NAKAJIMA Wataru

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Name
NAKAJIMA Wataru
Affiliation
Meiji University
Section
School of Commerce
Job title
Professor
Degree
Doctor of Philosophy in English and American Literature(Sophia University)

Research Areas

 
 

Committee Memberships

 
Jun 2019
 - 
Today
English Literary Society of Japan  Member of the Conference Organizing Committee
 
Apr 2018
 - 
Today
Soundings English Literary Association  Chair of the Editorial Board
 
Jun 2016
 - 
Today
Japanese Association for the Study of Puritanism  Executive Director
 
Jun 2016
 - 
Today
Japanese Association for the Study of Puritanism  Member of the Editorial Board
 
May 2011
 - 
May 2013
Johnson Society of Japan  Co-Secretary-General
 

Awards & Honors

 
Jan 2009
17th Fukuhara Award (Research Grant Division) from the Fukuhara Memorial Fund for the Studies of English and American Literature
 
Jul 2005
Honorable Mention for the 28th Young Scholar Award from the English Literary Society of Japan
 
May 2002
19th Roggendorf Award from Soundings English Literary Association
 

Published Papers

 
"How to Represent the Character and Conduct of 'Robin the Trickster': A Comparison of Defoe's and Swift's Vindications of the Harley Ministry"
_Asterisk_   23(2) 44-57   Mar 2015   [Refereed]
"Charles I's Answer to the Nineteen Propositions and English Mixed Monarchy"
_Asterisk_   22(2) 53-63   Mar 2014   [Refereed]
"Church and State in Thomas Hobbes's Leviathan: A Focus on the Peculiarities of His Anglican Caesaropapism"
_Soundings_   (39) 5-23   Dec 2013   [Refereed]
"A Tale of a Tub and Jonathan Swift's Politico-Religious Position"
_Asterisk_   21(1) 1-9   Sep 2012   [Refereed]
"Robert Harley Chokugen saikou" ["Robert Harley's Plaine English Revisited"]
_Annual Bulletin of the Johnson Society_   (35) 19-23   May 2011   [Invited]

Misc

 
"Swift to Pope: Sono yujo no katachi" ["Swift and Pope: The Nature of Their Friendship"]
_Annual Bulletin of the Johnson Society_   (43) 34-35   Jul 2019   [Invited]
Review of Gulliver to Orient: Nichi-ei zuzo to sakuhin ni miru toho-genso [Gulliver in the Orient: The Illusion of the Orient as Seen in Japanese and English Illustrations and Literary Works], by Mikiko Chimori
_Annual Bulletin of the Japanese Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies_   (34) forthcoming   2019   [Invited]
"Hensetsu-sha no hon'i towa? Jonathan Swift no seiji-shiso wo saguru" ["What Is the True Intention of a Supposed Proselyte in Later Stuart Politics? An Exploration of the Political Thought of Jonathan Swift"]
_The Bulletin of Arts and Sciences, Meiji University_   (533) 55-89   Sep 2018
"Watanabe-sensei to Swift-kenkyu-sha no enishi" ["An Uncanny Relationship between Professor Watanabe and Swiftians"]
_Asterisk_   26(1) 36-37   Sep 2017
"Hensetsu-sha no hon'i towa? Jonathan Swift no seiji-shiso wo saguru" ["What Is the True Intention of a Supposed Proselyte in Later Stuart Politics? An Exploration of the Political Thought of Jonathan Swift"]
_Soundings Newsletter_   (69) 13   Jul 2017   [Invited]

