Researcher biography

Dr Lucy Fraser is a Lecturer in the School of Languages and Cultures. Her co-authored book project is tentatively titled “Maidens Sans Frontiers: Japan-Europe Border Crossing and the Shōjo [Girl] Imagination.” It looks at European connections within Japanese Girl Culture, both the ways in which European locales and characters are depicted and reimagined in Japanese culture, and how Japanese theoretical works on girl culture are applicable to girls’ texts outside Japan.

Lucy will be using her time in IASH to work on chapters and revisions for the book.