OGURA Izumi

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Name
OGURA Izumi
Affiliation
Daito Bunka University
Section
Faculty of Law, Department of Political Science
Job title
Professor
Degree
Master of Arts(Brown University), Master of Arts(Boston College)

Research Areas

 
 

Academic & Professional Experience

 
1998
 - 
Today
Daito Bunka Univ
 
1996
 - 
1998
Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, Faculty of Law, Daito Bunka University
 
1998
   
 
- Professor, Department of Political Science, Faculty of Law, Daito Bunka University
 
1992
 - 
1996
Associate Professor, Institute of Foreign Languages, Kyushu University
 
1991
 - 
1992
Associate Professor, Department of Commerce and Business Administration, North Shore College
 
1986
 - 
1991
Assistant Professor, Department of Commerce and Business Administration, North Shore College
 
1981
 - 
1985
Part-time lecturer, Aoyama Gakuin University
 

Education

 
 
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1986
American Intellectual History, American Civilization, Brown University (by Fulbright Grant 1985-86)
 
 
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1980
American Literature, American Studies, Boston College
 
 
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1978
American Literature, Graduate School, Division of American Culture, Mount Holyoke College(by Rotary International Foundation, Grant for Graduate Program 1977-78)
 
 
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1976
Faculty of Literature, Aoyama Gakuin University
 

Committee Memberships

 
1999
 - 
Today
Thoreau Society of Japan  Director
 
1998
 - 
Today
Japanese Association of Early Americanists  
 

Published Papers

 
Language of Paradox in Thoreau and Emerson
OGURA Izumi
handout at Thoreau Bicentennial Gathering 2017   1-15   Jul 2017
Ralph Waldo Emerson and the Antislavery Movement
OGURA Izumi
handout at the Northeast Modern Language Association   1-25   Mar 2017
Pequot War and the Native Americans in the Colonial Era
OGURA Izumi
Studies of Henry David Thoreau   (40) 31-40   Oct 2014   [Refereed]
Reticence and Ambition in The Education of Henry Adams
Studies in English Language and Literature   (45) 31-49   1995
Process and Circle Image in Ralph Waldo Emerson
Journal of North Shore College   (12) 59-69   1991
The Isolation of Heroes in American Cultural Independence
Journal of North Shore College   (11) 27-37   1990

