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Richard Calichman

Professor of Japanese Studies


Division of Humanities and the Arts


Foreign Languages & Literatures

Affiliated Departments

Asian Studies


NAC 6/330

p: 2126506731


  • Profile

    Richard F. Calichman, Ph.D., Cornell University. Professor of Japanese Studies and Director of Asian Studies. His scholarly interests focus on modern Japanese literature, philosophy, and intellectual history. Publications include Takeuchi Yoshimi: Displacing the West (2004), What is Modernity?: Writings of Takeuchi Yoshimi (2005), Contemporary Japanese Thought (2005), Overcoming Modernity: Cultural Identity in Wartime Japan (2008), Philosophy and the Political in Wartime Japan, 1931-1945 (2009), The Politics of Culture: Around the Work of Naoki Sakai (2010), and The Frontier Within: Selected Writings of Abe Kōbō (2013).
  • Education

    Ph.D., Cornell University

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