Michael Bourdaghs

East Asian Languages and Civilizations

Michael Bourdaghs is Professor in Modern Japanese Literature and Chair in the Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations. His research interests include modern Japanese literature, culture, and intellectual history, as well as popular music and literary and critical theory in Japan. He is the author of The Dawn That Never Comes: Shimazaki Toson and Japanese Nationalism (Columbia University Press, 2003) and Sayonara Amerika, Sayonara Nippon: A Geopolitical Pre-History of J-Pop (Columbia University Press, 2012).