Gian Piero Persiani

 Gian Piero Persiani

Contact Information

Dept. of East Asian Languages and Cultures
Foreign Languages Building
707 S. Mathews Avenue, M/C146
Urbana, IL 61801
Assistant Professor of Japanese Literature


  • EALC/CWL 275 Masterpieces of East Asian Literature
  • EALC 305 - Premodern Japanese Literature in Translation I
  • JPNS 407 Introduction to Classical Japanese
  • EALC199 Adaptation and Appropriation in Japanese Cultural History

Selected Publications

Journal Articles


Manufacturing Modern Japanese Literature: Anthologies, Awards, and the Ascription of Literary Value. East Asian Publishing and Society 3 1 2013.