Misc

 
(Convention report) The Thoreau Society Annual Meeting; Celebrating the 200th Birthday of Thoreau
OGURA Izumi
Studies of Henry David Thoreau   (40) 73-83   Oct 2018   [Refereed][Invited]
(Book review) The Living Way: Thoreau and the Extraordinary Space and Universe
OGURA Izumi
Studies of English Literature   95 94-98   Dec 2017   [Refereed][Invited]
(Book review) A Lover of the Third Republic
OGURA Izumi
Studies of Henry David Thoreau   (42) 53-56   Oct 2016   [Refereed][Invited]
The Thoreau Society of Japan at 50 Years
OGURA Izumi
The Commemorative Issue of the Thoreau Society of Japan   16-17   Oct 2015
Errand into the Wilderness in the Frontier of the North America
OGURA Izumi
Proceedings of the 84th National Convention of English Literary Society of Japan   102-103   Sep 2012
(Book review) The Age of Independence
OGURA Izumi
Studies of Henry David Thoreau   (36) 77-80   Mar 2010   [Refereed][Invited]
Thomas Hooker's Intention in Moving to Hartford
Proceedings of English Literary Society of Japan   82 11-13   2010
Connecticut from Warwick Patent (1631) to Thomas Hooker, The Survey of the Summe of the Church Discipline (1648)
Newsletter of the Japanese Association of Early Americanists   61 1-4   2010
Thomas Hooker and the Founding of Connecticut
Poety and Prose   (83) 48-62   2009
Manuscripts and Materials in the colonial period of British North America
Poetry and Prose   (83) 44-47   2009
The Founding of British North America and the Royal Charter
Bulletin of Daito Bunka University   (45) 175-192   2007
(book review)Andrew McMurry, Environmental Renaissance: Emerson, Thoreau, and the Systems of Nature
Studies of Henry David Thoreau   (32) 121-122   2006
(Brief Summary)Izumi Ogura, John Cotton and Puritanism
The Journal of the American Literature Society of Japan   (4) 92-93   2005
John Cotton and Puritanism (Sairyusha)
Newsletter of the Japanese Association for the Early Americanists   45, 1-3    2004
Emerson in History -From Puritans to Emerson
Studies in Henry David Thoreau   (29) 21-36   2003
Workshop Three: Summary of Discussion, SectionⅢ: Literature
Proceeding of the Kyoto American Studies Summer Seminar, July 26-July28, 2001   219-221 219-221   2002   [Refereed][Invited]
Winthrop and Wheelwright--the Fateful Confrontation
Newsletter of the Japanese Association of Early Americanists   (25) 1-3   2000
The Land Ownership by Puritans in the New World
Bulletin of Daito Bunka University   (38) 205-230   2000
Thomas Hooker and Harvard University
Poetry and Prose   (67) 5-19   2000
The Development of Boston and the Justification of Land Ownership
Newsletter of the Japanese Association of Early Americanists   (19) 1-3   1999
John Cotton and the Founding of America
Newsletter, Institute of International Comparative Political Studies   (8) 10-12   1999
The Church Polity and the Conversion in Congregationalism
Bulletin of Daito Bunka University   (37) 401-428   1999
John Winthrop, A Model of Christian Charity
Poetry and Prose   (63) 44-59   1998
John Cotton and Conversion Narratives : Covenant Theology and Church Polity
Newsletter of the Japanese Association of Early Americanists   (10) 1-2   1998
John Cotton's Covenant Theology and the Holy Ghost : The Transformation of Calvinism in Congregationalism
Bulletin of Daito Bunka University   (36) 489-504   1998
(book review)Naoki Onishi, Religion and Society of New England
Newsletter of Japanese Association of American Studies   (127) 4   1997
(book review)Teruhiko Mukai, Studies of American Wilderness
Journal of the American Literature Society of Japan   (33) 139-145   1997
American Literature and American Culture
Survey of American Studies in Japan: American Studies Curriculum in Higher Education, International House of Japan   21-32, 173-180   1997
Piety and Preparation in Puritan Conversion : John Cotton and the Antinomian Controversy
The American Review   (30) 191-208,294-295   1996
The Puritans' Election Sermons--Danforth, 'Errand into the Wilderness'
Studies in English Language and Literature   (46) 103-122   1996
Puritanism and the Founding of America
Scientific Reseach of Kyushu University   (11) 17-18   1995
The Present Scholarship of Puritanism
Kyushu University Genbun Forum   (12) 17   1995
"Errand" in American Puritanism--An Election Sermon "Errand into the Wilderness" by Samuel Danforth--
Poetry and Prose   (57) 28-38   1994
Grace in American Puritanism--Its Self-Assurance and Insecurity--
Studies in English Language and Literature   (44) 1-17   1994
(Translation)The American Mind
OGURA Izumi
Diamond Pub. Co.   109-151   Jun 1992   [Refereed][Invited]
Ideal and Reality at the 200th Anniversary of the U. S. Constitution
Journal of North Shore College   (10) 65-79   1989
American Literature from 1620 to 1820
Poetry and Prose   (45) 33-43   1988
Nature and Hieroglyphics in Henry David Thoreau : The Spirit of His Time and "Spring" in Walden
Journal of North Shore College   (9) 79-90   1988
Law and Society in America : A Crisis at the 200th Anniversary of the U. S. Constitution
Tsuru Review   (16) 93-108   1988
It's What Holds Us All Together
Shiso (Iwanami Shoten)   (761) 68-90   1987
Nature and Hieroglyphics in Henry David Thoreau
Bulletin of Henry Thoreau Society   (14) 4-7   1987
Puritanism in America : From Piety to Morality
Journal of North Shore College   (8) 1-11   1987
The Interaction of Intellect : Silence and Expression in Ralph Waldo Emerson
The Tsuru Univ. Review   (26) 69-86   1987
The Transformation of Calvinism From the 18th to the 19th Century
Poetry and Prose   (41) 5-15   1986
Paradoxical Truth in Emerson and Thoreau : Its Significance in Transcendentalism
Poetry and Prose   (38) 62-77   1983
Paradox in Henry David Thoreau
Bulletin of Henry Thoreau Society   (9) 43-46   1982
The Meaning of Equality in America : Ideal and Reality of Affirmative Action
Poetry and Prose   (37) 61-68   1982
Ralph Waldo Emerson--His Philosophical Background and Idea of Process
Poetry and Prose   (36) 81-90   1981

