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Researcher Information

last modified:2023/03/24

Assistant Professor KANNO, Mami

Faculty, Affiliation

Institute of Liberal Arts and Science

College and School Educational Field


Academic Background

【Academic background(Doctoral/Master's Degree)】
・King's College London Doctor English Department English 201604 Completed
・Keio University Doctor Graduate School of Letters English and American Literature 201303 Accomplished credits for doctoral program
・Keio University Master Graduate School of Letters English and American Literature 201003 Completed
・Durham University Master Centre for Medieval and Renaissance Studies Medieval and Renaissance Studies 200909 Completed
【Academic background(Bachelor's Degree)】
・International Christian University Division of Humanities 200703
Ph.D in English
MA (Literature)
MA (Medieval and Renaissance Studies)
BA (Liberal Arts)


Shizuoka University Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences JSPS Postdoctoral Research Fellow(2016/04/01-2017/03/31)

Year & Month of Birth

Academic Society

Japan Society for Medieval English Studies
Japan Society for Medieval European Studies



Literature in English

Speciality Keywords

Medieval English Literature, Medieval Studies, Middle English Hagiography, Medieval Manuscripts, Christian Literature, Gender

Research Themes



  •  "Narratives of Translation in Middle English Hagiography" Mami Kanno Narrative and Mobility in Medieval Europe, ed. by Yu Onuma and Satoko Tokunaga 36-50 2022
  •  “A Hagiographic Compilation of Native Women in the South English Legendaries: Oxford, Bodleain Library, MS Bodley 779” Mami Kanno Late Medieval Devotional Compilations in England, ed. by Marleen Cré, Diana Denissen and Denis Renevey 215-30 2020

Conference Presentations

  • The Absence of the Middle English Lives of Saint Hild of Whitby(conference:Leeds International Medieval Congress)(2018/07/03)


  •  'Sugawara no Takasue no Musume' Mami Kanno The Palgrave Encyclopedia of Medieval Women's Writing in the Global Middle Ages, ed. by Michelle M. Sauer, Diane Watt, Liz Herbert McAvoy 2022/12/23
  •  'Lives of Mildreth' Mami Kanno The Palgrave Encyclopedia of Medieval Women's Writing in the Global Middle Ages, ed. by Michelle M. Sauer, Diane Watt, Liz Herbert McAvoy 2022/12/10

Arts and Fieldwork


Theme to the desired joint research

Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research

○Grant-in-Aid for Early-Career Scientists「Manuscript Studies on the Veneration of Local Saints in Late Medieval England」(2019-2024) 
○Grant-in-Aid for Research Activity Start-up「The Construction of National Identity in Late Medieval Compilations of Middle English Hagiography」(2017-2018) 

Competitive research funding,Contribution

Collaborative research,Consignment study

Classes (Bachelors)

○English for Academic Purposes I(2022)
○English for Academic Purposes II(2022)
○English for Academic Purposes III(2022)
○English for Academic Purposes IV(2022)
○English for Academic Purposes I(2021)
○English for Academic Purposes II(2021)
○English for Academic Purposes III(2021)
○English for Academic Purposes IV(2021)
○English for Academic Purposes I(2019)
○English for Academic Purposes II(2019)
○English for Academic Purposes III(2019)
○English for Academic Purposes IV(2019)
○English for Academic Purposes (Retake)(2019)
○Freshman Seminar I(2019)
○Presentation and Debate (Freshman Seminar II)(2019)
○Introduction to Region-studies(2019)
○English for Academic Purposes I(2018)
○English for Academic Purposes II(2018)
○English for Academic Purposes III(2018)
○English for Academic Purposes IV(2018)
○English for Academic Purposes I(2017)
○English for Academic Purposes II(2017)
○English for Academic Purposes III(2017)
○English for Academic Purposes IV(2017)
○English for Academic Purposes (Retake)(2017)

Classes (Graduate Schools)

International Project

International Students

Lecture themes

Others (Social Activities)

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