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 "First Thought Best Thought: Haiku Poetics in Kerouac’s Mexico City Blues"  Edited by Shion Kono, Noriko Murai  Bensei Shuppan  2018/01/12 
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  Bensei shuppan  2016/03/25 
“Ōgai” – Mori Rintarō: Begegnungen mit dem japanischen homme de lettres“Mori Ōgai and the ‘Literature of the World’: Reading Hyaku monogatari (1911) through the Eyes of the Foreign Reader”  edited by Klaus Kracht, by Shion Kōno  Harrassowitz Verlag  2014 
Delivering Texts to the World Reader  Shion Kono  Kodansha Gendai Shinsho  2014/03/20 
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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 
Deepening reception and evolving translation of contents: through a case-study of the English-language translation and cinematization of All You Need Is Kill  Shion Kōno  Journal of Contents History Studies  Japanese Association for Contents History Studies  2017/03 
Toward the diversity and the new possibility of the studies Japanese(-language) literature: a report on the international symposium “the current state and the prospect of the studies of Japanese-language literature in the world” at Korea University  Shion Kōno  Modern Japanese Literary Studies  Association for Modern Japanese Literary Studies  2015/11 
Style manuals for English-language scholarly articles and Humanities  Modern Japanese Literary Studies  2013/05 
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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 
Panel “Horizons of Cultural Translation: Traversing the Translationscape in Modern Japan.”  The Twentieth Asian Studies Conference Japan (ASCJ)  2016/07/03 
English-medium classes and critical thinking education in Japanese universities  Workshop on Language Competence and Cultural Diversity Cultivation  2016/01/22 
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Others
"When Japanese Literature Has an Afterlife." Shinchō, March 2018, 226-27. In Japanese.  2018/03 
"Toward a hybrid space for reading Japanese literature." Report Kasama, 63, November 2017, 32-5. In Japanese.  2017/11 
Lecturer, Japan Foundation Summer Institute at Hayama, Kanagawa.  2017/07 
"Cinema: an experience of sharing." Bungakukai, November 2014, 207. In Japanese.  2014/11 
Collumnist, "Watching the World from Leipzig." Genron etc. 4-11, 13. August 2012 – June 2014. In Japanese  2014/06 
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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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