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Education/Academic qualification

East Asian Languages and Literatures, Ph.D., Yale University

Aug 2007May 2014

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Economics Medicine & Life Sciences
Social Identification Medicine & Life Sciences
Music Medicine & Life Sciences
dance Social Sciences
ritual Social Sciences
performance Social Sciences
music Social Sciences
elite Social Sciences

Projects 2019 2023

Research Output 2018 2019

  • 2 Article
  • 2 Book/Film/Article review

Review of Keller Kimbrough and Haruo Shirane, eds., Monsters, Animals, and Other Worlds: A Collection of Short Medieval Japanese Tales

Lazarus, A. M., Aug 21 2019, In : Japanese Studies. 39, 3, p. 405-7 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Article review

Open Access

Folk Performance as Transgression: The Great Dengaku of 1096

Lazarus, A. M., Feb 1 2018, In : Journal of Japanese Studies. 44, 1, p. 1-23

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Social Identification

Activities 2016 2019

  • 2 Invited talk
  • 1 Participation in conference
  • 1 Participation in workshop, seminar, course
  • 1 Oral presentation

Animate Objects: Kemari as Symbolic Pursuit in Early Medieval Japan

Ashton Michael Lazarus (Speaker)
Mar 22 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

Rethinking Object and Performance in Japan and Beyond

Ashton Michael Lazarus (Organiser), Naoko Frances Hioki (Participant), R. Keller Kimbrough (Participant), Beng Choo Lim (Participant), Ryoko Matsuba (Participant), Hanna McGaughey (Participant), Jeffrey Niedermaier (Participant), Patrick Schwemmer (Participant)
Mar 2 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

New Terrains in Asian Humanities

Ashton Michael Lazarus (Organiser)
Sep 22 2018

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference


Ashton Michael Lazarus (Speaker)
May 5 2017

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk