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  KNIGHTON, Mary Alice
   Department   Aoyama Gakuin University  Department of English, College of Literature
   Position   Professor
■ Specialization and related fields
Literature(American Modernism, Modern and Contemporary Culture), Literary Criticism/Theory (Cultural, Aesthetic, Feminist), Language (English), Language (Japanese), Gothic & Grotesque, Postcolonial Literature/Theory, Multicultural Literatures of the US; Visual Culture, Gender Studies 
■ Business career
1. 2015/04~ Aoyama Gakuin University College of Literature Department of English Professor
■ Winning science prize
1. 2014/01 American Council of Learned Societies Fellowship (ACLS/SSRC/NEH) at Virginia Foundation
2. 2010/07 Middlebury College Kathyrn Davis Fellowship for Peace Critical Languages Scholarship
■ Official position and committee in Univ.
1. 2018/04/01~2020/03/31 Aoyama Gakuin University Associate Director, The International Center
2. 2020/04/01~2021/08/31 Aoyama Gakuin University Associate Director, The International Center
■ Book and thesis
1. Book “Racial Debts, Individual Slights, and Sleights of Hand in Faulkner’s Intruder in the Dust.” Faulkner and Money: Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha, 2017 pp.186-207 (Single) 2019/07
2. Book "Guam, Un-Inc.: or, Craig Santos Perez's Transterrritorial Challenges to American Studies as Usual." The Routledge Companion to Transnational American Studies pp.338-346 (Single) 2019
3. Book “Invasive Species: Manga’s Insect-Human Worlds.” Animal Comics: Multispecies Storyworlds in Graphic Narratives  (Single) 2017
4. Book “William Faulkner’s Illustrious Circles: Double-Dealing Caricatures in Style and Taste.” Faulkner and Print Culture: Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha, 2015 pp.28-50 (Single) 2017
5. Book "Swinks and Snopeses: The Germ of the 'Global Provincial' in Twain and Faulkner" <i>Twain and Faulkner: Essays</i> pp.191-241 (Single) 2009
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■ Academic conference presentation
1. 2019/11 “Craig Santos Perez in the Frame of Transnational Studies,” (American Studies Association, (ASA))
2. 2019/09 “In the Heart of the Heart of Alterity.” (Modernist Studies in Asia (MSIA) Conference, Tokyo)
3. 2019/03/08 “All is Revolutionary in Art and War: Onchi, Rexroth, Hasegawa” (芸術と戦争においては全てが革命的である:遠地輝武、ケネス・レクスロス、長谷川三郎) (文学による日米の架け橋‐ケネス・レクスロス、翻訳、戦争」Rethinking the Legacy of Kenneth Rexroth: Literature, Translation, War)
4. 2017/09/12 “Why Should We Care About Six-Legged Characters?”
5. 2017/06/02 “Beauty Queens under Occupation.” Response to Jan Bardsley, “Democracy’s Poster Girls: Beauty Queens and Fashion Models in Cold War Japan.” (Jan Bardsley Special Lecture: “Democracy’s Poster Girls: Beauty Queens and Fashion Models in Cold War Japan.”)
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