March 31, 2011

Presentation at AAS Annual Conference



I presented the following paper at the AAS (Association for Asian Studies) Conference, held this year at the Hawaii Convention Center.


Session 158: The Rhetoric of the Real: Representing Nature in Tokugawa-Meiji Writing and Visual Culture


Paper 4: Shinya Maezaki, Naturalism in Modern Japanese Ceramics: Stoneware Basin with a Crab by Miyagawa Kozan I


–Maezaki, PD


March 31, 2011

Report by the Kamigata Arts Research Group

The Kamigata Arts Research Group has published a report entitled Gondō Yoshikazu kamigata geinō o kataru – nōgaku, bunraku, kabuki, soshite Takechi Tetsuji (Gondō Yoshikazu on the Kamigata Arts – Noh Drama, Bunraku, Kabuki, and Takechi Tetsuji). This booklet brings together observations on the postwar Kamigata art style made by Mr. Gondō in eleven talks from 2007.


PDFs can be downloaded at the address below:



March 18, 2011

Presentation at the 2011 TELDAP International Conference

The following members presented at the 2011 Taiwan e-Learning and Digital Archives Program (TELDAP) International Conference held at Academia Sinica in Taipei. 


Presentation Title: “Digital Archive Project to Catalogue Exported Japanese Decorative Arts


Presenters: Monika Bincsik, Shin’ya Maezaki, (Kenji Hattori)

March 2, 2011

Launch of the Bamboo Basket Database

This is Maezaki (PD). I have launched a database for bamboo art.


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