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Workshop: 2017 Early Modern Japan Summer Workshop: Reading Kuzushiji

The Center for East Asian Studies Committee on Japanese Studies at the University of Chicago is pleased to announce the 2017 Early Modern Japan Summer Workshop: Reading Kuzushiji. The workshop will meet from June 12th to June 17th.   This year’s workshop will … Continue reading

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Workshop: Reading Kuzushiji, University of Chicago

The Japan Committee of the University of Chicago is pleased to announce the 2017 Early Modern Japan Summer Workshop: Reading Kuzushiji. The workshop will meet from June 12th to June 17th.   This year’s workshop will feature two tracks. Professor Ken’ichiro Aratake … Continue reading

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Workshop: Early-modern Palaeography (kuzushiji, hentaigana et al.): Fourth Graduate Summer School at Cambridge

We are delighted to announce that the Fourth Graduate Summer School in Japanese Early-modern Palaeography will run from Monday 7 August to Saturday 19 August  2017 at the University of Cambridge, Emmanuel College (Cambridge, UK). We are now accepting applications. … Continue reading

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Workshop: 2016 Reading Kuzushiji Workshop

The Japan Committee of the University of Chicago is pleased to announce the 2016 Early Modern Japan Summer Workshop: Reading Kuzushiji. The workshop will meet from June 13th-17th and will be led by Professor Ken’ichiro Aratake of Tohoku University’s Northeast Asia … Continue reading

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Workshop: Reading Kuzushiji and Hentaigana

University of Pennsylvania The Penn Faculty Working Group for Reading Asian Manuscripts will hold a three-day workshop on reading Edo-period hentaigana and kuzushiji August 17-19, 2016, and invites applications from faculty and graduate students from all fields of Japanese studies to … Continue reading

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Workshop: 2016 Early Modern Japan Summer Workshop: Reading Kuzushiji

The Japan Committee of the University of Chicago is pleased to announce the 2016 Early Modern Japan Summer Workshop: Reading Kuzushiji.  The workshop will meet from June 13-17.  The workshop  will be led by Professor Aratake Ken’ichiro of Tohoku University’s Northeast Asia … Continue reading

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Kuzushiji Reading Resources

If you are researching premodern Japan or simply pursuing calligraphy for fun, you should become familiar with kuzushiji 崩し字, or cursive characters, in your primary resources. This is a highly specialized skill that takes a great deal of time to … Continue reading

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