Kobe University (Japan)
ODA Tomoko is a PhD student at the Graduate School of Humanities, Kōbe University (Japan). She specialises in contemporary American literature, particularly representations of “the Orient” in the literary works of J. D. Salinger. She also has an interest in Japanese Studies, developed while at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London in 2014-15, where she studied English-Japanese translation, Murakami Haruki’s fiction, and Kobayashi Yoshinori’s manga works. Publications include: “On Pre-translatability.” Romanian Journal of Artistic Creativity 5(1), New York: Addleton Academic Publishers, 2017. 121-133; “A Hybrid Prodigy Going Beyond Borders: the Representations of ‘the Orient’ in J. D. Salinger’s ‘Teddy’.” Romanian Journal of Artistic Creativity 4(1), New York: Addleton Academic Publishers, 2016. 144-54.
Publications with Mutual Images Journal
Vol. 3 (Autumn 2017):
Visuality and Fictionality of Japan and Europe in a Cross-Cultural Framework