Maura McGrath is a PhD student in Cultural Anthropology at the University of Pittsburgh. Her research interests include affective labor, feminist geography, and urban nightlife economies. Her current research focuses on the embodied experiences of and intimate sociality within sunakku, an oft-narrativized subset of Japanese bars.
For more information, see: https://www.anthropology.pitt.edu/people/maura-anne-mcgrath
Supervised by Charles Exley (East Asian Languages & Literatures)
Thesis: “Robotech Toys, Database Consumers, and the Modular Nation in Contemporary Japan.”
Interdisciplinary Masters IDMA, "Robotech Toys, Database Consumers, and the Modular Nation in Contemporary Japan."