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CJS Thursday Lecture Series | Pre-modern Japanese Book History

Takahiro Sasaki, Professor, Keio Institute of Oriental Classics, Keio University
Thursday, November 10, 2022
12:00-1:30 PM
Room 1010 Weiser Hall Map
Please note: This lecture will be held in person in room 1010 Weiser Hall and virtually via Zoom ; link pending. This webinar is free and open to the public, but registration is required. Once you've registered, the joining information will be sent to your email. Zoom registration is at:

Japan has a history of books since the 7th century, and a huge number of books still remain today. We will explore the secrets of the variety of Japanese books by comparing Western and Eastern books.

Takahiro Sasaki is Professor at the Keio Institute of Oriental Classics at Keio University. He specializes in the history of Japanese books and was the lead educator for the FutureLearn MOOC courses on “Japanese Culture Through Rare Books” and “The Art of Washi Paper in Japanese Rare Books”.

This lecture is made possible with the generous support of the U.S. Department of Education Title VI grant.

If there is anything we can do to make this event accessible to you, please contact us. Please be aware that advance notice is necessary as some accommodations may require more time for the university to arrange.
Building: Weiser Hall
Event Type: Lecture / Discussion
Source: Happening @ Michigan from Center for Japanese Studies, International Institute, Asian Languages and Cultures