19th-Century Japanese Print Culture (Heidelberg, 7 Jun 13)
Heidelberg, Karl Jaspers Centre, June 07, 2013
New Research on 19th-Century Japanese Print Culture
Friday, June 7, 2013, 2-6 pm
Location: Karl Jaspers Centre, Room 212, Voßstr. 2, Building 4400, 69115
The international workshop "New Research on 19th-century Japanese Print
Culture" aims to address critical aspects of and new concepts for
Japanese print culture of the nineteenth century. Four international
specialists will speak on ukiyo-e, shunga, and photography, and
encourage productive discussions across boundaries of genre, media, and
Speakers will be Matthi Forrer (Leiden, Ishibashi Visiting Professor of
Japanese Art History), Maki Fukuoka (Leeds), Doris Croissant
(Heidelberg), and Mio Wakita (Heidelberg).
The event is free, and everyone is welcome to attend.
Mio Wakita, Heidelberg University
Welcome & Introduction
"Marketing of print series in the 1850s and beyond"
"Erotic Fantasies at the End of the Edo Period: The Castaway Narrative
Stranded on the Island of Women (Nyogo ga shima takara no irifune),
illustrated by Utagawa Kunimaro"
3:45 pm Coffee break
"Rethinking the art historical categories in Meiji print culture"
"Ukiyo-e prints, photography, and Japanese women: reframing late
nineteenth-century Japanese print culture"
Final discussion, moderated by Melanie Trede, Heidelberg
CONF: 19th-Century Japanese Print Culture (Heidelberg, 7 Jun 13). In: H-ArtHist, Apr 23, 2013 (accessed Aug 4, 2015), <http://arthist.net/archive/5173>.