TOBA, Koji

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Name
TOBA, Koji
E-mail
tobay.waseda.jp
URL
http://www.f.waseda.jp/toba/
Affiliation
Waseda University
Section
Faculty of Letters, Arts and Sciences School of Humanities and Social Sciences
Job title
Professor
Degree
Ph. D. in Literature(Waseda University), MA in Literature(Waseda University)
Research funding number
90346586
ORCID ID
0000-0002-0139-6161

Research Areas

 
 

Academic & Professional Experience

 
2002
 - 
2004
Assistant Professor, Faculty of Integrated Arts and Sciences, The University of Tokushima
 
2004
 - 
2007
Associate Professor, Faculty of Integrated Arts and Sciences, The University of Tokushima
 
2007
 - 
2009
Associate Professor, Institute of Socio-Arts and Sciences, The University of Tokushima
 
2009
 - 
2011
Associate Professor, Faculty of Letters, Arts and Sciences, Waseda University
 
2011
   
 
Professor, Faculty of Letters, Arts and Sciences, Waseda University
 

Education

 
 
 - 
1991
Faculty of Literature, Hokkaido University
 
 
 - 
2005
Graduate School, Division of Letters, Waseda University
 

Published Papers

 
Koji Toba
Arts   8(2) 64-1-64-10   May 2019   [Refereed]
In this paper, I explore three cases from postwar Japanese media history where a single topic inspired the production of both documentary films and magic lanterns. The first example documents the creation of Maruki and Akamatsu’s famed painting Pi...
"Meiji Centennial" and The Ghost of Future Republic: On The Dramatization of Abe Kobo's "Enomoto Takeaki"
Koji Toba
Kokubungaku Kenkyu   (187) 68-79   Mar 2019   [Refereed]
Koji Toba
Weekly NY Life   (646) 16-16   Sep 2017
Koji Toba
Weekly NY Life   (639) 16-16   Jul 2017

Books etc

 
KONO Kimiko, Wiebke DENECKE, SHINKAWA Tokio, JINNO Hidenori eds. (Part:Contributor)
Bensey Shuppan   May 2019   ISBN:9784585294931
Yoshiyuki NIWA and Shunya YOSHIMI, Editors (Part:Contributor)
University of Tokyo Press   Jul 2018   ISBN:9784130032520
Tokuda Kyuichi, Shiga Yoshio
Kodansha   Dec 2017   ISBN:978-4062903684
Wrote a commentary "Postwar Booms of Communist Party and Prison Notebooks and '18 Years in Prison'"
Empire of censorship
Feb 2016   ISBN:9791156120650
栗原彬編 (Part:Contributor)
岩波書店   Sep 2015   ISBN:9784000288033

Conference Activities & Talks

 
Koji Toba
Sixth Annual UCLA Trans-Pacific Workshop   7 Jun 2019   UCLA Terasaki Center for Japanese Studies, Department of History, UCLA Asia Pacific Center
I changed the title from the program.
Koji Toba
In Panel 168 "Voiced Trauma, Silenced Bodies: A Gendered Discourse of Violence in Twentieth-Century China and Japan" of The Annual Conference of Association for Asian Studies (AAS)   22 Mar 2019   AAS
Robert Tierney, Shota Iwasaki, Joan Ericson, Ross King and Koji Toba
PASSING, POSING, PERSUASION: CULTURAL PRODUCTION AND COLONIALITY IN MODERN JAPAN   1 Mar 2019   
Participated as a discussant.
The Year of Revolt or "100th Year of Meiji"?: On The Cultural Spectrum of 1968 in Japan
Koji Toba
Words and Violence: Global History of the 1968 Protests in Japan and its Contemporary Meaning   21 Aug 2018   
"100th Year of Meiji" and Abe Kobo: On the Dramatization of Enomoto Takeaki
Koji Toba
Trans-Pacific Workshop   9 Jun 2018   

Research Grants & Projects

 
Screen Media and Social Movements in Modern Japan
Project Year: Apr 2018 - Mar 2021
Research project on lantern slide culture in Showa Japan
Project Year: Apr 2015 - Mar 2018
Japanese term "gentou" (originally a translation of the English "magic lantern") means the projection system enlarging and projecting still images onto a large screen. Most studies argue that these still-image projection media declined in the earl...
Extended research on circle movement and literature in postwar Japan
Project Year: Apr 2012 - Mar 2015
I have carried out my research in order to clarify the actual situation of the movement of "Kiroku(Reportage/Documentary)" in the broad meaning and the circle movement which was popular in the postwar Japan. The main achievements are: re-evaluatio...
Substantial study of local cultural activities in the 1950s
Project Year: Apr 2010 - Mar 2015
While the 1950s had a continuity with before war and the war time period, we clarified that it had a decisive meaning for the formation of the social system and the public consciousness after the war from historical materials at that time.About th...
Multi-faceted Analyses of the Early Cold War Culture in East Asia
Project Year: Apr 2010 - Mar 2015
The "postwar" era regards the Cold War regime in general in world history perspective. Under this recognition, "postwar culture" which has been national history manner consideration, our project examined re-grasping the "Cold War culture". The pro...