(Last updated : 2022-12-11 13:31:36)
  Majima Ayu
   Department   Undergraduate School  , School of Global Japanese Studies
   Position   Associate Professor
■ Books and Papers
1. 2023/03 Article Athlete’s Foot As the Paradox of Cleanliness in Japan:
Focusing on the Relationship between Tinea Pedis and Lifestyle in the 1990s Journal of Popular Culture Association of Japan pp.1-10 (Single) 
2. 2022/12 Article Representations of Slippers and Salarymen in Postwar Japan
Clues from Corporate Life such as Holiday Parties, Company Trips, and Sandals in the Office The Bulletin of Arts and Sciences Meiji University pp.135-163 (Single) 
3. 2022/10 Article An Overview of Slippers in Modern Japan: A Perspective on Japanization in the Context of Westernization The Japan Association of Comparative Culture pp.137-149 (Single) 
4. 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) 
5. 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) 
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■ 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 
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