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Jamie Newhard

​Associate Professor of Japanese Language and Literature
Director of Graduate Studies
PhD, Columbia University
research interests:
  • Premodern Japanese Narrative
  • Premodern Poetry and Poetics
  • History of Literary Scholarship and Thought
  • Medieval and Early Modern Reception of Classical Literature
  • History of Reading
  • Book and Publishing History
  • Gender Issues in Premodern Literature

contact info:

office hours:

  • ​Friday 1:00 - 3:00 pm
  • or By Appointment

mailing address:

  • WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY
  • CB 1111
  • ONE BROOKINGS DR.
  • ST. LOUIS, MO 63130-4899

Professor Newhard's ​specialty is premodern Japanese literature and language, and although she likes pretty much everything written in that span (712-1868), she has a particular interest in courtly narrative of the Heian period and its reception in later ages.

For more information, visit Jamie Newhard's department profile.