Associate Professor of Japanese
Academic Program Affiliation(s): Asian Studies, Experimental Humanities, Foreign Languages, Cultures, and Literatures, Literature
Biography:Professor Shockey’s teaching interests include modern Japanese literature, intellectual history, visual culture, media theory and history, representations of urban space, and 20th-century mass movements and political culture. He is the author of The Typographic Imagination: Reading and Writing in Japan's Age of Modern Print Media (Columbia Univ. Press, 2020). His research interests include book history and histories of reading, the economics of literary production, the politics of publishing, language reform and linguistic thought, and the aesthetics of energy infrastructure.
BA, Stanford University; MA, Waseda University, Tokyo; MA, PhD, Columbia University.