Please find below the list of speakers for this term's East Asia Seminar Series at the University of Cambridge. We have an exciting line-up covering a range of topics.
The talks will be given online via Zoom, and registration will be required for attendance. Further information about individual talks can be found on the 'What's on' section of the Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies website.
Unless stated otherwise talks this term will start at 18:00 UK time. Please open the Zoom link 10 minutes beforehand.
We look forward to seeing you there!
- 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 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.