Dr. Sheila Hones


BA English & American Literature (Manchester University, UK), MA English (Clark University, USA), PhD American Studies (Boston University, USA)



Department of Area Studies
Graduate School of Arts & Sciences
The University of Tokyo
Komaba 3-8-1, Meguro-ku
Tokyo 153-8902 JAPAN

main research interests

  • literary geographies, space, place, writing, reading; American literature, American studies
  • the interaction of texts and geography, particularly in relation to American fiction and to geographies of academic practice

Literary Geographies bibliography project

  • This blog is designed to support collaboration in the area of literary/geographical studies by providing an open-access collective scholarly resource. The blog is co-managed by Sheila Hones and James Kneale.

Literary Geographies

  • Literary Geographies is an interdisciplinary open-access e-journal that provides a forum for new research and collaboration in the field of literary/geographical studies. The journal is edited by Sheila Hones, Juha Ridanpää and Angharad Saunders.