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Book Review of Akihiro Ogawa and Philip Seaton (Eds.), New Frontiers in Japanese Studies

2022-03-14T15:03:07+00:00

BOOK REVIEW Akihiro Ogawa & Philip Seaton (Edited). New Frontiers in Japanese Studies. London and New York: Routledge, 2020. 258 pp. ISBN: 9780367406806 (hbk); ISBN: 9780367821494 (ebk) (hardcover, also available as e-book). https://doi.org/10.4324/9780367821494 Md. Jahangir Alam, PhD https://orcid.org/0000-0001-6312-5685 Assistant Professor, Department of Japanese Studies, University of Dhaka, Dhaka, Bangladesh. E-mail: mjalam.jsc@du.ac.bd https://doi.org/10.55156/jjsem.dec2133 Download

Book Review of Akihiro Ogawa and Philip Seaton (Eds.), New Frontiers in Japanese Studies2022-03-14T15:03:07+00:00

Transgenerational Trauma in Ichiyo Higuchi’s WAREKARA A Multidisciplinary Approach to Literary Research

2022-03-14T14:44:00+00:00

Transgenerational Trauma in Ichiyo Higuchi's WAREKARA - A Multidisciplinary Approach to Literary Research Zsolt Nyeste A PhD student of the Japanese Philology Doctoral Program at Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest, Hungary. Currently working as, a Japanese teacher. Email: nyeste.zsolt@hunfalvy.com Abstract In this paper, I examine the heroine, Omachi's fate in Warekara – one of the last stories of Higuchi Ichiyo, the principal female author in the Meiji era –using multidisciplinary approaches. Besides literary theory, I mainly rely on a psychological perspective and the relatively new concept of transgenerational trauma. This latter can serve as an organising force behind the story's [...]

Transgenerational Trauma in Ichiyo Higuchi’s WAREKARA A Multidisciplinary Approach to Literary Research2022-03-14T14:44:00+00:00

Comparing Women Empowerment issue in Bangladesh and Japan and Its Possible Impacts

2022-03-14T14:43:46+00:00

Comparing Women Empowerment issue in Bangladesh and Japan and Its Possible Impacts Farida Yeasmin Banna Graduate Student, Department of Japanese Studies, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh. Email: faridayeasmin343@gmail.com Abstract This research investigates women empowerment issues by comparing Bangladesh and Japan and finding out its possible impacts in those countries. By using qualitative method, the examination of the research provides a result that women's position is increasing in Bangladesh and Japan day by day, and this comparison keeps mainly positive impacts though it has negative impacts. However, countries societal mindsets cannot be changed by writing a research paper. Many societal, organisational, [...]

Comparing Women Empowerment issue in Bangladesh and Japan and Its Possible Impacts2022-03-14T14:43:46+00:00

Hikikomori: How the Youth of Japan are Living as a Shut In

2022-03-14T14:33:27+00:00

Hikikomori: How the Youth of Japan are Living as a Shut-in Pratyusha Majumder Post Graduate Fellow, Department of East Asian Studies, University of Delhi, India. E-mail: pratyushamajumder5@gmail.com Abstract Hikikomori in Japan is a condition in which affected people want to withdraw from society and often do not leave home for days. First identified in Japan in the late 1990s, current studies suggest that the condition is far more widespread than previously thought. Some researchers saw the growth of the withdrawal phenomenon in 1980, and it is linked to the collapse of the "bubble economy" of the generation and the [...]

Hikikomori: How the Youth of Japan are Living as a Shut In2022-03-14T14:33:27+00:00

A Contemporary Indian Expatriate View of Japan with Reference to Orienting an Indian in Japan by Pallavi Aiyar

2022-03-14T14:29:42+00:00

A Contemporary Indian Expatriate View of Japan: Orienting an Indian in Japan by Pallavi Aiyar M. V. Lakshmi Assistant Professor, Centre for Japanese Studies, School of Language Literature and Culture Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. E-mail:mvlakshmi@gmail.com Abstract In recent years, with the movement of people across nations, be it for economic or political reasons, by choice or due to economic or political circumstances, the opportunities to interact with one another across borders of one's own country have increased. Thiscan be seen in various milieus such as the workplace or socially, through informal and formal platforms, through person to [...]

A Contemporary Indian Expatriate View of Japan with Reference to Orienting an Indian in Japan by Pallavi Aiyar2022-03-14T14:29:42+00:00

Reflection of Early 20th Century’s Japanese Society and Culture: Perspective of Bengali Women

2022-03-14T14:12:03+00:00

Reflection of Early 20th Century's Japanese Society and Culture: Perspective of Bengali Women Lopamudra Malek Assistant Professor, Department of Japanese Studies, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh. E-mail: lopamudra.jsc@du.ac.bd Abstract The world knows Japan was secluded for consecutive 200 years during Edo Period, and after that, the renowned Meiji era started in 1868. Before this Meiji restoration, Commodore Matthew Culbreath Perry did several expeditions to Japan, and he wrote a book namely Narrative of the Expedition of an American Squadron to the China Seas and Japan Performed in the years 1852, 1853, and 1854, under the Command of Commodore M.C. Perry, [...]

Reflection of Early 20th Century’s Japanese Society and Culture: Perspective of Bengali Women2022-03-14T14:12:03+00:00

Compound verbs in Japanese and Bengali with a focus on the Compound Maker verb

2022-03-14T14:07:42+00:00

Compound Verbs in Japanese and Bengali with a focus on the Compound Maker Verb Sudip Singha PhD Scholar (Submitted), Department of Japanese,Bhasha-Bhavana, Visva-Bharati, India. Email:sdpsingha8@gmail.com Abstract A compound verb is a common linguistic feature prevailing in two Asian languages, Bengali and Japanese, in an enormous amount and frequently used. Its usage is more frequent in Indo Aryan languages than in the south Indian languages. A compound verb is a linguistic phenomenon in which more than one verb combines to serve a combined lexical meaning. Primarily, the combined meaning derives from the lexical meaning of the first component (first verb). [...]

Compound verbs in Japanese and Bengali with a focus on the Compound Maker verb2022-03-14T14:07:42+00:00

Teaching Passive Voice of Japanese to Sri Lankan Learners

2022-03-14T13:50:19+00:00

Teaching Passive Voice of Japanese to Sri Lankan Learners Preethi Dinusha Pinnaduwa Department of Linguistics, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka; Vice Principal,Mahamaya Balika Vidyalaya, Nugegoda. E-mail: pinnaduwap@yahoo.com Abstract This article aims at analysing the difficulties in teaching Japanese passive voice to Sri Lankan learners in secondary schools and private institutes in two districts of Sri Lanka. It also shows the difficulties in teaching the Passive Voice of Japanese and better methods to reduce the difficulties. Based on this, a questionnaire was provided, and an interview was held among 20 Japanese language teachers as convenience sampling to collect data and [...]

Teaching Passive Voice of Japanese to Sri Lankan Learners2022-03-14T13:50:19+00:00