Aaron Gerow

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Professor of Film Studies and East Asian Languages & Literatures; Acting Chair, Council on East Asian Studies (Spring 2017); DGS, East Asian Languages & Literatures
203-432-7082
Address: 
320 York St, Room 311, New Haven, CT 06511
Areas of interest : 
Film Studies; Japanese Modern Literature; Japanese Popular Culture; Japanese Television and Televisual Spectatorship; Japanese Film History and Recent Japanese Cinema
Region: 
Japan

Courses

EALL 281, FILM 304

Japanese Cinema and Its Others

Critical inquiry into the myth of a homogeneous Japan through analysis of how Japanese film and media historically represents “others” of different races, ethnicities, nationalities, genders, and sexualities, including blacks, ethnic Koreans, Okinawans, Ainu, undocumented immigrants, LGBT minorities, the disabled, youth, and monstrous others like ghosts.

Term: Fall 2016
Day/Time: T,Th 11.35 AM - 12.50 PM Screenings W 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
EALL 581, FILM 873

Japanese Cinema and Its Others

A critical inquiry into the myth of a homogeneous Japan through analyzing how Japanese film and media historically represent “others” of different races, ethnicities, nationalities, genders, and sexualities, including blacks, ethnic Koreans, Okinawans, Ainu, undocu­mented immigrants, LGBT minorities, the disabled, youth, and “monstrous” others like ghosts.

Term: Fall 2016
Day/Time: T, Th 11:35 AM - 12:50 PM, Day/Time: Screenings W 6:30 PM
EALL 872, FILM 880

Theories of Popular Culture in Japan: Television

Exploration of postwar theories of popular culture and subculture in Japan, particularly focusing on the intellectual debates over television and new media.

Term: Spring 2017
Day/Time: M 1:30 PM - 3:20 PM, Day/Time: Screenings HTBA