SUZUKI Akiyoshi

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SUZUKI Akiyoshi
Nagasaki University
Graduate School of Global Humanities and Social Sciences / School of Education (Chair of English-language Literature, Department of Intercultural Studies)
Job title
Professor, Director of the Center of Peace and Multiculture
Ph.D (English Literature)(Meiji Gakuin University), MA (English Literature)(Meiji Gakuin University)
Other affiliation
Suzhou University of Science and Techology

Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Apr 2012
Mar 2014
Professor, Konan Women's University
Apr 2010
Mar 2012
Associate Professor, Konan Women's University (Department of English Language and Literature, Faculty of Letters)
Apr 2004
Mar 2010
Associate Professor, Faculty of Liberal Arts, Osaka Sangyo University
Apr 2002
Mar 2004
Lecturer, Faculty of Management, Nigata University of Management


English Literature, Graduate School, Division of Letters, Meiji Gakuin University
Depertment of English Literature, Faculty of Literature, Meiji Gakuin University

Committee Memberships

Dec 2017
Katahira English and American Literature Society  President
Aug 2017
The International Association for East-West Studies (U.S.A.)  Member of Editorial Committee
Jun 2017
Japan Society of Stylistics  A Member of the Board of Directors
Feb 2015
Japan Society of Text Study  Advisory Editor
Aug 2017
Feb 2018
The International Academic Forum  Review Committee of The International Conference on Language Learning - Dubai 2018
Feb 2017
Feb 2017
The International Academic Forum  Senior Reviewer of the International Conference on Language Learning – Dubai 2017
Jun 2014
Jul 2014
Institute for World Literature  observer
Apr 2014
Apr 2014
The International Academic Forum  Conference Chair of the Fourth Asian Conference on Literature and Librarianship
Oct 2013
International Association for East-West Studies  Special Editor of Japan Issues
Nov 2012
Jul 2013
WorldCALL 2013 (The Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre in Glasgow and the University of Ulster in Northern Ireland)  Programme Committee

Awards & Honors

The 1st Recommended Paper, The William Faulkner Society of Japan

Published Papers

A Short History of World Literature in Japan and Linguistic and Cultural Encounter for a Future Prospect: Doi Kōchi and Qian Zhongshu
SUZUKI Akiyoshi
The Katahira   (54) 117-141   Mar 2019   [Refereed]
A Commentary on Errors: On Book Three of Henry Miller's Book of Friends: A Trilogy
SUZUKI Akiyoshi
Nexus: The International Henry Miller Journal (U.S.A.)   (12) 129-142   Dec 2018   [Refereed]
I-City, or a New Classroom for EFL in Times of Change: Its Theory and Practice
SUZUKI Akiyoshi et al.
Surviving & Thriving: Education in Times of Change   445-451   Jun 2018
Using a Focused Reading of Sherwood Anderson to Advocate Stylistics as a Method of Opening New Horizons in the Understanding of English
SUZUKI Akiyoshi
Studies in Stylistics   (64) 57-76   Mar 2018   [Refereed][Invited]
The East and the West Harmoniously Coexisting as Jacob’s Descendants under the Care of Mary of the East and the West: David Mitchell’s The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet
SUZUKI Akiyoshi
Journal of East-West Thought. (U.S.A.) (   7(4 December) 59-82   Dec 2017   [Refereed]
Cloaking the Poor: Reading and Representation in American Literature
SUZUKI Akiyoshi
The Activist History Review: "Poverty" Issue (Washington, D.C., U.S.A.)   September(Online)    Sep 2017   [Refereed]
Using Modern Technology to Address Traditional Geographic and Economic Limitations in Education
SUZUKI Akiyoshi et al.
Proceedings of the 11th International Multi-Conference on Society, Cybernetics and Informatics (U.S.A.)   1 50-55   Jul 2017   [Refereed]
Academic Issues and Solution Proposal in a Plurilingual EFL Class in Japan
SUZUKI Akiyoshi, Teresa Kuwamura
IAFOR Dubai 2017 Educating for Change East Meets West: Innovation and Discovery   57-70   Apr 2017   [Refereed]
Against Vocationalism and Reappraising Anglophone Literature for Japanese Students in a Globalized Society: Developing a Resilient Life
SUZUKI Akiyoshi
Journal of East-West Thought. Special Edition: Morality, Globality and Education (U.S.A.)   6(2 Summer) 49-66   Jun 2016   [Refereed][Invited]
World Literature and Translation Studies: Their Significance, Purposes and Methods of Today, and Connections to Stylistics Study
SUZUKI Akiyoshi
Studies in Stylistics   (62) 17-40   Mar 2016   [Refereed][Invited]


