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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 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 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…

American Branch Report 2000

Dr Linda K. Robertson reports that a small group of members and friends met for dinner in St. Louis, Missouri in November and it is hoped this might become a regular event. Vast distances preclude members in the USA meeting as a branch but there are…

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…

American Branch Report 1998

The ninth annual George Eliot Dinner was held during the Modem Language Association meeting in San Francisco, California. Members of the Fellowship and friends met at Puccini and Pinetta on December 29 for excellent conversation and food. The evening…

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…

American Branch Report 1997

The eighth annual MLA dinner, a typically informal and festive occasion, was held at the Ristorante Amalfi in Toronto on Sunday, 28 December 1997. Present were Michael Ballin, Margaret Barfield, Nancy Cervetti, Connie Fulmer, Bonnie Gerard, Gabe…

American Branch Report 1996

The seventh annual dinner of the American branch was held at the I Matti restaurant in Washington, D.C. on 29 December 1996. There was no formal programme, but the tradition-al toast was offered and greetings were delivered from members who could not…

American Branch Report 1995

The American branch of the George Eliot Fellowship met for dinner at Stetson's Restaurant in Chicago on December 28, 1995. There was no formal programme but the evening included the traditional toast, the delivery of greetings from members who were…

American Branch Report 1994

The annual American dinner of the Fellowship was held on 28 December 1994 at The Harbor House restaurant in San Diego, California, site of the Modem Language Association convention. Arrangements for the dinner were made by Harriet Williams, and Linda…

London Branch Report 1993

This is our farewell note as officers of the London Branch. We resigned in April, Michael Forrest our Secretary in March. We understand that the Fellowship Council has approved Elizabeth Gundrey's ideas for a number of events to be held in the future…

American Branch Report 1993

Linda Robertson has worked hard at getting a George Eliot session at the annual MLA Convention, so far without success. But she sends her usual report of a friendly gathering during the Conference which brings together members in the USA. On December…

London Branch Report 1992

The London Branch celebrated George Eliot's birthday by holding a luncheon in her honour on 29th November at St Philip's Church, Earls Court Road, London W8. This was attended by about 40 members and friends, and was preceded by a programme of…