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Castiglioni Andrea

FacultyGraduate School of Humanities and Social Sciences
PositionLecturer
Mailan-castihum.nagoya-cu.ac.jp
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Last Updated :2019/10/12

Researcher Profile and Settings

Education

  •   2008 09  - 2015 10 , Columbia University in New York, Department of Religion, Ph.D.
  •   2006 04  - 2008 04 , Keio University, Department of Literature, Research Student
  •   1999 09  - 2004 10 , Ca' Foscari University in Venice, Department of Oriental Languages and Civilizations, BA/MA

Committee Memberships

  •   2008 09  - 現在, Association for Asian Studies, ordinary members
  •   2008  - 現在, European Association of Japanese Studies, ordinary member
  •   2008  - 現在, American Academy of Religion, ordinary member
  •   2005 09  - 現在, Associazione Italiana Studi sul Giappone, ordinary member

Academic & Professional Experience

  •   2019 04  - 現在, Nagoya City University, Graduate School of Humanities & Social Sciencies, Senior Lecturer
  •   2018 09  - 2019 03 , University of California, Berkeley, Department of East Asian Languages, Postdoctoral Researcher
  •   2016 09  - 2018 07 , University of California, Santa Barbara, Department of Religion , Teaching fellow and Postdoctoral Researcher
  •   2016 04  - 2016 08 , Kokugakuin University, Japanese Culture Research Center, Postdoctoral Researcher

Research Activities

Research Areas

  • Philosophy, Religious studies, Early modern Japanese religion

Research Interests

    Theory and Method, Edo Period, Shugendō, Japanese religions

Published Papers

  • Devotion in Flesh and Bone: The Mummified Corpses of Mount Yudono Ascetics in the Edo Period, Andrea Castiglioni, Asian Ethnology, 1, (78–1) 25 - 51, 08 , Refereed
  • 江戸時代の湯殿山信仰と一世行人の即身, Andrea Castiglioni, 東洋学研究, 1, (54) 105 - 119, 03 , Refereed
  • Mount Yudono and its Ascetics During the Tokugawa Period, Andrea Castiglioni, Center for the Study of Japanese Religion Newsletter, 1, (28-29) 17 - 19, 06
  • The Power of Ritual: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Medieval Religious Practices, Andrea Castiglioni, Center for the Study of Japanese Religion Newsletter, (14-15) 4 - 7, 06
  • Issa delle rane, Andrea Castiglioni, Prismi: quaderno di cultura, 1, (9) 185 - 206, 09
  • L’asceta e la fiamma, Andrea Castiglioni, Prismi: quaderno di cultura, 1, (8) 167 - 178, 09
  • Ascesis and Devotion: The Mount Yudono Cult in Early Modern Japan, Andrea Castiglioni, Columbia University, Refereed

Books etc

  • Būchū kanjō: Secret Dharma-Transmission in the Shugendō Mountain-Entry Ritual, Andrea Castiglioni, Contributor, The World of Abhiseka: Consecration Rituals in the Buddhist Cultural Sphere, Bloomsbury,   2020 09
  • Shugendō and Mountain Religion in Japan: Critical Essays, Andrea Castiglioni, Editor, Bloomsbury,   2020 04
  • From Your Name to Shin-Gojira: Spiritual Criss-crossing, Spacial Soteriology, and Catastrophic Identity in Contemporary Japanese Visual Culture, Andrea Castiglioni, Contributor, Bloomsbury,   2019 04
  • 詩歌、石仏、縁起が語る湯殿山信仰——室町末期から江戸初期まで——, Andrea Castiglioni, Contributor, 日本文学の展望を拓く, Kasama shoin,   2017 09

Conference Activities & Talks

  • Immobility and Mimesis: Preliminary Purificatory Practices of Yudono Pilgrims during the Edo Period, Andrea Castiglioni, European Association for Japanese Studies,   2019 09 15
  • Enduring Bodies: The Survival of Sokushinbutsu Devotional Practices in the Meiji Period.”, Andrea Castiglioni, Itineraries of the Sacred— Reassessing the Field: The Study of Japanese Religion and Thought in the 21st Century,   2018 10 29 , Invited
  • Buchū kanjō: Secret Dharma-Transmission in the Shugendō Mountain-Entry Ritual, Andrea Castiglioni, The World of Abhiseka: Consecration Rituals in the Buddhist Cultural Sphere,   2018 05 08
  • The Impact of Meiji Penal Code and Shinbutsu Bunri Policies on the Sokushinbutsu of Yudono, Andrea Castiglioni, European Association for Japanese Studies,   2017 09 01
  • From Your Name to Shin–Gojira. Spiritual Criss-crossing and Spacial Ambiguity in Contemporary Visual Culture, Andrea Castiglioni, International Conference on Japanese Animism ,   2017 02 25
  • Shaping the Ascetic Body: Sewanin and Issei Gyōnin Reification of the Sokushinbutsu Ideal on Mount Yudono in the Edo Period, Andrea Castiglioni, Association for Asian Studies,   2015 03 16
  • Religious and Economic Strategies of Recognition of the Authority of Yudono Ascetics in the Edo Period, Andrea Castiglioni, International symposium on Sacred Models: Authority and Representation in Asian Religions,   2014 11 18
  • Polydirectionality of Power: the Dispute Concerning the Issei Gyōnin Ascetics of Mount Yudono in Four Petitions of the Keichō Period (1596-1615), Andrea Castiglioni, International symposium on Experiments in Microhistory: Small-scale Analysis and East Asian Studies,   2014 09 21

Research Grants & Projects

  • Shinchō Graduate Fellowship for Study in Japan, Shinchō Graduate Fellowship for Study in Japan,   2014 04  - 2015 04 , Andrea Castiglioni
  • Scholarship by the Japanese Ministry of Education (Monbushō)., Scholarship by the Japanese Ministry of Education (Monbushō).,   2006 04  - 2008 04 , Andrea Castiglioni

Educational Activities

Teaching Experience

  • Japan and Global Society , Nagoya City University
  • Religious Discourses and Theories in Medieval Japan, Nagoya City University
  • Introduction to International Japanese Studies , Nagoya City University
  • Buddhism and Local Cults, University of California, Santa Barbara
  • Introduction to East Asian Cultures: Premodern, University of California, Santa Barbara
  • Shintō: Concepts and Practices in History, University of California, Santa Barbara
  • Buddhist Visual Culture, University of California, Santa Barbara
  • Introduction to Japanese Religions, University of California, Santa Barbara
  • Introduction to East Asian Buddhism, Columbia University


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