Books etc

 
Yoku wakaru igirisu-bungaku-shi [An Intelligible History of English Literature] (forthcoming)
Kaoru Urano, Sayaka Okumura (editors) (Part:Joint Work)
Minerva Shobo   2019   
Go Togashi (Editor) (Part:Joint Work, Ch. 6 "Hiyorimi-shugi no seiji-gensetsu to sono rhetoric wo saguru: Halifax, Harley, Swift to kongo-seitai-ron" ["Political Discourses and Rhetorical Techniques of the 'Trimmers': Halifax, Harley, Swift, and the Theory of Mixed Constitution"])
Shumpusha   Aug 2014   ISBN:978-4-86110-412-1
Soundings English Literary Association (Editor); Akio Kobayashi (General Editor) (Part:Joint Work, Ch. 4 "Johnson no seiji-gaku: Aikoku-shin to nidai-seito" ["Johnson's Politics: Patriotism and the Two Parties"])
Kinseido   Sep 2010   ISBN:978-4-7647-1106-8
Institute of Humanities, Meiji University (Editor) (Part:Joint Work)
Institute of Humanities, Meiji U   Mar 2009   ISBN:978-4-7599-1739-0
Soundings English Literary Association (Editor); Akio Kobayashi (General Editor) (Part:Joint Work, Ch. 5 "Kono kakumo dorokusaki fantasy: _Gulliver ryoko-ki_ to Swift no tochi-ron" ["What a Down-and-Dirty Fantasy: _Gulliver's Travels_ and Swift's Discourse on Government"])
Kinseido   Sep 2007   ISBN:978-4-7647-0989-8

Conference Activities & Talks

 
"Jonathan Swift no kokutai-ron: Ocho-kotai-ki no seiji-rinen" ["Jonathan Swift's Views on the National Polity: An Inquiry into His Political Ideals at the Change of Dynasty"]
Noriyuki Harada (Chair)
Research Presentation at the 7th Meeting of the Society for the Study of Eighteenth-Century English Literature and Culture   22 Apr 2006   
"Gakko-bumpo wo kangaeru" ["Reflections on School Grammar"] (Chair)
Naotoshi Furuta, Seiji Shinkawa, Yuki Shimonaga (Presenters)
Symposium at the 55th Meeting of Soundings English Literary Association   12 May 2007   
"Otaku-bunka to zuzo" ["Otaku Culture and Iconography"] (Chair)
Kaichiro Morikawa (Presenter)
32nd Open Lectures on Culture: "Eiga" no yorokobi [The Pleasure of the Cinema] 2 at the Institute of Humanities, Meiji University   17 Oct 2008   
"Samuel Johnson: Sono tayonaru sekai" ["Samuel Johnson: The Diversity of His World"] (Co-Presenter)
Makoto Ikeda (Chair); Makoto Ikeda, Kusujiro Miyoshi, Rima Uraguchi (Co-Presenters)
Symposium at the 60th Meeting of Soundings English Literary Association   3 Oct 2009   
"Kakumei kara seito e: Meiyo-kakumei zengo no seiji to bungaku" ["From Revolution to Party: Politics and Literature before and after the Glorious Revolution"] (Co-Presenter)
Mitsutoshi Somura (Chair); Chikashi Sakashita, Mitsutoshi Somura, Go Togashi (Co-Presenters)
Session 3 of the Symposia at the 84th General Meeting of the English Literary Society of Japan   26 May 2012   

Works

 
Henshu-koki [Editor's Postscript], Soundings, no. 44
The Others   Oct 2018
Henshu-koki [Editor's Postscript], Meidai senkyoren kaiho [The Bulletin of the Association of Full-Time Teachers at Meiji University], no. 98
The Others   Dec 2009
"Shin-shoin shokai" ["The Introduction of New Members"], Meiji daigaku jimbun-kagaku-kenkyu-jo shoho [The Newsletter of the Institute of Humanities, Meiji University], no. 50
The Others   Jul 2007

Research Grants & Projects

 
Jonathan Swift as a Conservative Trimmer: An Ideological Reading of His English Politico-Religious Writings, 1701-1726
Institute of Humanities, Meiji University: 
Project Year: Apr 2019 - Today
Working Group for Dublin Studies
Society of Urban and Territorial History: 
Project Year: Mar 2018 - Today
Jonathan Swift's Political Views and Early Modern English Conservatism
Institute of Humanities, Meiji University: 
Project Year: Apr 2015 - Mar 2016
Early Modern English Political Thought and Jonathan Swift's Views of the State: Investigations into the Rhetoric of Middle-of-the-Roadism
Fukuhara Memorial Fund for the Studies of English and American Literature: 
Project Year: Jan 2009 - Dec 2009

Others

 
11 items are registered in "Swift Criticism Database" of the Ehrenpreis Centre for Swift Studies at Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität, Münster, in Germany