We ask our instructors about their early lives, career development and proudest accomplishments. This video interview features Dr. Sharalyn Orbaugh, Professor of Asian Studies.
Dr. Sharalyn Orbaugh teaches Japanese manga and anime to hundreds of students every year at UBC. An expert in Modern Japanese Literature, she has spent her career researching how stories have been fundamental to the way we understand our lives and create our identities.
Teaching at UBC since: 1997
Selected Publication: Propaganda Performed: Kamishibai in Japan’s Fifteen Year War (Brill, 2014)