- John Whittier Treat
John Whittier Treat is Professor of East Asian Languages and Literatures at
Yale University, where he teaches Japanese literature and culture. He is co-editor the Journal of Japanese Studies. He has published numerous essays and several books on Japan-related topics.
He received his BA, from Amherst College in 1975, and his MA and PhD from Yale University in 1979 and 1982, respectively.
*"Great Mirrors Shattered: Homosexuality, Orientalism, and Japan." Oxford University Press, 1999.
*With Alan Tansman and Dennis Washburn, eds. "Studies in Modern Japanese Literature: Essays and Translations in Honor of
Edwin McClellan." Center for Japanese Studies, University of Michigan, 1997. ISBN 0-9395-1284-X (cloth)
*Editor. "Contemporary Japan and Popular Culture." Curzon Press/University of Hawaii Press, 1996.
*"Writing Ground Zero: Japanese Literature and the Atomic Bomb." University of Chicago Press, 1996.
*"Pools of Water, Pillars of Fire: The Literature of Ibuse Masuji." University of Washington Press, 1988.
Awards and Honors
*1998: Social Science Research Council Grant
*1997: John Whitney Hall Prize
*1996-97: Mary Weeks Senior Fellowship, Center for the Humanities,
*1994: NEH Summer Stipend
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