Author Jennifer Robertson

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About Jennifer Robertson

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Jennifer Robertson is Professor Emeritus (as of January 2020), Department of Anthropology and Art History, and Penny W. College of Art and Design at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. She is also an associate professor in the Departments of Anthropology and Japanese Studies, University of Washington, Seattle. Robertson received her Ph.D. in Anthropology from Cornell University in 1985, where she also received her BA. in Art History in 1975. She has been an Invited Fellow at Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin (1996-1997) and an Invited Fellow at the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation (2011-2012). ACLS, SSRC, NEH, Japan Foundation, Abé Foundation, Wenner Gren, and Fulbright are among her other fellowships. Robertson is the creator and general editor of COLONIALISMS, a book series (now closed) from University of California Press. Books in the series explore the historical realities, current significance, and future ramifications of imperial practices with origins and borders outside the "West". Previously she worked as editor of Critical Asian Studies in Japan and is now a member of the editorial board (http://criticalasianstudies.org). Her seven books and more than eighty articles and chapters cover a wide range of topics ranging from the seventeenth century to the present, including social reform movements and religion, agrarianism, systems and ideologies of gender and sexuality, mass and popular culture, nostalgia and globalization, Japan's place in anthropology , sex and suicide, theater and performance, votive and folk arts, imperialism and colonialism, eugenics and bioethics, technology and robotics. Her publications have been translated into German, Finnish, French, Hebrew, Japanese and Spanish. She taught graduate and undergraduate courses in anthropological history, theories, and methods; Non-Western Colonies; Art, Identity, and Anthropology; Bio art. photo-based ethnography-robot interaction of mass and popular cultures; Ethnic diversity in Japan; gender, gender and gender; Japanese culture and society, among other topics. Robertson is currently researching, writing and editing articles on the cultural history of Japanese eugenics. art, science and technology; sex and gender systems; Human-robot interfaces in Japan and elsewhere; and biomimetics. Her most recent book is Robo sapiens japanicus: Robots, Gender, Family and the Nation (University of California Press, 2018); Japanese edition is coming. Although her primary specialty is Japan, where she has lived for over two decades, Robertson has also worked in Sri Lanka (1982-1992) and since 1997 has also been working in Israel. In addition to her academic work, she makes collages, watercolors, serigraphs, ceramics, and oil paintings.

A Companion to the Anthropology of Japan
A Companion to the Anthropology of Japan
Anthropology
4.3
1272
English
Social sciences
A Companion to the Anthropology of Japan book pdf by Jennifer Robertson
Same-Sex Cultures and Sexualities: An Anthropological Reader
Same-Sex Cultures and Sexualities: An Anthropological Reader
Anthropology
4.3
1101
English
Social sciences
Same-Sex Cultures and Sexualities: An Anthropological Reader book pdf by Jennifer Robertson
Native and Newcomer: Making and Remaking a Japanese City
Native and Newcomer: Making and Remaking a Japanese City
Demography
4.3
817
English
Social sciences
Native and Newcomer: Making and Remaking a Japanese City book pdf by Jennifer Robertson
The Psychology of Green Organizations
The Psychology of Green Organizations
psychology
4.3
1308
English
Social sciences
The Psychology of Green Organizations book pdf by Jennifer Robertson
Robo sapiens japanicus: Robots, Gender, Family, and the Japanese Nation
Robo sapiens japanicus: Robots, Gender, Family, and the Japanese Nation
Sociology
4.3
1017
English
Social sciences
Robo sapiens japanicus: Robots, Gender, Family, and the Japanese Nation book pdf by Jennifer Robertson