Rebecca Jennison is a professor at Kyoto Seika University in the Department of Humanities, Division of Culture and Arts. She is a Japan Focus associate. Her publications include translations of works by Japanese women writers (Shimizu Shikin) and artists (Tomiyama Taeko). Her recent work includes numerous essays about contemporary art and transnational feminism. She has curated three exhibits of work by women artists at Seika's Gallery Fleur, including Women en Large/Familiar Men. She Lives in Kyoto.