SOAS University of London

Calendar of Events

« Previous week | Next week »

Week beginning Monday 30 May 2016

Tuesday 31 May 2016

11.00am:
  • Reading Edo Period Texts
  • Professor Peter Kornicki and Dr Jenny Preston
  • SOAS Japanese Manuscript Workshop

    Following on from the 'Media and Materials in Early Modern Japan' symposium held in July 2015, this introductory workshop aims to equip participants with useful and efficient strategies for approaching kuzushiji and hentaigana texts. This workshop will be delivered by Professor Peter Kornicki and Dr Jenny Preston. 

5.00pm:
7.00pm:

Wednesday 01 June 2016

5.00pm:
5.15pm:
6.00pm:
6.30pm:

Thursday 02 June 2016

All Day:
12.00pm:
  • Travels with Lao She: from Beijing to Britain, Manhattan to Mars
  • Professor Jeff Wasserstrom (University of California at Irvine), Professor Robert Bickers (University of Bristol)
  • A double presentation by Robert Bickers (University of Bristol), who will speak on "China & Britain during Lao She's London Years", and Jeffrey Wasserstrom (University of California, Irvine), who will speak on "Fantasy in Lao She's Life & Fiction.

5.00pm:

Friday 03 June 2016

9.00am:
12.00pm:
3.00pm:

Saturday 04 June 2016

12.00pm:
  • Afrikult. Words That Travel - Storytelling
  • Afrikult. presents the second of the three-part series Words that Travel. Running throughout 2016, each event focuses on particular mediums and traditions of African literature with the second featuring African storytelling.