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Yoshikuni Igarashi

Office: 242 Buttrick
Phone: 615-322-3334

Professor of History

Professor Igarashi is a specialist in modern Japanese cultural studies.  The radical transformation of Japanese society in the late 1960s and the 1970s has been the focus of his recent research. His recent publications include: "Joe & Hyūma: tōsō no jidai no hīrō tachi" ("Counter Culture for Sale: Kajiwara Ikki's Manga Heroes in the Age of Mass Consumption.") Cultures/Critiques, no. 1 (2009): 1-32, and "Tsuge Yoshiharu and postwar Japan: travel, memory and nostalgia" in Mecademia 6: The Force of Reception, forthcoming.