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Marguerite Yourcenar, from Japan to the Motherland: The Oceanic Lack and the Wave of Time

Author: Alessandro Giardino Email: agiardino@stlawu.edu Published: December 1, 2018 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijl.7.1.03 Citation: Giardino, A. (2018). Marguerite Yourcenar, from Japan to the Motherland: The Oceanic Lack and the Wave of Time. IAFOR Journal of Literature & Librarianship, 7(1). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijl.7.1.03 Abstract Marguerite Yourcenar’s reputation was built on philologically inspired novels featuring heroes of the Western tradition, such as

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The (Hi)story of the Encounter: The Historical and the Personal in Nicolas Bouvier’s The Japanese Chronicles

Author: Halia Koo Email: hkoo@mun.ca Published: December 1, 2018 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijl.7.1.02 Citation: Koo, H. (2018). The (Hi)story of the Encounter: The Historical and the Personal in Nicolas Bouvier’s The Japanese Chronicles. IAFOR Journal of Literature & Librarianship, 7(1). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijl.7.1.02 Abstract The Japanese Chronicles is a travel narrative by Swiss writer Nicolas Bouvier (1929–1998), who uses a

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IAFOR Journal of Literature & Librarianship: Volume 7 – Issue 1

IAFOR Journal of Literature & Librarianship: Volume 7 – Issue 1 Editor: Richard Donovan, Kansai University, Japan Published: December 1, 2018 ISSN: 2187-0608 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijl.7.1 Articles British Romanticism in China: Revised in Reception Li Ou The (Hi)story of the Encounter: The Historical and the Personal in Nicolas Bouvier’s The Japanese Chronicles Halia Koo Marguerite Yourcenar, from

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Managing Boundaries between (Dirty) Work and Church Life for Indonesian Migrant Workers in Japan

Author: Median Mutiara, Nagoya University, Japan Email: median.mutiara@a.mbox.nagoya-u.ac.jp Published: November 12, 2018 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijcs.3.2.04 Citation: Mutiara, M. (2018). Managing Boundaries between (Dirty) Work and Church Life for Indonesian Migrant Workers in Japan. IAFOR Journal of Cultural Studies, 3(2). https://doi.org/10.22492/ijcs.3.2.04 Abstract This paper elucidates the boundary management between (dirty) work and religious life for Indonesian migrant workers

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IAFOR Journal of Cultural Studies: Volume 3 – Issue 2

IAFOR Journal of Cultural Studies: Volume 3 – Issue 2 Editor: Professor Holger Briel, Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University, China Published: November 12, 2018 ISSN: 2187-4905 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijcs.3.2 Articles Challenging the Mythical Boer Hero Archetype in Anglo-Boer War Short Films Anna-Marie Jansen van Vuuren, University of Johannesburg, South Africa Interdisciplinary Working Relationships of Health Care Staff in Late

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An Examination of Listening Acquisition: A Study of Japanese University Students

Authors: Bryan Hahn, Akita International University, Japan Email: bhahn@aiu.ac.jp Published: February 28, 2018 https://doi.org/10.22492/ije.6.1.04 Citation: Hahn, B. (2018). An Examination of Listening Acquisition: A Study of Japanese University Students. IAFOR Journal of Education, 6(1). https://doi.org/10.22492/ije.6.1.04 Abstract English language learners seek strong speaking, reading, writing, and listening skills. When it comes to the last it is

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IAFOR Journal of Literature & Librarianship: Volume 6 – Issue 1

IAFOR Journal of Literature & Librarianship: Volume 6 – Issue 1 Editor: Richard Donovan, Kansai University, Japan Published: November 30, 2017 ISSN: 2187-0608 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijl.6.1 Articles The Influence of Arthur Rimbaud on Dai Wang Shu and Nakahara Chūya’s Poetry—The Construction of their Poetic Decadent World James Kin-Pong Au More Than a Historical Novel: Women, History, and

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IAFOR Journal of Psychology & the Behavioral Sciences: Volume 3 – Issue 1

IAFOR Journal of Psychology & the Behavioral Sciences: Volume 3 – Issue 1 Editors: Dr Sharo Shafaie & Dr Deborah G. Wooldridge Published: August 4, 2017 ISSN: 2187-0675 https://doi.org/10.22492/ijpbs.3.1 Articles Pleasure, Arousal, and Dominance Mood Traits Prediction Using Time Series Methods Mani Mehraei & Nimet Ilke Akcay, Eastern Mediterranean University, Turkey Implicit Environmental Attitudes: Critique

Professor Toshiya Hoshino UN Japan

Second Silk Road Roundtable Concentrates on Issues of Security and Sustainability

The IAFOR Silk Road Initiative had its second roundtable meeting today, attended by a group of academics from around the world, and chaired by Osaka University OSIPP-IAFOR Research Centre co-director Professor Haruko Satoh, and attended by Professor Toshiya Hoshino, now Japanese Ambassador to the United Nations. Professor Hoshino had delivered a keynote situating the contemporary

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Why It Matters

IAFOR’s mission to promote international exchange, facilitate heightened intercultural awareness and encourage interdisciplinary discussion is actively creating beneficial outcomes for individuals and positively impacting global society. But why are these three key areas of focus so important? International Different countries operate under very different economic circumstances and political systems, and yet academic pools of excellence

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Who We Are

IAFOR is a confederation of leaders and opinion formers around the globe who have one thing in common: a desire to make a difference. Since 2009 IAFOR has provided new perspectives to the thought leaders and decision-makers of today and tomorrow by offering constructive environments for dialogue and interchange at the intersections of nation, culture

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About

Our Mission To promote international exchange To facilitate intercultural awareness To encourage interdisciplinary discussion To generate and share new knowledge Organisation International | Intercultural | Interdisciplinary The International Academic Forum (IAFOR) was founded in Nagoya, Japan, in 2009 as a research organisation, conference organiser and publisher dedicated to encouraging interdisciplinary discussion, facilitating intercultural awareness and

Professor Ken Urano Hokkai-Gakuen University, Japan

Ken Urano to Speak at The IAFOR International Conference on Education – Hawaii 2017

Professor Ken Urano IICEHawaii2017 Featured Speaker Hokkai-Gakuen University, Japan As a Featured Speaker at The IAFOR International Conference on Education – Hawaii 2017 (IICEHawaii2017), Professor Ken Urano of Hokkai-Gakuen University, Japan, will provide an overview of research and practice in English for Specific Purposes (ESP) in Japan, while sharing his own experiences as a teacher

The Asian Conference on Asian Studies 2015

Featured Panel Announced for The Asian Conference on Asian Studies 2015

The Asian Conference on Asian Studies 2015 (ACAS2015) will include a Featured Panel discussing conflict in North East Asia. Panel members are from the Ritsumeikan University’s College of International Relations, the oldest and most prestigious IR department in Japan. The Asian Conference on Asian Studies 2015 will be held concurrently with The Asian Conference on