Travel Grants: UC Berkeley Conference, Tokugawa and the Visual World

The Regime and the Scene. Or, What Difference Did the Tokugawa Shogunate Make to the Visual World of Early Modern Japan?

Friday, October 28, 2016
9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Women’s Faculty Club Lounge
University of California, Berkeley
“Visual World” is spongy shorthand for the physical, representational, and conceptual space of the Edo period. It can conjure the imagery of painting, prints, cartography and other texts. It can conjure urban planning and cityscapes, architecture and infrastructure, and the “look” of the built landscape (from the scale of construction to the universe of night). It can conjure interiors and clothing.
  •         Mary Elizabeth Berry, Department of History, UCB
  •         Julie Nelson Davis, Department of the History of Art, University of Pennsylvania
  •         Matthew McKelway, Department of Art History, Columbia University
  •         Timon Screech, Department of the History of Art, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London
  •         Kären Wigen, Department of HIstory, Stanford University
  •         Marcia Yonemoto, Department of HIstory, University of Colorado
We shall provide up to ten travel grants (of $300 each) for graduate students. To apply, please send a brief C.V. and description of your research interests to

About Paula

Paula lives in the vortex of academic life. She studies medieval Japanese history.
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