Yutaka Kubo

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Yutaka Kubo
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Academic & Professional Experience

Sep 2018
Temporary Instructor, Center for Global Education and Exchange, Hitotsubashi University
Apr 2018
Assistant Professor, The Tsubouchi Memorial Theatre Museum, Waseda University
Mar 2010
Feb 2012
Hotel Manager, Tour Club, Ltd.


Sep 2005
Dec 2009
English Department, Framingham State College

Published Papers

Yutaka Kubo
11(1) 55-67   Apr 2019   [Refereed]
Post-3/11 mourning films have thus far gained little scholarly attention. This paper aims to correct that imbalance by analyzing a novel and three films that deal with loss and absence: Tendō Arata’s The Mourner and its film adaptation by Tsutsumi...
Yutaka Kubo
Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture   16(2)    Aug 2016   [Refereed]
It is a well-known secret that Japanese filmmaker Kinoshita Keisuke had homosexual leanings and that some of his films include strongly intimate moments between male characters whose relationships appear rather homoerotic from our current perspect...
Yutaka Kubo
Cinema Studies   (10) 44-62   Dec 2015   [Refereed]
Representation of Male Intimacy through Shot-Reverse-Shot Editing--Re-reading Keisuke Kinoshita's Fireworks Over the Sea as a Queer Film--
Yutaka Kubo
Human and Environmental Studies   24 69-80   Dec 2015   [Refereed]
Yutaka KUBO
CineMagaziNet!   (18)    Sep 2014   [Refereed]


Yutaka Kubo
CineMagaziNet!   (16)    2012   [Refereed]

Conference Activities & Talks

Yutaka Kubo
28 Jun 2019   Archives, Libraries, Museums and Special Collections: An International LGBTIQ+ Conference
In Search of the Queer Past: Cruising the Tsubouchi Memorial Theatre Museum
Yutaka Kubo
Excavating Queer Memories through Visual Media and Archives   18 Jan 2019   The Tsubouchi Memorial Theatre Museum, Waseda University
Box Office Failure of King Arthur (2017): Is Arthurian Legend Unfitting to Contemporary Cinematic Universe? [Invited]
Yutaka Kubo
King Arthur’s Afterlife: The Reception of the Arthurian Legend   9 Jun 2018   
Family and Aging in Contemporary Japanese Queer Cinema [Invited]
19 Mar 2018   

Research Grants & Projects

Waseda University: Tokutei Grant for Newly Hired Faculty
Project Year: Jun 2018 - Mar 2019    Investigator(s): Yutaka Kubo