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Lecturer in Humanities, University of Tasmania

Emerald L King is a lecturer in Humanities at the University of Tasmania (Aus).

Prior to this, she was at La Trobe University, and Victoria University of Wellington where she was head of Japanese.

Emerald's research interests include violence in text; masochistic theory; kimono in Japanese literature; costume representation in anime and manga; and cosplay in Japan and Australasia.


  • 2018–present
    Lecturer in Japanese, La Trobe University
  • 2013–2018
    Lecturer in Japanese, Victoria University of Wellington


  • 2012 
    University of Tasmania, PhD