This presentation intends to understand democracy in late-1950s Japan through studying post-war new education, notably the evolution of educational and learning activities directed at mothers. Post-war Japanese mothers were expected to take on the role of bearers of a democratic … Lees verder

Spanning the late seventeenth to early nineteenth centuries, the Japanese literati phenomenon in the early modern period was a loose movement of artists who thrived on their mutual veneration for a real and imagined China. These artists formed an aesthetic … Lees verder

This presentation will re-examine popular imagery of the Dutch during the Edo period, when Japanese commoners often referred to foreigners by the general term of tōjin (Tang or Chinese people) and to imports by tōbutsu (Tang or Chinese goods). Focusing … Lees verder