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Humanities educator

Masami Hatano, Japanese humanities educator. Recipient Scholarships, Japanese Ministry Education East-West Center, Tokyo and Honolulu, 1972-1973, Honolulu, 1977. Member English Literature Society Japan, Shakespeare Society Japan.


Hatano, Masami was born on February 11, 1940 in Ama-Gun, Aichi, Japan. Son of Shozo and Chiyo (Okada) Hatano.


Bachelor of Education, Mie University, 1962. Master of Arts, Hiroshima University, 1965. Postgraduate, Hiroshima University, 1968.


Teacher Owase Senior High School, Mie, Japan, 1962—1963. Assistant instructor faculty education Mie University, 1968-1969, instructor, 1969-1970, associate professor, 1970-1978, professor, 1978-1983, professor faculty humanities and social science, 1983-1995, professor emeritus, since 1995. Professor Aichi Gakuin Junior College, since 1995, professor English, dean, 1996—2008.

Professor English Department, College Letters Aichi Gakuin University, since 2008. Chief translator Mitsubishi Rayon Company Ltd., Ohtake, Hiroshima, 1967. Chairperson Mie University International Exchange Programs, Tsu, Mie, 1983-1990, chairperson subcommittee, 1991-1995.

Visiting professor Michigan State University, East Lansing, 1977. Interviewer Society of Testing English Proficiency, Tokyo, 1977-2001. Board trustees Aichi Gakuin University.


  • Other Work

    • Compiler, commentator: The Hidden Dimension, 1977, To Room Nineteen, 1978. Author: (with others) Nihongo ni Natta Gaikokugo Jiten, 1983, Dreams in Macbeth, 1983, Toward International Orientation in Education, 1984, Tarquin's Ravishing Strides, 1987, Hamlet as a Scholar, 1993, The World of Doris Lessing - With Special Reference to To Room Nineteen, 1996, A World of Doris Lessing, 1998, A Look at International Academic Cooperation Between Universities and Colleges, 1998, Short Stories of Doris Lessing (Japanese translation), 2001, One World--English Course for Junior High School, 1, 2, 3, 2004, Revised edition 2005, The Ninety-First Novell of William Painter's The Palace of Pleasure, 2006, and its Word List, 2006, The Second Novell (The Rape of Lucrece) of William Painter's The Palace of Pleasure, 2007, and its Word List, 2007, The 45th Novell (The Duchesse of Savoie) of William Painter's The Palace of Pleasure, 2008 and its Lexical Word List, 2008, 4th edit, 2009, Doris Lessing Wine, 2010, The Thirty Eighth Novel William Painters The Palace of Pleasure with a Lexical Word List, 2010.


Member English Literature Society Japan, Shakespeare Society Japan.


  • Other Interests

    International travel, golf.


Married Toyoko Shibata, November 23, 1969. Children: Masatoshi, Masaaki.

Shozo Hatano

Chiyo (Okada) Hatano

Toyoko Shibata

Masatoshi Hatano

Masaaki Hatano