James Fujitani, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Modern Languages
Phone: (626) 815-6000, Ext. 3780
Office Location: Faculty Quad, Room 5
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James Fujitani, Ph.D., is an associate professor of French in the Department of Modern Languages, teaching courses on French language and culture. He is a graduate of the University of California, Santa Barbara. His research field is sixteenth-century cultural history, with specializations in Renaissance humanism and in early relations between Europe and Asia.


  • Ph.D. - University of California, Santa Barbara, 2007
  • M.A. - University of California, Santa Barbara, 2002
  • B.A. - University of California, San Diego, 2000

Academic Area

  • College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
    • Department of Modern Languages


  • Animal Studies
  • French Literature
  • Renaissance Cultural Studies

Courses Taught

  • FREN 101 – Elementary French I
  • FREN 102 – Elementary French II
  • FREN 201 – Intermediate French I
  • FREN 202 – Intermediate French II

Office Hours

Monday 8:30am - 10:30am and Wednesday 2:50pm - 3:45pm