William Marotti

Published: August 24, 2018

William Marotti teaches modern Japanese history, with an emphasis on everyday life and cultural-historical issues. He is also Chair of the East Asian Studies M.A. Interdepartmental Degree Program. He received his doctorate in 2001 from the University of Chicago’s Department of East Asian Civilizations and Cultures.

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Tamara Levitz

Published: September 6, 2017

Professor, Musicology, UCLA Tamara Levitz is a Professor of Comparative Literature and Musicology at UCLA, who specializes in literary and musical modernism. In 2012 she completed a major 654-page monograph, Modernist Mysteries: Persephone, in which she presented a micro historical analysis of the premiere by Ida Rubinstein of André Gide’s and Igor Stravinsky’s melodrama Persephone on 30 April 1934. That book…

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