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HOSOKAWA Shūhei

HOSOKAWA Shūhei

  • Specialized Field(s)
    Musicology, Japanese-Brazilian cultural history
  • Current Research Themes
    I pursue contact with Western musical culture from the end of the Tokugawa period to the end of World War II comprehensively, focusing on such topics as instruments, types and locations of performances, technology and media, dance and film, industrialization, and ultranationalism.
  • Keywords for Research
    modernization, popular music, popular culture, Japanese immigratioin
Education
  • 1978
    B.A, University of Tokyo
  • 1982
    M.A, Tokyo National of Fine Arts and Music
  • 1989
    Ph.D, Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music
Professional Experience
  • 1988
    Assistant, Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music
  • 1995
    Toyota visiting Professor, Center for Japanese Studies, University of Michigan
  • 1996
    Associate Professor, Tokyo Insitute of Technology
  • 2004
    Associate Professor, International Research Center for Japanese Studies
  • 2006
    Professor, International Research Center for Japanese Studies
Degree(s)
  • 1989
    Ph.D, Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music
Current Research Themes (Movie)
Achievements
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Books
Articles
  • “Key Tunes at the Heart of Japan’s Jazz Age: Americanism and its Indigenization,” Situations 9:1, 2016, pp.49-64
  • “Sketches of Silent Film Sound in Japan: Theatrical Functions of Ballyhoo, Orchestras, and Kabuki Ensembles,” The Oxford Handbook of Japanese Cinema, Oxford, 2014
  • “The Swinging Phonograph in a Hot Teahouse: Sound Technology and the Emergence of the Jazz Community in Prewar Japan,” Sound, Space and Sociality in Modern Japan, Routledge, London and New York, 2014, pp.108-126  (translation of Joseph D. Hankins and Carolyn S. Stevens (eds.), )
Academic Society Membership
  • The Japanese Association for the Study of Popular Music