Carol Gluck

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Carol Gluck

"Professor Gluck's research and teaching interests are modern Japan , from the late nineteenth century to the present, international history, and history writing in Asia and the West. Her courses cover topics such as World War II in history and memory, “Telling the Twentieth Century,” and “Ideas and Society in Modern Japan , 1600-present.”

"Her past publications include Japan's Modern Myths: Ideology in the Late Meiji Period (Princeton, 1985), Showa: the Japan of Hirohito (Norton 1992), and a volume co-edited with Ainslee Embree, Asia in Western and World History:A Guide for Teaching (Sharpe, 1997). She contributed to a book on U.S.-Japan relations in Japanese, is preparing a volume of her Japanese essays to be published by Iwanami, and is completing her book “Past Obsessions: War and Memory in the Twentieth Century” for Columbia University Press. Among recent articles are “The End of the Postwar: Japan at the Turn of the Millennium” in Jeffrey K. Olick, (ed.), States of Memory (Duke University Press, 2003), and “11.Septembre: guerre et télévision au XXI siècle,” Annales (Jan-Feb 2003).

"She was honored with the Japan-United States Fulbright Program 50th Anniversary Distinguished Scholar Award in 2002 and election to the American Philosophical Society in 2003. Current activities include the National Coalition on Asian and International Studies in the Schools, the board of trustees of Asia Society, and the board of directors of the Japan Society.

"She directs Expanding East Asian Studies (ExEAS)(see below), a program funded by a $2 million grant from the Freeman Foundation, and chairs the WEAI publications program, working with Madge Huntington and others, to produce three series ( Studies of the Weatherhead East Asian Institute, Weatherhead Books on Asia, and Asia Perspectives).

"She received her B.A. from Wellesley in 1962 and her Ph.D. from Columbia in 1977. She joined the Columbia faculty in 1975." [1]

External links

  • "Carol Gluck", (Biographical note), Undated, Accessed June 2007.