shouhei tanaka

Shouhei Tanaka

PhD Candidate


Shouhei Tanaka is a PhD candidate in the English Department, whose work focuses on 20th/21st-century literature, critical race studies, and the environmental humanities. He is a graduate student coordinator for UCLA’s Laboratory for Environmental Narrative Strategies (LENS) and a co-founder of the Environmental Humanities Research Group (EHRG). His work has appeared or is forthcoming in Environmental Humanities, PMLA, ASAP/Journal, American Literature, Modernism/modernity, MFS: Modern Fiction Studies, ISLE: Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature and Environment, and elsewhere.


la 2050

LA 2050

A team of LENS-affiliated faculty and graduate students at UCLA has begun work on a creative film project that explores possible eco-futures for Los Angeles. Led by Professors Ursula K.…