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Yu Yang Last modified date:2019.10.07

Assistant Professor / Faculty of Humanities

Academic Degree
Ph.D. in Art History
Country of degree conferring institution (Overseas)
Field of Specialization
Modern Japanese Architecture and Art History
Total Priod of education and research career in the foreign country
Outline Activities
Yang's research focuses on Urban Space and Architecture in East Asia during the twentieth century, in particular, the interaction between colonialism and regionalism.
Yang's teaching includes a variety of topics in Japanese Art History, Japanese Architectural History, and Gender Studies.
Research Interests
  • Urban Space and Colonial Architecture in Asia,
    Residential and Commercial Spaces of the Chinese, Japanese, and Russians in Manchuria during the early twentieth century,
    East Asian Studies from the Perspective of Global History,
    Modern Japanese Architecture and Visual Culture
    keyword : Architecture and Urban Space in Manchuria, Modern Japanese Architecture and Visual Culture, East Asian Studies, Global History Theory, Japanese Art
Academic Activities
1. YANG YU, Constructing a Manchurian Identity: Architect Endō Arata and Central Bank Club, Modern Art Asia, 73-93, 2012.05.
1. Yu YANG, Shadows of Bright Houses: Photographs of Architecture in Colonial Manchuria, The 35th Committee International d’Historie de l’Art, 2019.09.
Membership in Academic Society
  • Society of Urban and Territorial History
Educational Activities
Academic English Writing Seminar: Abstract Workshop