New Publication - Journal of Religion in Japan 9.1-3 special volume on Matsuri

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Dear Colleagues,

My apologies for cross-posting.

I am pleased to announce that the Journal of Religion in Japan (JRJ) 9.1-3 (2020) has been published and is now available. Please see: https://brill.com/view/journals/jrj/9/1-3/jrj.9.issue-1-3.xml

 

With my best regards,

Elisabetta Porcu

Associate Professor

University of Cape Town

 

 

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JRJ 9 (2020). Special volume on “Matsuri and Religion in Japan”

Edited by Elisabetta Porcu and Michael Dylan Foster (guest editor)

Introduction: Matsuri and Religion in Japan

MICHAEL DYLAN FOSTER and ELISABETTA PORCU

Articles

TSUKAHARA SHINJI

Displaying Mythological Characters: Changes in the Meanings of Decorations in the Sawara Grand Festival in Chiba, Japan

ELISABETTA PORCU

Gion Matsuri in Kyoto: A Multilayered Religious Phenomenon

JOHN BREEN

Sannō Matsuri: Fabricating Festivals in Modern Japan

MICHAEL DYLAN FOSTER

Eloquent Plasticity: Vernacular Religion, Change, and Namahage

SCOTT SCHNELL

Kuma Matsuri: Bear Hunters as Intermediaries between Humans and Nature

YAGI TŌRU

Early Winter Events and Folk Beliefs of Kyoto: Prayer and Purification through Fire

ANDREA GIOLAI

Encounters with the Past: Fractals and Atmospheres at Kasuga Wakamiya Onmatsuri

SUSANNE KLIEN

Demographic Change in Contemporary Rural Japan and Its Impact on Ritual Practices

Photographic Essay

MICHAEL DYLAN FOSTER and OGANO MINORU

Secret Eroticism and Lived Religion: The Art of Matsuri Photography