日本語
Sophia University 
Faculty of Liberal Arts 
Department of Liberal Arts 

Associate Professor 
Kono Shion 

Birth:1972  
 

Work experience
Princeton University  Lecturer(EAS)  2003/02/01-2003/05/31 
Wittenberg University  Teaching Fellow  2003/09/01-2004/08/23 
University of Wisconsin-Madison  Visiting Assistant P  2004/08/24-2005/05/23 

Academic background
Bowdoin College  Physics Religion(double majior)  Physics Religion(double majior)  1995/05/27  Graduated  United States of America 
Princeton University  Comparative Literature  Japanese and British Literatures  Doctor later  2003/11/15  Completed  United States of America 

Academic degrees
A.B.  Bowdoin College  1995/05/27 
M.A.  Princeton University  1998/01/31 
Ph.D  Princeton University  2003/11/15 

Current state of research and teaching activities
At the Faculty of Liberal Arts, I am offering courses on comparative literature and Western literature. My recent research topics include the idea of "history" in Mori Ogai's historical fiction and modern Japanese literature the late Meiji era, using a comparative approach. 

Research Projects (Competitive Research Funds)
日本近代文学の欧米語翻訳黎明期の総合的研究~明治・大正時代を中心に~  2011-2013 
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Bibliography
Translation and Circulation of Japanese Literature: Toward the Networks in the Modern World. "Introduction," "Japanese Literature in English in the 1910s: On the Mitsui-Shinclair Translation of Futabatei's "An Adopted Husband""  Edited by Shion Kono, Noriko Murai  Bensei Shuppan  2018/01/12 
Another History of Japanese Literature: Muromachi, Sexuality, and Time "Glenn Shaw, the Translation of Japanese Literature, and the Recognition of 'Contemporary Japanese Literature'"  Edited by National Institute of Japanese Literature  勉誠出版  2016/03/25 
Delivering Texts to the World Reader  Shion Kono  Kodansha Gendai Shinsho  2014/03/20 
The Futures of Japanese Imagination "[Wrap-Up]: Thinking from the Parallax of Pop Culture Discourses"  Shion Kono  日本放送出版協会  2010/08/30 
Otaku: Japan's Database Animals  (by) Hiroki Azuma ; (tr. by) Jonathan E. Abel and Shion Kono  University of Minnesota Press  2009/03/25 
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Papers
The Rhetoric of Annotation in Mori Ogai's Historical Fiction and Shiden Biographies  KONO SHION  Journal of Japanese Studies  Society for Japanese Studies  2006/07/01 
Reading Japanese Literature as the "World Reader": Transformations of Two Modes of Reading  Shion Kono  Border Crossings: The Journal of Japanese-Language Literature Studies  2017/12/30 
Book Review: The Anime Machine: A Media Theory of Animation by Thomas Lamarre.  KONO SHION  Monumenta Nipponica  2011/07 
Symposium: Aporia in modernity and christianity as seen in the inside/outside of modern novels  KONO SHION  キリスト教文学研究  日本キリスト教文学会  2011/05 
"Two irreconcilable, but also inseparable, nevertheless incompatible greatnesses": Mori Ogai's Parallax Reading (and Writing) of Literary Theory  KONO SHION  Proceedings of the Association for Japanese Literary Studies : PAJLS.  Association for Japanese Literary Studies  2008/12 
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Research presentations
百物語と「余所の国の読者」  鴎外研究会  2018/03/27 
20世紀前半の欧米語圏における「日本文学」認識をめぐる試論  国際日本文化研究センター共同研究「投企する古典性―視覚/大衆/現代」共同研究会  2018/01/21 
AAS-in-Asia Seoul Special Roundtable “Globalizing Japanese Studies beyond Borders and Boundaries.”  AAS-in-Asia in Seoul  2017/06/25 
A Kyara and a Dreamer: Murakami's Visions of the Fantastic and World Literature as a Mode of Reading  The 11th Annual Conference of Asian Studies in Israel 2012  2012/05/22 
The Consequences of the ‘Sociological’ in the 1990s hihyô  The Annual Meeting of the American Comparative Literature Association  2011/04/02 
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Others
エッセイ「日本文学が「生き延びる」とき」(『新潮』2018年3月号、pp. 226-7.)  2018/02/07 
寄稿エッセイ「ハイブリッドな「日本文学を読む場」へ向けて」『リポート笠間』 No. 63  2017/11 
Translation: Miyadai Shinji, "Transformation of Semantics in the History of Japanese Subcultures since 1992" in Mechademia 6: User Enhanced. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2011: 231-258.  2011 
「東・宮台、北米講演旅行レポート」 『思想地図』第1期 vol. 3(NHK出版、2009年) 258-286. アメリカにおける学会・講演会についての報告  2009 
東京大学附属図書館『鴎外文庫 書入本画像データベース』解題執筆 2006-2009  2009 
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Teaching achievements
論文の書き方の指導  2006/04-Present 
授業の工夫(国際教養基礎論)  2006/04-Present 
Active use of online educational resources (such as Moodle)  2006/04-Present 
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Social activities
Editorial Committee, Showa Bungakukai  2018/09/01-2020/08/31 
国文学研究資料館国際連携委員  2016/04/01-2019/03/31 
Associations for Modern Japanese Literary Studies  2009/04/01-2011/03/31 
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Memberships of academic societies
Association for Asian Studies  2008/12-Present 
日本比較文学会  2007-Present 
森鴎外記念会  2006-Present 
Association for Japanese Literary Studies  2001/09-Present 
日本近代文学会  2000/07/01-Present 
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