Professor Timon Screech (SOAS) speaks on “God, Art, and Money in the First English Voyages to Japan, 1611-1623”

SSMS 2135 Social Sciences and Media Studies Building, Santa Barbara, CA

Please join the RFG Reinventing Japan in welcoming Professor Timon Screech (SOAS, University College London) to campus on November 2, 2016. Professor Screech will be presenting his new work on "The Shogun's Silver Telescope: God, Art, and Money in the First English Voyages to Japan, 1611-1623." The talk will be held in SSMS 2135 at 4pm on November 2, 2016. [...]

Amy Stanley, “Finding Echigo in Edo: Snow Country Migrants and Their Urban Worlds”

HSSB 4080 University of California Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara

The Echigo province migrant was a familiar type in nineteenth-century Edo. Every year in the tenth month, snow country peasants would come down the mountains on the Nakasendō Highway and enter the city through Itabashi Station. They wandered down the main street in Hongō, where they were met by labor scouts who had learned to recognize their bewildered expressions and [...]

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