I teach on all periods of history and historiography, research methods in Asian Studies, Sino-Japanese diplomatics, and more broadly on the histories and cultures of East Asia and Southeast Asia.
Outstanding student work is featured below!
Teaching Videos and 'Field Notes'
'Creating Japan,' a video on the invention of the idea of Japan in the 5 to 7th centuries.
Kitano Shrine & Muromachi (A Field Note with Matthew Stavros), 北野神宮と室町殿
The Great Sanjo Bridge (A Field Note with Matthew Stavros), 三条大橋
Kinkaku--Kitayama (A Field Note with Matthew Stavros), 金閣と北山
Marriage and Matrilocality in Heian Japan, 794-1100s (a very brief introduction)
ASNS3111, The Material Culture of Asia: A senior unit on the material culture of Asia.
ASNS1601, Introduction to Asian Cultures: The foundational unit in the Asian Studies Program.