Ken Ito

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Ken Ito

Professor Emeritus of Japanese Language and Literature

  • Affiliation(s)
    • Center for Japanese Studes
    • Department of Asian Languages and Cultures
  • About

    Ken Ito is an emeritus professor of Japanese literature. He works on the connections between texts and social contexts in 20th-century Japanese fiction. He is currently researching the portrayal of families in melodramatic novels.

  • Education
    • PhD, Japanese Literature, Yale University, 1985
    • MA, Japanese Literature, Yale University, 1979
    • BA, History, Yale College, 1974