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HIRAKAWA Nodoka, (Assistant Professor) [KUID]

Personal Background

HIRAKAWA Nodoka earned his B.A. (2012) from Saitama University, M.A. (2014) and Ph.D. (2020) from Osaka University. After working as a lecturer at Mie University (2017-2020) and as an assistant professor at Gifu University (2020-2021), he became a member of Kobe University in October 2021.

Fields of Specialization

Contemporary American Literature

Selected Publications

  • “Seize the Empty Present: The Poetics of ‘Twittering’ inThe Body Artist.” Journal of Anglo-American Studies, vol. 41, 2017, pp.115-130.
  • Falling Man without Organs: Don DeLillo’s Poetics of Slow Motion.” Kansai American Literature, vol. 55, 2018, pp.5-19.
  • “Lose Yourself in Language: The Stray Poetics of Nonsense in Don DeLillo’s Point Omega.” Research Reports of the Faculty of Regional Studies, Gifu University [Gifu Daigaku Kenkyuu Houkoku], vol. 47, no. 1, 2020, pp.21-29.