James Dorsey, originally from New York, has been at Dartmouth since 1997.

  • Ph. D., Japanese Language and Literature. University of Washington, Seattle, WA (1997).
    Dissertation title: "The Intersection of Aesthetics and Ideology: The Criticism of Kobayashi Hideo, 1927-1945."
  • M.A., Japanese Language and Literature. Indiana University, Bloomington, IN (1992).
  • B.A. , Philosophy/Religion, minor in East Asian Studies, Japan. Colgate University, Hamilton, NY (1983).
Research Interests
  • Modern Japanese literary criticism and thought
  • Modern Japanese fiction
  • Noh drama
  • Literary theory
  • Intellectual history
Teaching at Dartmouth