HERE & THERE – The Iconography of Ships and the Problem of “Isolation” in the Later Edo Period

November 20, 2002
HERE & THERE – The Iconography of Ships and the Problem of “Isolation” in the Later Edo Period

Held at
612 Schermerhorn Hall
Columbia University
118th Street and Amsterdam Avenue (enter at 116th Street)
NYC

Timon Screech, of the School of Oriental and African Studies, Sainsbury Institute and Visiting Professor, New York University, discusses shipbuilding dilemmas faced by the Tokugawa shogunate at a time when Japan had foresworn ocean-going vessels. Sponsored by the Donald Keene Center of Japanese Culture and the Department of Art History and Archaeology, Columbia University.

  • November 20, 2002
  • 6:00 pm