William Carroll, PhD

Assistant Professor, Faculty of Arts - East Asian Studies Dept

Pronouns: He/him/his


Assistant Professor, Faculty of Arts - East Asian Studies Dept
3-37 Pembina Hall
8921 - 116 St NW
Edmonton AB
T6G 2H8


Area of Study / Keywords

Modern and Contemporary Japanese Culture Visual Arts and Media in Japan East Asian Cinema


EASIA 461 - Occult Cinephilia: Contemporary Japanese Horror in Film

Seminar on the horror genre in Japan since the 1990s. Readings focus on translated writings by prominent Japanese filmmakers, critics, and theorists associated with J-horror, viewings include canonical J-horror films as well as locally influential television and video work, and international horror films that J-horror filmmakers write about. Prerequisite: EASIA 101 or FS 100

EASIA 599 - Directed Reading in East Asian Studies

May be repeated for credit when course content differs. Prerequisite: Consent of Department.

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Columbia University Press. 2022 July;

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Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Asian History. 2022 March; 10.1093/acrefore/9780190277727.013.667

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Japanese Horror Culture Critical Essays on Film, Literature, Anime, Video Games. 2021 November;

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Concentric: Literary and Cultural Studies. 2020 March; 46 (1):57-78 10.6240/concentric.lit.202003_46(1).0004

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Cinéma&Cie. 2019 August; 19 (32):15-26

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Journal of Japanese and Korean Cinema. 2018 March; 10 (1):47-60 10.1080/17564905.2018.1450471

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