Sarah Rebecca Schmid

Sarah Rebecca Schmid, M.A.

Teaching and Research Assistant Japanese Studies

Head Curator Digital Humanities JBAE

Phone: +41 44 634 31 82

Room number: ZUB 3-311

sarahrebecca.schmid@uzh.ch


CV

seit 01/2020 Leitende Kuratorin Digital Humanities JBAE, Asien-Orient-Institut, Universität Zürich
2019 - 2020 SNF Doc.Mobility-Stipendium, Ritsumeikan University und Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan
seit 01/2018 Assistentin Database JBAE, Asien-Orient-Institut, Universität Zürich
seit 09/2017  Doktorandin, Doktoratsprogramm "Asien und Europa", Universität Zürich
2011 – 2015 Master of Arts in Japanischer Philologie und Kunstgeschichte Ostasiens, Universität Zürich
2012 – 2013 Monbukagakusho-Stipendium für Studierende der Japanologie, Doshisha University, Kyoto (Japan)
2007 – 2011 Bachelor of Arts in Japanologie und Kunstgeschichte Ostasiens, Universität Zürich
2009 – 2010 Intensives Japanisch-Sprachprogramm, Meiji University, Tokyo (Japan)

PhD Project

Working Title

“The Persuasiveness of Myth – National Identity and Mass Media in Meiji Japan”

Publication

Schmid, Sarah Rebecca et al. ‘The Ōshū Fujiwara—An Interdisciplinary Study on the History, Culture and Medical Assessment of the Oldest Known Mummified Human Remains in Japan (Late Heian, 12th Century AD)’, PLOS ONE 16, no. 10 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0253693

Schmid, Sarah Rebecca. ‘Rotting Bodies – Sex, Gender, and Horror in Tōkaidō Yotsuya Kaidan’, The Polish Journal of Aesthetics 55, no. 4 (2019): 9–26. DOI:10.19205/55.19.1

Conferences and Talks

21. Arbeitskreis Vormoderne japanische Literatur, Ruhr Universität Bochum, Deutschland, “Alternative Geschichte Schreiben? Wie Minamoto no Yoshitsune seinem Tod entrann” (September 3–5, 2021)

ICAS 12, Kyoto, Japan (online), “Jingū kōgō - A Role Model for the Women and Children of the Meiji Period?” (August 24–28, 2021)

16th EAJS Conference, Ghent, Belgien (online), “Tales of the Un-Dead - Minamoto no Yoshitsune and the Northern Borders of Japan” (August 24–28, 2021)

9. Schweizerische Nachwuchstagung der Asien- und Orientwissenschaften, Université de Genève (online), “Die Überzeugungskraft des Mythos – Japanischer Expansionismus und Printmedien in der Meiji-Zeit” (May 30 – June 1, 2021)

3rd EAJS Confrerence in Japan, Tsukuba University, Japan, “The Brightest Star in the Sky – Saigō Takamori and Meiji Mythology” (September 14, 2019).

ICAS 11, Leiden, The Netherlands, “Conquering Korea – Meiji Period Japan Through the Myth of Jingū Kōgō” (July 19, 2019)

IAJS Thematic Conference “The West in Japanese Imagination / Japan in Western Imagination: 150 Years to the Meiji Restoration”, Tel Aviv University, Israel, “Conquering Korea – The Myth of Jingū Kōgō in Mass Media” (December 19, 2018)

17. Deutschsprachiger Japanologentag, Freie Universität Berlin, Germany, poster presentation M.A. thesis “Negotiating Femininity – A Case Study of Kabuki Prints from the Play Tōkaidō Yotsuya Kaidan” (August 29–31, 2018)

7th Forum East Asian Art History, Vienna, Austria, “Jingū Kōgō is Fishing a Cat – Meiji Period Japan Through the Eyes of Myth” (June 1, 2018)

Organization

International Workshop Warrior Queens and Resistance Fighters: The Role of Female Figures in Imperialist Mythology. Universität Zürich (online). June 28–30, 2021. Organization & realization.