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13.09.2018
Japanese scholar Waseda Masakhiko Oishi attends M.M. Bakhtin Centre
Japanese scholar Waseda Masakhiko Oishi attends M.M. Bakhtin Centre

On September 12, M. Bakhtin Centre accepted a Professor of the Faculty of Literature, Art and Science of Tokyo University Waseda Masakhiko Oishi.

Professor Masakhiko Oishi has been concerned with studying the world art for many years, delivers a course of lectures, including those devoted to the Russian avant-garde. Among his scientific interests are the problems of Mikhail M. Bakhtin’s scientific heritage, therefore he could not help flying to Saransk to get acquainted with the unique place where the prominent thinker had lived and worked and where his heritage is carefully preserved today.

Masakhiko Oishi presented the Centre with a book by Bakhtin «Problems of Dostoevsky's poetics» translated into Japanese, as well as his monograph «Eisenstein's method. Image technology». The Professor expressed hope for constructive cooperation with Mordovia State University and accepted the invitation to take part in the XVII international Bakhtin conference, which will be held in 2020 at the above University

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