feminist, queer research; mod/contemporary Japanese history & literature; east asia
I specialize in Yogacara Buddhism and Buddhist logic in Japan and East Asia. I also study Digital Humanities in the field of East Asian studies and Japanese history.
I am an assistant professor in the Department of Japanology, Institute of Oriental Languages and Cultures at Karoli Gaspar University (Budapest, Hungary). Areas of research: ancient Japanese cultural history (particularly the Kofun-Asuka period), the tradition of the Four Gods-belief (四神思想) in East Asia, Japanese archaeology, ancient Korean & Japanese relations, etc. Currently teaching: Japanese cultural history, Japanese archaeology, Ancient Japanese-Korean relations, Japanese art history, Japanese language
I am currently an Assistant Professor of Asian Studies and History at Furman University in Greenville, SC. My research explores what it meant to be a subject of the seventh- through ninth-century Japanese rulers through a study of their changing approaches to the incorporation, assimilation and configuration of immigrants and their descendants.
Japanese Studies, Film and Media Studies, Digital Humanities, Material Culture Studies, Film and Media Preservation, Japanese Cinema, Digital Curation, Popular Culture, Cultural Studies, Cultural History, Silent Cinema, Tourism Studies, East Asian Studies
…Ph.D. in East Asian Languages and Civilizations (Japanese History), University of Chicago
BA&MA in History, City College of CUNY…
I am a historian of premodern Japan and currently a Postdoctoral Fellow with the Terasaki Center for Japanese Studies at UCLA. My research focuses on metal caster organizations from the twelfth to sixteenth centuries and their relationships with elite institutions. I also work on documentary forgery production and socioeconomic networks during Japan’s late medieval period. I am interested in digital humanities and the use of digital tools to analyze premodern historical sources.
Dr. Federico Scaroni is an architect working on the relationship between the historical heritage and its contextualization with both society and environment evolution and particular expertise on the comparison between East Asian/Japanese and European/Italian contexts and related urban space perception. He is the founding member of Federico Scaroni Architectural Office, a design firm working on small and large-scale design with specific focus on renovation. He has participated in/and organized several international competitions, conferences and workshops in collaboration with Japanese, Italian and American institutions. His present research focuses on Japanese urban and rural modern ruins preservation as part of his study on historical heritage and its contextualization.
Retired Associate Director for Academics at the Center for East Asian Studies, University of Pennsylvania. Trained as a historian of Japanese art, I currently teach East Asian cultural history and remain active in the UPENN and Philadelphia communities.
Modern Japanese literature
Marxist and proletarian literature, criticism
East Asian literature, history and culture
Leftist literature in the 20s and 30s
Red Love around the world