Lori Morimoto

Assistant Professor, General Faculty

Office Hours:

TTh 10:30am - 1:00pm and by zoom appointment.

Class Schedule:

MDST 2508: The Art of the Video Essay - Tues 3:30-6:00

MDST 3504: Japanese Cinema in Global Context - Tues/Thurs 9:30-10:45

MDST 4510: Fandom and Identity - Thurs 2:00-4:30

Lori Morimoto researches transnational/transcultural fandoms and transnational media co-production and distribution. Her work has been published in East Asian Journal of Popular Culture, Transformative Works and Cultures, Participations, Asian Cinema, and Mechademia: Second Arc. She has also contributed to Fandom: Identities and Communities in a Mediated World (NYU Press, 2017), The Routledge Companion to Media Fandom (Routledge, 2018), A Companion to Media Fandom and Fan Studies (Wiley-Blackwell, 2018), and Fan Studies Primer: Method, Research, Ethics (Iowa, 2021). She teaches courses in media fandom, East Asian film and media, television, and videographic criticism.