(Last updated : 2021-03-22 11:16:24)
  Majima Ayu
   Department   Undergraduate School  , School of Global Japanese Studies
   Position   Senior Assistant Professor
■ Books and Papers
1. 2021/03 Article An Examination of Shoe Removal and the Myth of Cleanliness: A Study of Slippers and Sanitation Management in Public Spaces in Japan  pp.57-76 (Single) 
2. 2012 Article Ayu MAJIMA “Eating Meat, Seeking Modernity: Food and Imperialism in Late Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Century Japan.” (republication) In Critical Readings on Food in East Asia edited by K.J. Cwiertka. Pp. 95-121. Leiden: Brill. 2012  pp.95-121 (Single) 
3. 2012 Article Ayu MAJIMA “Skin Color Melancholy in Modern Japan: Japanese Male Elites and Racial Experiences Abroad: 1880s to 1950s” in Race and Racism in Modern Asia: Western Constructions and Eastern Reactions edited by Rotem Kowner and Walter Demel. Pp.391-410. Leiden: Brill. 2012  pp.391-410 (Single) 
■ Conference Presentations
1. “The Chrysanthemum and the Foot: Civilization, Cleanliness and Shame in Modern Japan” (Harvard Japan Forum,)
2. 2010/05 The Paradox of Cleanliness?: The Stigma of Athlete’s foot and Shame Issues in Japan”, (6th East Asian Public Health Symposium,)
3. 2003/06 「Are Japanese ugly?: The Paradoxical Discourse on Body and "Beauty" among Male Intellectuals in Early 20th Century Japan」 (Asian Studies Conference Japan)
■ Career History
1. 2015/04~ Meiji University School of Global Japanese Studies
2. 2013/08~ Associate in Research
3. 2010/12~2011/03 International Christian University Graduate School of Arts and Science Adjunct Lecturer
4. 2009/12~2010/03 International Christian University College of Liberal Arts Adjunct Lecturer
5. 2009/08~2013/07 Harvard University Department of Anthropology Associate
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■ Major Subjects
Japanese Representational Arts A/B
■ Current Specialized Field
History of thought, Japanese literature, Japanese history, Cultural anthropology and folklore, Family and consumer sciences, and culture and living, Social psychology, Area studies, Gender studies, Others 
■ KAKENHI Researcher Number
40468559
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