The Tale of Genji: Imaged and Reimagined
4 p.m.–5 p.m.
In this Genshitsu Sen lecture, Dr. Bruce A. Coats, professor of art history and the humanities at Scripps College, surveys the extraordinary literary and visual art traditions inspired by the 11th-century novel The Tale of Genji, written by Japanese court lady Murasaki Shikibu, with an emphasis on how the novel has been imaged and reimagined for a millennium.
The event will be held online via Zoom at 4 p.m. (PDT). Zoom link will be sent to attendees in registration confirmation email. This event will be recorded.
Photo caption: Ebina Masao (1913–1980), The Tale of Genji: Chapter 24, Butterflies, c. 1960, woodblock print, Scripps College, 2003.1.45, photo by Jan Blair