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Satoko Shimazaki

Assistant Professor of East Asian Languages and Cultures

Contact Information
Phone: (213) 740-3709
Office: THH 372



Ph.D. Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures, Columbia University, 5/2009

Academic Appointment, Affiliation, and Employment History

Assistant Professor, University of Southern California, 08/2012-  
Assistant Professor, University of Colorado, Boulder, 01/2009-05/2012  

Description of Research

Research Specialties

Early modern Japanese theater and literature; print and visual culture; text and performance; gender representations in Kabuki

Affiliations with Research Centers, Labs, and Other Institutions

Tsubouchi Memorial Theater Museum, Waseda University, Guest Researcher



Satoko Shimazaki and Keller Kimbrough (Ed.). (2011). Publishing the Stage: Print and Performance in Early Modern Japan. Boulder, CO: University of Colorado Center for Asian Studies.

Journal Article

Shimazaki, S. (2011). The End of the ‘World’: Tsuruya Nanboku IV’s Female Ghosts and Late Tokugawa Kabuki. Monumenta Nipponica. Vol. 66 (no.2), pp. 209-246.
Shimazaki, S. (2008). The Ghost of Oiwa in Actor Prints: Confronting Disfigurement. Impressions: The Journal of the Japanese Art Society of America. Vol. 29, pp. 76-97.
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