UW "Visions of the Katsura Imperial Villa"『桂離宮のビジョン』Lecture

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7:00p.m. - 8:30p.m.

Gowen Hall 301 (in-person or online)
University of Washington, Seattle Campus
Seattle, 98195
United States

Washin Kai Presents "Visions of the Katsura Imperial Villa" 『桂離宮のビジョン』 Lecture
 with Professor Ken Tadashi Oshima

Register today! : https://tinyurl.com/Katsura2023

Please join us for the upcoming Washin Kai event about the Katsura Imperial Villa 桂離宮, that is renowned as one of the finest and most beautiful examples of Japanese architecture and garden in Kyoto. This event will be a lecture by Professor Ken Oshima of University of Washington's Department of Architecture, with participation by Professor Paul Atkins (Department of Asian Languages and Literature) and architect, Hiroshi Matsubara. We hope this lecture will help you to appreciate what makes the Katsura Imperial Villa such a source of aesthetic inspiration, and beautiful classical Japanese culture!

The event is free and open to public. Registration is required. Please register here: https://tinyurl.com/Katsura2023

It will be held in-person as well as remotely live-streamed over Zoom. Please indicate whether you will attend in-person or remote when registering.

Ken Tadashi Oshima is Professor in the Department of Architecture at the University of Washington, where he teaches in the areas of trans-national architecureal history, theory, representation, and design. He has also been a visiting professor at the Harvard Graduate School of Design and taught Columbia University and the University of British Columbia. He earned an A.B. degree, magna cum laude, in East Asian Studies and Visual & Environmental Studies from Harvard College, M.Arch. degree from U.C.Berkeley and Ph.D. in architectual history and theory from Columbia University.  

Paul S. Atkins is Professor of Japanese in the Department of Asian Languages and Literature at the University of Washington, Seattle, where he teaches and writes about the literature, drama, and culture of medieval Japan. He holds a Ph.D in Japanese from Stanford University. He was awarded the William F. Sibley Memorial Translation Prize by the University of Chicago in 2011 and the Kyoko Selden Memorial Translation Prize by Cornell University in 2021 for his translations of classical Japanese texts into English.

Washin Kai is a group of volunteers to support classical Japanese studies at UW. Our main goal is to create a permanent found at UW, dedicated to supporting the study of classical Japanese languages, leterature and culture.


niki1018 . 更新日 2023年3月17日



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