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Otilia Milutin

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Otilia Milutin

Visiting Assistant Professor of Asian Studies

2 East South Street

Galesburg, IL 61401-4999

ocmilutin@​knox.edu

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Visiting Assistant Professor of Asian Studies

Otilia Milutin

General Interests

Years at Knox: 2016 to present

Education
Ph.D., Asian Studies, 2015, University of  British Columbia
M.A., Japanese Literature, 2008, University of Massachusetts, Amherst.
B.A., Japanese - French, 2003, University of Bucharest.

Teaching Interests

Selected Professional Accomplishments

Honors/Grants

  • Japanese Studies and Intellectual Exchange Fellowship, Japan Foundation, 2011 - 2012
  • Four-Year Graduate Fellowship, University of British Columbia, 2009 - 2012
  • The Okamatsu Family Scholarship for Japanese Studies, University of British Columbia, 2009 - 2010 
  • Travel Grant, Center for Japanese Research, University of British Columbia, 2009
  • Faculty of Arts Graduate Award, University of British Columbia, 2008 - 2009

Conference Participation
"Lady Murasaki's Fans: Writing Sexual Violence in Post-Genji Women's Literature," Associations of Teachers of Japanese, Toronto, ON, Canada. March 16, 2017.

Presenter, Association of Japanese Literary Studies, October 8-10, 2015, Urbana-Champaign, IL, USA

Paper title: "Sweat Pouring Forth Like Water": Representations of the Violated Female Body in Heian Monogatari"

Presenter, Association of Asian Studies, March 27, 2015, Chicago, IL, USA
Paper title: "Reading Genji, Writing Rape: Monogatari-like Representations of Sexual Violence in Lady Nijo's Towazugatari"

Presenter, New England Association of Asian Studies, October 11, 2013, Bridgewater, MA, USA
Paper title: "Turning into a Shadow: Textual Management of Sexual Violence in Taketori monogatari"

Presenter, Associations of Teachers of Japanese, April 2, 2011, Honolulu, USA
Paper title: "The ‘Dream' Trope in Kokinshū and Genji monogatari Love Poetry"

Presenter, The Japanese Studies Association of Canada Conference, October 2, 2010, Vancouver, Canada
Paper title: "Sex, Dreams and Nightmares"

Invited reporter, "Representations of Sexualities in Asian and European Cultures" Workshop, June 8-9, 2009, University of Heidelberg, Germany
Report title: "Conceptual Journeys"

Invited reporter, "New Perspectives on Pictorial Narrative in Japan" Workshop, June 10, 2009, University of Heidelberg, Germany
Report title: "A Symphony of Images"

Presenter, the Seventeenth Annual Graduate Student Conference on East Asia, February 2008, Columbia University, New York, USA
Paper title: "Uprooting Young Bamboo: Genji's Violent Displacement of Utsusemi"

Presenter, Annual Graduate Student Conference on East Asia, February 2006, Columbia University, New York, USA
Paper title: "Women Cornered: The Understated Violence of Heian Courtship Rituals in The Tale of Genji"

Presenter, Harvard East Asian Studies Graduate Student Conference, February 2006, Harvard, USA
Paper title: "Choosing Freedom: Saikaku's Challenge of the Prostitute Stereotype in Kōshoku ichidai onna"

Conference Organizing
Co-organizer with Prof. Doris Bargen, "Assassination as Sacrifice" Conference, May 3, 2008, University of Massachusetts Amherst, USA

Co-organizer with Prof. Doris Bargen and Aragorn Quinn of Intergenerational Graduate Student Conference on Diversity in East Asia, May 1, 2006, University of Massachusetts Amherst, USA

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