Books etc

 
The History of American Literature in the 21st Century
OGURA Izumi (Part:Joint Work, Literature from 1492 to 1816)
Eiho-sha Pub. co.   Apr 2018   
Henry David Thoreau in the 21st Century: Perspectives from Japan
OGURA Izumi (Part:Joint Work, Paradoxical Truth in Emerson and Thoreau)
Kinsedo Publishing Co.   Oct 2017   
Basic Knowledge of the Culture and Literature of English Speaking Countries
OGURA Izumi (Part:Joint Work, Puritanism and Literature; Four Seasons and Festivals in America)
Kaitakusha Pub. Co.   Jun 2017   
Over the Body of John Brown and the Civil War
OGURA Izumi (Part:Joint Work, Ralph Waldo Emerson and the Antislavery Movement)
Kinsedo Publishing Co.   Mar 2016   
The Separation of Church and State in Japan and the USA
OGURA Izumi (Part:Joint Work, Religion and Politics in the British North America)
Minerva Pub. Co.   Mar 2014   
55 Keywords of American Culture
OGURA Izumi (Part:Joint Work, Religion, from Superstition to the Age of Reason; New Religion, Toleration and the Diversity)
Minerva Pub. Co.   Oct 2013   
Henry David Thoreau and the American Spirit
OGURA Izumi (Part:Editor, Language and Hieroglyphics in Emerson and Thoreau)
Kinsedo Publishing Co.   Oct 2012   
War in American Literature
Izumi Ogura (Part:Joint Work, War in the Colonial Era; John Underhill and the News from America)
Seibido Pub. Co.   Apr 2010   
American Literature and Wars
Seibido   2010   
The Constitution of the United States and the Separation of Church and State
The report of Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (B)   2009   
Over John Brown's Body--Civil War and Its Time
The Report of Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (C)   2008   
Dictionary of English Literature
Minerva Pub. Co.   Oct 2007   
The Origin and Legacy of Puritanism
The Report of Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (B)   2007   
Dictionary of English and American Literature
Minerva Shobo   2007   
The Facts and Fiction of Native Americans in Melville's Works
The Report of Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (C)   2007   
The Separation of Church and State: Its English Origin and American Development
Sairyusha   2006   
John Cotton and Puritanism
Izumi Ogura
Sairyusha   Feb 2004   
The Separation of Church and State in England and America
The Report of Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research(B)(1)   2002   
The Politics of Memory
Nan-undo Phoenix   2001   
John Cotton and Puritanism in America
The Report of Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research(C)(2)   2001   

