Storytelling in Japanese Art
Wednesday, March 3, 12:00 p.m. EST
How do you “read” an image?
Join Andrew Cappetta, curator Sinéad Vilbar, and CMA intern Jeanna Lopez for a close examination of an illustrated handscroll of the family drama The Saltmaker’s Story (Bunshō Zōshi). Vilbar and Lopez reveal the meaning of important narrative...
Mark Hornyak won first-place at the college level at the 2020 Japan-America Society of Central Ohio (JASCO) Japanese Speech Contest. The speech contest is held in Columbus, Ohio annually by JASCO and was held online in April, 2020. His speech was titled, “Military Rations: The Taste of a Nation.” Mark...
Love and Loss: Reading The Tale of Genji
JAPN (JAPANESE) 337/WLIT (World Literature) 337
Instructor: Beth M. Carter
Open to undergraduate students
Murasaki Shikibu's The Tale of Genji (c. 1000 CE), the great Japanese classic often referred to as "the world's first novel," has been praised by countless readers and scholars since it was first circulated...
On October 17, 2020, Beth Carter presented her paper, "Weeping and wailing: female homosocial mourning in The Tale of Genji" by invitation at the <Women X Women> Workshop at Dartmouth.