University of Oregon (USA) and
University of Tokyo (Japan)
Emily COLE is a PhD candidate in History at the University of Oregon, and is a visiting researcher at the University of Tokyo on a Fulbright Scholarship for the 2018-2019 academic year. Her research focuses on photography during the Allied Occupation of Japan (1945-1952), focusing specifically on how wartime memory and the Occupation itself impacted photographic trends, as well as the role photography played in reconstructions of Japanese cultural identity in the postwar period. Her research has been supported by the Fulbright Program, the 20th Century Japan Research Awards, the Terasaki Grant, the Foreign Language Area Scholarship, and the University of Oregon’s History Department & Center for Asian and Pacific Studies.
Participation in MUTUAL IMAGES RESEARCH ASSOCIATION events
MUTUAL IMAGES 7th International Worskhop (2019):
"Photographic Encounters during the Allied Occupation of Japan"