Nicolaus Copernicus University in Torun, Poland
Adam BEDNARCZYK – MA in Oriental philology, specialization Japanology at the Jagiellonian University, Institute of Oriental Philology (2006); PhD in the Humanities (Japanese language and culture) from Osaka University, Japan (2010). Since 2010 Assistant Professor at the Nicolaus Copernicus University, Department of Japanese Studies, and senior lecturer at the Department of Japanese Studies, Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań in 2011–2014. His research fields are medieval Japanese prose, influences of Chinese literature and culture on medieval Japanese literature, text-image interrelations in pre-modern Japanese culture, and traditional ludic culture in Japan. Major work: Kinsei no eawase (Toruń 2013).