“An Intellectual Exchange: A Review of 𝐸𝑑𝑜 𝐽𝑎𝑝𝑎𝑛 𝐸𝑛𝑐𝑜𝑢𝑛𝑡𝑒𝑟𝑠 𝑡ℎ𝑒 𝑊𝑜𝑟𝑙𝑑” by James Kin Pong AuAnthropology, Archaeology, comparative literature, history, japan, japanese cinema, japanese folklore, japanese language, japanese mythology, material culture, writing
Donald Keene and Shiba Ryōtarō (authors), Tony Gonzalez (translator), Edo Japan Encounters the World: Conversations Between Donald Keene and Shiba … “An Intellectual Exchange: A Review of 𝐸𝑑𝑜 𝐽𝑎𝑝𝑎𝑛 𝐸𝑛𝑐𝑜𝑢𝑛𝑡𝑒𝑟𝑠 𝑡ℎ𝑒 𝑊𝑜𝑟𝑙𝑑” by James Kin Pong Au
Demons Out, Fortune In. It’s Setsubun (節分): Bean Scattering, Bad Fortunes & Demon SlayingAnthropology, buddhism, festival, folklore, folkloresque, folklorist, japan, japanese cinema, japanese folklore, japanese language, japanese mythology, japanese video games, japanese videogames, religious studies, ritual, shinto, shintoism, spiritual, spirituality, writinganimism, asakusa, bean throwing, buddhism, buddhist, 祭, 立春, 節分, exorcism, 鬼は外、福は内!, 鬼は外福は内, 豆撒き, festivals, folklore, geisha, haru matsuri, heian, heian shrine, japan, Japanese festivals, kagura, kyoto, lunar new year, mamemaki, matsuri, oni, risshun, rituals, senso-ji, setsubun, shinto, shintoism, shrine, sumo, tokyo, year of the tiger, zodiac, 年男, 春祭
We’re going to throw our beans, embrace this spring. Out, out with you Oni! Come, come good things. Oh, and get boosted. Seriously.
Book Announcement: Wild Lines and Poetic Travels: A Keijro Suga Reader
Wild Lines and Poetic Travels: A Keijiro Suga Reader Edited by Doug Slaymaker This volume of essays and translations analyzes the prodigious and wide… Book Announcement: Wild Lines and Poetic Travels: A Keijro Suga Reader
Seven University of Missouri Students Receive the Gilman Scholarship – This is Happening!comparative literature, east asia, fairytale, folklore, gilman, japan, literary fiction, literary nonfiction, literature, Mythology, patreon, spiritualityChina, comparative literature, comparative mythology, Confucianism, confucius, daoism, east asian co-prosperity sphere, east asian studies, fable, folklore, international studies, japan, japanese mythology, kami, laotzi, Mizzou, Mythology, shinto, sophia university, taoism, university of missouri, yokai
Greetings & ようこそ It is my immense pleasure to welcome you to the airy, the eerie, the all-at-once sensual, hysterical, and downright phenomenal Floating World of East Asian literature Oh, but that’s not all we’re doing, we’ll venture across the foothills of Southern China, encountering wandering monks, greedy children, and blushing princes. We’ll see just how lethal…
ビルマの竪琴 – Plucking the Burmese Harp: A Film Reviewakira kurosawa, buddhism, burma, cinema, film, film review, film writer, foreign film, ichikawa, japan, japanese, japanese art, japanese culture, japanese film, japanese studies, journalism, journalist, kon ichikawa, kurosawa, mizoguchi, myanmar, pure land buddhism, the burmese harp, travel writer, WWII
Director Kon Ichikawa plucks the fruits of Eastern spirituality throughout a film that at once condemns the horrors of war and celebrates the spontaneity of life.