Friday, 29 December
452. Material Culture in East Asian Literature
12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., Congress C, Loews
Program arranged by the Division on East Asian Languages and Literatures to 1900
Presiding: Lynne Kimiko Miyake, Pomona Coll.
1. “Opulence as Permanence: Political Ascendance Expressed through Material Culture in the Late Heian Period (794–1185),” C. Miki Wheeler, Univ. of California, Berkeley
2. “Tea and Sympathy in Nineteenth-Century Japan: Po(e)ttery of Otagaki Rengetsu,” Sayumi Takahashi, Univ. of the South
3. “The Tokugawa Amorous Culture and Its Devices: Manuals of Love versus Romance in Seventeenth- to Nineteenth-Century Japan,” Takayuki Yokota-Murakami, Osaka Univ.