Amy Franks

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CEAS Affiliate
Northern Virginia Community College
Areas of interest : 
Japanese Language, Literature and Culture; Japanese to English Translation

Amy Franks received her Ph.D. in Japanese literature from Yale in 2009, after completing a dissertation on the Engyo variant of Heike monogatari (Tales of the Heike), which she is currently revising for publication. Since then, she has taught Japanese language, literature and culture classes at various institutions including U-MASS Boston, Smith College, and Northern Virginia Community College. In addition to her academic research, Amy is also an active translator in a range of fields, including literature and art history.