Brendan Morley

Brendan Morley

Brendan Morley

Assistant Professor of Japanese Language and Literature

Core Faculty


For more information, please refer to Dr. Morley's most recent CV here.

Sinitic poetry and prose (kanshibun), classical Japanese poetics, Japanese intellectual history

  • Kanbun, Kundoku, and the Language of Literary Sinitic: Terminological Issues in the Study of Sinography in Japan,” Japanese Language and Literature, 56.2 (2022), 329-354.
  • “Poetry and Diplomacy in Early Heian Japan: The Embassy of Wang Hyoryŏm from Parhae to the Kōnin Court,” Journal of the American Oriental Society, 136.2 (2016), 343-371.
  • Review, “Reflecting the Past: Place, Language, and Principle in Japan’s Medieval Mirror Genre, by Erin L. Brightwell,” Journal of the American Oriental Society, 142.2 (2022), 470-472.

PhD, University of California, Berkeley