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December 17, 2011

1st Nishikawa Sukenobu Conference

The 1st Nishikawa Sukenobu Conference will be held as below. All are welcome to attend.

Date: December 17, 2011 – December 18, 2011 (Saturday and Sunday)

Location: International Research Center for Japanese Studies, 2nd Joint Research Room (Daini kyōdō kenkyūshitsu)

–Ishigami, PD

 

 

December 17, 2011

13:30 Introduction to the History of Scholarship on Nishikawa Sukenobu (Aki Ishigami, Ritsumeikan University PD)

13:45 “Woman at the Water’s Edge”: Water Currents and Beautiful Women in Sukenobu’s Prints (Yukari Yamamoto)

14:45 Break

15:00 Nishikawa Sukenobu as Book Illustrator: On Bookstores and Ukiyozōshi (Takashi Nakajima, Professor at Waseda University)

16:00  Discussion (Moderator: Ishigami)

17:00  End

 

December 18, 2011

13:00  Sukenobu’s Influence on Edo Shunga (Yoshihiko Shirakura, Editor)

14:00  The Reception of Classic Texts During the Early Modern Period: From Sukenobu Ehon to Edo Shunpon (Aki Ishigami)

15:00  Break

15:15  Female Readers of the Early Modern Period and the Popularization of the Classics: On Nishikawa Sukenobu’s Gahon Asahiyama (Gergana Ivanova, Lecturer at Washington University in St. Louis)

16:15 Discussion (Moderator: Monta Hayakawa, Professor at the International Research Center for Japanese Studies)

17:15 Concluding Remarks (Ishigami)

17:30 End




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