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  CURRAN, Beverley F. M.
   Professor
   Division of Arts and Sciences, College of Liberal Arts, International Christian University
■ Academic Background
1.
Degree Acquisition
Murdoch University, Ph.D, English and Comparative Literature
2.
Degree Acquisition
University of British Columbia, M.A.,Department of English
■ Present Specialized Fields
Literature in English, Gender, Literature in general (Key Word:graphic narrative,Canadian women's writing (Daphne Marlatt),translation communities,cultural and media translation and adaptation,translation studies,bilingual cultural productions) 
■ Main Course Titles
MCC108 Introduction to Translation, MCC237 Media Translation, MCC238 Translation and Society, MCC274 Persuasion and Language, MCC385 Advanced Studies in Translation, QPML508 Translation Theories
■ Books and Articles
1. Book Multiple Translation Communities in Contemporary Japan (edited collection) (Collaboration) 2015
2. Book Theatre Translation Theory and Performance in Contemporary Japan: Native Voices, Foreign Bodies (Manchester: St Jerome Press, 2008)  2008
3. Article Maus: A Translational Comics Text (Single) 2016/07
4. Article Death Note: Multilingual Manga and Multidimensional Translation (Single) 2015
5. Article “East Meets West Coast in Canadian Noh: The Gull.” (Single) 2014
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■ Academic Conference Presentation
1. 2016/08/16 Minamata Disease, ephemera, new media and new forms of dissent (21st International Symposium on Electronic Art (ISEA))
2. 2016/07/10 Contemporaneous Translation and Minamata Disease as Unfinished Cultural Business (Fifth Conference of the International Association for Translation and Intercultural Studies (IATIS))
3. 2016/06/03 A Translational Comics Text and its Translation: Maus in Japanese (Rethinking Peace Studies) Link
4. 2014/06/20 “The Multi-Tasking of the Translator: teaching TS with multilingual manga and comics.” (East-Asian Translation Studies Conference)
5. 2013/09/26 Look Who's Morphing: bilingual manga in translation (Translation in a Global Community: Theory and Practice)
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■ Lectures
1. 2016/10 Contemporaneous Translation IV: Transformations (International Conference Room, Dialog House, International Christian University, Mitaka)
2. 2016/02 Gender and translation: translating Carol, a 1950s lesbian novel (H-262, ICU)
3. 2016/01 Contemporaneous Translation III: The Soranoito Manga Translation Project (H-262, ICU)
4. 2015/12 Yokkaichi Industrial Pollution and what connects me to it (Science Hall N-220, ICU, Mitaka, Tokyo)
5. 2015/10 Contemporaneous Translation I: Place, Poetry, and Performance (Dialog House, International Christian University, Mitaka)
■ Academic Society Memberships
1. Canadian Literary Society of Japan
2. 2012/04~ International Association for Translation and Intercultural Studies (IATIS) Link
3. 2012/04~ Modern Languages Association (MLA)
4. 2010/04~ IASIL Japan
5. 2010/04~2012/03 ∟ Editor
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■ Educational Achievements
● Made textbook and teaching material
1. 2013/01 Boost your skills for the TOEIC Test with Casablanca (Kay Nakago/Shigeru Ozawa/Akiko Ohta/Shinichi Nimura/Beverley Curran)
2. 2014/01 Boost your skills for the TOEIC Test with Charade (Kay Nakago/Shigeru Ozawa/Akiko Ohta/Shinichi Nimura/Beverley Curran)
■ Professional Achievements
● Other note that should be mentioned specially on duty
1. Research interests: Current project: Circulating theories, linguistic presence, and performances of translation around the Pacific RimTranslation Studies, including film, theatre, manga translation, and bilingual cultural productions; media adaptations; poetry translation. Literature: Canadian writing, particularly the notion of narrative drift and littoral translation in the works of Daphne MarlattClasses taught (E/J): Translation Theory and Practice; Advanced Translation Studies; Persuasion and Language; Special Topics in Translation; Media Translation; Introduction to Interpreting and Translation
■ Research Topics, Funded Research, and Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research
1. 2009/04~2014/03  Translation Studies: "Circulating Theories, Linguistic Presence, and Performances of Translation around the Pacific Rim  (Key Word : )
■ Grants-in-aid for Scientific Research Researcher Number
30209209