Full-Time Teachers

  • Name : Earl Jackson, Jr.
  • Job title : Chair Professor
  • Education : 1984-87 Ph.D., Comparative Literature, Princeton University. Dissertation: "Comparative Heresies: Transcendence and Immanence in Modernist Poetics in Japan, France, and the United States"
    1982-84 M.A., Comparative Literature, Princeton University
    1980-82 M.A., East Asian Languages and Civilizations, Harvard University. Thesis: "Meaning to See: The Sôtô Zen Hermeneutics of Dôgen Kigen" (1200-1253)
    1979-80 Inter-University Center for Japanese Language, Tokyo
    1977-79 M.A., East Asian Literature, Cornell University. Thesis: "Textual Aspects of Participatory Realism in Noh: The Lyric Sequence in the Noh Text."
    1975-76 Deutsche Akademische Auslandsdienst Fellow, Universität Würzburg
    1973-76 B.A., Summa cum Laude, German Literature, State University of New York at Buffalo.
  • Research Fields & Interests : COMPARATIVE LITERATURE GENDER STUDIES PSYCHOANALYTIC THEORY VISUAL CULTURE STUDIES FILM THEORY JAPANESE LIT.: MODERN AND CONTEMPORARY LITERATURES