Mitsuyo WADA-MARCIANO

Academic Staff

Mitsuyo WADA-MARCIANO

Position

Professor
Focus Advisor VMC

Contact Information

TBA

Kyoto University
Graduate School of Letters
Yoshida honmachi, Sakyō-ku
Kyoto 606-8501
Room: TBA

By appointment only.

Mitsuyo teaches the introductory lecture for Transcultural Studies and visual culture seminars. She is specialized in Japanese and East Asian cinemas with focus on digital media, disaster film, eco-cinema, and post-colonial cinema in cases of Japan, Taiwan, and Korea.

Ph.D. in Film Studies, The University of Iowa
M.A. in Cinema Studies, New York University

Post-Fukushima Visual Culture, Zainichi Representations in Moving Image, Memory in Cinema, Post-Colonial Taiwanese/Japanese Visual Culture.

Transculturality, Digital Cinema, Cinematic Memory, Zainichi, Post-Colonial Taiwan, Ecology, Anti-Nuclear Cinema

Mitsuyo Wada-Marciano’s research interests are Japanese cinema, especially its relationship to the post-Fukushima Japanese society, the impact of digital technology on cinema, and East Asian cinemas in global culture.  She is the author of Nippon Modern: Japanese Cinema of the 1920s and 1930s (University of Hawai’i Press, 2008); the Japanese translation was published by Nagoya University Press in 2009; and Japanese Cinema in the Digital Age (University of Hawai‘i Press, 2012); the Japanese translation was published by Nagoya University Press in 2010.  She is also the editor of “Sengo” Nihon eiga-ron: 1950 nendai eiga kara mieru genzai [Viewing “Postwar” in the 1950s Japanese Cinema] (Tokyo: Seikyusha, 2012) and the co-editor of Horror to the Extreme: Changing Boundaries in Asian Cinema (Hong Kong University Press, 2009).   She was a researcher at the International Center for Japanese Cultural Studies (Kyoto) for 2016-17 and conducted her research for her new book project, No Nuke: “Voices” of Videographers.

2014 – Present
Professor of Film Studies in School for Studies in Art and Culture, Carleton University (Ottawa, Canada)

2013, 2015, 2016
Visiting Professor, Graduate School of Letters, Kyoto University (Kyoto, Japan)

2009 – 2014
Associate Professor of Film Studies in School for Studies in Art and Culture, Carleton University (Ottawa, Canada)

2002 – 2009
Assistant Professor of Film Studies in School for Studies in Art and Culture, Carleton University (Ottawa, Canada)

2000 – 2002
Assistant Professor of Film Studies in Department of German, Russian, and Asian Languages and Literatures, Tufts University (Boston, USA)

[1] Wada-Marciano, M. 2018. No Nuke: Eizo-sakka tachi no koe” [No Nuke: “Voices” of Videographers]. Nagoya: Nagoya University Press.

[2] Wada-Marciano, M. 2012. Japanese Cinema in the Digital Age. Honolulu: University of Hawai‘i Press.

[3] Wada-Marciano, M. (eds). 2012. Sengo” Nihon eiga-ron: 1950 nendai eiga kara mieru genzai [Viewing “Postwar” in the 1950s Japanese Cinema]. Tokyo: Seikyusha.

[4] Wada-Marciano, M. 2010. Degiraru jidai no Nihon eiga: Atarashii eiga no tameni [Japanese Cinema in the Digital Age: For the New Cinema]. Nagoya, Japan: Nagoya University Press.

[5] Wada-Marciano, M. 2009. Nippon modan: Nihon eiga 1920-1930-nendai [Nippon Modern: Japanese Cinema of the 1920s and 1930s]. Nagoya: Nagoya University Press.

[6] Wada-Marciano, M., Choi, J. (eds). 2009. Horror to the Extreme: Changing Boundaries in Asian Cinema. Hong Kong: Hong Kong University Press.

[7] Wada-Marciano, M. (eds). 2009. Unfinished Business: The Endless Postwar in Japanese Cinema and Visual Culture. Special Issue of Review of Japanese Culture and Society. Vol. XXI.

[8] Wada-Marciano, M. (eds). 2009. Contemporary Japanese Cinema in Transition. Special Issue of Canadian Journal of Film Studies. 18.1.

[9] Wada-Marciano, M. 2008. Nippon Modern: Japanese Cinema of the 1920s and 1930s. Honolulu: University of Hawai‘i Press.

Fall Term 2018

Transcultural Asian Cinema (VMC).
Ecocinema (VMC).

Spring Term 2018

Introduction to Transcultural Studies (KBR/SEG/VMC).