Yuriko Furuhata

Academic title(s): 

Associate Professor
William Dawson Scholar of Cinema and Media History
Associate Member of the Department of Art History & Communication Studies
Graduate Program Director

 

 

Contact Information
Address: 

688 Sherbrooke St West
Montreal, Quebec
H3A 3R1

Phone: 
Email address: 
yuriko.furuhata [at] mcgill.ca
Department: 
East Asian Studies
Office: 
266
Biography: 

Yuriko Furuhata is the author of Cinema of Actuality: Japanese Avant-Garde Filmmaking in the Season of Image Politics (Duke University Press, 2013), which won the Best First Book Award from the Society of Cinema and Media Studies. She has published articles in journals such as Grey Room, Screen, Animation, Semiotica and New Cinemas and edited volumes, such as Media Theory in Japan and Animating Film Theory. She is currently working on a book, tentatively titled A Geopolitical Genealogy of Environmental Media, exploring the historical connections between wartime and Cold War military science and the rise of multimedia environments, including expanded cinema, computer art, cybernetic architecture, and environmental art in Japan and North America.

Area(s): 
Japan
Area of expertise: 

Cinema and Media History

Research areas: 
Japanese Film and Media
Awards, honours, and fellowships: 

She is the author of Cinema of Actuality: Japanese Avant-Garde Filmmaking in the Season of Image Politics (Duke University Press, 2013), which won the Best First Book Award from the Society of Cinema and Media Studies. 

Areas of interest: 

Research Interests: Japanese Film and Media Studies, Media Theory, Avant-Garde Arts and Experimental Cinema, Architecture, Continental Philosophy, and History of Science and Technology.

Group: 
Associate Professor