Henry (Hank) Glassman
Hank's research focuses on sacred art, religious narrative, preaching traditions and gender in medieval Japanese Buddhism. His recent articles include “Shaka no honji: Preaching, Intertextuality, and Popular Hagiography,” Monumenta Nipponica62/3 (Autumn 2007); and “Chinese Buddhist Death Ritual and the Transformation of Japanese Kinship,” in The Buddhist Dead: Practices, Discourses, Representations, ed. by Cuevas and Stone (Hawaii, 2007). He is currently completing a manuscript on "The Face of Jizō: Image and Cult in Medieval Japanese Buddhism."