Department of Asian Studies
Department of Asian Studies

Japan Seminar/Cold War Cultures Conference: "Genbaku otome:" Reconsidering the 'Hiroshima Maidens'

Fri, October 1, 2010 | Meyerson Conference Room, WCH 4.118

2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Japan Seminar/Cold War Cultures Conference:

Professor Kim Brandt, Associate Professor of Columbia University, to speak at a CEAS joint Japan Seminar/Cold War Cultures Conference.


Kim Brandt joined the Columbia faculty in 2007. She specializes in twentieth-century Japanese cultural and social history, and her research interests include consumerism, imperialism, and transnational forms of cultural production. Publications include Kingdom of Beauty: Mingei and the Politics of Folk Art in Imperial Japan (Duke University Press, 2007). Brandt’s current research, a book project, deals with the cultural dimensions of Japan’s international rehabilitation after World War II.  She received her Ph.D. from Columbia (1996).

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