Eriko Ogihara-Schuck

Aus Iaawiki

Contact Information
Eriko Ogihara-Schuck
Current Announcements

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Office Hours

Summer Semester 21
  • by appointment via email

Courses in the SS 21

  • A list of courses in past semesters can be found here.
Responsibilities/Research Interests
  • Amerikanistik
  • Transnational Studies (U.S.A., Germany, Singapore, and Japan)
  • War memory and popular culture (The Japanese Occupation of Singapore, 1942-45)
  • Reception Studies
  • Religion and popular culture
  • Animations and Comics
Curriculum Vitae


Research Projects
  • The Reception of American Literature and Culture in Singapore from the 19th Century to the Present (Habilitation)
Publications

Book

  • Miyazaki's Animism Abroad: The Reception of Japanese Religious Themes by American and German Audiences. Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2014 (Dissertation):


Edited Books

  • Teo Kah Leng. I Found A Bone and Other Poems. Singapore: Ethos Books, 2016. Co-edited with Kum Suning.


Articles/Book Chapters

  • “On the Trail of Francis P. Ng: Author of F.M.S.R.BiblioAsia Vol. 10 No. 4 (2015): 38-45.
  • “From Cane to Chair: Old Age and Storytelling in Juvenile Literature by Hawthorne, Goodrich, and Mogridge.” Alive and Kicking at All Ages: Health, Life Expectancy, and life Course Identity. Ed. Ulla Kriebernegg, Roberta Maierhofer and Barbara Ratzenböck. Bielefeld: Transcript, 2014.
  • “Amerika no kōreisha bunka” ["Culture of the Elderly in America: History of Anti-ageism"]. Amerika o shirutame no 18shō: chōtaikoku o yomitoku [18 Chapters about the United States: Deciphering the Superpower]. Ed. Yoneyuki Sugita. Tokyo: Daigaku kyōiku shuppan, 2013: 22-31 (in Japanese).
  • “‘Estranged Religion’ in Anime: American and German Translations of Hayao Miyazaki’s Spirited Away.” Religion in the United States. Ed. Jeanne Cortiel, Kornelia Freitag, Christine Gerhardt and Michael Wall. Heidelberg: Universitätsverlag WINTER Heidelberg, 2011.
  • “The Christianizing of Animism in Manga and Anime: American Translations of Hayao Miyazaki's Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind.” Graven Images. Ed. Christine Hoff Kraemer and A. David Lewis. New York: Continuum, 2010.
  • “Golden Peril?: Monetary Representations of Asians in 20th Century Detective Fiction.” 2008 Conference Volume of the Austrian Association for American Studies. Ed. Heinz Tschachler, Eugen Banauch and Simone Puff. Vienna: Lit, 2010.
  • “Astronaut.” Women in American History: An Encyclopedia. Ed. Hasia R. Diner. New York: Facts On File, Inc., 2010.
  • “International Kindergarten Union.” Women in American History: An Encyclopedia. Ed. Hasia R. Diner. New York: Facts On File, Inc., 2010.
  • “Japanese American Women.” Women in American History: An Encyclopedia. Ed. Hasia R. Diner. New York: Facts On File, Inc., 2010.
Guest Lectures
  • “American Literature and Imaginative Decolonization of British Malaya in Boyd Anderson's Historical Novels." Anglophone Studies Colloquium an der Universität Duisburg-Essen. Moderator: Dr. Elena Furlanetto, Germany, January 2019.
  • “Kriegslieder und die Erinnerung an die japanische Besatzung Singapurs, 1942-1945." Gastvortrag in der Japanologie an der Universität Heidelberg. Organizer: Prof. Dr. Hans Martin Krämer, Germany, October 2018.
  • “Japanese Popular Cultural Narratives of the Shōnan-tō Experience." Seminar at ISEAS Yusof Ishak Institute. Organizer: Dr. Benjamin Loh, Singapore, August 2018.
  • “'Like Topsy, It Has Just Grown': Uncle Tom's Cabin and Singapore's Decolonization." Eccles Centre Summer Scholars Seminar at the British Library. London, UK, August 2017.
  • “After Finding Francis: Teo Kah Leng's Malayan Poetry in the Era of Decolonization." Seminar at ISEAS Yusof Ishak Institute. Organizer: Dr. Terence Chong, Singapore, August 2016.
  • “Beginning of Singapore Poetry?: Teo Kah Leng's I Found A Bone and Other Poems." Book Launch at Marine Parade Public Library, Singapore. Organizer: Fong Hoe Fang, Singapore, August 2016.
  • “Finding Francis." Book Launch at the National Library of Singapore. Organizer: Fong Hoe Fang, Singapore, October 2015.
  • “T.S. Eliot in Singapore: Francis P. Ng's F.M.S.R. and Malayan Modernism." International Summer Seminar at Osaka University. Commentators: Prof. Etsuko Taketani and Prof. John Clammer. Organizer: Prof. Yoneyuki Sugita, Osaka, August 2015.
  • “The Marginalization of Caregivers for the Elderly in Anti-Ageist American Literature." Interdisciplinary Workshop at Queen's University Belfast. Organizer: Dr. Tom Walker, Belfast, June 2015.
