- Assistant Professor
- Roger Williams Hall, Room 211
- Asian Studies
Brian Steininger is an assistant Professor of the Asian Studies Program. He teaches courses on East Asian culture and the Japanese language. He came to Bates in 2010, after receiving his B.A. from Macalester College and a Ph.D. in Japanese literature from Yale University. His research interests mostly concern the reception of Chinese literature in premodern Japan. He is currently preparing a manuscript based on his dissertation, which focuses on the cultural activities of Japan’s State Academy (daigakuryo) in the 10th century.
“Kinshi’s Letters: Writing about Women’s Writing, 938 C.E.,” Proceedings of the Association for Japanese Literary Studies 10 (2010).