mICHAEL TANGEMAN

Denison University (USA)

Michael TANGEMAN teaches Japanese language and literature at Denison University in Granville, Ohio (USA). He teaches courses on Japanese genre fiction (kaiki/kaidan, historical/period fiction, mystery fiction); East Asian fiction under Japanese fascism; and, Japan's modern canonized writers. 

 

In July 2018 MerwinAsia press released an anthology of thirteen translations entitled Old Crimes New Scenes: a century of innovations in Japanese mystery fiction. Michael co-edited this volume (with Charles Exley), and translated five-and-one-half of the stories included. 

 

His research interests include authors such as Edogawa Ranpo, Matsumoto Seichō, Takahashi Gen'ichirō, and Enjoe Toh. 

 

Participation in MUTUAL IMAGES RESEARCH ASSOCIATION events

MUTUAL IMAGES 6th International Workshop (2018):

Mediatised Images of Japan in Europe: Through the Media Kaleidoscope

Participant:

"Avebury, Arsenic, and Thistle: Matsumoto Seichō’s Celtic Travel Diary"