Stranger in the Shogun's City: A Woman's Life in Nineteenth-Century Japan
Amy Stanley, professor of history at Northwestern University, introduces the vibrant social and cultural life of early nineteenth-century Japan through the story of an irrepressible woman named Tsuneno, who defied convention to make a life for herself in the big city of Edo (now Tokyo) in the decades before the arrival of Commodore Perry and the fall of the shogunate.
The event is held online via Zoom at 4 p.m. (PST). Zoom link will be sent to attendees in registration confirmation email. This event will be recorded.