"The Haunted Forest: Representing Aokigahara in Contemporary Media"
Lindsay Nelson is senior assistant professor in the Department of Political Science and Economics at Meiji University.
Motonori Sato (Keio University)
"Kazuo Ishiguro and Cinema"
Motonori Sato is now Professor of English at Keio University. His academic interests include English Modernism, World Literature, and World Cinema. He has recently published his second monograph Graham Greene, a Cinematic Life (Keio University Press, 2018) which has been reviewed in Nihon Keizai Shimbun, Mainichi Shimbun, and Kinema Junpo. He is now working on a monograph on Kazuo Ishiguro and Cinema.
Eric Selland (Poet and Translator)
"From the Journal to the Book: Poetry as Translation"
Eric Selland is the author of The Condition of Music (Sink Press), Arc Tangent and Beethoven’s Dream (both Isobar Press, Tokyo). His translation of The Guest Cat, a novel by Takashi Hiraide, was on the New York Times Bestseller list in February of 2014. Eric currently lives in Tokyo where he works as a translator of economic reports.
Martin van der Linden (van der Architects)
"The Unbearable Ugliness of Tokyo"
Martin van der Linden is a Dutch architect based in Tokyo since 1995.
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