Elisheva Perelman

Ellie Perelman Contact Information:
Office:  Richarda N4
Phone:  320 363 5918
E-mail:  [email protected]

Educational Information:
Ph.D:  University of California, Berkeley
M.A:  University of California, Berkeley
B.A:  Mount Holyoke College

CSB Advisor of the Year, 2017

Courses Taught:
HIST 114: Confusingly Confucian: Creating East Asia t0 1600
HIST 115:  Modern East Asia
HIST 317:  China: Global Domination
HIST 319:  Monsters and Modernity: Japanese History Through Horror
HIST 395:  War Games: Remembering and Revising the Pacific War

Academic Interests:
Medicine in East Asia, East Asian Christianity, medical missions, popular culture in history, gender and labor history, nationalism

Dr. Perelman is currently working on her next book about the relationship between Christianity and international relations following Japan's defeat and the American Occupation through the lens of the tragedy of the Toya Maru ferry disaster.

American Evangelists and Tuberculosis in Modern Japan, Hong Kong University Press.

"Babysan's Burden:  An Analysis of the American Occupation of Japan through Cartoons." Close Encounters in War (2: Displacement and War).

"The Japanese Way of Silence and Seclusion: Memes of Imperial Women." The Asia-Pacific Journal: Japan Focus. 

"The Exponent of Breath: How Foreign Evangelical Organizations Utilized a Public Health Lacuna for Their Own Benefit." The International Journal of Science in Society.

"The Appropriated Geisha: Using Their Role to Discuss Japanese History, Cultural Appropriation, and Orientalism."  Education about Asia.