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Ezra Toback

Japanese Program

ezratoback@berkeley.edu

Ezra received his B.A. in East Asian Studies and Japanese Language and Literature from Dartmouth College. His research focuses on theories and expressions of landscape in Meiji-period literature and photography. He is the author of "Kôda Rohan's Fûryûbutsu: Semiotic Polyvalency and 'Salvific' Prose" (Journal of Japanese Studies, 2019), “Processional Prints of the Kanda Festival: Popular Visual Culture and Neighborhood Identity” (Japan Forum, 2018), and “Cross-Modal Iconism at Tully’s Coffee Japan: Authenticity and Egalitarian Sociability as Projections of Distinction” (Semiotic Review, 2017).