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Dr. Stefania Burk
Associate Dean, Academic / Associate Professor of Teaching
Faculty of Arts
Language, Sustainability and Transnationalism
Stefania Burk is Associate Dean, Academic in the Faculty of Arts and an Associate Professor of Teaching in the Asian Studies Department. She has a PhD in Japanese Poetics (U. C. Berkeley, 2001) with research interests in the intersections of gender, genre, and patronage in pre-modern Japan. More generally, translation studies and the conventions of poetic and ritual praxis across time and place intrigue her. In her role as Associate Dean, Dr. Burk’s work focuses on undergraduate curriculum and program development, the first-year experience, academic integrity, and Bachelor of Arts policies and requirements. Prior to taking on this administrative role, Dr. Burk received the Killam Teaching Prize and completed UBC’s International Faculty SoTL [Scholarship of Teaching and Learning] Leadership Program: Certificate on Curriculum & Pedagogy in Higher Education.
The intersections of gender, genre, and patronage in pre-modern Japan; translation studies; the conventions of poetic and ritual praxis across time and place.