Institution: University of British Columbia
Department: Department of Asian Studies
Email: christina.laffin@ubc.ca

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Biography:
Laffin, Christina

Laffin, Christina

Christina Laffin is an Associate Professor in the Department of Asian Studies, and the Canada Research Chair in Premodern Japanese Literature and Culture. Her research interests include: Medieval travel diaries; women’s education and socialization before 1600; poetic practices and waka culture; theories of travel, gender, and autobiography; noh theatre; and comparative approaches to medieval literature.