Date and time: Saturday, October 2, 14:30 - 17:30 (Symposium I)
Place: The Autumn Meeting of the German Literature Society of Japan, Room A (Zoom Channel 1)
Symposium Title: Grimm, Media, Dialogue -- Transforming and Exploiting German Folklore
【Contents of presentation】
１．"The Pied Piper of Hamelin" in Japan: Focusing on the Heisei Period by Chihiro KANO
２．"Red Riding Hood" which accepted on YouTube by Yoshiko NOGUCHI
３．Sandmannchen and the Grimm Fairy Tales by Akemi KANESHIRO-HAUPTMANN
４．Using Oral Literature for Open-Dialogue :An Experiment by Makoto YOKOMICHI
＊Non-members are also welcome to attend (deadline for registration: September 20; registration fee: 1000 yen).
＊Registration is required for both members and non-members.
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More Information ("News" on this top page below)
Date and time: April 25, 16: 00-17: 30
Venue：Kagoshima Prefectural Citizens Exchange Center "Kenmin Hall"
Subject：Japanese Visitors to Jacob Grimm in Berlin in 1862
-Who connects Kagoshima and the Brothers Grimm
For details, please see the Kagoshima Japan-Germany Society's
The Facebook Page of the Kagoshima Japan-Germany Society's
Click here to download the flyer on the right.
The Symposiums was finished successfully with far beyond its capacity.
I appreciate all of you who suppoted and attended to this event.
Please look forward to the next event. (December 13th)
Date and Time： 7.Dec.2019（Sat）12:10−18:00
Venue： Baika Women's University, D301（〒567-8578 2-19-5, Sukunosho, Ibaraki-Ciry, Osaka）
（Transportation: Shuttle buses running from some train stations to the University）
Sponsorship：Baika Women's University, Brueder Grimm-Gesellschaft Kassel, The Study Circle of Grimm and German Folktales
Endorsement：DAAD, Consulate-General of Germany in Osaka-Kobe
Downloaden : Symposium's Flugblatt (Deutsch.ver)
Download : Symposium's Flier (English.ver)
Comment Contribution to the Asahi Shimbun(Newspaper)
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»Comment contribution has been published in the Asahi Shimbun(Newspaper) (5th, June.2021).
My comments was published under the heading "Happy ending, beyond" in the column of "Now, we want to read overseas fairy tales again, which opened the door to another world" on page 2 of the Saturday edition Be, as comments by "Yoshiko NOGUCHI who researches "Grimms' Fairy Tales", a Professor at BAIKA Women’s University in the Graduate School".
Lecture in Kagoshima
»I gave a lecture about "Japanese Visitors to Jacob Grimm in Berlin in 1862 -Who connects Kagoshima and the Brothers Grimm" on April 25th, 2021 (Sun) in Kagoshima.
» You can read: Summary of the Lecture
»For details, you can see on the Kagoshima Japan-Germany Society's Facebook page.
Publication of Research Paper
» The following research paper was published in "Baika Women's University Faculty of Psychology and Children's Studies bulletin (11)".
Recetion of Grimm’s Fairy Tales in Japan: ―A Study of German Textbooks from the Meiji and Taisho Eras―
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»The following research paper was published in "The Baika Journal of Children's Literature (28)".
Snakes in the Fairy Tales and German Legends of the Brothers Grimm
Production Cooperation of TV Programs.
» On January 23th (Sat.), the following program, which I cooperated, will be broadcast on TV.
「BS-TBS New Voyages to Earth's Superb Views: Shin・Chikyu Zekkei Kiko
2-Hour Special about Germany
Beautiful Germany in Winter: Going to Two Roads
■Broadcast date: Saturday, January 23, 19:00-
（※The broadcast date and time, contents, etc. of the program are subject to change without notice.）
Official Website of the TV Program
Furthermore, this information was introduced on the official website of Baika Women's University.
The Official Website of Baika Women's University
This book gives a subversive view of conventional ideas with solving metaphor in Grimm's Fairy Tales.
This book explains how to write a graduation thesis on Grimm's Fairy Tales. It also explains how to write a good thesis and how to evaluate a thesis.
Is there anyting in common between witches in Grimm's Fairy Tales and defendants of Witch Trials? This book focuses on the truth of the “witch” who accused as defendants on witch trials and image of the “witch” in Grimm’s fairy tales.
This book describes the comprehensive cultural history of Grimm's fairy tales by considering the reality and its fictionalities from three points of view -The circumstances of establishment of Grimm's Fairy Tales, a feminist interpretation, and introduction to Japan.
Professor Yoshiko NOGUCHI's retirement commemorative theses. The thesis 'Japanese Visitors to Jacob Grimm in Berlin in 1862' and thesis written by 25 researchers are included in this book.
The research paper "Translation and acceptance of Grimm fairy tales in the Meiji era-focusing on multiple translations from early English translations" clarifies the reason why Grimm’s fairy tale 'The Nail' (KHM184) was first translated.
This is a textbook to learn German language, culture and its history in beautiful towns where the witch hunting had been took place. This book covers elementary grammar and exercises.
Written by Ingrid Ahrendt‐Schulte. Joint translation by Yoshiko NOGUCHI and Mariko KOYAMA. This book analyzing the process of social/cultural creation of witches, and clarifies that witches were created by the moral confusion of village societies and academic/judicial scholars. The author successfully exposes the process of social creation of witches.