(Last updated : 2019-11-20 16:50:40)
  Murai Mayako
   Kanagawa University  Faculty of Foreign Languages Department of English
   Professor
■ Academic conference presentation
1. 2019/11/26 Fur Story: Animal Skin in Tomoko Kōnoike's Art (Symposium: Fashioning Fairy Tales)
2. 2019/10/11 "The Tongue-Cut Sparrow" and the Art of Translating Animals in Fairy Tales (Bridging East and West: Hovhannes Toumanian and the Art of Fairy Tale Translation)
3. 2019/09/03 Re-Visualising Fairy Tales for Multispecies Co-Existence: Kazuyoshi Iino's Picturebook Illustrations for Grimm's "Little Red Riding Hood" (Association for the Study of Literature and Environment (UK & Ireland) Biennial Conference)
4. 2019/08/17 Giving Voice to Animals in Visual Representations of Fairy Tales: Durga Bai's Illustrations for The Old Animals' Forest Band (International Research Society for Children's Literature Biennial Congress)
5. 2018/06/13 (De)Colonising Nature through Illustrations: The Illustrations for "Little Red Riding Hood" by Walter Crane and Kazuyoshi Iino (International Society for Folk Narrative Research Congress)
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■ Book and Papers
1. Book Re-Orienting the Fairy Tale: Contemporary Adaptations across Cultures  (Collaboration)  2020/04 Link
2. Book "The Fairy Tale in Contemporary Japanese Literature and Art." In The Fairy-Tale World. Ed. Andrew Teverson.  (Single)  2019/04 Link
3. Book "Fairy-Tale Cultures and Media and Communicative Media: Photographic." In Routledge Companion to Fairy-Tale Cultures and Media. Ed. Pauline Greenhill, Jill Terry Rudy, and Naomi Hamer.  (Single)  2018/01 Link
4. Book "Happily Ever After for the Old in Japanese Fairy Tales." In Connecting Childhood and Old Age in Popular Media. Ed. Vanessa Joosen.  (Single)  2018/01 Link
5. Book From Dog Bridegroom to Wolf Girl: Contemporary Japanese Fairy-Tale Adaptations in Conversation with the West  (Single)  2015/11 Link
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■ Belonging society
1. 2015/05~ International Society for Folk Narrative Research
2. 2019/04~ Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment (UK and Ireland)
3. 2019/01~ International Research Society for Childrens Literature
4. 2016/01~ International Association of Word and Image Studies
5. 2015/01~ American Folklore Society
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■ Activity in society
1. 2018/10~2018/12 Chirimen-bon and Women's Culture: Book Exhibition and International Symposium Link
2. 2017/03~2017/03 Re-Orienting the Fairy Tale: Contemporary Fairy-Tale Adaptations across Cultures Link
■ Research topic, funded research, and department laboratory expense
1. 2015/04~  Fairy-Tale Adaptations in Contemporary Literature and Art 
■ Lecturer and lecture
1. 2019/11 "The Woman Who Painted a Jaguar": The Aesthetics of Animals in Ana Maria Pacheco's Visual Recasting of an Amazonian Folktale (Worcester, UK)
2. 2019/09 Animals Unlocking Art: A Conversation on Contemporary Art and Fairy Tales (Athens, Greece)
3. 2016/04 The Transformations of Cinderella in Japan (University of Lausanne, Switzerland)
4. 2010/09 Comparative Literature in the Age of Globalisation (Canadian Embassy, Tokyo)
■ Present specialized field
fairy-tale studies, studies of representation and culture, ecocriticism, animal studies, fairy tales, comparative literature, British literature (Key Word:fairy-tale studies, studies of representation and culture, ecocriticism, animal studies, comparative literature, British literature) 
■ Department laboratory expense researcher number
  20347769