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Bruce Suttmeier

Associate Professor of Japanese, Japanese Section Head and Department Chair

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Bruce Suttmeier joined the Lewis & Clark faculty as Assistant Professor of Japanese in 2001. He received his doctorate in Asian Languages from Stanford University with a dissertation examining war memory and trauma in the fiction of 1960s Japan. He has taught courses in Japanese language, literature, and civilization, as well as a freshmen course on travel and travel writing.  His publications include an article titled “Seeing Past Destruction: Trauma and History in Kaiko Takeshi,” (in positions: east asia cultures critique, 2007) and a book chapter on historical speculation and the case of Yokoi Shoichi, the Japanese soldier discovered on Guam in 1972. He is currently working on a book manuscript exploring literature and culture in 1960s Japan.

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Bruce Suttmeier’s office is located in room 309 of Miller.

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Bruce Suttmeier Associate Professor of Japanese, Japanese Section Head and Department Chair

Foreign Languages Lewis & Clark 0615 S.W. Palatine Hill Road MSC 30 Portland OR 97219 USA

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