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Department of the Languages and Cultures of Japan and Korea

PhD Students

Catherine Ames
Catherine Ames

Demystifying Taishō: Akutagawa Ryūnosuke, Narrative Form and the Politics of Cultural Formation

Ryoko Aoki
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The Construction of Japanese Noh Theatre as a Masculine Art: an Analysis of its Traditional and Modern Discourse


Midori Tanaka Atkins
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Time and Space Reconsidered: The Literary Landscape of Murakami Haruki

Nadeschda Bachem
Nadeschda Bachem

Imperialism, Occupation and National Identity in Post-Colonial Japanese and South Korean Literature

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Simon Barnes-Sadler
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Diaspora varieties of Korean: a comparative study

Kristian Bering
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Bakin and the Theatre


Lawrence Carter
Lawrence Carter

Going Global: Studio Ghibli, Anime and the Popularisation of a Global Genre

Xi Chen
Chen XI

A contrastive study of illocutionary acts in Korean and Chinese


Justin Youngchan Choi
Youngchan Choi

Religion and Barbarism: Protestant Political Thought in Korea in the first half of the twentieth century

Eugene Lee
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Critical Explorations of Late Chosŏn Travel Writing: Othering, Bordering, and Gift-giving


Irene Gonzalez Lopez
Irene Lopez Gonzalez

Prostitution in Postwar Japanese Cinema

Makiko Hayashi
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Constructing the Legal Profession in Modern Japan


Wonwoong Jeong
Wonwoong Jeong

The Broken Three Arrows: Abduction, Assassination, and the Dissolution of the Cold War Relations between South Korea, Japan, and the United States, 1973-1975.

Youkyung Ju
Youkyung Ju

Typological Universals of Relative Clauses with Reference to Korean as a Foreign Language


Yuko Kameda
Yuko KAMEDA

Japan as Multi-ethnic Nation: Exploring the Iconography of Ethnic Minorities in Contemporary Japan

Patrick Kilkelly
Patrick Kilkelly

How did Confucianism influence early Korean Catholicism?

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Bokyoung Kim
Bokyoung Kim

‘A Study on Monolingual Learner’s Dictionary for foreign learners’

Kyeong-Soo Kim
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Naturalizing Strategy in the Translation of Korean Fiction into English: from a pragmatic perspective


Inhyea Kim
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Preservation and Development of Korean Folk Music during Japanese Colonial Rule

Yejin Kim
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Miyoung Kim
Miyoung Kim

Modernity in Korean Literature: Based on the study of Ch’unhyang chŏn

Jaewoon Ko
Jaewoon Ko

Story-based Approach to Teaching Korean Particles: Development of Teaching-Learning Model


Yohei Koyama
Yohei Koyama

Life with radiation: ethnography of the nuclear disaster in Fukushima

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Yoon Jeong Lee
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The Discourse on Eugenics in Colonial Korea


Barbara Micyk
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The supernatural in pre-modern Japanese illustrated fiction

Forum Mithani
Forum Mithani

The representation of motherhood in Japanese print media


Kanako Miyabayashi
Kanako Miyabayashi

Corrective feedback in the teaching of Japanese case particles

Kamila Niekoreaniec
Kamila Niekoraniec

Traditional Family Ceremonies in the Royal Court of Confucian Joseon Korea


Ivan Rumanek
Ivan Rumanek

The appropriation of Noh by Joruri and Kabuki

Deborah Smith
Deborah Smith

Agency, history, and reality (hyŏnsil) in contemporary Korean literature


Sarah Son
Sarah Son

South Korean policy for North Korean defectors and nation-building on the Korean peninsula, 1996-2012

Sun Kwan Song
Sun Kwan Song

Late Joseon (16th- 19th century) Intellectual Trends: A New Look at Developments within Neo-Confucianism


Carla Tronu Montane
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Christianity in pre-modern Japan

Marie-Laure Verdier
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In Good Faith? The South Korean Christian Response to the Humanitarian Crisis in North Korea