Ph.D. History of Art, University of Pennsylvania
A.M. History of Art, University of Pennsylvania
A.B. East Asian Studies, Brown University
Research and Teaching
Erin Schoneveld is an Assistant Professor in the Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures, where she teaches courses in modern and contemporary Japanese art, cinema, and visual culture. Dr. Schoneveld earned her BA in East Asian Studies from Brown University and completed her MA and PhD in the History of Art from the University of Pennsylvania. Her current research project on the Taishō-period art magazine Shirakaba (White Birch; 1910–1923) has received support from the Japan Foundation, the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, and the Henry Luce Foundation. She is a core faculty member of the Visual Studies Interdisciplinary Minor.
- Shirakaba and Japanese Modernism: Art Magazines, Artistic Collectives, and the Early Avant-garde, Japanese Visual Culture 18. Leiden and Boston: Brill, 2018.
- "Representation, Adaptation, and Preservation at the Frontiers in East Asian Art" in Nathan Hopson and Ran Zwigenberg eds. Frontiers, special issue of Verge: Studies in Global Asias, Vol. 4, Issue 1 (April 2018): 44–84.
- "Shirakaba and Rodin: A Transnational Dialogue between Japan and France," Journal of Japonisme, Vol. 3, Issue 1 (January 2018): 52–83.
- "In the Style of Ozu: Critical Making and Postwar Japanese Cinema," ASIANetwork Exchange: A Journal for Asian Studies in the Liberal Arts, Vol. 24, Issue 1 (April 2017): 59–85.