Nicole Gaglia



Nicole Y. Gaglia is a 3rd year PhD student in Art History who specializes in modern Japanese art and visual culture. Under the supervision of Professor Gennifer Weisenfeld, Nicole is researching for her dissertation, tentatively titled "Healthy Bodies: The Visual Rhetoric of Public Health in Modern Japan.” In it she will explore the visual rhetoric of public health and hygiene employed by the modern Japanese state, with a focus on constructions of the modern body.

Nicole received a BA in Art History summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from University of California, Irvine in 2007, and an MA in East Asian Studies from University of California, Los Angeles in 2012. 

Gaglia, . "Matsumoto Shunsuke: Imagined Communities and the Body in Art." 18th Annual UCLA Graduate Symposium on Japanese Studies. November 1, 2013. Los Angeles.