TRAINING ACTIVITIES

 

Graduate Summer School for Early-modern Written Japanese

Organizer
  • Dr Laura Moretti
Teaching Staff
  • Prof Yamabe Susumu – Nishogakusha University
    •  (kanbun kundoku)
  • Dr Laura Moretti – The University of Cambridge
    •  (hentaigana/kuzushiji and sōrōbun)
  • Dr Ellis Tinios – The University of Leeds
    • (introduction to descriptive bibliography)
Venue
  •  Emmanuel College St Andrews Street CambridgeCB2 3AP UK
Frequency
  • Yearly
  • First two weeks of August
Description This graduate summer school is a two-week intensive course that brings together all the skills (both linguistic and palaeographic) needed in order to access, decode and interpret Edo-period printed and handwritten materials. It covers hentaigana/kuzushijikanbun kundoku and sōrōbun. Knowledge of Japanese and classical Japanese is required.

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Intensive Workshop of Japanese Textual Scholarship

Organizer
  • Dr Laura Moretti
Teaching Staff
  • Dr Ellis Tinios – The University of Leeds
  • Dr Laura Moretti – The University of Cambridge
Venue
  •  Emmanuel College
  • Queen’s Building Conference CentreSt Andrews StreetCambridgeCB2 3AP UK
Frequency
  •  Yearly
  • 2015 Workshop: 19-21 March 2015
Description This three-day workshop teaches how to engage with early-modern books, prints and ephemera in their materiality and how to catalogue them. Lectures about key aspects of early-modern printed and handwritten products are combined with interactive seminars that train the participants how to produce a detailed bibliographic description. The seminars will make extensive use of original materials from private collections. There will also be visits to the collections of relevant Japanese materials in the Cambridge University Library and the Fitzwilliam Museum (Cambridge). Knowledge of Japanese is required.

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