Amanda Weiss

Visiting Assistant Professor

Member Of:
  • School of Modern Languages
Office Location:
Swann 314
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Overview

Amanda Weiss is Visiting Assistant Professor of Japanese at Georgia Institute of Technology. Prior to her work at Georgia Tech, Amanda taught courses on East Asian media and society at Earlham College, Emory University, and Rikkyo University in Tokyo. She is currently completing her first book, Han Heroes and Yamato Warriors: Competing Masculinities in East Asian War Cinema, and starting a second project on contemporary Japanese remembrance of Manchukuo.

Education:
  • University of Tokyo, Ph.D. Information Studies
  • Cambridge University, M.Phil. Chinese
  • University of Southern California, B.A. Film Production and Chinese
Awards and
Distinctions:
  • Fulbright Grant (China) 2006-2007
Areas of
Expertise:
  • Chinese Cinema
  • Collective Memory
  • Cultural Studies
  • Film Studies
  • Japanese Cinema
  • Media Studies
  • Transnational Film
Interests
Research Fields:
  • Chinese
  • Japanese
  • Literary and Cultural Studies
  • Media Studies
Geographic
Focuses:
  • Asia (East)
Issues:
  • Gender
  • Cinema Studies
  • East-Asian Studies
  • History and Memory
  • Literature
  • Media
  • Television Studies
Courses
  • JAPN-2002: Intermediate Japanese II
  • JAPN-3001: Advanced Japanese I
  • JAPN-3691: Tech & Scientific Japn
  • JAPN-3693: Japan Today
  • JAPN-4113: Adv Reading & Listening
  • JAPN-4173: Anime: Culture&Society
  • JAPN-4183: JAPN Cul/Soc Thru Songs
  • JAPN-6183: Songs: Culture & Society
All Publications

Journal Articles