- Professor of Japanese
Ann Sherif (Professor, East Asian Studies) has a PhD in Japanese Literature from the University of Michigan. Her publications include Japan’s Cold War: Literature, Media, and the Law (Columbia University Press). Sherif’s current book project focuses on independent and regional publishers and literature in Japan, 1917-1990, with a particular focus on the print and visual cultures of Hiroshima. At Oberlin, Sherif teaches a First-Year Seminar on “Nature & Environment in East Asia” and is member of the Environmental Studies Committee, the Book Studies Concentration Committee. She coordinates the Green Legacy Hiroshima Initiative at Oberlin.
Modern Japanese literature
Japanese language and literature, modern Japanese literature, Japanese cinema, gender