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by Barnhill, David L last modified Aug 13, 2011 03:15 PM

EDUCATION

1976-1986: Stanford University
Ph.D. (1986) Religious Studies, with a minor in Japanese Literature
Dissertation : "The Journey Itself Home: The Religiosity of the Literary Works of Matsuo Bashō (1644-1694)"
M.A. (1979) Religious Studies
>> 1979-1980: Inter-University Center for Japanese Studies, Tōkyō , Japan (Japanese Language Training)  

1974-1976: University of Washington (Japanese Studies M.A. Program)

1967-1971 Stanford University
B.A. (1971) Political Science

TEACHING, ADMINISTRATION, AND RESEARCH POSITIONS

2003-present: Director of Environmental Studies and Professor of English, University of Wisconsin Oshkosh

1994-1997, 2002-2003: Chair, Religious Studies Department

1998-2002: Director of Interdisciplinary Studies, Guilford College .

1986-2003: Guilford College , Professor of Intercultural and Religious Studies.

August-December 1993: Visiting Professor, Kansai Gaidai University , Hirakata City , Japan .

August-December 1993: Visiting Researcher at Shinshū Sōgō Kenkyūjo in Kyoto, Japan

SCHOLARSHIP

Books

Radical Politics and American Nature Writing. Lanham , Md. : Rowman & Littlefield, forthcoming.

Bashō’s Journey: Selected Literary Prose by Matsuo Bashō . Albany N.Y. : State University of New York Press , 2005.

Bashō’s Poetry: Selected Hokku by Matsuo Bashō . Albany N.Y. : State University of New York Press, 2004.

Deep Ecology and World Religions: New Essays on Sacred Ground. (Co-Editor, with Roger Gottlieb). Albany: State University of New York Press, 2001.

At Home on the Earth: Becoming Native to our Place . (Editor) Berkeley : University of California Press, 1999. 
 

Articles

“Critical Utopianism and Bioregional Ecocriticism.” The Bioregional Imagination: New Perspectives on Literature, Ecology, and Place. Ed. Karla Armbruster, Cheryll Glotfelty, and Tom Lynch. Athens: University of Georgia Press, forthcoming, 2012.

“Conceiving Ecotopia.” Journal of the Society of Religion, Nature, and Culture 5.2 (2011): 126-44.

“A Community of Love: Kenneth Rexroth's Organic Worldview." Worldviews: Global Religions, Culture, and Ecology, forthcoming in volume 15, 2011.

“Surveying the Landscape: A New Approach to Nature Writing.” ISLE: Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature and the Environment 17.2 (Spring 2010): 1-18.

"Gary Snyder's Ecosocial Buddhism." How Much is Enough? Buddhism, Consumerism, and the Human Environment. Ed. Richard Payne. Somerville, Mass.: Wisdom, 2010. 83-119.

“Ecology, Deep.” Spirit and Sustainability. Ed. Willis Jenkins. Great Barrington MA: Berkshire, 2009. 138-139.

“Ecology, Social.” Spirit and Sustainability. Ed. Willis Jenkins. Great Barrington MA: Berkshire, 2009. 132-135.

“East Asian Influence on Recent North American Nature Writing.” Teaching North American Environmental Literature. Eds. Laird Christensen, Mark C. Long, and Frederick O. Waage. New York: Modern Language Association, 2008. 277-93.

“The Social Ecology of Gary Snyder.” Indian Journal of Ecocriticism 1.1 (August 2008). 21-28.

Zōka: The Creative in Bashō’s View of Nature and Art.” Matsuo Bashō's Poetic Spaces: Exploring Haikai Intersections. Ed. Eleanor Kerkham. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2006. 33-60.

"Deep Ecology." Encyclopedia of Earth. Eds. Sahotra Sarkar and Linda Kalof. (Washington, D.C.: Environmental Information Coalition, National Council for Science and the Environment). [First published October 11, 2006; Last revised October 12, 2006; Retrieved October 31, 2006].

“The Spiritual Dimension of North American Nature Writing.” Oxford Handbook on Religion and Ecology. Ed. Roger S. Gottlieb. New York: Oxford University Press, 2006. 419-45.

