Yasmine Krings
Asian Languages and Cultures

Yasmine Krings received a BA in East Asian Languages and Cultures from the University of Chicago and an MA in Regional Studies – East Asia from Harvard University. Her research focuses on conceptions and portrayals of mixed-race-ness in Japan across visual and textual media in the postwar era, concentrating on representations of “family” and the legacies of U.S. and Japan empires in relation to national belonging and myths of ethnic and racial homogeneity. Her prior work and general interests include women’s literature, motherhood, gender and sexuality, blackness and postcolonial studies.