RESEARCH ACTIVITIES

RESEARCH GROUP

“Reading early-modern materials at the Fitzwilliam Museum Cambridge”

Organizer
  • Dr Laura Moretti
  • Mr Craig Hartley
Venue
  • TBC (probably Fitzwilliam Museum)
  • Video conference: Skype – J-PATS
Frequency
  • Once a month
Description

  • This research group works on early-modern materials kept at the Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge. We produce diplomatic transcriptions, critical editions and English translations of selected materials.The text chosen for the years 2014 and 2015 is the shunpon entitled Sumagoto Inaka Genji, recently acquired by the Fitzwilliam Museum.
  • The aim of the project is to produce a full transcription of the text; a full English translation and a study of the intertextual mechanisms applied in the textual and visual erotic rewriting of Nise murasaki inaka Genji

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International collaboration

Description

  • J-PATS actively seeks collaboration with other institutions engaged in the areas that fall under the remit of the network.
  • Ongoing international collaboration:
  • University of Pennsylvania
    • a. Prof Linda Chance and Prof Julie Davis organize and host a yearly hentaigana-kuzushiji workshop at the University of Pennsylvania, taught by Dr Laura Moretti.
      • Click HERE for the call for interest for the 2015 workshop.
    • b. Weekly joint reading sessions for PhD students in Cambridge and University of Pennsylvania.

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