Stefania Burk

Associate Dean, Academic

Faculty of Arts

Associate Professor of Teaching

Department of Asian Studies


Research Interests

Japanese poetry; medieval culture; and women’s writing. Current projects deal with 14th– century poetry and related aspects of cultural production, poetry as autobiography, and canon formation. Other research interests include modern adaptations and appropriations of the pre-modern canon and medieval salon culture and the involvement of women poets.

Educational Background

M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in Japanese Literature, University of California, Berkeley.