Alumni Detail

Detailed Information
Benjamin Aaron (2020)

Education

B.A., Japanese Literature, University of Florida
M.A. (with distinction), Japanese Language and Culture, University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign

Dissertation: "To Die Not Holding a Gun, But a Paintbrush: Kazuki Yasuo and Representations of War in Postwar Japanese Art"

Biography/Additional Information

Advisor: Bert Winther-Tamaki
Research Interests: Post-WWII Japanese visual arts, trauma Studies, memory/memorialization, representation of trauma/atrocities, cultural memory, avant-garde/modernism, East-West dialectical influences

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