Colloquial style literary art of the Chinese Ming dynasty (focusing on Shuihu Zhuan or Water Margin). I conduct research on the process by which stories as well as the relationship with the ideas of the people in the background are constructed and modified. Recently, I have been interested specifically in how Shuihu Zhuan was incorporated into the literary arts and the customs of Japan and Taiwan.
|2002||Graduated from Department of Language and Culture, Faculty of Letters, University of Tokyo|
|2003-2005||Studied at Institute for International Students, Nanjing University|
|2007||Completed Master’s Course in Asian Studies,Graduate School of Humanities and Sociology, University of Tokyo (Master’s in Letters)|
|2007–2013||Part-time Lecturer at Yamanashi University, Daito Bunka University, Toyo University, and Meisei University|
|2013–2014||Studied abroad at Academia Sinica (Taiwan)|
|2014–2015||Researcher at Center for Chinese Studies, National Central Library (Taiwan)|
|2015||Visiting Researcher at Academia Sinica, (Taiwan)|
|2016||Doctoral course in Asian Studies, Graduate School of Humanities and Sociology and Faculty of Letters, The University of Tokyo (course completed without degree)|
|2016-2019||Japanese-language teacher at Taipei, Tainan, Hsinchu|
|2018||Completed Doctoral Course in Asian Studies from the Graduate School of Humanities and Sociology and Faculty of Letters, The University of Tokyo (Doctorate in Literature)|
Articles & Presentation
“Background on the composition of the “Li-kuei killing tigers” story” China society and culture 25, 2010.
“The “Jiajing Edition” of the shuihu zhuan and Early Full Recensions of the Shuihu zhuan” Bulletin of Sinological Society of Japan 64, 2012.
“The Study of Transition in Description of Sung-Chiang” China society and culture 30, 2015.
“两种《水浒传》为何“再造”一百回本——加州大学伯克莱校藏本与东京大学文学部藏本” Hebei Academic Journal 2016:1, 2016.
“The Stone Canal Pavilion Printing House and Its Repaired Edition of Shuihu Zhuan” Chinese Studies 35:3, 2017.