Book Announcement: Designing Modern Japan

Designing Modern Japan Sarah Teasley From cars to cameras, design from Japan is ubiquitous. So are perceptions of Japanese design, from calming, … Book Announcement: Designing Modern Japan

Book Announcement: The Visual Culture of Meiji Japan: Negotiating the Transition to Modernity

The Visual Culture of Meiji Japan: Negotiating the Transition to Modernity Edited By Ayelet Zohar, Alison J. Miller This volume examines the visual … Book Announcement: The Visual Culture of Meiji Japan: Negotiating the Transition to Modernity

Summer Reading List: From Strange Worlds to Living Between Words

Make time for reading this summer. The world will thank you. Autumn Presencing – 正在的秋天, Huichun Liang Poet, Translator, Professor of Chinese language and literature at the University of Missouri – Columbia. I had the immense pleasure of studying under Professor Huichun dances between languages with universal empathy. Autumn, Presencing is as precise as itContinue reading “Summer Reading List: From Strange Worlds to Living Between Words”

Call for Applications: Venice-Princeton Summer School in Classical Chinese & Classical Japanese/Kanbun

Originally posted on What can I do with a B.A. in Japanese Studies?:
Call for Applications Venice-Princeton Summer School in Classical Chinese and Classical Japanese/Kanbun The Ca’ Foscari – Princeton Summer School in Classical Chinese and Classical Japanese/Kanbun is unique in its kind. It offers two tracks of comprehensive, grammar-focused instruction which are designed especially for students who…

Demons Out, Fortune In. It’s Setsubun (節分): Bean Scattering, Bad Fortunes & Demon Slaying

We’re going to throw our beans, embrace this spring. Out, out with you Oni! Come, come good things. Oh, and get boosted. Seriously.

AN INVITATION TO A BRAVE SPACE

Together we will create brave spaceBecause there is no such thing as a “safe space”We exist in the real worldWe all carry scars and we have all caused wounds.In this spaceWe seek to turn down the volume of the outside world.We amplify voices that fight to be heard elsewhere,We call each other to more truthContinue reading “AN INVITATION TO A BRAVE SPACE”