Women and Gender Studies Lecture Series: Daniel O'Neill

Wednesday, November 16, 2016, 12:30 pm to 2:00 pm
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Daniel O'Neill, associate professor of East Asian languages and cultures at University of California, Berkeley, discusses "Slow Cinema and Disaster's Double Exposure." He teaches courses in Meiji print culture and literature, Taisho aesthetics and postwar intellectual history and popular culture. His research interests include the novel in comparative perspective, global modernisms and critical theory (particularly in relation to affect and aesthetics). Free.
Humanities Building, Room 119
Women and Gender Studies Department
Lisa Tresca
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O’Neill’s publications include a study of Mori Ôgai and the bildungsroman (Japan Forum, 2006), an analysis of Natsume Sôseki’s theory of tragic pleasure (Discourse, 2008) and a book chapter on the memories of moving bodies in Tsai Ming-liang’s Goodbye Dragon Inn (I.B. Tauris, 2009). He is completing a book titled Ghostly Remains: Affect and the Afterlife of Reading in Modern Japan. He completed his Ph.D. from Yale University in Japanese literature in 2002.


Daniel O’Neill