• The Culture of Edo

    Getting to Know Japan Webinar (via Zoom) -- Tuesday, August 22, 2023 at 1000 (JST)

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    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.


    To join use this link to register with Zoom

    You will need the link and passcode provided in the confirmation email.

    This event is a part of YCAPS' "Getting to Know Japan Series" co-sponsored by Japan Foundation, New York (JFNY).




    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