Sara Osenton

Sessional Lecturer


Fields of Study

Areas of Interest

Japanese History; Japanese Occupation; Postwar Occupation; Veterans; Cyborgs; Contemporary Art; World War II; Popular Culture; Visual Studies


Sara Osenton is a sessional lecturer teaching courses in Japanese and East Asian history, pop, and visual culture at St. George and UTSC. Her current research interest is in the connections between postwar veterans in occupied Japan and the emergence of the imaginary cyborg in popular culture and art. She also works at both St George and UTSC campuses helping undergraduates develop academic reading and writing skills.


PhD, University of Toronto
MA, University of Toronto
B.F.A., Emily Carr
BA, University of British Columbia