Meet Anne Bayard-Sakai, specialist in modern and contemporary Japanese literature (IFRAE)

27 October 2023
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"Portraits de chercheurs(e)s en études aréales" (PEA) takes a look at the academic career and research and teaching work of researchers and teachers specializing in a given cultural area. Each month, discover a video and podcast interview with one of these specialists.
Anne Bayard-Sakai
Anne Bayard-Sakai (Portraits de chercheurs - PEA) © Dimitri Galitzine‎
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The "Portraits of Researchers in Area Studies" (PEA) is a series of large-format interviews produced by Inalco as part of the Digital Paris Research School of Area Studies (D-PaRSAS) institutional project. Deposited on the MediHal open archive, this series of portraits joins a set of collections on the Language and Cultural Area Studies (LaCAS) platform. These collections aim to build up a living, freely accessible scientific heritage of research on the world's languages, societies and cultures.

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Video: Meeting Anne Bayard-Sakai, specialist in modern and contemporary Japanese literature (IFRAE)
An interview conducted by Sarah Gimenez, young researcher (CERMOM) and Digital Humanities engineer (Direction de la Recherche, de la Valorisation et des Etudes doctorales, Inalco), directed by Alexandre Galitzine, produced by Inalco (21/04/2022 - 32mn56).


Anne Bayard-Sakai
Anne Bayard-Sakai (Collection PEA) © Alexandre Galitzine‎

Anne Bayard-Sakai is University Professor at Inalco, Department of Japanese Studies, attached to the French Institute for Research on East Asia- IFRAE (Inalco-Université Paris Cité-CNRS). She is a specialist in modern and contemporary Japanese literature. Her research focuses on Japanese/French literary translation, the place of the reader and narrative modalities in contemporary novels, as well as post-March 11, 2011 literature.

She is also involved in the long-term scientific research program on the translation of the Genji monogatari (Roman du Genji) (IFRAE: Axe I - Les langues, les sources et leurs enjeux).