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Japanese Branch Report 2007

The eleventh annual convention of the George Eliot Fellowship of Japan was held at Chuo University on Saturday 24 November 2007. The morning session began with an opening address by Miwa Ohta (Chuo University). Four papers were presented in the…

Japanese Branch Report 2015

On Saturday 28 November 2015, the Nineteenth Annual Convention of The George Eliot Fellowship of Japan was held at Obirin University. The morning session started with an opening address by Maiko Otake (Oborin University). Two papers were presented in…

Japanese Branch Report 2014

On 29 November 2014, at the 18th General Meeting of the George Eliot Fellowship of Japan, three papers on George Eliot's novels were read in the morning session. In the afternoon, a symposium on Eliot's poems was held and in the evening session a…

Japanese Branch Report 2013

On Saturday 7 December 2013, the Seventeenth Annual Convention of The George Eliot Fellowship of Japan was held at Keio University. The morning session started with an opening address by Maiko Otake (Obirin University). Three papers were presented in…

Japanese Branch Report 2012

On Saturday 1 December 2012, the Sixteenth Annual Convention of the George Eliot Fellowship of Japan was held at Kansai University of Foreign Studies. The morning session started with an opening address by Chizuko Watari (Kansai University of Foreign…

Japanese Branch Report 2011

On Saturday 3 December 2011, the Fifteenth Annual Convention of the George Eliot Fellowship of Japan was held at Ferris University. The morning session began with an opening address by Hidetada Mukai (Ferris University). Three papers were presented…

Japanese Branch Report 2010

On Saturday 4 December 2010, the Fourteenth Annual Convention of the George Eliot Fellowship of Japan was held at Okayama University. The morning session began with an opening remark by Hiroshi Oshima (Hyogo University of Teacher Education), followed…

Japanese Branch Report 2009

Overlooking the meandering Edo River and the panoramic view of the Tokyo skyline, the thirteenth annual convention of the George Eliot Fellowship of Japan was held at the scenic campus of Wayo Women's University on Saturday, 28 November 2009. After…

Japanese Branch Report 2008

On Saturday 29 November 2008, the twelfth Annual Convention of the George Eliot Fellowship of Japan was held at Kinki University. The morning session began with an opening remark by Yosie Abe (Shoin University), followed by a welcome address by…

Japanese Branch Report 2005

On Saturday 26 November 2005, the ninth Annual Convention of the George Eliot Fellowship of Japan was held at Tokyo Kasei University. The morning session began with an opening remark by Kazuo Fujikawa (Okayama University), followed by a welcome…

Japanese Branch Report 2004

On Saturday, 27 November 2004, the eighth annual convention of the George Eliot Fellowship of Japan was held at Literature Hall in Kobe College (Kobe Jogakuin). The morning session began with an opening address by Kazuo Fujikawa (Okayama University),…

Japanese Branch Report 2002

The sixth annual convention of the George Eliot Fellowship of Japan was held at Tezukayama University in an ancient city, Nara, on Saturday 30 November 2002. Before the opening, the members who arrived early enjoyed Romola (a silent film directed by…

Japanese Branch Report 2001

The fifth annual convention of the George Eliot Fellowship of Japan was held at Tokai University in Kanagawa on Saturday, I December 2001. The morning session began with a welcome speech by Kyoichi Ono, Chief of the Foreign Language Center of Tokai…

Japanese Branch Report 2000

The fourth annual convention of the George Eliot Fellowship of Japan was held at Kinki University in Osaka on Saturday, 25 November 2000. The morning session began with a welcome speech by Norio Murase, Dean of the Literature Department of Kinki…

Japanese Branch Report 1999

The third annual convention of the George Eliot Fellowship of Japan was held at the beautiful Bunka Women's University in Musashino, Tokyo, on Saturday, 27 November 1999. On the rather cold day with eighty-seven active participants, the morning…

Japanese Branch Report 1998

The second annual convention of the George Eliot Fellowship of Japan was held at Toyo University in Tokyo on Saturday, 31 October 1998. After a year of careful preparation, the con-vention was successful. The morning session began with a welcome…

Japanese Branch Report 2003

The seventh annual convention of the George Eliot Fellowship of Japan was held at Nihon University in Tokyo, on Saturday 29 November 2003. The morning session began with an opening address by Kimitaka Hara, a vice-president of the Japanese Branch and…

George Eliot in Japan

Though Japan is far removed, both geographically and culturally, from George Eliot’s native England, George Eliot has been widely read and fully appreciated in Japan. The first Japanese that introduced George Eliot into Japan seems to be Dr. Shoyo…