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Christopher Smith

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

Office Hours — Spring 2020

  • Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays: 12:50 to 1:40 p.m.
  • 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