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Faculty Image Robert Tuck
Office: LA 318
Phone: (406) 243-5301
Email: robert.tuck@mso.umt.edu

 

Current Position:

Assistant Professor of Japanese

Office Hours:

Spring 2013

Tuesday and Thursday, 1:00-3:00 p.m.

Field Of Study:

19th and 20th century Japanese literature, especially Sino-Japanese poetry (kanshi) and haiku; print and electronic media, poetry as political discourse, modes of literary education and pedagogy; 19th century Sino-Japanese relations.

Courses:

JPNS 101        Elementary Japanese I                                                        (Fall 2013)

JPNS 391        Special Topics: Postwar Japanese Manga, Fiction and Film   (Fall 2013)

JPNS 411        Modern Japanese Writers and Thinkers                                 (Fall 2013)     

JPNS 102        Elementary Japanese II                                                        (Spring 2013)

Education:

Ph.D., Modern Japanese Literature, Columbia University (2012)

M.A., Modern Japanese Literature, Waseda University (2009)

M.A., Modern Japanese Literature, Columbia University (2007)

M.A., Oriental Studies (Japanese), Wadham College, Oxford University (B.A. 2002, M.A. conferred 2007)

Professional Experience:

Co-ordinator for International Relations, Shiogama City, Miyagi Prefecture (2003-2005)

Selected Publications:

“Telling the Cuckoo Not to Sing: Masaoka Shiki, Censorship, and Haiku as Public Discourse” in Tomi Suzuki, Hirokazu Toeda, Hikari Hori, Kazushige Munakata, eds., Censorship, Media and Literary Culture in Japan: From Edo to Postwar (Tokyo: Shin’yôsha, 2012)