A Metatheater called Broadway Bound
American Drama   (8) 61-85   1995
The Women in The Capricorn of Capricorn: Where the Two Origins of O'Neill's Cycle Cross
Kinran Tankidaigaku Kenkyshi: Review of Research and Inquiries   (27) 25-41   1996
The Buleprint for the Cycle: Eugene O'Neill's The Calms of Capricorn
Kinran Tankidaigaku Kenkyushi: Reviews of Research and Inquiries   (28) 71-88   1997
David Mamet, His Playwriting Philosophy and Practice: American Buffalo and Glengarry Glen Ross
American Drama   (10) 3-13   1998
The Drunken Irish: Eugene O'Neill's Long Day's Journey into Night
Kinran Tankidaigaku Kenkyushi: Review of Research and Inquiries   (29) 29-38   1998
O'Neill and Women: Prostitutes→Possessors
Journal of Anglo-American Studies(Osaka University of Foreign Studies)   (25) 55-71   2001
A Laughing Social History: The Portrait of the Comedy Writer George Kaufman
American Drama   (13) 3-23   2001
Identity Politics of Asian American Drama: The Theatrical Landscape of Philip Kan Gotanda and Velina Hasu Houston
Journal of Anglo-American Studies (Osaka University of Foreign Studies)   (26) 55-75
The Japanese-American Small-town of the War Brides: Memory and Communion
Journal of Anglo-American Studies (Osaka University of Foreign Studies)   (28) 49-64   2004
Women in Angels in America
American Drama   (16) 43-62   2004
Book Review: “Tadashi Uchino, From Melodrama to Performance: Essays on Twentieth Century American Drama”
Studies in American Literature   (39. 116-121.)    2003
New Trends Overseas: Anglophone Drama at the Dawn of a New Millennium
Eigo-seinen (Kenkyusha)   149(1) 40   2003
New Trends Overseas: Fucking A: A New Play by Suzan-Lori Parks
Eigo-seinen (Kenkyusha)   149(3,173)    2003
New Trends Overseas: Queer Readings: Re-reading the Theatre History
Eigo-seinen (Kenkyusha)   149(5,300)    2003
New Trends Overseas: Transformation into an ASL Musical: The Newly Born Big River
Eigo-seinen (Kenkyusha)   149(7,429)    2003
New Trends Overseas: Heritage of Errol Hill: The First Definitive History of African American Theatre
Eigo-seinen (Kenkyusha)   149(9,556)    2003
New Trends Overseas: Nilo Cruz's Pulitzer Prize Winner: Anna in the Tropics
Eigo-seinen (Kenkyusha) (Academic Journal,2004)   149(11) 684   2004
Book Review: “Mitsunobu Osada, 'Regeneration' of American Drama”
Masayuki KISHI
The Chuo Review   57(1) 124-125.   2005
"Paradigm Strikes Back: The Illusion of Polyphony in Fefu and Her Friends"
Masayuki KISHI
American Drama   18(95-113)    2006
"David Belasco or the Author of the Original: His Life and Work"
Masayuki KISHI
G. Puccini, La Fanciulla Del West(The New National Theatre Foundation)   (16-18)    2007

Books etc

 
The Pursuit of Happiness and Its Consequences in American Literature
Masayuki KISHI, Takuya Nishitani, Keiko Nishiyama, Kastuaki Watanabe, et al. (Part:Editor)
Kinseido   Feb 2018   ISBN:978-4-7647-1176-1
Politics of 20th century American Literature
Masayuki KISHI, Katsuaki WATANABE, Koji OI (Part:Editor)
Sekaishisousha   Jun 2010   ISBN:9784790714750
The Spiral of American Myths: Guns and American Literature
HANAOKA Shigeru, NAKA Ryoko, KISHI Masayuki, TSUJIMOTO Yoko, WATANABE Katsuaki (Part:Joint Work)
Eihosha   Mar 2007   ISBN:978-4-269-73017-5
The Spiral of American Myths: Guns and American Literature (joinly worked). My article: "Semiotics of Empire Domination: Guns and the Other on the American Stage." 94-144.
Eihosha   2007   
For Learners of 20th-Century American Literature
YAMASHITA Noboru, WATANABE Katsuaki, KISHI Masayuki, et al (Part:Joint Work)
Sekaishisosha   Oct 2006   ISBN:4-7907-1214-1

