William Carroll
Postdoctoral Associate

William Carroll is a scholar of Japanese culture and media, his research studies the interchange between cultures of reception and cultures of production in Japanese media. William is currently completing a monograph, A Flatness That Expands Towards Infinity: Suzuki Seijun & Japanese Film History, which focuses on the exchanges between the films of Suzuki Seijun and the New Left and cinephile strands of Japanese film theory in the 1960s. He has also written about the circulation of genres, aesthetic trends, and industrial relationship in film and media across East Asia. William’s upcoming research project focuses on the legacy of Japanese cinephilia on film production in Japan, particularly on contemporary Japanese horror and art house films. He has taught courses on East Asian Horror in film, literature, and other media, Japanese anime, the Urban Crime Film in East Asia, and Modern Japanese Literature.

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