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Professor of Japanese Studies
Division of Humanities and the ArtsDepartment
Foreign Languages & LiteraturesAffiliated Departments
ProfileRichard 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).
Ph.D., Cornell University