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Nobuko Horikawa

Graduate Student in Japanese
Nobuko Horikawa

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M.A., Japanese Literature, Portland State University, 2017
M.A., Philosophy, University of Cincinnati, 2012
B.A., History and Philosophy of Science, University of Pittsburgh, 2010
Washin Kai-Japan Foundation Fellowship, 2020-2021
Selected Presentations

“Ogawa Mimei, Socialism, and Children’s Play: His ‘Handstand’ and Critique of Proletarian Literature.” 
Paper presented at Southwest Conference on Asian Studies, an organized panel, "Problematic Politics in Japanese Literature and Manga," October 14-15, 2016.

“Finding ‘Nature’ through Encounters with Western Literature: Takamura Kōtarō and His Dualistic Worldview.” 
Paper presented at Asian Studies on the Pacific Conference, June 10-12, 2016. 

“Heart of Darkness: Ogawa Mimei and Children’s Literature.”
Paper presented at Student Research Symposium, Portland State University, May 4, 2016. 

GSA Treasurer, 2020-2021

Duties: This officer maintains the account balance, write checks to cover AL&L graduate student association expenses, and provide funding for travel grants.

Contact me if: You need to request funds for an AL&L graduate student event, need a check for travel funds, or need to deposit/withdraw money from our account.

Union Steward, 2020-2021

Duties: This officer attends UAW meetings and represents AL&L graduate students.

 Contact me if: 1) you are interested in this position, or 2) you have any questions regarding the UAW.