shouhei tanaka

Shouhei Tanaka

PhD Candidate

English

Shouhei Tanaka is a PhD candidate in the English Department, whose work focuses on contemporary literature, culture, 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 publications have appeared or are forthcoming in PMLA, Modern Fiction Studies, ASAP/Journal, and KCET.

 

“The Great Arrangement: Planetary Petrofiction and Novel Futures.” Modern Fiction Studies, 66.1, 2020.

Projects

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.…