Carl Gabrielson

Area:
Militarism in Contemporary Japan
Email:
gabrielson@umail.ucsb.edu

I study military-societal relations in Japan, including U.S. bases as sites of cultural exchange and learning and the utilization of pop culture for Japanese militarist and security agendas.

https://carlgabrielson.weebly.com/

Academic History

  • B.A., Long Island University
  • M.A., University of Hawaii, Manoa

Advisor

Teaching Experience

Spring 2017 East Asian Traditions: Modern (EALCS)
Winter 2017 Teaching Assistant: Japanese History through Art and Literature (History)
Fall 2016 Teaching Assistant: American Migrations since 1965 (Asian American Studies)
Spring 2016 Teaching Assistant: Global Economic and Political Systems (Global Studies)
Winter 2016 Teaching Assistant: Second Year Japanese
2011-2015 Taught US-Japan Relations, and interdisciplinary social science course at Lakeland College Japan in Tokyo. Also managed and taught in the school’s English for Academic Purposes Program.
  2009-2010 Asian Studies Teaching Assistant at the University of Hawaii, Manoa.

Awards

2017 East Asia/Pacific Summer Institute Fellowship (National Science Foundation/Japan Society for the Promotion of Science)
2015-2019 UCSB Central Fellowship
 2010  Edward Seidensticker Award for Best Paper in Japanese Studies, Graduatre Student Conference, School of Pacific and Asian Studies, University of Hawaii, Manoa.
 2008-9 Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowship

Publications

  • “Happy Wives or Hungry Witches? Non-Japanese Wives on Japanese Television.” The Electronic Journal of Contemporary Japanese Studies, Volume 14 Issue 3. Online: December 23, 2014. http://www.japanesestudies.org.uk/ejcjs/vol14/iss3/gabrielson.html

Conference Papers

2015 “LGBT Support in Japanese Higher Education,” The Second Annual Conference on Global Higher Education at Lakeland College Japan, 6/6/2015.
2014 “Japan-Centered Courses and Global Education,” The First Annual Conference on Global Higher Education at Lakeland College Japan, 5/17/2014.
2014 “Talking Taboo: Teaching Global Communication Skills through Controversial Topics and Language,” (co-presented with Roger Grabowski, Jr.) The First Annual Conference on Global Higher Education at Lakeland College Japan, 5/17/2014.
2011 “Happy Wives or Hungry Witches? Japanese Identity, Multiculturalism and Wifehood on The Wife is a Foreigner, Association of Asian Studies Annual Conference, 4/2/2011.
2010 “Princes and Thieves: The Korean Wave, Japanese Nationalism and the Re-Imagining of Zainichi Koreans,” 2010 SPAS Graduate Student Conference, 3/10/2010.