Japan Studies Working Group


The Japan Studies Working Group at Brandeis primarily consists of graduate students and faculty concentrating on the academic study of Japan. Our members are:

  • Claire Alexander
  • Amanda Driver (Graduate student - Cultural Production) popular religion; popular culture; politics of memory; minorities in Japan
  • Matthew Fraleigh
  • Nadia Hemady
  • Alessandra Sabelli (Graduate student - Cultural Production) science, popular culture; entertainment; Japan-Korea relations.
  • Ellen Schattschneider (Associate Professor of Anthropology) Popular religion,asceticism and spirit mediumship; landscape and memory; gender and power; war and violence; Japan and the Pacific War.
  • Angela Stroupe

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