Waka and the Imperial Imagination, a workshop organized by Torquil Duthie, UCLA ALC.
Friday, March 12, 2010
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
10383 Bunche Hall
Los Angeles, CA 90095
To register, please email firstname.lastname@example.org, with your name, affiliation, contact information, and days you plan on attending.
9:00-9:15 Welcome and Opening Comments
9:15-9:35 Presentation I: Torquil Duthie, UCLA. “Early Japanese Poetry and the Imperial Imagination
10:00-10:20 Presentation II: Shinada Yoshikazu, University of Tokyo. “The Man’yōshū as a National Poetry Anthology: ‘Folklore’ and Interpretation” (presentation in Japanese)
10:20-10:45 Discussion (in Japanese/English)
10:45-11:00 Coffee break.
11:00-11:20 Presentation III: Daniel Poch, Columbia University. “Immortalizing ‘Our Times’: Poetic Language, History, and the Imperial Anthology up to Ki no Yoshimochi.”
11:45-12:05 Presentation IV: Ariel Stilerman, Columbia University. “Poetry, Narrative, and Imperial Imagination in the Gosenshū.”
14:00-14:20 Introduction to the Shinkokinshū (1205) prefaces (Paul Atkins, University of Washington)
14:20-15:30 Close reading and discussion of Shinkokinshū prefaces
15:30-15:45 Coffee Break
15:45-16:05 Introduction to Daijōe Waka (Ed Kamens, Yale University)
16:05-1700 Close reading of Daijōe Waka selections
Download File: Fifth Waka Workshop.doc