Sunday, March 24

Bard College assistant professor Nathan Shockey will deliver a colloquium in Royce Hall about changes in mass media production – specifically the rise of oral performance and photography during the Meiji Restoration in Japan. (Courtesy of Nathan Shockey)

Visiting professor lectures on role of mass print media in Japan’s history

The Meiji Restoration generated not only an industrial boom in late 19th century Japan but also a new wave of mass-produced media. Bard College assistant professor Nathan Shockey will speak about this surge of magazine printing in his colloquium at Royce Hall on Friday, titled “Developing A Paper Empire: Late Meiji Magazines And Modern Japanese Mass Culture.” The lecture, hosted by the Terasaki Center for Japanese Studies, will explore the role of photography and oral performance in making typographic print a widespread, mass phenomenon. Read more...

Bard College assistant professor Nathan Shockey will deliver a colloquium in Royce Hall about changes in mass media production – specifically the rise of oral performance and photography during the Meiji Restoration in Japan. (Courtesy of Nathan Shockey)

Marion Weiss and Michael Manfredi, the founders of WEISS/MANFREDI, spoke in Perloff Hall as this year's Richard Weinstein Lecture speakers. (Daanish Bhatti/Daily Bruin)
Marion Weiss and Michael Manfredi, the founders of WEISS/MANFREDI, spoke in Perloff Hall as this year's Richard Weinstein Lecture speakers. (Daanish Bhatti/Daily Bruin)

Bumsan Organic Milk Bar in Koreatown serves up ice cream of five organic flavors: true milk, matcha, chocolate, taro milk tea and pomeberry – a mix of pomegranate and cranberry. The ice creams are often served on premade cones that can be coated with toppings like sprinkles or cereal. (Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Daily Bruin senior staff)
Bumsan Organic Milk Bar in Koreatown serves up ice cream of five organic flavors: true milk, matcha, chocolate, taro milk tea and pomeberry – a mix of pomegranate and cranberry. The ice creams are often served on premade cones that can be coated with toppings like sprinkles or cereal. (Kristie-Valerie Hoang/Daily Bruin senior staff)

(Photo courtesy of Scott Garfield/IFC Films)
(Photo courtesy of Scott Garfield/IFC Films)

Emma Elizabeth Tillman's photography is inspired by specific locations, whether outside or inside the home. The UCLA alumna said she is drawn to areas that have a feeling of moodiness, as well as places that are sunny and light. (Courtesy of Emma Elizabeth Tillman)
Emma Elizabeth Tillman's photography is inspired by specific locations, whether outside or inside the home. The UCLA alumna said she is drawn to areas that have a feeling of moodiness, as well as places that are sunny and light. (Courtesy of Emma Elizabeth Tillman)

Opener CupcakKe is known for rapping about female sexuality and body positivity. She vocalizes support and acceptance in songs such as "Lgbt." (Alice Naland/Daily Bruin)
Opener CupcakKe is known for rapping about female sexuality and body positivity. She vocalizes support and acceptance in songs such as "Lgbt." (Alice Naland/Daily Bruin)

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Video: Leslie Young Makes Her Mark

Rising fourth-year financial and actuarial mathematics student Leslie Young has been inking clients at the Evermore Tattoo Company in Culver City since April. She said her tattooing style consists of anime-inspired designs as well as influences from traditional Japanese artwork. Read more...

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