Endorsement: Michael O'Sullivan's Cloneliness: On the Reproduction of Loneliness
SUZUKI Akiyoshi
New York: Bloomsbury      Sep 2019   [Invited]
Review: Takashi Katsumata's Constellation Legendry in Japanese Mythology
SUZUKI Akiyoshi
Journal of East-West Thought. Special Edition, Classics, Allegory, and Global Modernism: East-West Perspectives. (U.S.A.)   Fall 3(8) 87-90   Sep 2018
Forum: Stylistics and Foreign Language Education
SUZUKI Akiyoshi
Studies in Stylistics   (64) 77-78   Mar 2018   [Invited]
Book Review: Masaaki Tsutsui's A Training School for "Interpreting an English Text" in the Orthodox School, Continued
SUZUKI Akiyoshi
The English Teacher's Magazine, December (Tokyo: Taishukan)   89-89   Nov 2017   [Invited]
Review: Akiyoshi Shu's Lu Xun: Wild Grass and Weed (Rep.)
SUZUKI Akiyoshi
Kyushu University Press (Online)      Sep 2017   [Invited]

Books etc

Machine Translation and Future Society: Will We See a World without a Language Barriers in the Future?
SUZUKI Akiyoshi et al. (Yasushi Sawada and Yu Nishijima eds.) (Part:Joint Work, Comment on the Treatise by K. Senoue (pp. 1141-145))
Tokyo: Shakai Hyoronsha   Jul 2019   ISBN:9784784517442
Quality Assurance and Enhancement in English Medium Instruction
SUZUKI Akiyoshi et al. (Masashi Nagai ed.) (Part:Joint Work, "A Short Essay on 'Quality Assurance in English Medium Instruction': WIth Reminiscence of Jacque Derrida Reading a Draft in His Class," pp. 45-71.)
Tokyo: Kaisei   Mar 2019   ISBN:9784876035236
The Wisdom Japanese-English Dictionary, 3rd edition
SUZUKI Akiyoshi et al. (Eiji Kishino ed.) (Part:Contributor)
Tokyo: Sanseido   Jan 2019   ISBN:978-4-385-10603-8
A Jolly English World Silphe Tells about
SUZUKI Akiyoshi (Part:Joint Work, Affinity in Differences, Differences in Affinity: Cross-Culture, Literature, Movie, Peace of the World (pp. 120-33))
Tokyo: Kinseido   Dec 2018   ISBN:9784764711877
From Comparison to World Literature (by Zhang Longxi)
SUZUKI Akiyoshi (Part:Single Translation)
Tokyo: Suiseisha   Sep 2018   ISBN:9784801003606
Comparison of Anglophone, Chinese, and Japanese Literary Works and Literary Histories: Their Differences and Affinity
SUZUKI Akiyoshi
Handa: Ichiryu   Mar 2018   ISBN:9784864316927
English for Profession: Views from Critical Thinking and East-West Studies
SUZUKI Akiyoshi (Part:Joint Work, "Literature Movement for Students in the Science and Engineering Majors: From the Viewpoint of East and West Studies," pp. 15-75)
Tokyo: Kaisei   Mar 2018   ISBN:978-4-87603-514-4
A Brief Tour of Literary Futagawa, the 33rd Posting Station in 53 Stages of the Tokaido
SUZUKI Akiyoshi
Handa: Ichiryu Shobo   Jul 2017   ISBN:978-4-86431-606-4
Basic Understanding of Anglophone Culture and Literature for Improvement of the Quality of Courses, Book 1 in a Series of Enhancement of Teacher's Abilities
SUZUKI Akiyoshi (Part:Joint Editor)
Tokyo: Kaitakusha   Jun 2017   ISBN:978-4-7589-1351-5
Significance of Literature in English Education in Vocationalism: Why Can People Not Apprehend the Risk of Not Reading a Printed Literary Text?
SUZUKI Akiyoshi
Handa: Ichiryu Shobo   Mar 2017   ISBN:978-4-86431-584-5

