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ゴッタルド マルコ | GOTTARDO MARCO
Affiliation and department:
Job title: Associate Professor
Research keywords  (2): religious studies, Fuji cult, Edo culture, mountain religions, popular cults and beliefs, intellectual history, the relationship between science and religion ,  metahistory of lunfardo; semiotics and lunfardo; history of Argentina's cultural identity; history of multiculturalism in Buenos Aires
Research theme for competitive and other funds  (4):
  • Research Project 3: popular religion and culture in the Edo period
  • Research Project 2: Science and Religion
  • Research Project 1: pilgrimage and semiotics
  • Ph.D. Dissertation Research
Papers (6):
  • On the identity of Mt. Fuji's deity: A study on the role of Benzai-ten in the development of the Fuji cult. Bulletin of College of Humanities, Tamagawa University "The Ronso". 2017. 57. 47-60
  • Signs on the road: toward a semiotics of pilgrimage. (tentative title). Bulletin of College of Humanities, Tamagawa University "The Ronso" (expected publication in 2014). 2015
  • "Pregnancy and infanticide in early-modern Japan: the role of the midwife as a medium". Bulletin of College of Humanities, Tamagawa University "The Ronso". 2014. 54. 213-239
  • "Magic words and holy waters: healing in the cult of Mt. Fuji in the Edo period". Bulletin of College of Humanities, Tamagawa University "The Ronso". 2013. 53. 123-138
  • Hosei University International Japanese, Studies Research Center. "The role of "movement" in the creation of a sense of national space at the popular level in the Edo Period". International Japanese Studies. 2010. 8. 139-149
Books (4):
  • The cult of Mt. Fuji in the Edo period: a contribution to the understanding of popular episteme. (Doctoral dissertation. Tentative title; proposed submission: 2014)
    Columbia University 2014
  • "Pilgrimage: Buddhism"(in Malti-Douglas, Fedwa (ed.), "Encyclopedia of Sex and Gender")
    Macmillan reference USA 2007
  • "Dogen" (in Shirane, Haruo (ed.), "Traditional Japanese Literature: An Anthology, Beginning to 1600")
    Columbia University Press 2007
  • "Molecular Characterization of an RNA-Dependent Transcription Reaction Catalyzed by RNA Polymerase II" (Doctoral dissertation)
    The Rockefeller University 1998
Lectures and oral presentations  (12):
  • "From the margins to the center: a study on the role of Lunfardo in the creation of a cultural identity in Argentina"
    (2019 Society for Latin American Studies Conference 2019)
  • "'One, No One, and One Hundred Thusand:' Who is the deity at Mount Fuji?"
    (Conference "Buddhist dynamics in East-Asian Religions" 2011)
  • "Popular mapping of sacred space: the chthonic world of Mt Fuji in the Edo Period"
    (Society for the Study of Japanese Religions (SSJRS) at Association for Asian Studies (AAS), Honolulu 2011)
  • “Il culto del monte Fuji tra magia e medicina” ("The cult of Mount Fuji between medicine and magic")
    (Workshop "MANABU", Italian National Institute of East Asian Studies, Kyoto 2010)
  • “Magic words and holy waters: popular divine medicine in the cult of Mt. Fuji”
    (Symposium "Healing and Divination: The Religion fo the Medieval Japanese", Ritsumeikan University Art Research Center, Kyoto 2010)
Education (1):
  • 1988 - 1991 The University of York Department of Biology Genetics
Work history (9):
  • 2008/04/01 - 2010/03/31 Hosei University part-time teacher
  • 2006/07/01 - 2006/08/31 Columbia University Part-time teacher
  • 2006/01/01 - 2006/05/31 Barnard College, Columbia University part-time teacher
  • 2005/09/01 - 2005/12/31 Columbia University Teaching Assistant
  • 2005/01/01 - 2005/05/31 Columbia University Part-time teacher
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Association Membership(s) (4):
Japan Consciousness Project, Hosei University ,  Association for Asian Studies ,  Society for Latin American Studies ,  Latin American Studies Association
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