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Suwa Akira

スワ アキラ | Suwa Akira
Research field  (1): Literature - British/English-languag
Research keywords  (4): Neo-Victorian Literature ,  Adaptation Studies ,  Queer Studies ,  Victorian Literature
Research theme for competitive and other funds  (1):
  • 2021 - 2024 ネオ・ヴィクトリアン文学におけるジェンダー、セクシュアリティとヘテロトピア
Papers (6):
  • Akira Suwa. Imagining Monstrosity: Water and the Gothic in Don’t Look Now. 外国語外国文化研究. 2020. 30. 22-32
  • Akira Suwa. What Makes It Neo-Victorian?: The Handmaiden and the Double Internalisation of Cultural Colonisation. Victoriographies: A Journal of Nineteenth-Century Writing, 1790-1914. 2019. 9. 3. 280-297
  • Akira Suwa. Review: Sarah Waters: Gender and Sexual Politics. Contemporary Women's Writing. 2018. 12. 3. 387-389
  • Akira Suwa. “Staying in the Mess”: Gender, Sexuality and Queer Heterotopic Space in Sarah Waters’s Neo-Historical Narratives. 2018
  • Megen de Bruin-Molé, Daný van Dam, Akira Suwa. Consuming Gender: Identity Construction under Global Capitalism. Assuming Gender. 2017. 6. 1. 1-10
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Lectures and oral presentations  (6):
  • What Makes It Neo-Victorian?: The Haunting Presence of Victorian Britain in The Handmaiden
    (British Association of Victorian Studies Annual Conference 2018)
  • “There’s a part of me that always belongs here”: Queering Biological Kinship in Tipping the Velvet
    (Association of Adaptation Studies Conference 2017)
  • Unbinding Lesbian Desire: Metatextual Space and Utopia in Sarah Waters’s Affinity
    (British Association of Victorian Studies Annual Conference 2017)
  • Searching for Lesbian Utopian Space in Sarah Waters’s Tipping the Velvet
    (International Conference of the Utopian Society Europe 2016)
  • Playing with Genres: Women, Class and Domesticity in Sarah Waters’s The Paying Guests
    (“Reading the Present through the Past: Forms and Trajectories of Neo-Historical Fiction” symposium 2016)
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Education (3):
  • 2014 - 2019 Cardiff University
  • 2011 - 2013 University of York
  • 2007 - 2011 Sophia University Department of English Language and Studies
Professional career (3):
  • 博士(英文学) (カーディフ大学)
  • 修士(文学と映画) (ヨーク大学)
  • 学士(外国研究) (上智大学)
Work history (2):
  • 2021/04 - 現在 Ritsumeikan University Center for Language Education and Research
  • 2019/04 - 2020/03 Kokushikan University Faculty of Political Science and Economics
Association Membership(s) (2):
British Association for Victorian Studies ,  日本英文学会
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