After visiting a few colleges, I felt Emma
was the one in which I felt most welcome
Emily, 2nd Year
Kennedy Professor of Latin
Early-modern Japan (1600-1867) witnessed the production of a vast amount of texts, both handwritten and commercially printed by means of woodblocks. These materials are the key to unlock a variety of disciplines when studying early-modern Japan, and yet they present multiple challenges.
I came to study Philosophical Theology via a degree in English Literature, and in particular through a desire to understand better the relationship between literary form and metaphysical content in such texts as the fourteenth century poem, "Pearl", and Milton's "Paradise Lost".
Robert Macfarlane, Fellow and Part II Director of Studies in English, on his studies, writing, teaching and research.