Izumi Yoriko

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Izumi Yoriko
Meiji University
School of Commerce
Job title
Ph.D. (Comparative Literature)(University of Edinburgh), MSc (English Literature)(University of Edinburgh), MA(Japan Women's University)

Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Oct 2005
Mar 2006
Apr 2005
Mar 2006
Musashi University Lecturer
Apr 2005
Mar 2006
Kokugakuin University Lecturer
Apr 2005
Mar 2006
Japan Women's University Lecturer
Apr 2005
Mar 2007
Keio University Lecturer

Published Papers

“On the Question of Cultural Identity in the Age of Globalisation: A Case Study of the ‘Murakami Haruki Phenomenon’”
Yoriko Moichi
SEAS Electronic Working Papers (University of Sheffield)   2    Mar 2004
“Japanese Utopian Literature from the 1870s to the Present and the Influence of Western Utopianism”
Yoriko Moichi
Utopian Studies: Journal of the Society for Utopian Studies   10(2) 89-97   Apr 1999
George Orwell and Lenard Woolf
(18) 9-11   Apr 1999


Efficacy of Reading Literary Texts in Bibliotherapy: A Literature Review
The Bulletin of Arts and Sciences, Meiji University   (533) 167-186   Sep 2018
The Efficacy of Bibliotherapy in Grief Work and Other Issues
   Sep 2016   [Refereed]
Death Education in Modern UK
74 167-182   Mar 2014
Bodies in Interwar British Utopian/Dystopian Novels: Women and Flowers in _Nineteen Eighty-Four_.
Memoirs of the Institute of Humanities Meiji University   69 191-208   Mar 2011
Fredric Jameson, _Archaeologies of the Future: The Desire Called Utopia and Other Science Fiction_.
Studies in English Literature   (50) 199-205   Mar 2009

Conference Activities & Talks

Neil Gunn's Dystopia
7 Oct 2007   
"Inter-war Utopias/Dystopias: Orwell, H.L.Samuel, and Robin Maughham"
28 Oct 2006   
(学会発表) The Value of Imagination in Alasdair Gray's Lanark
The 77th ELSJ Annual General Meeting   May 2005   
(学会発表)On the Question of Cultural Identity in the Age of Globalisation: A Case Study of the“Murakami Haruki Phenomenon”
"Postgraduate Interdisciplinary Conferrence, University of Sheffield, UK"   20 Mar 2004   
(ワークショップ発表)Potential Dangers in the Process of Literary Valuation: A Study of Japan's Valuation of Western Utopian Literature
"The Social Context of Literary Production and Consumption Workshop Two: ""The Reading and Valuation of Literature"""   4 Dec 2003   "School of African and Oriental Studies, Institute of Commonwealth Studies, UCL, London"

Association Memberships



Losing Utopia? A Study of British and Japanese Utopian Novels in the Face of Postmodern Consciousness
The Others   Jun 2006
PhD Thesis (University of Edinburgh)