Paine Edits Newest Volume of Japan Studies Association Journal

Dr. John Paine, professor of Literature in the Departments of English and Foreign Languages, has just completed editing the next volume of the Japan Studies Association Journal. This journal publishes peer-reviewed articles from across the disciplines related to Japanese culture. Included in this most recent volume (December 2009) is Dr. Paine’s essay on novelist Kazuo Ishiguro. It is one of a number of essays in this volume deriving from the 2008 faculty seminar held in Fukuoka, Japan and devoted to the interrelations of Japan, Korea, China and the West.