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Shimizu Tomoko


Born in Aichi Prefecture, Shimizu Tomoko is an associate professor at the Tokyo University of the Arts Graduate School of Global Arts. Her research specialty is culture theory and media and culture. Her writings include Culture and Violence: The Unravelling Union Jack (2013, Getsuyosha) and Disney and Animals: Breaking the Spell of the Magic Kingdom (2021, Chikuma Sensho). Her co-translations include David Lyon’s Surveillance After September 11, Antonio Negri and Michael Hardt’s Multitude: War and Democracy in the Age of Empire, and Judith Butler’s Notes Toward a Performative Theory of Assembly and The Force of Nonviolence: An Ethico-Political Bind. Last Updated: 2024.04