Dr. David Phillips
WGS Rotating Core Faculty and Associate Professor of Humanities
Office: Z. Smith Reynolds Library 831
Phone: (336) 758-4951
Ph.D.: University of Pennsylvania, City and Regional Planning
M.A.: University of Pennsylvania, City and Regional Planning
M.Arch.: University of Washington
B.A.: Cornell, Asian Studies, Anthropology, and Linguistics
WGS 101: Window on Women’s and Gender Studies
Japanese architecture and planning
“Building Meiji Tokyo: Urban Growth in the Popular Imagination,” Journal of Popular Culture, Vol. 31.2, Fall 1997.
“From Life to Film: Using Japanese Films in Literature Courses,” Southeast Review of Asian Studies, Vol. XIX, 1997.
Book Review. “Darrell Davis, Picturing Japaneseness Monumental Style, National Identity, Japanese Film.”Journal of Asian History, v. 31, pp. 196-7, 1997.
Co-author with Dr. Janice Bardsley. “Teaching and Interpreting the Works of Kurosawa Akira,” Education About Asia, Vol. 1, No. 2, Fall 1996.
Co-author with Nobuko Awaya. Popular Reading: The Literary World of the Japanese Working Woman,” chapter in Re-imaging Japanese Women, Univ. of California, Berkeley Press, 1996.
Co-author of A Guide to English Composition (Tokyo: Aratake Publishing, 1991, 2nd edition, 1996.)
- “Communicating Culture: Components of Service Learning in the Language and Anthropology Classroom” Hawaii International Conference on Arts and Humanities, January 2006.
- “Preservation and Development in Kyoto: The Role of Architectural Innovation” Art History Department and Historic Preservation Program, College of Charleston, March 2005.
- “The Lower Depths” presentation and discussion facilitator for Akira Kurosawa film screening at Aesthetics of Nirvana seminar, UNC-Chapel Hill, October 2003.
- North Carolina Campus Compact Service Learning Institute, Elon University, 2003. Co-presenter, “Teaching Cultural Sensitivity and Cross-Cultural Perspectives in Service Learning Courses” Workshop.
- Association for Asian Studies, Southeast Regional Conference, 2003.
- “Reshaping Meiji Tokyo: A Story of Urban Reform and Resistance to Change.” Southern Japan Seminar (Florida International University), Member of “Japan and the World” panel, respondent to “Noble Savages and Distant Edens: Encounters with the West in Natsume Soseki’s Sanshirou” (Inger Brodey), November 2002.
- “Japanese aesthetics, the arts and music” presentation for Jacqui Carrasco’s World Music Survey course, WFU Department of Music, October 2002.
- Film critiques on Akira Kurosawa’s “Lower Depths” and Kon Ichikawa’s “The Makioka Sisters,” Weatherspoon Art Museum Japanese Film Series, Univ. of North Carolina at Greensboro, October, 2002.
- “American Sources for Japanese Planning Practices: The Iwakura Diplomatic Mission,” presented at “Planning in the Americas,” Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning National Conference, November 1997.
- “The Ginza Brick District” presented at Annual Meeting of the Association for Asian Studies, 1993.
- Our Story: The Montagnard Refugees of Calvary Baptist Church, 2002.