CRCAO member - Japan Team

Cécile Sakai

Emeritus Professor, Université Paris Cité


I am working on various aspects of Modern and Contemporay Japanese Literature (19th-21th Centuries), through text and style studies, combined with sociology and history, also considering the effects of the digital turn and globalization. I also work on translation studies, crossing theories, pragmatics and didactics.

Research thematics

  • Modern and Contemporary Literature
  • Translation Studies, Cultural Transfers
  • Poetics Studies


  • Classes from undergraduate (3 levels) to postgraduate
  • Translation course in M1, Methodological course and Theory of Literature course in M2