The Japan-in-Asia Cultural Studies Program
Undergraduate School and Graduate School of Humanities, Nagoya University


We are a dynamic and diverse group of mostly younger scholars. We look forward to working with you both in and out of the classroom to make your experience at Nagoya University a pleasant, trouble-free, and rewarding one.

Core Faculty

Nathan HOPSON (Associate Professor, Modern Japanese History)
Kristina IWATA-WEICKGENANNT (Associate Professor, Modern Japanese Literature)

Woojeong JOO (Film and Media Studies, East Asian Popular Culture)
MA Ran (Associate Professor, Cinema Studies)

Associate Faculty

Hideaki FUJIKI (Professor, Cinema Studies)
Yoshitaka HIBI (Associate Professor, Modern Japanese Literature)
Yasuhira (Yahei) KANAYAMA (Professor, Philosophy)
Ken MACHIDA (Professor, Linguistics)
Eiko YASUI (Assistant Professor, Communication Studies)