Department of Asian Studies
Department of Asian Studies

Life & Letters: College of Liberal Arts Magazine Commentary Post by Associate Professor Kirsten Cather

Mon, January 29, 2018
Life & Letters:  College of Liberal Arts Magazine Commentary Post by Associate Professor Kirsten Cather

Life & Letters:  College of Liberal Arts Magazine posted a commentary, THE DEAD DESERVE PEACE AND PRIVACY, to Life & Letters authored by Kirsten Cather. The piece is a reaction to famous YouTuber Logan Paul’s vlog showing a dead body in the Japanese suicide forest.

Kirsten Cather is a professor of Asian studies at UT Austin. Her current book project, “Scripting Suicide in Modern Japan” considers the representation of suicide in Japanese art and society in the 20th and 21st centuries.

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