Conference Activities & Talks

 
Language of Paradox in Thoreau and Emerson
OGURA Izumi
Thoreau Bicentennial Gathering 2017   14 Jul 2017   
Ralph Waldo Emerson and the Antislavery Movement
OGURA Izumi
The 48th Northeast Modern Language Association Annual Convention, Baltimore, MD, USA   25 Mar 2017   
The First Map of the United States by Abel Buell
OGURA Izumi
The 62nd Convention of Kyushu American Literature Soceity   9 May 2016   
Pequot War and the Native Americans in the Colonial Era
OGURA Izumi
The Thoreau Society of Japan   11 Oct 2013   
Errand into the Wilderness in the Frontier of the North America
OGURA Izumi
English Literary Society of Japan   7 May 2012   
Thomas Hooker and Connecticut Colony [Invited]
OGURA Izumi
American Literature Society of Japan   24 Sep 2011   
From Warwick Patent (1631) to Thomas Hooker, The Survey of the Summe of the Church Discipline (1648)
The Japanese Association of Early Americanists, the 61st meeting   2010   
Thomas Hooker's Intention in Moving to Hartford
The 82nd National Convention of the English Literary Society of Japan   2010   
Thomas Hooker and the Founding of Hartford
The 55th General Meeting of Kyushu American Literature Society   2009   
Lecture, Ralph Waldo Emerson and American Ideal--National Mission and Self-Reliance
Ameircan Literature Course, Department of English, Meiji Gakuin University   2009   
Emerson's Philosophy in Antislavery Movement
The 46th National Convention of the American Literature Society of Japan   2007   
Symposium, Emerson and Antislavery Movement
The 53rd General Meeting of the Kyushu American Literature Society, Over John Brown's Body--Civil War in the US   2007   
Holland Experienced by Pilgrims and Puritans
Center of Excellence Project, International Christian University   2005   
John Cotton and Puritanism
The 42nd Meeting of of the Japanese Association of Early Americanists   2004   
Symposium, From Puritans to Emerson
The Annual Meeting of Henry Thoreau Society of Japan, Emerson Bicentennial--Intellectuals in Concord   2002   
Symposium, Emerson in History
The 47th General Meeting of the Kyushu American Literature Society, Emerson and His Time   2001   
Winthrop and Wheelwright--Fateful Confrontation
The Japanese Association of Early Americanists, the 25th meeting   2000   
Wheelwright and Cotton in Letters--Reconciliation after the Antinomian Controversy
The 72nd National Convention of the English Literary Society of Japan   2000   
John Cotton and the Origins of Congregationalism in America
The 45th General Meeting of the Kyushu American Literature Society   1999   
The Development of Boston and the Justification of Land Ownership
The Japanese Association of Early Americanists, the 18th meeting   1999   
John Cotton and the Conversion Narrative
The Japanese Association of Early Americanists, 9th meeting   1998   
John Winthrop, A Model of Christian Charity
The Japanese Association of Early Americanists, 2nd and 3rd meetings   1997   
Symposium, Thirty Years of Early American Literature
The 68th National Convention of the English Literary Society of Japan   1996   
Piety and Preparation in Conversion at the Time of Founding the Massachusetts Bay Colony
The 29th Annual Meeting of Japanese Association of American Studies   1995   
Reticence and Ambition in The Education of Henry Adams-- A Self trying to Find 'running order through chaos'
The 40th Annual Seminar of the Kyushu American Literature Society   1994   
Puritan Sermons and the Forms--Danforth, Errand into the Wilderness, Reassessed
The Kyushu American Literature Society, a regular meeting   1993   
Grace and Insecurity in Puritanism
The 31st National Convention of the American Literature Society of Japan   1992   
Nature and Hieroglyphics in Thoreau
The Annual Meeting of Henry Thoreau Society of Japan   1987   
Puritanism in America--from Piety to Morality
The 20th Meeting of English Literary Society of Aoyama Gakuin University   1986   
The Meaning of Expression in Emerson
The 23rd National Convention of the American Literature Society of Japan   1984   
Symposium, American Literature and Religion
The 16th Meeting of English Literary Society of Aoyama Gakuin University   1982   
Paradoxical Truth in Emerson and Thoreau
The Annual Meeting of Henry Thoreau Society of Japan   1982   
Immanence of Spirit in Emerson
The 15th Annual Meeting of Japanese Association of American Studies   1981   
Ralph Waldo Emerson--Image of Flow and Circle
The 14th Meeting of English Literary Society of Aoyama Gakuin University   1980   

