UCLA International Institute
Asia Institute

Advancing collaborative, interdisciplinary research on Asia worldwide

Thomas Rimer
2005-2008 Terasaki Chair in U.S.-Japan Relations; Professor, University of Pittsburgh
Department: Asian Languages & Cultures
Royce Hall 290
Address2: Box 951540
Los Angeles, CA 90095
Campus Mail Code: 154003
Email: rimer@pitt.edu
Keywords: Japan, Art, Politics, East Asia, Japanese Literature, Literature, Japanese Studies, Cultural Studies

Tom Rimer, held the Terasaki Chair from 2005-2008 after teaching Japanese literature, theatre and art for many years at the University of Pittsburgh. While at UCLA, he was a member of the Department of Asian Languages and Cultures and taught an undergraduate seminar on “The Tale of the Heike” – Japan’s Answer to The Odyssey(Japanese 191A Variable Topics Seminar: Classical Japan, T/R 11-12:15).