Christina Laffin

Assistant Professor
PhD, Columbia University
Department of Asian Studies

Associate Professor and Canada Research Chair in Premodern Japanese Literature and Culture

Research Interests

Medieval travel diaries; women’s education and socialization before 1600; poetic practices and waka culture; theories of travel, gender, and autobiography; noh theatre; and comparative approaches to medieval literature.

Primary Recipient Awards

Early Career Scholars, Christina Laffin, 2006

Christina Laffin

Co-principal Investigator Awards

International Research Roundtables, Jinhua Chen, 2016

Jinhua Chen
Christina Laffin

East Asian Manuscript and Print as Harbingers of the Digital Future
Principal Investigator(s): Dr. Jinhua Chen, Department of Asian Studies, UBC; Dr. Christina Laffin, Department of Asian Studies, UBC