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Asian Languages and Literatures, Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures

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Reiko Sono

Senior Lecturer
Undergraduate Advisor (Japanese)

Contact Information

Location: Herter 331
Phone:(413) 545-4947
Email: rsono at asianlan.umass.edu

 

Courses taught

Japanese 197R Introduction to Japanese Religion
Japanese 197G Buddhist Cultures in the World
Japanese 497D Contemporary Japanese II
Japanese 536 Advanced Modern Japanese
Japanese 537 Advanced Modern Japanese II

Education

MA (ABD) in Japanese religion from Princeton University

Biography

ABD in Japanese religion from Princeton University. Research interests include early modern Japanese society and culture, ritual activities throughout Japanese history,Buddhist cultures, and gift-giving.Teaching responsibilities include Japanese religion, Buddhism, and third- and fourth-year Japanese.

Research Interests

Modern and early modern Japanese society and culture, ritual activities throughout Japanese history,Buddhist cultures, and gift-giving.