A group dedicated to the study of Japan in all its national and transnational contexts. Members welcome from all disciplines.
English translation of a famous but unorthodox haiku by Masaoka Shiki in the late 19th Century, with photos and references for further research on the pilgrimage island of Shikoku.
Entry to a Deep in Japan Podcast, during which Steve McCarty elucidates the origins of Japan, the Imperial line, and how people viewed their environment from 30,000 years ago to the golden age of the Heian Period. He tells moving legends to rival Sophocles, culminating in a fusion of many religions in a mountain range viewed as a maṇḍala that cou…[Read more]
Christina Spiker deposited Nostalgic Femininity / From Flowers to Warriors: Japanese Woodblock Prints in the St. Catherine University Archives & Special Collections in the group Japanese Studies on Humanities Commons 1 year, 6 months ago
The prints featured in this exhibition are all products of the Meiji period (1868–1912), a time of massive cultural and institutional transformation in Japanese culture. The era is characterized by rapid westernization brought about after the opening of Japanese ports in 1854 and the subsequent restoration of the Meiji Emperor in 1868. The p…[Read more]