Asian Languages and Studies staff all understand culture in the broadest terms and have specific interests depending on our disciplinary expertise and areas of research. We study media, in particular new media, material culture, urban life, architecture and the politics of culture in the different regions and countries across Asia.
Staff working in the area:
Dr Bill Lakos PhD, Mind-ing the Ancestors and Ru-ing the Sage: an exposition, deconstruction, and review of two paradigms of Chinese culture Ancestor Worship and Confucianism.
Dr Carmencita Palermo, PhD, Balinese mask drama.
Machiko Ishikawa - In Assertion of 'Otherness' in Japan- Nakagami Kenji's Theorising the Emperor through Subaltern Burakumin Narratives.Current research
China's Futures Dr Mark Harrison.
Harrison, M, China Week on the BBC: The Media Making Knowledge and Writing History, China Media Research, 3 (1) pp. 118. ISSN 1556-889X (2007).
Harrison, M, Space, Time and Images on the Surface of China, Association for Asian Studies Annual Conference, Interarea Panels and Abstracts, Session 87: The Visual Politics of Asia: Lens-Based Images in the Modern World, March 15-18 2012, Sheraton Centre Toronto, Canada EJ (2012).
Yoshida, H, The Localisation of the Hana Yori Dango Text: Plural Modernities in East Asia, New Voices, 4 (March 11) pp. 78-99. ISSN 1833-5233 (2011).
Authorised by the Acting Head of School, Humanities
14 May, 2013