TANAKA Jun, Ph.D.

Born: Febrary 27, 1960 in Sendai, Miyagi, Japan
Professor, University of Tokyo
(Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Interdisciplinary Cultural Studies)
Major: Cultur and representation (Modernism in art and architecture)
German Studies (Contemporary German art and culture)
e-mail:tanajun@chora.c.u-tokyo.ac.jp

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University of Tokyo (College of Arts and Sciences), graduated 1985
1985-1987 Employed in Japan Foundation
1988-1993 Graduate School for Area Studies, University of Tokyo
Degree: M.A. (German Studies) from the University of Tokyo 1991
1993-1994 Assistant, University of Tokyo (College of Arts and Sciences)
1994-1995 Full-time Lecturer, University of Tokyo (College of Arts and Sciences)
1995-2009 Associate Professor, University of Tokyo (College of Arts and Sciences)
2001 Degree: Ph.D. from the University of Tokyo
2009- Professor, University of Tokyo (College of Arts and Sciences)

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[Books]
The Political Aesthetics: Sovereignty and Representation, University of Tokyo Press, 2008 (the 63rd Mainichi Publishing Culture Award, 2009)
The Urban Poetics: Analyses of Urban Representation, University of Tokyo Press, 2007 (the 58th The Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology's Art Encouragement Prize for New Artists, 2008)
Toward the City of the Dead, Seido-sha, 2004.
Aby Warburg: The Labyrinth of Memories , Seido-sha, 2001 (the 24th Suntory Prize for Social Sciences and Humanities, 2002)
Analyses of Urban Representation I, INAX Shuppan, 2000
The Battleground of Mies van der Rohe, Shokoku-sha, 2000
Architecture in Afterimages: For the 'End' of Modernism, Mirai-sha, 1995
ISOZAKI Arata, TANAKA Jun (eds.), Playing Revolutions by ISOZAKI Arata, TOTO Publishing, 1996
Etudes sur le modernisme (with HAMADA Akira et. al.), Shicho-sha, 1994


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