Chair, Dept of Asian & Middle Eastern Languages & Literatures (2013 ~ )
Associate Professor, Japanese
Departments and Programs
Hinman Box: HB 6191
Book chapter: “Breaking Records: Media, Censorhip, and the Folk Song Movement of Japan’s 1960s,” in Asian Popular Culture: New, Hybrid, and Alternate Media , edited by John A. Lent and Lorna Fitzsimmons (Lanham, MA: Lexington Books, 2013), pp 79-107.
Book chapter: “Manga and the End of Japan’s 1960s,” in Graphic Subjects: Critical Essays on Autobiography and Graphic Novels , ed. by Michael A. Chaney (U of Wisconsin Press, 2011).
Book, editor and contributor: Literary Mischief: Sakaguchi Ango, Culture, and the War , edited by James Dorsey & Doug Slaymaker, with translations by James Dorsey (Lexington Books, 2010).
Book: Critical Aesthetics: Kobayashi Hideo, Modernity, and Wartime Japan (Harvard East Asia Monographs, 2009).
Book, translator: No More Hiroshima, Nagasaki , translation of book edited by Shimizu & Kuroko (Tokyo: Nihon Tosho Sentaa, 2005).
Article: “Culture, Nationalism, and Sakaguchi Ango,” Journal of Japanese Studies , 27:2 (Summer 2001).
Book chapter: “Sakaguchi Ango,” in Modern Japanese Writers , Jay Rubin, ed. (Scribners, 2000).
Book length manuscript on the political folk song movement of Japan in the late 1960s.
Translations of, and critical article on, Odagiri Hideo. Odagiri was one of the most persistent and perceptive of the postwar critics investigating the uses and abuses of literature during the Pacific War.
“The Art of War: Literary, Journalistic, and Cinematic Responses to Pearl Harbor,” book length manuscript treating representations of the “Nine Gods of War” (九軍神), submariners who died in the attack on Pearl Harbor.