Sophia Walker

Cohort Year: 2018
Research Interests: Representations of the supernatural in cinema/media; Trans-national cinema/media; representations of folklore/mythology; local and minority cinemas; reception studies
Education: BA, Bowdoin College, Asian Studies/Cinema Studies, 2017

Sophia Walker is a PhD student in the joint-degree program in the departments of East Asian Languages and Civilizations and Cinema and Media studies, focusing on Japan. She is interested in the intersections between local, national, and trans-national medias and audiences; representations of the supernatural and the ghostly in cinema and new media; and, very broadly, the representation and reinterpretation of history onscreen. 

Teaching Experience

  • Introduction to Film, CA - Autumn 2021
  • Japanese Animation, CA - Winter 2021