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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

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


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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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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Translation, Ideology and National Identity in the Liberation Period of Korea (1948-1953)

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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Laura Lopez Aira
Laura Lopez Aira

Narrating the Korean 'other' in contemporary Japanese TV dramas

Forum Mithani
Forum Mithani

Challenging the Two-Parent Norm? Single Mothers in Japanese Visual Media


Kanako Miyabayashi
Kanako Miyabayashi

Corrective feedback in the teaching of Japanese case particles

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