USC - Meiji Research Exchange in Japanese Historical Studies

Friday, February 17, 2017

Social Sciences Building (SOS), 250
3502 Trousdale Parkway, Los Angeles, CA 90089

February 16 and 17, 2017  |  Many presentations will be in Japanese.


Thursday 2/16  Doheny Library 240

12:00-12:15 Welcome!


12:15-12:45 Prof. Sasaki Ken'ichi, Meiji University "Archaeological Investigations into the Dainichizuka Mounded Tomb"


1:00-1:30 Doi Shôhei, Meiji University

“The Process of Regional Unification in Eastern Peripheral Japan in the Third Century A.D.”


1:45-2:15 Satô Kenri, Meiji University

“How Does the Archeological Record Help Us Understand Human Groupings: A Comparison of Ceramic Forms and the Design of Human Habitations”




2:45-3:15 Sakurada Marie, Meiji University

“The Royal Consort Before the Ritsuryô System”


3:30-4:00 Nadia Kanagawa, USC

“What Should Be In a Name: Petitioning the Sovereign to Change Names and Titles in Early Classical Japan”


4:15-4:45 Prof. Inokuma Kaneki, Tokyo National Museum

“Research in the Material Culture of the Old Japanese Royal Court”


5:00-5:30 Gulnoza Kurbonova, Meiji University “Women in the Genji Monogatari, Especially Fujitsubo and Murasakinoue”




Friday 2/17  Social Sciences Building 250


10:30-11:00 Chris Bovberg, University of California Berkeley

“The Jôkyû Disturbance of 1221, A Case Study of Warrior Government”


11:15-11:45 Cassandra Dierolf, USC East Asian Studies Center

“Research Concerning Property and Inheritance Rights of Women in the 12th and 13th Centuries”


11:45-12:15 Nicolette Lee, USC School of Religion “Legitimacy and the Power of Reading at Medieval Japanese Royal Convents”


12:15-12:45 Dan Sherer, USC History Department "The Purpose and Significance of the Tenshô 4 (1576) Nichiren Sect Kanjin Campaign in Kyoto”


Lunch    (RSVP)


2:00-2:30 Prof. Nojiri Yasuhiro, Meiji University "Why Did People Make Fake Documents in the Early Kinsei Era?"


2:45-3:15 Prof. Luke Roberts, University of California Santa Barbara

“Lives of Samurai Women of the Edo Period”


3:30-4:00 Christoper Reichenbacher, University of California Santa Barabara

“Raiden Tame’emon (1767-1825) and the Limits of Connection in Rural Japan”


4:15-4:45 Prof. Oyokawa Minoru, Shimane University

“Contributions of Source Study to Understanding Aspects of International Cultural Interactions in Meiji Japan”


4:45-5:15 Final Discussion

Event Type



Students, Faculty/Staff


University Park Campus


history, japan, USC, Meiji, Research Exchange

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