Assistant Professor of Japanese
Ph.D., University of Hawai’i at Manoa

Office Hours – FALL 2018

  • Monday, Wednesday, and Friday: 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
  • Or by appointment

Areas of Interest

Postwar Japanese literature, Edo-period Japanese literature, Japanese popular culture and visual culture, postmodern theory

Selected Publications

  • Smith, Christopher. “Who Said That? Textuality in Eighteenth Century kibyōshi.” Japan Forum 29, no. 2 (2016): 279-98.
  • Smith, Christopher. “Empire as Mirror: Imperialism and Identity in the Crest/Banner of the Stars Series.” Science Fiction Film & Television 7, no. 3 (January 1, 2014): 409–32.

Courses Taught

JPT 3500: Introduction to Japanese Culture

JPW 4130: Reading Japanese Literature