Faculty - Kyle Keoni Ikeda
Kyle Keoni Ikeda, Associate Professor of Japanese
- Ph.D., University of Hawaii at Manoa, 2007
- C.V. (PDF)
Contact InformationEmail: Kyle.Ikeda@uvm.edu
Phone: (802) 656-1044 Office: Rm. 303, 479 Main Street Office Hours: Monday & Wednesday 1:30-2:30 p.m. at CM303, L/L or by appointment
Professsor Ikeda will be the interim Chair for the Department of Asian Languages and Literatures for Fall 2015, and on sabbatical for Spring 2016.
Professor Ikeda teaches pre-modern Japanese
109), Japanese Popular Culture and Globalization (JAPN 095), & War
& Trauma in Japanese Literature (WLIT 195) in the Fall and Modern
(WLIT 119) and Fiction in Japanese (JAPN 296) in the Spring.
Publications: Professor Ikeda’s book Okinawan War Memory: Transgenerational Trauma and the Fiction of Medoruma Shun (Routledge, 2014) analyzes representations of war memory and trauma in the imaginative fiction of Okinawan writer Medoruma Shun, His related article “Geographically-Proximate Postmemory: Sites of War and the Enabling of Vicarious Narration in Medoruma Shun's Fiction” (2013) in the International Journal of Okinawan Studies (IJOS) elaborates second-generation war trauma in sites of war. Professor Ikeda’s translation of Medoruma’s “Mabuigumi” (Spirit Stuffing) appears in the literary journal Fiction International (2007), and in Living Spirit: Literature and Resurgence in Okinawa (2011).