Awards & Winners

Norma Field

Date of Birth 26-June-1947
Place of Birth Tokyo
Nationality United States of America
Also know as Norma M. Field
Profession Author, Professor
Norma M. Field is an author and professor of East Asian studies at the University of Chicago. She teaches Premodern Japanese Poetry and Prose, Premodern Japanese Language, and Gender Studies as relating to Japanese women. Her areas of expertise include: Japan, Literature: Modern Japanese, Feminism, Translation, Humanities. Field was born in Tokyo, Japan shortly after the end of World War II to an American serviceman father and his Japanese wife. She was raised in Tokyo attending school in the Washington Heights District. At age 10, she transferred to the American School in Japan, where she stayed until she graduated from high school. After graduation, she moved to America, and received a BA from Pitzer College in European Studies. Field has a master's degree from Indiana University and a Ph.D. from Princeton University. She was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship in 1988.

Awards by Norma Field

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American Book Awards
Honored for : In the realm of a dying emperor