Yoko Fujii-Karpoluk – lecturer

Yoko Fujii KarpolukName: Yoko Fujii Karpoluk
e-mail: y.fujii@uw.edu.pl
Title: M.A.

Research interest: History of theatre and film, Japanese traditional performing arts, relations between the nō theatre and literature, Japanese language.

The subject of the PhD dissertation: Critical Analysis of the Nō Plays Based on The Tales of Ise. Cultural and Social Aspects of the Text Creation and Stage Realization.

Current position: Japanese language lecturer

Biographical details:
2008 – M.A. Waseda University, Faculty of Letters Arts and Sciences (Tokyo).

Publications:
Androgyn Ariwara no Narihira oraz motyw memento – katami w teatrze nō (Androgynous Ariwara no Narihira and Motif of Memento – Katami in the Nō Theatre), in Alchemia słowa i obrazu. Tradycje, dekonstrukcje i rekonstrukcje, Katarzyna Starecka and Agnieszka Żuławska-Umeda (eds.), Japonica, Warsaw 2015.

Lalkowy teatr na kółkach – Hachiōji kuruma ningyō (Puppet Theatre on Wheels – Hachiōji Kuruma Ningyō), in Materialne i niematerialne dziedzictwo kulturowe Japonii, Urszula Mach-Bryson and Anna Zalewska (eds.), Japonica, Warsaw 2014.

伊勢物語と能『杜若』(The Tales of Ise and the Nō Play Kakitsubata), in Verba et imagines Iaponiae. Nowe trendy i kierunki badań w polskiej japonistyce w 5. rocznicę powołania studiów japonistycznych na Uniwersytecie Mikołaja Kopernika w Toruniu, Adam Bednarczyk, Marcelina Leśniczak, Wojciech J. Nowak (eds.), Wydawnictwo Naukowe Uniwersytetu Mikołaja Kopernika, Toruń 2014.

Okinawa zangetsuki. Wojna i ukojenie w teatrze nō (The Moon Over Okinawa. War and the Repose of the Soul in the Nō Theatre), in Dwa filary japońskiej kultury – literatura i sztuki performatywne, Beata Kubiak Ho-Chi and Iga Rutkowska (eds.), Japonica, Warsaw 2013.

Association memberships
Polskie Stowarzyszenie Nauczycieli Języka Japońskiego(Japanese Language Teachers’ Association in Poland)
Ryokurankai (Polish Nō Group)

Conference presentations
Revived Nō Dramas Unrin’in and Yuki oni – Issues and Perspectives, East Asian Theatres: Traditions – Inspirations – European / Polish Contexts, Polish Institute of World Art Studies, Manggha Museum of Japanese Art and Technology, Cracow 20-22.10.2015.

Zeami’s Manuscript of the Nō Play Unrin’in, 4th International Conference of Oriental Studies “Manuscript and Book Cultures in Asia and Africa”, Committee of Oriental Sciences, Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw University, Warsaw 24-25.11.2014.

Kanze Hisao’s Theaory of Acting Body, VIII Days of Japan at Warsaw University, Warsaw 27-29.10.2014.

能における在原業平像 (Images of Ariwara no Narihira in the Nō Theatre), Crossing Time and Space From the Perspective of Japanese Studies, Charles University, Prague 26-27. 09. 2014.

能における形見の表象 (Mementos in the Nō Theatre), VII Days of Japan at Warsaw University, Warsaw 14-16.10.2013.

伊勢物語と能『杜若』(The Tales of Ise and the Nō Play Kakitsubata), 5 Years of Japanese Studies at Nicolaus Copernicus University, Torun 23-24.05.2013.

Hachiōji Kuruma Ningyō – Puppet Theatre on Wheels, VI Days of Japan at Warsaw University, Warsaw 16-18.10.2012

Okinawa Zangetsuki by Tessenkai. How Nō Deals with the II World War’s Trauma, V Days of Japan at Warsaw University, Warsaw 13-14.11.2011

Reviewing activities
Yoko Fujii Karpoluk produced several nō performances in Poland, in cooperation with Japanese professional nō actors and musicians.