Christopher Bolton

Professor of Comparative and Japanese Literature
Hollander Hall Rm 310
At Williams since 2003


B.A. Harvard University (1989)
Ph.D. Stanford University, Japanese (1998)

Areas of Expertise

Modern Japanese literature and visual culture, critical theory


Note: courses in gray are not offered this academic year.

COMP 153 / JAPN 153

Japanese Film

COMP 229 / ASST 219 / HIST 219

Japanese Culture and History from Courtiers to Samurai and Beyond

COMP 255 / ASST 253(S)

Love and Death in Modern Japanese Literature

COMP 264 / JAPN 254

Beauty, Danger, and the End of the World in Japanese Literature

COMP 266 / ASST 266(F)

Confession and Deception in Japanese Literature

COMP 301 / ENGL 301(S)

Sublime Confusion: A Survey of Literary and Critical Theory

COMP 380 / ENGL 370

Literary and Critical Theory in the Twentieth Century

Scholarship/Creative Work

Please see my web page.