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Naoki Sakai

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Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Arts in Asian Studies

Naoki Sakai teaches in the departments of Asian studies and comparative literature and is a member of the graduate field of history at Cornell University. He has published in a number of languages in the fields of comparative literature, intellectual history, translation studies, studies of racism and nationalism, and the histories of semiotic and literary multitude—speech, writing, corporeal expressions, calligraphic regimes, and phonographic traditions. He has led the project TRACES, a multilingual series and served as its founding senior editor.

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