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American Literature

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  • 2007.10.01 - , Studies in Language and Society, Graduate School of Language and Culture, Professor

Education 【 display / non-display

Osaka University Graduate School, Division of Language and Culture  2017.03
Osaka University Graduate School, Division of Letters  Accomplished credits for doctoral program 1985.03

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Osaka University, Assistant 1985.04 - 1987.03
Osaka University, Lecturer 1987.04 - 1987.09
Osaka University of Foreign Studies, Lecturer 1987.10 - 1991.12
Osaka University of Foreign Studies, Associate Professor 1992.01 - 2003.12
Osaka University, Professor 2004.01 - 2007.09

Research topics 【 display / non-display

  • Postmodern Literary Theory
    Literature in general-related

  • Don DeLillo Studies
    Literature in general-related

  • Contemporary American Literature
    Literature in general-related

  • English literature and literature in the English language-related

Academic Society Membership 【 display / non-display

  • The American Literature Society of Japan

  • The English Literature Society of Japan

  • The Japanese Association for American Studies


Academic Papers 【 display / non-display

  • "September 11 and Ecriture of 'Cinders': Specters of 'Nots' in Falling Man", Katsuaki WATANABE, Kansai English Studies,2, 2008.12, Papers(In Japanese)

  • Symposia: "The Spiral of American Myths: Guns and American Literature", HANAOKA Shigeru, NAKA Ryoko, KISHI Masayuki, TSUJIMOTO Yoko, WATANABE Katsuaki, The Bulletin of the American Literature Society of Japan,第42号, pp.52-54, 2004.08, Conference Report / Oral Presentation (In Japanese)

  • “Welcome to the Imploded Future: Don DeLillo’s Mao II Reconsidered in the Light of September 11.”, Katsuaki Watanabe, The Japanese Journal of American Studies,第14号, 69-85., 2003.06, Papers

Books 【 display / non-display

  • Special, The Spiral of American Myths: Guns and American Literature, The 5th Chapter, Resurrected Targets: A Trajectory of Don DeLillo's Literature, Katsuaki Watanabe, Masayuki Kishi, Shigeru Hanaoka, Yoko Tsujimoto, Ryoko Naka, Eihosha, 2007.03

  • Special, For Learners of 20th-Century American Literature, The 5th Chapter, An Invitation to Postmodern Literature: On Tours of the Black Clock, Katsuaki Watanabe, Noboru Yamashita et al., Sekai-Shisosha, 2006.10

  • Special, Contemporary Postcolonial Literatures, The 4th Chapter, "Margaret Atwood's The Handmaid's Tale: Colonized Women," "Michael Ondaatj's The English Patient", Katsuaki Watanabe, Shigeo Kimura et al., Koyoshobo, 2004.06

  • Special, Illness and Body in English Literature, The 5th Chapter "Illness Named the Sublime: Jouissance of Traversing Cosmopolis, Katsuaki Watanabe,, Eihosha, 2004.05