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Waseda University
Organization for Regional and Inter-regional Studies
Job title
M.A.(Doshisha Women's College of Liberal Arts), Ph.D(University of East Anglia(U.K.)), Ph.D(University of East Anglia(U.K.)), PhD(University of East Anglia(U.K.))

Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Apr 2014
Mar 2019
Professor, Department of Launguage Studies, Teikyo University
Apr 2005
Mar 2014
professor, Yamanashi Prefectural University
Osaka Meijo Women's College, Assistant Professor
- Yamanashi Prefectural University, Professor
Lecturer, Osaka Meijo Women's College


Faculty of International Language and Culture, University of East Anglia
English Studies, Comparative Cultural Studies, Translations, Postgraduate course, University of East Anglia
English Literature, Graduate School, Division of Letters, Doshisha Women's College of Liberal Arts
Faculty of Arts and Science, Doshisha Women's College of Liberal Arts

Committee Memberships

Lewis Carroll Society  

Awards & Honors

Nov 2015
Japan Society for Children's Literature Honor Awards, Japan Society for Children's Literature
Travel Grant, the English Literary Society of Japan

Published Papers

Tenkei Hasegawa's "Kagami Sekai":The First Japanese "Alice" Translation
Mikiko Chimori
“The Carrollian: The Lewis Carroll Journal”   (6) 21-34   2000   [Refereed]
Shigeru Hatsuyama's Unpublished "Alice" Illustrations: A Comparative Study of Japanese and Western Art
Mikiko Chimori
"The Carrollian: The Lewis Carroll Journal"   (4) 45-62   1999   [Refereed]


Early Japanese "Wonderland" Translations Seen from Young Girls’ and Gender Viewpoints
Mikiko Chimori
(79) 1-14   2007
Early "Wonderland" Translations in Meiji Japan (I)
Mikiko Chimori
Studies in Comparative Culture   (72) 1-10   2006
Alice Illustrations in the Meiji Ear 2: "Ai-chan's Dream Story"
Mikiko Chimori
Honyaku to Rekishi   (26) 18-22   2005
Alice Illustrations in the Meiji Ear 1: "The Tale of Alice"
Mikiko Chimori
Honyaku to Rekishi   (25) 15-22   2005
Japanese "Alice" Translations: A Comparison of Underlying Linguistic and Literary Features
Mikiko Chimori
Eigo-gaku Ronsetsu Shiryo (2001)   (35) 125-131   2004

Books etc

Gulliver in the Orient
Housei University Press   Mar 2018   ISBN:978-4588495120
Alice Through Other Eyes: Text and Illustration in Britain and Japan
Hosei University Press   Apr 2015   ISBN:978-4588495090
Illustrating Alice: An International Selection of Illustrated Editions of Lewis Carroll's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass
CHIMORI Mikiko (Part:Joint Work)
Artists Choice Editions   Mar 2013   
Sekai Bungaku Shogo Mokuroku, 10 vol.
CHIMORI Mikiko (Part:Joint Work, 430-459.)
Ozorasha・Nada Shuppan Center   2012   
Themes of Multicultural Chidren's Literature in English
CHIMORI Mikiko (Part:Joint Work, 169-176)
Minerva shobo   Mar 2011   
Early Japanese Editions of 'Alice in Wonderland'
Edition Synapse   2009   ISBN:978-4-86166-093-9
Tove Jansson Rediscovered
Cambridge Scholars Publishing   2007   
Zusetsu Jido Bungaku Honyaku Daijiten
Ozorasha & Nada Shuppan Center   2007   
20 Seiki Josei Bungaku wo Manabu Hito no tameni
Sekai Shisosha   2007   
Jido Bungaku Honyaku Sakuhinn Soran Meiji Taisho Showa Heisai no 135 Nen Honyaku Mokuroku
Nada Shuppan Center   2005   

Conference Activities & Talks

Gulliver in the Orient
Clare Hall Colloquium   24 Mar 2015   
‘Post-colonial Interpretation of Boyishness in Early Japanese Translations of Gulliver’s Travels’
The 19th Biennial Congress of International Research Society for Children’s Literature   Aug 2009   
Tove Jansson’s Alice Illustrations
Tove Jansson Conference, University of Oxford   2007   
Oriental Illustrations of Alice
ASH Colloquia, Clare Hall, University of Cambridge   2006   
Reconstruction of Nonsense and Alice Images in Kikuchi’s and Akutagawa’s Alice Translation
Monthly Meeting of Tokyo Chapter, Japan Comparative Literature Association   2005   
Images of Gulliver as Seen in Modern Japanese Illustrations
The First German-Japanese Conference on Jonathan Swift   2005   
Alice as Seen through the Earliest Japanese Translations of Wonderland
The 17th Biennial Congress of International Research Society for Children’s Literature, Trinity College, Dublin   2005   
Represented Images of Alice in Children’s Journal in Taisho Japan
Conference of the Victorian Studies Society in Japan   2004   
Modern Japanese Alice translations and Gender
Annual Convention of the Lewis Carroll Society of Japan   2003   
Modern Japanese Alice Illustrations
International Lewis Carroll Conference, University of Rennes 2   2003   
Images of Alice Seen in Japanese Young Girls: Alice Translations from the End of Taisho Era and Early Showa
Meeting of Kansai Chapter, Japan Comparative Literature Association   2003   
Report of the ICLA Congress 1997 Leiden
The Meeting of the Japan Comparative Literature Association of Kansai   1997   
Modern Japanese Translations of "Alice"
The International Comparative Literature Association Congress, University of Leiden   1997   
Shigeru Hatsuyama's Unpullished "Alice" Illustrations: A Comparative Study of the West and Japan
The Meeting of the Japan Comparative Literature Association of Kansai   1996   
Japanese "Alice" Books in the 1920's
The Monthly Meeting of The lewis Carroll Society,University of London   1996   
Girls' Images in Victorian Illustrations as Repesented in Jokn Tenniel's Alice
The Second General Meeting of the Lewis Carroll Society of Japan   1996   
Victorian Girls and "Alice"
English Literary Society of Chugoku-Shikoku   1993   
Jonathan Swift and Lewis Carroll : A Case of "Gulliver's Travels" and "Through the Looking-Glass"
The Modern English Literary Society   1985   


Obtaining a Certificate of University of Cambridge Summer School in History
Obtaining a Certificate of University of Cambridge Summer School in English Literature
Obtaining a certificate of University of Cambridge Summer School in History
Visiting Fellow, The University of Cambridge, England
1994 - 1995
Life Member, The University of Cambridge, England

Research Grants & Projects

Post-colonialism and Intercultural Encounters: Oriental Illustrations in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries
Project Year: Apr 2012 - Mar 2015    Investigator(s): Mikiko Chimori
Post-colonial Interpretation of Boyishness as Seen in Japanese and English Illustrations of Gulliver's Travels
Project Year: Apr 2005 - Mar 2009    Investigator(s): Mikiko CHIMORI
Post-colonial Interpretation of Transformational Oriental Images as Seen in English and Japanese Literary Works
Grant-in-Aid for Promotion of Private Scientific Research
Project Year: Apr 2009 - Mar 2013    Investigator(s): Mikiko CHIMORI
A Comparative Study of the Alice Books and their British and Japanese Illustrations and Translations
Project Year: 1990 - 2009