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INAGA Shigemi

INAGA Shigemi

  • Specialized Field(s)
    Comparative literature and culture, history of cultural exchange
  • Current Research Themes
    I explore the themes of “in-betweenness,” active and passive, mirror-image relationships, chirality, and the fusion of humanities and scientific knowledge. Also, I co-authored publication in 2016 of Kaizoku shikan kara mita sekaishi no saikōchiku (Pirate's View of the World History: A Reversed Perception of the Order of Things).
  • Keywords for Research
    Modernism, Japonism, orientalism, cross-cultural communication
  • Website
    http://www.nichibun.ac.jp/~aurora/inaga/
Education
  • 1979
    B.A., University of Tokyo
  • 1981
    M.A., University of Tokyo
  • 1988
    Docteur ès Lettres, l'Université Paris VII (Nouveau Régime)
Professional Experience
  • 1988
    Assistant, Faculty of Liberal Arts, The University of Tokyo
  • 1990
    Associate Professor, Mie University
  • 1997
    Associate Professor, International Research Center for Japanese Studies
  • 2004
    Professor, International Research Center for Japanese Studies
  • 2016
    Professor, Deputy Director-General, International Research Center for Japanese Studies
  • 2018
    Professor, International Research Center for Japanese Studies
Degree(s)
  • 1988
    Docteur ès Lettrés, l'Université Paris VII (Nouveau Régime)
Current Research Themes (Movie)
Achievements
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Co-authored Books
Articles
  • “The Interaction of Bengali and Japanese Artistic Milieus in the First Half of the Twentieth Century (1901–1945): Rabindranath Tagore, Arai Kanpō and Nandalal Bose,” Japan Review 21, International Research Center for Japanese Studies, 31 August 2009, pp.149-181.
Awards
  • 2000.
    Watsuji Tetsuro Culture Award
  • 1998.
    Suntory Prize for Social Sciences and Humanities
  • 1998.
    Ringa Art Incentive Award
  • 1997.
    Special Award, Shibusawa-Claudel Prize
  • 1980.
    Japonaiserie Study Society Award
Academic Society Membership
  • Association for Asian Studies
  • European Association of Japanese Studies
  • International Comparative Literature Association
  • Word and Image, Sociologie de l'art
  • Japonisme Research Society
  • Société franco-Japonaise d'art et d'archéologie
  • Japan Comparative Literature Association
  • Meiji Art Association
  • Japan Art History Society