Conference Activities & Talks

For Further Promotion of Empathy and Peace: The Past, Present, and Future of I-STEP [Invited]
SUZUKI Akiyoshi
I-STEP Symposium (80th Anniversary Hanyang University)   17 Sep 2019   Hanyang University (Seoul, Korea)
The Eye Is the Window of the Heart: Precisely Teaching English Cultivates the Emotional Intelligence to Empathy and Understand Others in the Right Way
SUZUKI Akiyoshi
1st Meeting of Humanistic Language Education Study Group Japan   24 Aug 2019   
East Meets West in Nagasaki
SUZUKI Akiyoshi
Open Symposium, The Japan Society for Intercultural Studies   6 Jul 2019   
For Improvement in the Quality of Education to Support a Community: From the Viewpoint of English Education
SUZUKI Akiyoshi
Lecture Series of Regional Alliance of Graduate School of Education: Extension Lecture 2019 of Graduate School of Education, Nagasaki University   30 Jun 2019   
How to Use Nagasaki: On Kazuo Ishiguro's A Pale View of Hills
SUZUKI Akiyoshi
Silphe English and American Literature Society (at Meiji Gakuin University, Tokyo)   22 Jun 2019   
Affinities in Diversity: From Perspective of World Literature [Invited]
SUZUKI Akiyoshi
International Seminar "Regional Cooperation in East Asia"   20 Feb 2019   Lotte City Hotel Mapo, Seoul, Korea
Utility of Google Map Error: On Eric Faye's Nagasaki [Invited]
SUZUKI Akiyoshi
Symposium "Text, Graph, Mapping: Visualization of a Text and Digital Humanities" at the 18th General Conference of Japan Society of Text Studies (at Bukkyo University, Kyoto, Japan)   31 Aug 2018   
i-City, or a New Classroom for EFL in Times of Change: Its Theory and Practice
SUZUKI Akiyoshi, et al.
The Asian Conference on Language Learning 2018 (Art Center of Kobe)   29 Apr 2018   
Et tu, Atticus?: To Kill a Mockingbird and the Cold War
SUZUKI Akiyoshi
The 54th Annual Conference of Society of Katahira English and English Literature (Hotel Castle Plaza, Nagoya)   2 Dec 2017   
In Association of Social Left with World Literature: On a Blind Spot of World Literature and Its Potential in Hearkening after Voice of the Poor
SUZUKI Akiyoshi
Regular Meeting of Kyushu Branch of Japan American Literature Society (at Fukuoka University)   2 Sep 2017   

Teaching Experience


Research Grants & Projects

Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: JSPS KAKENHI
Project Year: Apr 2013 - Mar 2016    Investigator(s): Akiyoshi Suzuki
Project Year: Apr 2011 - Mar 2013    Investigator(s): Youichi Watari
Project Year: 2009 - 2011    Investigator(s): Akiyoshi Suzuki
A Comarative Study of American and Japanese Novels in Globalism
Project Year: 2000   
On Early Works of William Faulkner
Project Year: 1993   


Apr 2007
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