Works

 
The Separation of Church and State in the US and Japan, Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research B (Project No. 21330032), Japan Society of Promotion of Science, Head Investigator: Mamoru Wada, Investigators: Shin Chiba, Naoki Onishi, Izumi Ogura, Hiromich・・・
2009 - 2013
The Separation of Church and State in the US and Japan, Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research B (Project No. 21330032), Japan Society of Promotion of Science, Head Investigator: Mamoru Wada, Investigators: Shin Chiba, Naoki Onishi, Izumi Ogura, Hir...
Thomas Hooker and Connecticut, Grant -in-Aid for Scientific Research C (Project No. 19520258), Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, Head Investigator: Izumi Ogura, Investigators: Ichiro Hayashi, Keiko Shirakawa, Mikako Takuchi, Overseas Investig・・・
2007 - 2011
Thomas Hooker and Connecticut, Grant -in-Aid for Scientific Research C (Project No. 19520258), Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, Head Investigator: Izumi Ogura, Investigators: Ichiro Hayashi, Keiko Shirakawa, Mikako Takuchi, Overseas Inv...
The Constitution of the United States and the Separation of Church and State, Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research B(Project No. 17330031), Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, Head Investigator: Naoki Onishi, Investigators: Makoto Saito, Shin C・・・
2005 - 2009
The Constitution of the United States and the Separation of Church and State, Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research B(Project No. 17330031), Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, Head Investigator: Naoki Onishi, Investigators: Makoto Saito, S...
Over John Brown's Body--Civil War and Its Time, Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research C (Project No. 16520171), JSPS, Head Investigator: Noboru Matsumoto, Investigators: Izumi Ogura, Tsutomu Takahashi, Jun-ichi Kimizuka
2004 - 2008
The Facts and Fiction of Native Americans in Melville's Works, Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research C (Project No. 15520209), JSPS, Head Investigator: Yukiko Oshima, Investigator: Izumi Ogura
2003 - 2007
The Origin and Legacy of Puritanism, Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research B (Project No. 15320039), Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, Head Investigator: Izumi Ogura, Investigators: Naoki Onishi, Ichiro Hayashi, Shitsuyo Masui, Keiko Shirakawa・・・
2003 - 2007
The Origin and Legacy of Puritanism, Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research B (Project No. 15320039), Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, Head Investigator: Izumi Ogura, Investigators: Naoki Onishi, Ichiro Hayashi, Shitsuyo Masui, Keiko Shir...
John Cotton and Puritanism, Publication Grant, Daito Bunka University, Author: Izumi Ogura
2003
John Cotton and Puritanism, Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (the Grant-in-Aid for Publication of Scientific Research Results), Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, Author: Izumi Ogura
2003
Separation of Church and State in England and the US Leading to the American Revolution Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research B-1 (Project No. 11420017), Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, Head Investigator: Naoki Onishi, Investigators: Makoto ・・・
1999 - 2002
Separation of Church and State in England and the US Leading to the American Revolution Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research B-1 (Project No. 11420017), Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, Head Investigator: Naoki Onishi, Investigators: Ma...
John Cotton and Puritanism in America, Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research C-2 (Project No. 10610475), Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, Head Investigator: Izumi Ogura
1998 - 2001
Survey of American Studies in Japan, Japanese Association of American Studies and International House of Japan
1995 - 1997

Research Grants & Projects

 
Enlightenment and American literature
Grant in Aid for the Scientific Research: Challenging Exploratory Research
Project Year: Apr 2014 - Mar 2016    Investigator(s): OGURA Izumi
Ralph Waldo Emerson Rejuvenated--Transcending the Crossing of Time and Space
International Joint Research Projects
Project Year: 2011 - 2015
It explores how Harvard theology transformed from strict Calvinist Congregationalism to Emersonian Transcendentalism.
Hartford, Connecticut as an Intellectual Frontier
Grant in Aid for the Scientific Research: Challenging Exploratory Research
Project Year: Apr 2012 - Mar 2014    Investigator(s): OGURA Izumi
The Separation of Church and State in the US and Japn
Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research
Project Year: 2009 - 2013
It studies the relationship between religion and politics in the colonial Massachusetts and Connecticut, and the separation of church and state in early British North America.
Thomas Hooker and Connecticut
Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research
Project Year: 2007 - 2010
It explores how the town of Hartford was established and its relation to Hooker's religious ideas