About - Michael COMO

Michael Como

is Tôshù Fukami Associate Professor of Shinto Studies at Columbia University. He is the author of Shôtoku: Ethnicity, Ritual and Violence in the Japanese Buddhist Tradition (Oxford University Press, 2008), and Weaving and Binding: Immigrant Gods and Female Immortals in Ancient Japan (University of Hawaii Press, 2009), as well as several articles on the ritual and political roles of immigrant lineages in ancient Japan.