Kirsten Cather researches and teaches modern Japanese literature and film at University of Texas at Austin. She is the author of The Art of Censorship in Postwar Japan (2012). Her current book project, “Scripting Suicide,” looks at how suicide has been scripted in modern Japan through a variety of iconic representations.
Tsung-yi Michelle Huang is currently an associate professor in the Department of Cultural and Religious Studies at the Chinese University of Hong Kong and the Department of Geography at the National Taiwan University. She is the author of Walking between Slums and Skyscrapers: Illusions of Open Space in Hong Kong, Tokyo, and Shanghai (2004) and Articulating New Cultural Identities: Self-Writing of East Asian Global City-Regions (Chinese) (2008).
Miyo Inoue is a PhD student in the East Asian Languages and Cultures Department at the University of California, Berkeley, focusing on Japanese film and literature. Her research interests include media representations of social movements in 1960s and 1970s Japan.
Aaron Kerner is Associate Professor and has taught in the Department of Cinema, San Francisco State University, since 2003. He was the recipient of an NEA grant for his exhibition Reconstructing Memories (2006). He has published Film and the Holocaust (2011), a chapter on Kurosawa’s Rashomon in Film Analysis (2013), and “Gojira’s Bones,” in Traumatic Affect (2013). [End Page 931]
Cheehyung Harrison Kim is Korea Foundation assistant professor of history at the University of Missouri’s Department of History.
Chi-she Li teaches in the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures, National Taiwan University. His research interests include cultural globalization and the novel. He has published studies on neoliberalism, late Victorian fiction, cosmopolitanism, and East-Asian cinema.
Laikwan Pang is a professor in the Department of Cultural and Religious Studies at The Chinese University of Hong Kong.
Ken Yoshida is assistant professor of the Global Arts Studies Program at the University of California, Merced. [End Page 932]