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Lecture & Seminars on Japanese prints & books: Introduction

Two hands-on seminars (Feb. 22 & 24) and one public lecture (Feb. 23) are provided by the UHM Library. Please register here for each.


>>>Free Public Lecture & Seminar about Japanese Prints and Books<<<
 Prof. Takahiro Sasaki of Keio University will be discussing the development of Japanese prints and books, the different formats, the relationship between the book bindings and the contents, and how modern Japanese manga evolved.  Please join the public lecture and/or two hands-on seminars on February 22-24, 2016 at the UHM Hamilton Library.            





Public Lecture: "Illustrating Japan: From Ancient Times to Modern Manga" 絵本の国、日本

Public Lecture Registration
Illustrating Japan: From Ancient Times to Modern Manga 絵本の国、日本

Date:          February 23, 2016 (Tuesday)
Time:          3:30 - 5:30 PM
Where:       Room 306, UH Hamilton Library 3rd Floor
Language: Japanese with English interpreter
Charge:      Free

Prof. Sasaki will deliver his public lecture using an English interpreter for people with an interest in Japanese books and history. The focus will cover from early illustrated books to Manga. This public lecture is designed to inspire interest across a diverse audience on Japanese prints, books, and the publishing culture in Japan. 

Seminars: Japanese prints and books: Relations in book forms, texts, & illustrations" 和本の形と内容の関係

Hands-on Seminar Registration
Japanese prints & books: Relations in book forms, texts, & illustrations

Dates:       Seminar 1 - February 22, 2016 (Monday)
                 Seminar 2February 24, 2016 (Wednesday)
Time:         3:00 - 5:30 PM
Where:       Room 306, UHM Hamilton Library 3rd FL The Room has been changed to Room 306
Capacity:   Limited to 20 participants FULL
Language: Japanese ONLY, 日本語のみ
Charge:      Free

The first seminar on February 22, 2016, will cover the history of Japanese printing and books with respect to various methods of book binding. The targeted audience for this session would include Japanese studies students, librarians working with Japanese prints, Japanese studies teaching faculty, and people with a serious interest in Japanese print culture. The second seminar on February 24 will be a hands-on workshop about how the types of print and book materials available have shaped the contents over time. The second session is targeted to those seeking advanced knowledge on Japanese prints and books. Both of these sessions will be conducted in Japanese.

Japan Studies Librarian

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Mitsutaka Nakamura
Hamilton Library #411
Asia Collection
2550 McCarthy Mall
Honolulu, Hawaii 96822
Subjects: Japan