―Project of the International Conference on Japanese Literature (ICJL)―
NOTE: This time the workshop will focus on emaki and Nara ehon.
This series of workshops is designed to orient and instruct interested participants in the use, handling, and research application of primary-source documents. We particularly welcome the participation of graduate students and early career researchers.
(This is the second of three sessions planned from November to the end of 2020.)
Here follow (A) information about the upcoming 11/26 session, and (B) a brief overview of the workshop series and its goals.
[A] “Materials Workshop”: Session II
Topic: emaki & Nara ehon (絵巻・奈良絵本)
Lecturer: Saitō Maori 齋藤真麻理 (Professor, NIJL)
Date: 11/26 (Thursday)
Venue: All sessions conducted on ZOOM, live and unrecorded
*Session III (on Edo hanpon) is planned for mid-December.
[B] About the “Materials Workshop” Series
Each 2-hour workshop focuses on a different category of document (scrolls, manuscripts, emaki, hanpon, etc.), to be discussed by a field expert in its research use.
First Half: Orientation (1 hour)
The first hour involves a presentation by the lecturer, combining general explanation of the *type* of document with concrete illustration through specific *examples*.
Second Half: Q&A Session (1 hour)
The second hour involves an open Q&A session where participants can make inquiries general and specific about the documents discussed during the first hour.
No expertise or preparation is expected or necessary, though the session is (1) in Japanese, and (2) restricted to those pursuing or planning to pursue a career connected to research in the humanities.
Registration & Inquiries
No fees or review process involved. Contact us, and we will send you the necessary ZOOM link at the same address by 11/24.
Please send us an email with (1) your name, (2) your affiliation, and if possible (3) your topics of research interest to the mail below.
Any inquiries about this or future workshops are welcome at: