Noriko Manabe

Dr. Noriko Manabe

Temple University
Noriko Manabe

Noriko Manabe is associate professor of music studies at Temple University and visiting associate professor of East Asian Languages and Cultures this year at Stanford. Her research concerns music in social movements/ and popular music, particularly in Japan and the US. Her first monograph, The Revolution Will Not Be Televised: Protest Music after Fukushima, won the John Whitney Hall Prize from the Association for Asian Studies, the BFE Book Award from the British Forum for Ethnomusicology, and honorable mention for the Alan Merriam Prize at the Society for Ethnomusicology. She has published articles and chapters on Japanese hip hop, Kendrick Lamar, music and chants of the Resistance, music addressing the atomic bombs in Hiroshima and Nagasaki, mobile internet and streaming media, and the music industry in Japan and the US. She is editor of 33-1/3 Japan. a book series on Japanese popular music, and co-editor of the Oxford Handbook of Protest Music (with Eric Drott).