Field: Japanese Literature
Advisor: Tomi Suzuki
Before joining Columbia University, Yuki received her B.A. in Comparative Japanese Studies from the University of Tokyo and her M.A. in Russian literature from Saint Petersburg State University (Russia). Her M.A. thesis (2015) addressed the interplay of the documentary and the fictional in 20th century postwar literary imagination in Russia and Japan. Her current research interests include the intersection of intellectual history and literature in 20th century Japan, focusing on the problematics of fiction in modern Japanese literary and intellectual discourse.