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The following is an archive of past Japanese Art Society of America lectures and special events. For our most current schedule, click on JASA Programs.


December 2004

Thursday, December 16, 6 p.m.

New York University, Institute of Fine Arts
1 East 78th Street
New York, New York

Taisho Chic: Japanese Modernity, Nostalgia and Decor

Speaker: Kendall H. Brown, Department of Art, California State University– Long Beach
This lecture is co-sponsored by the Institute of Fine Arts, New York University.


November

Thursday, November 11, 6 p.m

New York University, Institute of Fine Arts
1 East 78th Street
New York, New York

The Haiku Spirit in Woodblock Books and Prints

Speaker: Stephen Addiss, Professor of Art and Tucker-Boatwright Professor in the Humanities, University of Richmond, Virginia
This lecture is co-sponsored by the New York University Institute of Fine Arts.


Friday and Saturday, November 12 and 13

Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Smithsonian Institution
Independence Ave. at 12th St. S.W.
Washington, DC

Dream Worlds: Modern Japanese Prints and Paintings from the Robert O. Muller Collection

Special events in Washington, D.C,. for Society members only, in conjunction with the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery exhibition. Details will be mailed or E-mailed to current members in late September.


October

Thursday, October 7, 1 p.m.-4:15 p.m.

New York, New York

Gallery Talk for Ukiyo-e Society members only by Dr. Masako Watanabe

Details will be mailed or emailed to current members during the week of September 18.


Thursday, October 14, 6 p.m.

New York University, Institute of Fine Arts
1 East 78th Street
New York, New York

Regime Change in Japan, 1786–87, and the Effects of the Kansei Reforms on the Floating World and Ukiyo-e

Speaker: Timothy Clark, Head of the Japanese Section, Department of Asia, British Museum
This lecture is co-sponsored by the New York University Institute of Fine Arts.


September

Tuesday, September 14, 6 p.m.

New York University, Institute of Fine Arts
1 East 78th Street
New York, New York

Calligraphy of the Pleasure Quarters: Poetic Inscriptions by and about Courtesans on Ukiyo-e Paintings

Speaker: John Carpenter, Donald Keene Lecturer in Japanese Art, SOAS, and Head of the London Office of the Sainsbury Institute for the Study of Japanese Arts and Culture
This lecture is co-sponsored by the New York University Institute of Fine Arts.