  • “Ernest Hemingway's 'The Short Happy Life of Francis Macomber.'" Guest Lecture in the Seminar American Literature of the 20th Century. Instructor: Dr. Elisa Bordin. Università degli Studi di Trieste, Triste, Italy, April 2015.
  • “Lydia Maria Child: A Neglected Feminist." Guest Lecture in the Seminar 20th-Century American History: The Social Movement of the 60s. Instructor: Prof. Elisabetta Vezzosi. Università degli Studi di Trieste, Triste, Italy, April 2015.
  • “'Me' Decade: Cultural Response to the Social Crisis of the 70s." Guest Lecture in the Seminar 20th-Century American History: The Social Movement of the 60s. Instructor: Prof. Elisabetta Vezzosi. Università degli Studi di Trieste, Triste, Italy, April 2015.
  • “Writing a Dissertation: The American and German Reception of Japanese Animation." Guest Lecture in the Ph.D Forum. Instructor: Prof. Leonardo Buonomo. Università degli Studi di Trieste, Triste, Italy, April 2015.
  • “Japanese Animated Movies through American Eyes." Italo-American Association Meeting, Triste, Italy, April 2015.
  • “Gewitter Oma and Dinner for One: Old Age and Humor.” Guest Lecture in the Seminar Interdisziplinäre Grundlagen von Behinderung und Alter. Instructor: Carsten Bender, TU Dortmund, November 2014.
  • “Cultural Studies’ Approach to Aging: Ageism and Anti-Ageism in Humorous Texts.” Guest Lecture in the Seminar Interdisziplinäre Grundlagen von Behinderung und Alter. Instructor: Carsten Bender, TU Dortmund, February 2014.
  • “The Bible and the Transgression of Genre.” Guest Lecture in the Intensive Seminar Cultures of Liminality and Transgression, Instructors: Prof. Dr. Gunzenhäuser and Sandra Danneil, TU Dortmund, 2013.
  • “Humor, Aging, and the Body.” Guest Lecture in the Intensive Seminar Humor - The Funny Side of America. Instructors: Prof. Dr. Randi Gunzenhäuser und Sandra Danneil, TU Dortmund, 2012.
  • “Anime und Animismus." Japan im Westen: Literatur - Kultur - Spiritualität. Radolfzell, Germany, April 2012.
  • “Hayao Miyazaki: Filmsonntag für die ganze Familie." Animismus Programm am Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, Germany, April 2012.
  • “Miyazaki Hayao und japanische Zivilreligion.” Mittagsforum der Ruhr-Universität Bochum Fakultät für Ostasienwissenschaften, Bochum, Germany, January 2009.
  • “The Transforming Body in Anime.” Guest Lecture in the Intensive Seminar Media and the Body, Instructor: Prof. Dr. Gunzenhäuser, TU Dortmund, 2008.
  • “19th-Century American Folksongs in the 20th and the 21st Centuries.” Guest Lecture in the Seminar Nineteenth Century at Present. Instructors: Dr. Jeanne Cortiel and Dr. Christine Gerhardt, TU Dortmund, 2006.
  • “Theory of Translation.” Guest Lecture in the Intensive Seminar Reception Studies. Instructor: Prof. Dr. Walter Grünzweig, TU Dortmund, 2006.
Presentations
  • “An Abolitionist's Narrative of Old Age: The Intersection of Anti-Racism and Anti-Ageism in Lydia Maria Child's Looking toward Sunset and The Freedmen's Book." Second Conference of the European Network in Aging Studies. Galway, Ireland, April 2014.
  • “Comedian Caretakers’ Re-doing of Old Age: Rakugo and the Contemporary Japanese Aging Society." Second Conference of the European Network in Aging Studies. Galway, Ireland, April 2014.
  • “Eliotian Poetry in Singapore: Francis Ng's F.M.S.R. and Colonial Experience of the Interwar Era in Southeast Asia." International American Studies Association World Congress 2013. Szczecin, Poland. August 2013.
  • “Transatlantic ‘Green Old Age’: George Mogridge and the Subversion of Ageism in 19th-Century British Juvenile Literature." International American Studies Association World Congress 2013. Szczecin, Poland. August 2013.
  • “Transatlantic ‘Green Old Age’: George Mogridge and the Subversion of Ageism in 19th-Century British Juvenile Literature." The 9th Biennial Symbiosis 2013 Conference: Transatlantic Literary & Cultural Relations. London, UK, June 2013.
  • “Germans' Humor about Aging: Ambiguities in the 21st-Century Variations of Dinner for One." Sixth Annual Conference of the University Network of the European Capitals of Culture. Maribor, Slovenia, October 2012.
  • “From Cane to Chair: Peter Parley and Aging Politics in Nineteenth-Century America.” The Conference of the European Association for American Studies, Izmir, Turkey, April 2012.
  • “The Schoolbook as 19th Century Transnational Popular Culture: Constructing Japanese National Identity through Peter Parley's Universal History.” The 58th Annual Conference of the German Association for American Studies, Regensburg, Germany, June 2011.
