Associate Professor of Japanese
Director, Asian Languages and Literatures
Location: Herter 438
Email: acseaman at asianlan.umass.edu
Japanese 197 Postwar Literature
Japanese 297 Japanese Popular Culture
Japanese 391/591 JApanese Women's Literature
Japanese 497 Readings in Modern Japanese
Japanese 691 Graduate Seminar
2001, Ph. D. University of Chicago
Amanda Seaman received her Ph.D. from the University of Chicago. Her book Bodies of Evidence on Japanese women's detective fiction was published in 2004 along with many other articles on detective fiction and popular literature. Her second book is on the representations of pregnancy and childbirth in contemporary literature. Her research and teaching interests include Japanese popular culture, women's literature, modern and postwar Japanese literature and Tokyo through literature and film.
Japanese women's literature, contemporary Japanese society and culture, Japanese popular culture.