This month JASA offers two informative and engaging programs.
Industry and Institutions: Woodblock Prints and the Meiji Cultural Imagination
Online webinar, Tuesday, November 8, at 5 p.m. EST
Alison J. Miller, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Art History and Director of Asian Studies at the University of the South (Sewanee, Tennessee)
Dr. Miller will provide an introduction to the woodblock prints of the 1870s and 1880s with a focus on how the images worked to create and reinforce social conceptions of Meiji values and ideals.
In person event, Thursday, November 10, 2-4pm EST
Join this in-person visit to the new exhibition Arthur Tress and the Japanese Illustrated Book and a special presentation of selected ukiyo-e prints from collections held in the University of Pennsylvania Libraries. Professor Julie Davis will be on hand to talk with JASA members about the project, as well as to show select prints from recent gifts, including works by Kiyonaga, Utamaro, Hokusai, Hiroshige, and others. The deadline to sign up is November 8.
Note: Advance registration is required for each event, click here.