  • “Hip Hop in Unexpected Places: The Ainu Rebels' Construction of Ethnic Identity in Japan.” Hip Hop im Revier, Dortmund, Germany, July 2010.
  • “Amerikanische und deutsche Begegnungen mit dem ‘japanischen Animismus’: Ein interkultureller Vergleich der christlichen Rezensionen von Miyazaki Hayaos Film Chihiros Reise ins Zauberland.” Arbeitskreis Japanische Religionen der Universität Tübingen, Tübingen, Germany, May 2010.
  • “Openness as an Intersection of Anime and Animism.” The Bochum and Dortmund American Studies Dissertation Colloquium, Dortmund, Germany, January 2010.
  • “From Kami to Magic: The Christianizing of Fantasy through English Translations of Hayao Miyazaki's Films.” The Bochum and Dortmund American Studies Dissertation Colloquium, Dortmund, Germany, January 2009.
  • “Golden Peril? Monetary Representations of Asians in 1960s American Popular Culture.” 35th International Conference of the Austrian Association for American Studies, Klagenfurt, Austria, October 2008.
  • “Politics of Clarification in an Inter-Religious Dialogue: American Film Critics’ Construction of Japanese Animism.” The 54th Annual Conference of the German Association for American Studies, Bochum, Germany, May 2007.
  • “Anime as a Medium of Inter-religious Dialogue: American and German Receptions of Japanese Animism through Miyazaki Hayao’s Spirited Away.” Kinema Club VIII at Nippon Connection, Frankfurt am Main, Germany, April 2007.
  • “Die Welt der Synchronisation: Das deutsche Dialogbuch von Spirited Away” (The World of Dubbing: The German Script of Spirited Away). Doctoral Students’ Colloquium, Dortmund, Germany, February 2007.
  • “Shinto in christlichen Kulturen: Amerikanische und Deutsche Rezeptionen des japanischen Animismus” (Shinto in Christian Cultures: American and German Receptions of Japanese Animism). Postgraduate Forum of the German Association for American Studies, Chemnitz, Germany, November 2006.
  • “American, German and Austrian Receptions of Japanese Animism.” Postgraduate Forum of the German Association for American Studies, Dortmund, Germany, October 2005.
  • “Translation as a Cultural Work: Japanese Reception of American World History in the Nineteenth Century.” Mid-American American Studies Association, Iowa City, U.S.A., April 2003.
  • “Roundtable on International Students in American Studies.” American Studies Association, Washington D.C., U.S.A., November 2001.
  • “Hawthorne no Oceania: Parley Bankokushi ni okeru Sekaishi no Saikōchiku” (Hawthorne’s Oceania: Reconstruction of World History in Peter Parley’s Universal History). The 72nd English Literary Society of Japan’s Conference, Tokyo, Japan, May 2000.
  • “American History Orientalized: Peter Parley in Japan.” Third Biennial Conference on Modern Critical Approaches to Children’s Literature, Tennessee, U.S.A., March 1999.
Scholarships and Awards
  • ISEAS Yusof Ishak Institute Research Fellowship, Singapore, July-August 2018. Research Title: The Reception of American Literature and Culture in Singapore
  • ISEAS Yusof Ishak Institute Research Fellowship, Singapore, August 2016. Research Title: Malayan Modernism and American Culture
  • National Arts Council Publication Grant, Singapore, August 2016.
  • Eccles Centre for American Studies Visiting European Fellowship, United Kingdom, May 2016 - September 2016. Research Title: Malayan Modernism and American Culture
  • Dissertation Scholarship (TU Dortmund University), October 2007 – September 2010.
  • DAAD Support Scholarship, July 2007 – September 2007.
  • Matsushita International Foundation Research Grant, October 2006 – September 2007.
  • DAAD Support Scholarship, October 2006 – February 2007.
  • Baxter Travel Award (American Studies Association), November 2001.
  • Alexander Kern Travel Award (University of Iowa), November 2001.
  • Multi-Year Rotary Ambassadorial Scholarship, August 2000 – July 2003.
  • Departmental Fellowship (University of Iowa, American Studies), August 2000 – May 2001.
  • Fulbright Travel Grant (Fulbright Student, August 2000 – May 2005), August 2000 and July 2005.
Web-Resources



Miyazaki's Animism Abroad: The Reception of Japanese Religious Themes by American and German Audiences. Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2014 (Dissertation)
Teo Kah Leng. I Found A Bone and Other Poems. Singapore: Ethos Books, 2016. Co-edited with Kum Suning.
Finding Francis. A Poetic Adventure. Singapore: Ethos Books, 2015. Co-edited with Anne Teo.