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Yoshiaki Fujii

Visiting Intern
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YOSHIAKI FUJII is a scholar who majors in Early Modern Japanese literature, and specializes in the studies of Japanese thought in Tokugawa period. He is a Ph.D candidate in Tokyo University of Foreign Studies, as well as a research fellow of Japan Society for the Promotion of Science. In his latest research, he focused on the research of Motoori Norinaga, who is a founder of Japanese national learning (Kokugaku) in Tokugawa period.  Yoshiaki is working with Professor Naoki Sakai on the theory of historical narrative and postcoloniality, and on the intellectual history of Tokugawa Japan.

Cornell Project: Studies in the Interpretation of Classic Texts by Motoori Norinaga through the Commentaries on Waka

 Expected Visitation Dates: 8/21/2016 to 7/31/2017