Miki Wheeler

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Position Title
Continuing Lecturer of Japanese

314 Sproul
Office Hours
Friday 12:00-2:00P
Bio

EDUCATION AND DEGREE(S)

  • Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley (2008)

RESEARCH INTEREST(S)

  • Heian and Kamakura court diaries by men and women, especially the intersections in treatment of seasonal rites & ceremonies, material culture, and issues of self-depiction
  • A recent focus is the important role of garments - weaves, dyes, layering schemes - in Heian and Kamakura narratives
  • The representation of inter- and intra-generational ties between women, particularly in terms of their social, court, and familial positions in the late Heian and early Kamakura periods

COURSE(S) TAUGHT

  • Japanese Literature in Translation: Early Period (JPN 101)
  • Japanese Literature in Translation: Middle Period (JPN 102)
  • Readings in Modern Japanese Literature: 1920-1945 (JPN 131)
  • Readings in the Humanities: Modern Period (JPN 135)