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Elaine Tashiro Gerbert

Humanities - East Asian Languages & Cultures, Center for East Asian Studies
Associate Professor
Primary office:
785.864.9127
Wescoe Hall, 2101
University of Kansas
1445 Jayhawk Boulevard
Lawrence, KS 66045-7590
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Summary

Modern Japanese literature, play in Japan, translation, Japanese language pedagogy

Teaching Interests

  • Modern Japanese language
  • Modern Japanese literature
  • Play as a conceptual tool for studying Japanese culture
  • Education in Japan
  • Translation (Jpn to Eng)

Research Interests

  • Literature in interwar Japan
  • The culture of play in Japan
  • Visual culture in Japan
  • Humor and laughter in Japan
  • Education in Japan

Service

Undergraduate Coordinator, EALC; Study Abroad in Japan advisor (EALC)


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