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Faculty members in the Japan-in-Asia Cultural Studies Program

Core faculty

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Name

Kristina IWATA-WEICKGENANNT

Email address

TBA

Field

Modern Japanese Literature

Position

Associate Professor, Graduate School of Letters

Education

Ph.D. (Japanese Studies) University of Trier, Germany
MS (Japanese Studies) Freie Universität Berlin, Germany

Research interests

Modern Japanese literature, Korean minority literature, Asia in Japanese literature, precarity discourses in literature and media, literature and calamity; post-colonial studies, cultural studies, gender studies.

Teaching classes

TBA

Professional experience

Associate Professor, School of Letters, Nagoya University
Deputy Director, German Institute for Japanese Studies Tokyo (DIJ)
Senior Research Fellow, German Institute for Japanese Studies Tokyo (DIJ)
Lecturer, Japanese Studies Department, University of Trier
German Research Foundation (DFG) Research Fellow, Japanese Studies Department, University of Trier

Selected Publications

Beyond a Standardized Lifecourse - Biographical Choices about Work, Family and Housing in Japan and Germany (in Japanese). Tokyo: Shinyosha, 2013. Co-editor.
"Precarity discourses in Kirino Natsuo's Metabola - the Okinawan stage, fractured selves and the ambiguity of contemporary existence," Japan Forum. Vol. 24:2 (2012), pp. 141-161.
Contemporary Japan. Vol. 22, No. 1/2, Special Issue "Mind the Gap: Stratification and Social Inequalities in Japan", 2012. Co-editor.
Alles nur Theater? Gender und Ethnizität bei der japankoreanischen Autorin Yū Miri (Gender and Ethnicity in the Work of Zainichi Writer Yū Miri). Munich: Iudicium, 2008.

Others

Awards

European Association for Japanese Studies Book Prize
University of Trier Best Dissertation Award

Grants

German Research Foundation (DFG) Graduate College Dissertation Fellowship

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