Yasmine Krings


Japanese Literary and Cultural Studies

Yasmine Krings received a BA in East Asian Languages and Cultures from the University of Chicago and an MA in Regional Studies – East Asia from Harvard University. Her research focuses on conceptions and portrayals of mixed-race-ness in Japan across visual and textual media from the postwar era to the present day. Her prior work and general interests include women’s literature, motherhood, gender and sexuality, blackness and postcolonial studies.