East Asia-Japan, 2016

CV

Research Interests

Japanese history; Azuchi-Momoyama and Edo period Japan (1568-1868); History of Japanese religions; Art and architecture of the Japanese archipelago; Hegemonic deification; Philosophy of history; Nationalism and nostalgia; Conceptions of time and the Anthropocene. 

Dissertation

The Birth and Death of the Gongen: Decentering and Recentering Tōshōgū and Tokugawa Authority, 1616-1867