Wednesday, February 20 at 9:00am to 12:00pm
Doheny Memorial Library (DML), Feuchtwanger Room (Doheny Memorial Library Room 206)
3550 Trousdale Parkway, Los Angeles, CA 90089
This workshop will offer an opportunity for members of the University to become acquainted with the USC Library’s holdings of early modern Japanese woodblock-printed books. It is open to all who are interested in the history of the book, book production, book design and the book as art.
Topics that will be covered include the structure, production, distribution and consumption of books in early modern Japan. The challenges faced when creating bibliographic description of these books will also be addressed.
Dr. Tinios lives in the UK. He is a Research Associate of the Art Research Center, Ritsumeikan University in Kyoto and Special Assistant to the Japanese Section at the British Museum. His publications include Understanding Japanese woodblock-printed illustrated books with Prof Suzuki Jun (Brill) and Japanese Prints: Ukiyo-e in Edo (British Museum Press).