Jingyi Li

Jingyi Li

University Fellows Cohort Member, 2017-2018
PhD Student, East Asian Studies – Japanese Studies
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Jingyi Li is a doctoral student in Pre-Modern Japanese Literature. She earned her B.A. in Japanese Language and Literature from East China Normal University and M.A. in Pre-Modern Japanese Literature from Kyushu University. Her research focuses on Edo period literature, particularly novels and traditional Japanese poems. Her M.A. research project discusses the reception history of the Chinese novelist and playwright Li Yu in Edo period Japan. At the UA, she will examine the exchange of knowledge between Japan and China during the 1600-1900s. Her hobby is transcribing cursive writings of traditional Japanese materials.