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Researcher Information

last modified:2022/06/14

Associate Professor Yutaka Kubo


Faculty, Affiliation

Faculty of Letters, Institute of Human and Social Sciences

College and School Educational Field

Graduate School of Human and Socio-Environmental Studies
College of Human and Social Sciences


Academic Background

【Academic background(Bachelor's Degree)】
Framingham State College  English with a Concentration on Film Studies 200912


Hitotsubashi University(2018/09-)
Tsuru University(2018/09-)
Miyagi Gakuin Women's University(2020/08-2020/08)
Waseda University(2018/04/01-2020/09/30)
Waseda University(2019/04-2020/09)
Kyoto University of Arts(2017/09-2018/03)
Kyoto University(2017/04-2018/03)
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science(2014/04/01-2017/03/31)
Framingham State College Resident Assistant(2008/09-2009/12)

Year & Month of Birth

Academic Society

Society for Cinema and Media Studies



Aesthetics and studies on art

Speciality Keywords

Film Studies, Queer Studies, visual culture, gender, sexuality, film archive, Japanese Cultural Studies

Research Themes


  •  Queer Cinema Studies 2021/11/10
  •  Yutaka Kubo Over the Sunset: Keisuke Kinoshita and Queer Sensibility 2022/03


Conference Presentations

  • "Imagining the Future of Queer Film Archives through the Perspective of Home Movies/ Videos"(2021/03/23)
  • "Questioning Normative Boundaries: Re-examining Gender, the Body, and Identity in a Global Context"(conference:An Online Cinema Screening and Dialoguing with the Filmmakers Series)(2020/11/06)


Arts and Fieldwork


Theme to the desired joint research

Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research

○「デジタル映像アーカイブの未来研究 」(2020-2025) 
○「映画雑誌『キネマ旬報』にみるエイジングをめぐる産業的・批評的言説に関する基礎研究 」(2020-2021) 
○「日本映画史における人間精神関係の表象の歴史研究 」(2014-2016) 

Competitive research funding,Contribution

Collaborative research,Consignment study

Classes (Bachelors)

○Cultural Study of English-Speaking Region(2021)
○Japanese Culture E(2021)
○GS English Language Courses for Undergraduates 2(2021)
○GS English Language Courses for Undergraduates 2(2021)
○English for Academic Purposes III(2021)
○English for Academic Purposes I(2021)
○English for Academic Purposes I(2021)
○English for Academic Purposes IV(2021)
○English for Academic Purposes IV(2021)
○Global Topics in English D2(2021)
○Academic Skills(2021)
○Presentation and Debate(2021)
○Seminar in American/British Studies B4(2021)
○Seminar in American/British Studies A3(2021)
○American/British Media Studies 1E(2021)
○American Politics & Foreign Policy 1(2021)
○Seminar in American/British Studies B1(2021)
○Seminar in American/British Studies B3(2021)
○American Politics & Foreign Policy(2021)
○Cultural Study of English-Speaking Region 1(2021)
○Seminar in American/British Studies A2(2021)
○Seminar in American/British Studies A4(2021)
○American/British Media Studies 2E(2021)
○Seminar in American/British Studies B2(2021)
○Cultural Study of English-Speaking Region 2(2021)
○Global Topics in English D1(2021)
○Seminar in American/British Studies A1(2021)
○English for Academic Purposes III(2020)
○Japanese Culture 2(2020)
○Global Topics in English D1(2020)
○Seminar in American/British Studies B4(2020)
○Seminar in American/British Studies B(2020)
○Japanese Culture E(2020)
○English for Academic Purposes IV(2020)
○GS English Language Courses for Undergraduates 2(2020)
○Global Topics in English D2(2020)
○Seminar in American/British Studies A3(2020)
○Seminar in American/British Studies A4(2020)

Classes (Graduate Schools)

○Seminar in American and British Studies IIb(2021)
○Seminar in American and British Studies IIa(2021)
○Lecture on American Cultural Representation IIb(2021)
○Lecture on American Cultural Representation IIa(2021)
○Seminar on Gender Studies in Media II(2021)
○Seminar on Gender Studies in Media I(2021)
○Gender Studies in Media I(2021)
○Gender Studies in Media II(2021)
○Seminar in American and British Studies Ia(2020)
○Seminar in American and British Studies Ib(2020)

International Project

International Students

Lecture themes

Others (Social Activities)

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