Marotti, Director, Associate Professor, History, UC Los Angeles
Aso, Associate Professor, History, UC Santa Cruz
P. Levine, Associate Professor, Art History, UC Berkeley
- Margherita Long, Associate Professor of Comparative Literature, UC Riverside
- Kate McDonald, Assistant Professor, History, UC Santa Barbara
- Anne McKnight, Visiting
Professor, East Asian Languages and Literatures and Comparative
Winther-Tamaki, Associate Professor, Art History & Visual
Studies, UC Irvine
Wattles, Founder, Associate Professor, History of Art and Architecture,
UC Santa Barbara
Kim, Associate Professor of History
Sorensen, Assistant Professor of East Asian Languages and
Habu, Associate Professor of Anthropology (Archaeology)
P. Levine, Associate Professor of the History of Art
O’Neill, Assistant Professor of East Asian Languages and Cultures
- Miryam Sas,
Associate Professor of Comparative Literature/ Film Studies
Tansman, Professor of East Asian Languages and Cultures (Literature)
- Carl Gellert
- Kristopher Kersey
- Patrick Luhan
- Paul Roquet is a Ph.D. Candidate working in
Japanese literature, visual culture, and film studies. His current
research focuses on the personal and public use of media as a
technology of mood-regulation, from 1978 to the present.
Wang, Assistant Professor of Soc. Sci, Humanities, and Arts
- Ken Yoshida, Assistant Professor in the Globlal Arts Studies Program
UC Santa Cruz
- Julianne P. Gavino
is a doctoral student in the Department of History of Art and
Architecture. Her research interests include Post-WWII American
Art, Public Art and Public Spaces, and Asian American visual culture.
- Kirsten Ziomek
UC Los Angeles
- Tanya Barnett, Asian
Languages and Cultures
- Noriko Day is a graduate
student in Asian Languages and Cultures. Her research interests
lie in spatial representations of Hokkaido in modern Japanese
literature and visual culture and how they have been affected
by historical events.
- Emi Foulk, History
- Timothy Unverzagt Goddard, Department of Asian
Languages and Cultures, focuses on Japanese, Chinese, and Korean
literature, thought, and Buddhism.
- Alice T. Phan, MA student
in the East Asian Studies IDP Program.
- Kevin Richardson, History.
- Gabriel Ritter,
Department of Art History specializing in modern/contemporary
Japanese Art. Research interests include global modernism, Japanese
Surrealism, as well as nonsense, humor, and everyday life in contemporary
- Ken Shima, ALC
- Sarah Walsh, History
Kim, Assistant Professor of Comparative Literature
(German and Japanese)
Jeong , Assistant Professor of Comparative Literature
Long, Associate Professor of Comparative
Shigematsu, Assistant Professor of Media and Cultural
Shimabuku, Assistant Professor of Comparative Literature
Tobias, Associate Professor of English.
Ginoza, Lecturer in Japanese film and literature (2011-2012).
- Paul Cheng is a Ph.D candidate in English.
His areas of study include Asian American literature and film
and his dissertation will explore the phenomenon of a “Transpacific
Action Cinema,” tracing the movements of capital, populations,
ideas and culture across the Pacific Rim and its complex relationship
with visual culture.
- Anne Chang, MA candidate. Interests: in Chinese
Literature and Japanese popular culture.
- Birgit Geipel,
Ph. D. Candidate in Comparative Literature. Interests: in German
and Korean Literatures of participation and division, theories
of migration, biopolitics, cosmopolitanism, East Asian Movement.
- Jae Hyung Ahn, Ph.D. Candidate,
English Department. Interests: American literature, Japanese literature.
- Regina Yung Lee (firstname.lastname@example.org)
works in English, French, Mandarin,
Science Studies, and Feminist Theory.
- Ben Aaron, Visual Studies, researching the painter Kazuki Yazuo (1911-1974)
- Michelle Cho
- Hyonhui Choe is writing a dissertation on Korean
literary criticism during the colonial period.
- Kim Icreverci is is a graduate student in the
Department of Comparative Literature. Her research focuses on
Japanese body genre cinema with particular interests in erotics
(after Audre Lorde), affect, and the politics and experience of
- Christina Spiker, Visual Studies. Christina
Spiker's current work focuses on Meiji-period photography.
UC San Diego
University of Southern
- Carolyn Lee, East Asian Studies
- Kathryn Page-Lippsmeyer, East Asian Languages and Cultures
- Annie Manion, Critical Studies
Board of Advisors
Clark, Australian Research Council, Director, Austalian Centre
for Asian Art and Archaeology
- Christine Guth, Victoria & Albert Museum,
Hayashi, Professor, Sophia University
Inaga, International Research Center for Japanese Studies,
- J Thomas
Rimer, Professor Emeritus, University of Pittsburgh
Watanabe, Director, Research Centre for Transnational Art,
Identity and Nation (TrAIN), University of the Arts London
- Jane Correia, UCR (Comparative Literature),
2011. Her research interests include the socio-political situations
in France and Japan in the second half of the 19th century as
well as post WWII.
- Rosemary Candelario, UCLA (World Arts and Cultures),
with interests in the globalization of butoh and the choreography
of Eiko and Koma.
- Nobuko Anan, UCLA (Department of Theater and
Performance Studies). She is working on contemporary Japanese
women's performance from the perspectives of gender/sexuality
studies and pop culture studies
- Franz Prichard, UCLA (Asian Languages and Cultures),
working on practices of critical urbanism and cultural politics.
Dissertation: “Ruined Maps: The Urban Revolution in Japanese Fiction,
Documentary, and Photography of the 1960s and 1970s,” 2011.
- Yuka Kanno UCI received her Ph.D. from the Visual
Studies Department. Her research interests include queer film
criticism, feminist theory,discourses on the actress, and Japanese
queer visual culture.
- Noritaka Minami, UCI. Studio Art. Noritaka Minami
is photographing and researching the current state of Metabolist
monuments of the 1970s.
- Jordan A. Yamaji Smith, UCLA (Comparative Literature).
Research interests include contemporary Japanese literature in
transnational context, cross-exoticism, translation/interpretation,
Japanese comedy/humor, kimono, hip hop studies. Authors of special
interest include Oe Kenzaburo, Kirino Natsuo, Suzuki Takayuki,
and Takahashi Genichiro.
- Namiko Kunimoto, UCB, received her Ph. D in
modern and contemporary Japanese art history. Her dissertation
focuses on Tanaka Atsuko and Shiraga Kazuo, both members of the
Gutai Art Association.
- Ken Yoshida, UCI (Visual Studies), completed
his dissertation, "Between Matter and Ecology: Art in Postwar
Japan and the Question of Totality (1954--1975)" in 2011.
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