Nina Farizova

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Nina received her BA and MA in Japanese studies from Moscow University. As an undergraduate student she spent a year at Tokai University in Kanagawa, Japan. After graduating, she taught Japanese language and literature at the National Research University Higher School of Economics, Moscow campus, where she also served as the Head of the Japanese section of the School of Asian Studies. At Yale, Nina focuses on premodern Japanese poetry and poetics. She also works in the fields of British studies, film and media, and history of art. Her particular interest is in possibilities of theory across these disciplines.