Talks & Lectures


“Norakuro and Friends: The Rise, Fall, and Triumph of Children’s Manga, 1916-1957.” Lecture at Baruch College Manga Symposium: Untold History of Japanese Comics, New York City, April 2019.


“Dual Legacies: MAVO, Manga, and the Avant-Garde in Interwar Japan.” Lecture Sophia University Institute of Comparative Culture, Tokyo, June 2018.


“The Origins of Japanese Comics, 1905-28.” Talk for the Asian Art and Visual Cultures Working Group at UC Berkeley,  May 2016.


“A Space for the Imagination: Tales and Tropes in Manga, Anime, and Pop Culture.” Lecture at the Asian Art Museum for the UC Berkeley History-Social Science Project, San Francisco, July 2014.