Faculty Member

 

Gita A Keeni

Associate Professor & HOD _________________________________

Department
Japanese

Areas of Specialisation
Japanese language

Culture

Literature-Kenji Miyazawa History of Japanese Religion

Date of Birth 1st August 1960
Qualification
Year Degree College/University
1982
B.A(Hons) Philosophy Lady Brabourne College,University of Calcutta
1985 M.APhilosophy
Calcutta University
1989
M.A Japanese History Tokyo Joshi DaigakuTokyo,Japan.
1984 Certificate Course in Japanese Language Japanese Language School, Consulate General of Japan, Calcutta
1985 Diploma Course in Japanese Language Japanese Language School, Consulate General of Japan, Calcutta
Research Projects, Papers and Books

Books:
Edited, Translated and Wrote an article on Kenji Miyazawa and Rabindranath Tagore' (Satabarshe Kenji Miyazawa      - Ekti Sankalan- [translation of Japanese Short Stories by Kenji Miyazawa into Bengali] -1996, publisher: Kenkyu      Centre, Kolkata)
Nana-Pharmaisher Sarai-Khana- translation of a Japanese Short Story by Kenji Miyazawa into Bengali, 1998,      Published by Upama, Kolkata
Papers: Published Works:
 Deai To Jinsei, Kokoro No Mandara, Tokyo, Japan, 1994
 Kenji Miyazawa - Published In Jaltai Journal, 1997
Teaching Japanese Language With The Help Of Bengali - Jaltai Journal, 1998
Bangla O Japani Probade Mil, Toshamaru, Magazine Published by Nippon- Bhavana, Visva-Bharati,
     1st Edition, 1998.
 Japanese Language Teaching in Eastern Region - Proceedings of the seminar on Japanese Language in Eastern      India, 1999
Yodaka No Hoshi To Indo Tetsugaku, Paper Presented At The 2nd International Congress Of Kenji Miyazawa At     Japan, 2000
 Miyazawa Kenji no Douwa, Paper presented at kaze no seminar at the International Miyazawa Kenji Festival in      Japan, 2000
 The Subtleties Of Translation- Jaltai Journal, 2001
 Introduction To Kenji Miyazawa - Jaltai Journal, 2001
 Japan & Japanese Literature in Bengal - Paper presented at the 2-Day Indo-Japan Conference on " Enduring Ties      between India & Japan through  Literature : Its History & Future Prospect" Of The Department Of Chinese &      Japanese Studies, University Of Delhi During 26-27 October, 2002
 Comperative study of Japanese and Bengali Society with reference to some  selected proverb - paper presented at      the National Seminar On "Comperative study of Culture & Literature" of the Department of Oriya, Visva-Bharati
     during 11th-13th March, 2003

Teaching Experience
13 years 8 months in Visva-Bharati.
2 years in Japanese Language School, Consulate General of Japan, Kolkata.
3 years in Indo-Japan Welfare and Cultural Association, Kolkata.
Awards and other Academic Dintinctions
Stood first in the 'Study Tour awards for Outstanding Students of the Japanese
Language' of the Japan Foundation, 1984.
Other Co-curricular interests
Translation Of Japanese Literary Works Into Bengali.
Japanese Flower Arrangement ( Ikebana), Origami.
Any Other Information
Underwent Long-term (10 months) Japanese Language Teachers' Training at Japanese Language Institute,
     Japan Foundation, Kita Urawa, Japan in 1991-92
Underwent Short-term (2 months) Japanese Language Teachers' Training at Japanese Language Institute,
     Japan Foundation, Kita Urawa, Japan in 1998