Kyoko Inoue

601 South Morgan Street (MC 162)
University Hall, Suite 1925
Chicago, IL 60607
Phone: 312.413.2902
Fax: 312.413.1005
Curriculum Vitae

Professor Emerita
Language and ethnicity in American history

Kyoko Inoue's research interests in the past twenty years have focused on the intellectual history of modern Japan and comparative American and Japanese cultures. She has published MacArthur's Japanese Constitution: A Linguistic And Cultural Study Of Its Making (1991), which was named an outstanding academic book by Choice, and Individual Dignity In Modern Japanese Thought: The Evolution Of The Concept Of Jinkaku In Moral And Educational Discourse (2001). She teaches courses in two distinct areas: theoretical linguistics, focusing on English syntax-semantics, and comparative studies of American and Japanese cultures and histories; she is now developing a course in comparative cultures and literatures, focusing on modern Japanese and Japanese American literatures.


Individual Dignity in Modern Japanese Thought: The Evolution of the Concept of Jinkaku in Moral and Educational Discourse
University of Michigan, Center for Japanese
Published: August 2001
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MacArthur's Japanese Constitution
University Of Chicago Press
Published: February 1, 1991
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