“Aesthetics and Nature in China and Japan.” Encyclopedia of Religion and Nature. Ed. Bron Taylor. London, England: Thoemmes Continuum, 2005. 16-19.

“Buddhism -- East Asian.” Encyclopedia of Religion and Nature. Ed. Bron Taylor. London, England: Thoemmes Continuum, 2005. 236-39.

“Japanese Gardens.” Encyclopedia of Religion and Nature. Ed. Bron Taylor. London, England: Thoemmes Continuum, 2005. 236-39.

“Kawabata Yasunari.” Encyclopedia of Religion and Nature. Ed. Bron Taylor. London, England: Thoemmes Continuum, 2005. 955-56.

“Matsuo Bashō.” Encyclopedia of Religion and Nature. Ed. Bron Taylor. London, England: Thoemmes Continuum, 2005. 1056-58.

“Matthiessen, Peter.” Encyclopedia of Religion and Nature. Ed. Bron Taylor. London, England: Thoemmes Continuum, 2005. 1058-59.

“Rexroth, Kenneth.” Encyclopedia of Religion and Nature. Ed. Bron Taylor. London, England: Thoemmes Continuum, 2005. 1384-1385.

“Good Work: An Engaged Buddhist Response to the Dilemmas of Consumerism.” Buddhist-Christian Studies 24.1 (2004): 55-63.

“East Asian Buddhism and Nature;” Religion, Nature, and Aesthetics in East Asia ;” “Kawabata Yasunari;” Le Guin, Ursula; “Matsuo Bashō;” “Matthiessen, Peter;” “Rexroth, Kenneth.” Encyclopedia of Religion and Nature. Ed. Bron Taylor and Jeffrey Kaplan. Continuum Publishing. Forthcoming.

“An Interwoven World: Gary Snyder’s Cultural Ecosystem.” Worldviews: Environment, Culture, and Religion, 6/2 (Fall 2002): 111-144.

“Relational Holism: Huayan Buddhism and Deep Ecology.” In Deep Ecology and World Religions. Albany : State University of New York Press, 2001.

“Introduction: Deep Ecology and World Religions.” (Co-author, with Roger Gottlieb.) In Deep Ecology and World Religions. Albany : State University of New York Press. Albany : State University of New York Press, 2001.

“Of Bashōs and Buddhisms.” Eastern Buddhist 32.2 (Fall 2000): 170-201.

“Deep ecology,” “Naess, Arne,” and “Snyder, Gary .” In Encyclopedia of Environmental Issues. Ed. by Craig Allin. Pasadena , Calif. : Salem Press, 2000.

“Great Earth Sangha: Gary Snyder’s View of Nature as Community.” In Buddhism and Ecology: The Interconnection of Dharma and Deeds, ed. Mary Evelyn Tucker and Duncan Ryûken Williams, 187-218. Cambridge : Harvard University Press, 1998.

"Amaterasu," "Asuka period," "cosmogony, Japanese," "insects in myth and folklore," "Ise virgin," "Man'yōshû," "Nihonshoki," "Ninigi," "Okuninushi," "Pimiko, Queen," "prayer, Shinto," "sake," "shimenawa," "sumo," "Susano-o," "tama," "Yamamoto," "Yamato-takeru," "Yayoi period," "Yoshino." Harper's Dictionary of Religion. New York : Harper and Row, 1995.

"A Giant Act of Love: Reflections on the First Precept." Tricycle: The Buddhist Review (Spring 1993):29-33.

"Indra's Net as Food Chain: Gary Snyder's Ecological Vision." Ten Directions [The Kuroda Institute for the Study of Buddhism and Human Values], 11/2 (Spring/Summer 1990): 20-28.

"Bashō as Bat: Wayfaring and Anti-Structure in the Journals of Matsuo Bashō (1644-1694)." Journal of Asian Studies, 49 (May, 1990): 274-290.

"Norinaga's View of Aware and Moral Criticism of the Tale of Genji." Annals of the Southeastern Conference of the Association for Asian Studies, 10 (1988): 72-80.

"Impermanence, Fate, and the Journey: Bashō and the Problem of Meaning." Religion, 16 (1986): 323-341.

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