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Noriko Aso

Noriko Aso

East Asian Studies Program Director, Associate Professor

History Department

Areas of expertise: History, Asian Studies, Pacific Rim, Cultural Studies, Gender Studies, Visual Culture, Popular Culture, Youth Studies


Biography, Education and Training

Ph.D., Dissertation: "New Illusions: The Emergence of a Discourse on Traditional Japanese Arts and Crafts, 1868-1945," University of Chicago, 1997 M.A., Thesis: "Object Lessons: the Museological Practices of Edward S. Morse and Yanagi Sôetsu," University of Chicago, 1991 Inter-University Center for Japanese Language Studies, 1988-1989 B.A., Yale University (Summa cum laude), Yale University, 1983-1987

Eileen Zurbriggen

Eileen Zurbriggen

Distinguished Professor

Psychology Department

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Allison Arteaga Soergel

Public Information Representative, Division of Social Sciences

asoergel@ucsc.edu

831-459-4399


Areas of expertise: Social Psychology, Women's Studies, Violence and Violence Prevention, Social Justice, Sexuality, Feminist Studies, Sexism and Gender Bias, Gender Studies, Mass Media, Popular Culture


Biography, Education and Training

M.A., Ph.D., University of Michigan B.S., M.S., Michigan State University

Susan Gillman

Susan Gillman

Distinguished Professor

Literature Department

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Susan Gillman


Areas of expertise: Literature, African American / Black Studies, American Studies, Race, US History, Slavery, Ocean Studies, Language and Linguistics, Popular Culture, Atlantic World


Biography, Education and Training

I am a scholar of race and slavery in the United States, the Americas, and beyond. From my usual base in the nineteenth century, I approach the study of national literatures and cultures from a “worlded” perspective developed by the cluster in World Literature and Cultural Studies at UCSC. My first book – focusing on Mark Twain’s lifelong interest in identity and imposture - explores his engagement with the changing systems of racial classification in the late nineteenth-... more »


Areas of expertise: Race, Fiction, Popular Culture, Performance


Biography, Education and Training

  Margo Hendricks is the author of Race and Romance: Coloring the Past (ACMRS 2022). Her current project is From Cotton Fields to Shakespeare’s Negress: An Academic Memoir. . . of sorts. With Patricia Parker, Margo is co-editor of Women, Race and Writing in the Early Modern Period (1994), Under the pen name Elysabeth Grace, Margo writes romance fiction. Her recent academic essays appear in New Literary History and the Journal for Popular Romance Studies.  

Mary Kathleen  Foley

Mary Kathleen Foley

Professor, Artsbridge Director, Pavel Machotka Chair

Arts Division, Theater Arts Department, Porter College

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Kathy Foley

Professor

foley@ucsc.edu

831-459-4189


Areas of expertise: Theater, Asian Music, Asian Studies, Direction (Theater), Folklore, South Asian Studies, Gamelan, Popular Culture, Dance


Biography, Education and Training

Kathy Foley is a professor of Theatre Arts  and editor of Asian Theatre Journal with expertise in Asian theatre, performance, masks, puppetry and object theatre. She curates exhibitions of Asian masks and puppets. Performs Sundanese Wayang Golek internationally and has taught at Chulalongkorn University (Bangkok), Yonsei University (Seoul), University of Malaya (Kuala Lumpur), and University of Hawai'i (Manoa), as well as UCSC. She serves on the board of UNIMA (Union International de la Mar... more »


Areas of expertise: History, Italian Studies, Renaissance Studies, Popular Culture, Urban studies, Middle Ages


Biography, Education and Training

Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley

Ben Leeds Carson

Ben Leeds Carson

Professor, Music Department, Director, Graduate Studies in Music, Director, Creative Technologies

Music Department

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Ben Leeds Carson

Professor, Director

blc@ucsc.edu


Areas of expertise: Music Composition, Experimental Music, Improvisation, Perception, Popular Culture, Feminist Theory, Psychoanalysis


Biography, Education and Training

Ben Carson is a composer and theorist specializing in perception studies and popular culture studies in music. His music is available on Sideband Records, Centaur Records, Albany Records, and on other labels, and has been performed throughout the US and at international festivals, including "June in Buffalo," Gerngesehen (Köln), New England Conservatory's Summer Institute for the Contemporary Piano, at the Smithsonian, Blurred Edges in Hamburg, and at REDCAT in LA, where crit... more »

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