Davin K. Kubota is an Associate Professor of English within the English Discipline and the Languages, Linguistics, and Literature Department. Davin's interests are feminism, Shakespeare, media literacy, rhetoric, esoteric shamanism, comic book analysis and sustainability.
His favorite media projects/interests are as follows: Twin Peaks, Game of Thrones, Rick and Morty, and Oculus Rift Games/PS4, etc.
At this college, Kubota largely teaches the basic composition courses, and on occasion, ENG 272G Myths, Dreams and Symbols as well as ENG 272Q The Hero.
He enjoys talking to students and faculty about things they are passionate about.
His website is available at http://www2.hawaii.edu/~davink/
Kubota also serves as the campus Writing Intensive/Writing Across the Curriculum Coordinator: https://www.kapiolani.hawaii.edu/academics/writing-intensive/
Kubota communicates most frequently via email: email@example.comfirstname.lastname@example.org or by GoogleVoice and text: 714.367.4861
(808) 734-9151 (fax)
|Education||M.A. ENG 2001, UH Manoa, Feminist Shakespeare
JSP Cert. 1997, 東京国際大学, Japan Studies
B.A. ENG 1997, Willamette U., English
Feminist analyses of Shakespeare.
Feminist analysis in film and television.
Semiological analysis/Archetypal Criticism.
Firm grounding and certification in Japanese culture/history/literature.
Samurai culture/Samurai film.
Graduate school: literary criticism, feminist body analysis, and alternative forms of poetry.
Regent's Medal for Excellence in Teaching, 2016
Frances Davis Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching, 2007
JLPT Certification, 2
Magna Cum Laude
Hawaii Speech League: 2, 3rd, 4th in State
2. Adobe Suite
3. Student Publications
4. 1.5 Level Fluency Japanese
Twin Peaks and Philosophy
Neoliberalism and Corporate Control
Naomi Klein: No Logo, The Shock Doctrine
Movies and Film Studies
Cartoons and Film Studies
Gaming and Education
Magic the Gathering
Oculus Rift/ VR Apps for Gaming in Education
Da Kine Dictionary, selected entries, ed. Lee Tonouchi
Roger Ebert Writing Contest Semi-finalist
"Boyfurendo/Garufurendo," Honolulu Stories, Daws and Hymer
Buss Laugh, ed. Lee Tonouchi