Stephen Poland

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Lecturer in East Asian Languages & Literatures (August 2017 - June 2019)
Areas of interest : 
Literature and Cinema in 20th Century East Asia
China, Japan, Korea, Transregional

Stephen Poland received his Ph.D. in Modern Japanese Literature from Yale University in 2016, previously earning an M.A. at the University of Washington and B.A. in Philosophy at Grinnell College. He works on literature and cinema in 20th century East Asia, focusing on how shifting problems of empire and nation, community and subjectivity are worked through by these two important cultural industries of capitalist modernity.