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Woojeong Joo

Woojeong Joo is an assistant professor at Graduate School of Humanities, Nagoya University, Japan. His first monograph, The Cinema of Ozu Yasujiro: Histories of the Everyday (2017), reexamines Ozu’s films through sociohistorical analysis of the modern everyday life in Japan. His current research investigates the early discursive history of sound and visual media in East Asia, with an emphasis on the development of the talkie films in Japan and colonial Korea in terms of technology, culture and politics.

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