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English language educator

Kenichi Matsumura, Japanese English language educator. Member International Association Study of Anglo-Irish Literature (executive 1986-1993, international representative Japan, 1988-1993, honorary secretary 1984-1988, executive Japan branch since 1984, president 1999-2005), The Japan Yeats Society (executive since 1985, honorary secretary 1992-1996, president, 2008), The Japan Ireland Society (executive since 1993, president 2006).

Background

Matsumura, Kenichi was born on June 13, 1942 in Tokyo. Son of Kazuo and Tori (Narushima) Matsumura.

Education

Bachelor, Waseda University, Tokyo, 1967. Master of Arts, Waseda University, Tokyo, 1969.

Career

From lecturer to professor Chuo University, Tokyo, since 1971.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Build Up Your English, 1973, Imram Brain: Study in Early Irish Voyage Literature, 1996. Editor: The Twentieth Century European Literature, 1990, The Celts: Tradition and Folk Imagination, 1991, A Literary Companion to Great Britain and Ireland, 1992, The Celts: Metamorphoses of Life and Death, 1996, A Companion to Irish Literature, 1999, The Celtic Revival, 2001, Celtic Whispers: Currents of Culture, 2006. Contributor articles to professional jours.

Membership

Member International Association Study of Anglo-Irish Literature (executive 1986-1993, international representative Japan, 1988-1993, honorary secretary 1984-1988, executive Japan branch since 1984, president 1999-2005), The Japan Yeats Society (executive since 1985, honorary secretary 1992-1996, president, 2008), The Japan Ireland Society (executive since 1993, president 2006).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Calligraphy.

Connections

Married Hisako Yamada, March 6, 1970. Children: Mizuho, Naoshi.

father:
Kazuo Matsumura

mother:
Tori (Narushima) Matsumura

spouse:
Hisako Yamada

child:
Mizuho Matsumura

child:
Naoshi Matsumura