[PAST EVENT] Visual Cultures of East Asia Lecture Series (Daisuke Miyao)

September 10, 2014
4:30pm - 6:30pm
Washington Hall, Room 307
241 Jamestown Rd
Williamsburg, VA 23185Map this location
Professor Daisuke Miyao will deliver a talk entitled "Japonisme and the Birth of Japanese Female Film Actors."

Professor Miyao, the Hajime Mori Chair in Japanese Language and Literature at the University of Califonia-San Diego, is the author of "The Aesthetics of Shadow: Lighting and Japanese Cinema" (Duke, 2013), "Eiga wa neko dearu: Hajimete no cinema sutadizu" [Cinema Is a Cat: Introduction to Cinema Studies] (Heibonsha, 2011), and "Sessue Hayakawa: Silent Cinema and Transnational Stardom" (Duke, 2007). He is also editor of "The Oxford Handbook of Japanese Cinema" (Oxford, 2014).

This lecture opens the "Visual Cultures of East Asia" event series, which will feature two other lectures and an exhibit of Japanese woodblock prints at the Muscarelle Museum. The exhibit is entitled "Tree to Mountain: The Woodblock Prints of Toshi Yoshida," which is scheduled to open in October.

[[hxkita, Hiroshi Kitamura]]