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Major in English Literature

Faculty Members: Academic Areas and Research Topics

Graduate School of Humanities Major in English Literature

Kiyoshi Ishikawa

Professor
Theoretical linguistics (syntax and meaning theory), psycholinguistics (phonetic perception, syntactic processing)
Experimental measurement of acceptability; top-down perceptual and cognitive processing; etc.

Fuyo Osawa

Professor
English-language studies (syntax theory)
Analysis of diachronic changes in English syntax structure using syntax theory

Takako Kawasaki

Professor
Theoretical linguistics (generative phonology, second-language acquisition theory)
Phonetic effects of phonological comparison, phonological acquisition in second language learners, etc.

Michi Shiina

Professor
English-language studies (stylistics, pragmatics, and historical pragmatics theory, sociolinguistics)
Research into historical pragmatics of modern English colloquial expressions

Ai Tanji

Professor
Late 19th- and early 20th-century British novels, fin de siècle British literature, modernist literature

Maki Tonegawa

Professor
American literature
Regional and racial diversity and gender as reflected in the American novel

Shizuo Nicchu

Professor
German literature, comparative literature
Works of Botho Strauss, Franz Kafka, and Paul Auster; literary theory; comparative art

Tadashi Miyakawa

Professor
Modern American literature
American literary history, religion, and occultism; narratives and techniques in novels

Atsushi Yamashita

Professor
Literature and the arts in German-speaking countries
Modernity and tradition in the art of turn-of-the-century Vienna, urbanism in European and Japanese culture during 19th- and 20th-century transition periods

Hideo Yuki

Professor
English literature
Irish literary revival modernism

Brian Wistner

Associate Professor
Applied linguistics (second-language acquisition theory, English-teaching studies)
Language-test validity, task-based language teaching, etc.

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