Exploring Waka Culture Across Genres, Media, and Periods

 

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Waka Workshop X

Exploring Waka Culture Across Genres, Media, and Periods

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Levis Faculty Center

August 16-18, 2018

The focus of this year's workshop will be waka's interactions with other arts, genres, and media throughout history. Experts from the United States, Canada, Japan, and Europe will gather at UIUC to discuss the rich interactions between waka and the visual arts, calligraphy, performance, religion, among others.

Participants include:

Rose Bundy, Kalamazoo College

Eric Esteban, Yale University

Gustav Heldt, University of Virginia

Ross Henderson, University of Washington

Edward Kamens, Yale University

Nobuyuki Kanechiku, Waseda University

Ken'ichi Kansaku, National Institute of Japanese Literature

Christina Laffin, UBC

Thomas McAuley, University of Sheffield

Stephen Miller, Amherst

Joshua Mostow, UBC

Gian-Piero Persiani, UIUC

Riley Roles, Yale University

Kiyoe Sakamoto, Japan Women's University

Takahiro Sasaki, Keio University

Joseph Sorensen, UC Davis

Lindsey Stirek, Ohio State University

Jack Stoneman, Brigham Young University

Kendra Strand, University of Iowa

Roger Thomas, Illinois State University

Jonathan Thumas, Harvard University

Keisuke Unno, National Institute of Japanese Literature

 

For more information, contact Gian-Piero Persiani (gp2029@illinois.edu)

 

 

 

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