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Brooke Okazaki

Assistant Professor of Music, Music

Education & Professional History

University of Oklahoma, BA; University of Pennsylvania, MA, PhD

At Carleton since 2019.

Highlights & Recent Activity

Recipient of a Japan Foundation Long-Term Fellowship AY2019-2020 to complete monograph Searching for Wagner in Japan

Author of Shonen Knife’s Happy Hour: Food, Gender, Rock and Roll

Co-author of Japan’s Green Monsters: Environmental Commentary in Kaijū Cinema

Organizations & Scholarly Affiliations

American Musicological Society

Society for American Music

Society for Cinema and Media Studies

Association of Asian Studies

Current Courses

  • Fall 2023
    MUSC 115: Listening to the Movies
  • Winter 2025
    MUSC 215: Western Music and its Social Ecosystems, 1830-Present
  • Spring 2025
    MUSC 217: Opera: Stage, Screen, Recording
    MUSC 313: Video Game Music: History, Interpretation, Practice