Seminars in the East Asia Seminar Series for Lent Term 2021 will take place online via Zoom. Registration will be required to attend talks, to register click on the links below to the individual event pages.
Please note that other than Dr Chelsea Szendi Schieder’s talk on 1st March, which starts at 8pm UK time, talks will be starting at 18:00 sharp, please open the Zoom link 10 minutes beforehand.
- Monday, 1st February, 2021
Book launch: Pleasure in Profit | Popular Prose in Seventeenth-Century Japan
Dr Laura Moretti and Professor Linda Chance
- Monday, 15th February, 2021
Miyako no Nishiki’s Theory of Authorship (Or, Why Did Ihara Saikaku Go to Hell?)
Dr David Atherton, Harvard University
- Monday, 1st March, 2021, starting at 8pm UK time
Coed Revolution: The Gendered Dynamics of the Japanese New Left and its Legacies
Dr Chelsea Szendi Schieder, Aoyama Gakuin University
- Monday, 8th March, 2021
Epistemology of the Violets: Heuristics toward a Sensorium of Afro-Japanese Co-creativity
Dr Will Bridges, University of Rochester
- Monday, 15th March, 2021
East Asian Traders and Multiethnic Kings: Uncovering a Lost History of Japan (1350-1569)
Prof. Thomas Conlan, Princeton University
The Japanese Studies Group gratefully acknowledges the financial support of the Great Britain Sasakawa Foundation towards this seminar series.