Professor, International Literary and Cultural Studies
Chair, International Literary and Cultural Studies
Research/Areas of Interest:
Premodern and modern Japanese literature, figurality and the development of modern consciousness, gothic studies, realism, lyricism, animism, and eschatology.
- PhD, Harvard University, Cambridge, United States, 1988
- MA in Kokubungaku (National Letters), Kobe University, Kobe, Japan, 1982
- BA, Stanford University, Stanford, United States, 1978