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Book Announcement: Seven Masters: 20th Century Japanese Woodblock Prints from the Wells Collection

Via the University of Washington Press. Seven Masters: 20th Century Japanese Woodblock Prints from the Wells Collection ANDREAS MARKS $40.00 PAPERBACK (ISBN 9780989371872) hardcover not available PUBLISHED: July 2015 SUBJECT LISTING: Asian Art BIBLIOGRAPHIC INFORMATION: 208 pp., 310 illus., 9.5 … Continue reading

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Exhibit: Woodblock Prints by Tsukioka Kôgyo

There will be an exhibition of 55 woodblock prints of the Noh theater by Tsukioka Kôgyo (1869-1927), lent to the museum by Richard and Mae Smethurst, at the Villa Terrace Museum in Milwaukee, July 18-October 5, 2014. Check the attached link … Continue reading

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Fun Link Friday: “The Wonderful Worlds of 100 Waka”

For some interesting insights into the politics of translating poetry, check out Stuart Varnam-Atkin’s special to The Japan Times, “The Wonderful Worlds of 100 Waka.” In this article, Varnam-Atkin discusses the history of waka and the Ogura Hyakunin Issin, a poetry collection used in a parlor game played at … Continue reading

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Resource: USCF Japanese Woodblock Prints

Interested in Japanese medical history and art? Check out the University of California San Francisco’s (UCSF) Digital Collection of Japanese Woodblock Prints! About In 1963, an East Asian collection was started by UCSF Provost and university librarian, later Chancellor, John … Continue reading

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Call for Participants: Workshop – Reading Edo-period texts in the raw

Reading Edo-period texts in the raw: learning how to read manuscripts and woodblock-printed books as Edo-period readers read them We welcome applications for the following workshop: “Reading Edo-period texts in the raw: learning how to read manuscripts and woodblock-printed books … Continue reading

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Book announcement: Andreas Marks. Publishers of Japanese Woodblock Prints: A Compendium

This announcement is actually from some time back, but it got lost in my files! Still, this book looks to be a unique resource so it’s definitely worth posting up here. — http://www.brill.nl/default.aspx?partid=210&pid=42855 Japanese woodblock prints exemplified by such iconographic … Continue reading

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Mid-Atlantic Region Association for Asian Studies

Another east coast conference announcement for you! A shakuhachi flute performance and Japanese Woodblock Print exhibition are among the free events. ——————- Mid-Atlantic Region Association for Asian Studies Penn State October 22-23, 2010 Registration for Student non-members ………………… $35.00 Penn … Continue reading

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