Field: Japanese Literature
Adviser: Tomi Suzuki
Angelo focuses on the intermixing of western and Chinese influences with Japanese literary tradition in the fiction of the Meiji period. His starting point is the works of Izumi Kyōka and Higuchi Ichiyō for the way they depict modern society while displaying heavy influences from classical Japanese literature. Before joining Columbia, he received a BA in English literature and in Japanese at the University of Hong Kong.