The Culture of Edo
Getting to Know Japan Webinar (via Zoom) -- Tuesday, August 22, 2023 at 1000 (JST)
This presentation will offer an introduction to the vibrant, dynamic popular culture of Edo-period Japan (1600-1868) through the lens of two its most important cultural products: the kabuki theater and the woodblock print.
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William Fleming is Associate Professor of East Asian Languages and Cultural Studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara. His recent book examines the importation, circulation, reading, and adaptation of Chinese fiction in Japan in the Edo period.
Format: This event will be recorded and published in our web archive. Questions are encouraged during the live event.
Registration: Required Link
Moderator: Amani Kidd
Webinar Cost: Free of charge
Co-sponsors: Japan Foundation, New York
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