Faculty member Linda Ehrlich publishes article on Japanese stop-motion animator

Linda Ehrlich with Japanese film director Kawase Naomi in March 2011 (one day before the earthquake) in Nara, Japan.

Linda Ehrlich, associate professor of Japanese, recently had an extensive article published on one of Japan’s foremost stop-motion animators, Kawamoto Kihachiro. The article, titled “Ningyo: An Homage to the Films of Kawamoto Kihachiro,” was published in the Journal of Japanese and Korean Cinema.

Research for this essay was supported in part by a Baker-Nord Center for the Humanities grant.