Wakako Suzuki

Assistant Professor of Japanese

Suzuki, Wakako
Office: Seymour 105 (Warden's Hall)
Phone: 845-758-6822
E-mail: wsuzuki@bard.edu 

Academic Program Affiliation(s): Foreign Languages, Cultures, and Literatures, Asian Studies

B.A., Rikkyo University, M.A., Columbia University, M.A., Stanford University, Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles. Her scholarly interests in Japanese literature range from childhood memories, children’s literature, women’s writing, and literary criticism in 19th-and 20th-century Japan. Teaching interests include gender & sexuality in Japanese literature, Japanese folklore, popular culture, and translation. Publication includes “On the Present Reception of Yokomitsu’s Work in North America—From the Perspective of Shanghai Discussed in the Classroom,” and “Youth,” both in Yokomichi Riichi Studies, and “Sacred or Profane? Representing War Orphans in the Post-war Occupation of Japan: Ishikawa Jun’s The Jesus of the Ruins” in Japan Studies Association Journal, vol. 16, 2018.