Conference Activities & Talks

 
Rebellion against the National Conspiracy―Tennessee Williams, SF, and an Apocalyptic Political Play
KISHI Masayuki
The September 2011 Meeting of the Kansai American Literature Society   Sep 2011   
Symposium: "Tennessee Williams’ America”
The 81st ELSJ (English Literary Society of Japan) Annual General Meeting   2009   
Symposium: "The Frontiers of World Literature”
The 2009 Annual Meeting of Society for the Study of Language and Society, Osaka University   2009   
Symposium: “Elucidating Thornton Wilder’s Our Town: History and Generality, Solids and Eternity "
The Twenty-fifth Annual Meeting of the National Conference of American Drama Researchers   2008   
Forum: "Politics of Twenthieth Century American Literature"
The 51th Annual Meeting of the Kansai American Literature Society         2007   
“Semiotics of Empire Domination: Guns and the Other on the American Stage”
ATHS(Association for Theatre in Higher Education)'s 20th Anniversary Conference (Palmer House Hilton Hotel, Chicago)   2006   
Symposia: “The Spiral of American Myths: Guns and American Literature”
The 43rd General Meeting of the American Literature Society of Japan   2004   
Symposium: “Reading Angels in America: A Gay Fantasia on National Themes (Part One: Millennium Approaches; Part Two: Perestroika) "
The Twentieth Annual Meeting of the National Conference of American Drama Researchers   2003   
Symposium: “Susan Glaspell as a Playwright”
The 19th Annual Meeting of the National Conference of American Drama Researchers   2002   
“Identity Potities of Asian American Drama: The Theatrical Landscape of Philip Kan Gotanda and Velina Hasu Houston”
"Crucibe of Cultures: Anglophone Drama at the Dawn of a New Millennium" International Conference (Brussels, Belgium)   2001   
Symposium: “O'Neill and Women”
The 17th Annual Meeting of the National Conference of American Drama Researchers   2000   
Forum: “American Literature and New Orleans”
The 44th Annual Meeting of the Kansai American Literature Society   2000   
“O'Neill and Alcohol”
The Eighth Meeting of the World Literature Society of the Osaka University of Foreign Studies   1999   
“Tennessee Williams in His Later Years: What Does the Dramatization of His Private Life Bring About?”
The 15th Annual Meeting of the National Conference of American Drama Researchers   1998   
“O'Neill and Alcohol”
The 23rd Meeting of the English and English Literary Society of Kinran College   1997   
“The Women in The Capricorn: Where the Two Origins of O'Neill's Cycle Cross”
The January Meeting of the Kansai American Literature Society 1995-1996   1996   
“The Blueprint for the Cycle: Eugene O'Neill's The Calms of Capricorn”
The 68th General Meeting of the English Literary Society of Japan   1996   
Symposium: “How We Should Interpret American Buffalo and Glengarry Glen Ross”
The 13th Annual Meeting of the National Conference of American Drama Researchers   1996   
Forum: “The ‘Drunken’ American Literature-Alcohol and the American Writers in the 20s”
The 40th Annual Meeting of the Kansai American Literature Society   1996   
“Application of Drama in College Education and the Current State of Drama Studies in the U. S.”
American Drama Research Meeting   1993   
Symposium: Kaufman Comedies with Focus on the Collaborations with Moss Hart
The Tenth Annual Meeting of the National Conference of American Drama Researchers   1993   
“Necessity and Significance of the Manuscript Studies: Eugene O'Neill's 'Cycle'”
The 33rd Monthly Meeting of the Mobius Society   1993   
“A Study of Eugene O'Neill's ‘Cycle’: Pursuing the Primary Sources”
The 18th Kinran College Forum 716   1992   
Symposium : A Study of Neil Simon's "B. B. Trilogy"
The 8th Annual Meeting of the National Conference of American Drama Researchers   1991   
“Haruki Murakami, A Journey into Mystery Studies, and an Adventure over O'Neill”
The Sixth Meeting of the English and English Literary Society of Kinran College   1989   
“Reading Through Acting: An Independent, Creative Student Workshop”
Osaka Junior Colleges' English Workshop   1989   
“On the Consistency of Dramatic Structure and Theme: A Study of Joan of Lorraine”
The Fourth Annual Meeting of the National Conference of American Drama Researchers   1987   
“Seeking After the Archetype of the O'Neill Plays: Readings of Beyond the Horizon”
The 11th Summer Symposium of the Contemporary English Literature Society   1986   
“O'Neill's Strange Interlude: Those Haunted by a Hero-Myth”
The 25th General Meeting of the American Literature Society of Japan   1986   
“Searching for the Identity: Initiation to Death in Mourning Becomes Electra”
The 24th General Meeting of the American Literature Society of Japan   1985   
“Ernest Hemingway's’A Clean, Well-lighted Place’”
The Second Meeting of the Year 1984: The English Literature Society of the Graduate School of Kansai University   1984   
“On Mark Twain's ‘The Mysterious Stranger’”
The Fourth Meeting of the Society of Humanities and Languages of the Osaka Institute of Technology   1982   
“On the Second Language Learner's Difficulty in Using Infinitival Modifiers”
The Eighth International Conference of JALT(Japan Association of Language Teachers)   1982   

Works

 
Research on the American Small Town
2000 - 2003
Relation between Metamorphosis of Body Consciousness and Media in Contemporary American Literature
2003 - 2006
The Relationship between Representations of Guns in American Literature and American Myths
2005 - 2008
The Relationship between Historical Representation and Cultural Identity in Modern American Drama
2006 - 2009

Research Grants & Projects

 
The Relationship between Representations of Guns in American Literature and American Myths
Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research
Project Year: 2004 - 2008
Imperialism, the Other, and Postcolonialism in American Drama
The Other Research Programs
Project Year: 2004 - 2008
American Drama and Queer Politics
The Other Research Programs
Project Year: 2007 - 2009
The Relationship between Historical Representation and Cultural Identity in Modern American Drama
Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research
Project Year: 2006 - 2009
Politics of Modern American Drama
Project Year: 2007 - 2011