Thursday, January 17

Ryan Condensa, a third-year chemical engineering student, is president of the Renewable Energy Association, which is celebrating Waste Awareness Week through informative events and DIY workshops. (Metztli Garcia/Daily Bruin)
Ryan Condensa, a third-year chemical engineering student, is president of the Renewable Energy Association, which is celebrating Waste Awareness Week through informative events and DIY workshops. (Metztli Garcia/Daily Bruin)

Authors Viet Thanh Nguyen, a refugee from Vietnam, and Luís Alberto Urrea, an immigrant from Mexico, will discuss their writing and personal backgrounds in Royce Hall on Thursday. (Courtesy of BeBe Jacobs and Joe Mazza)
Authors Viet Thanh Nguyen, a refugee from Vietnam, and Luís Alberto Urrea, an immigrant from Mexico, will discuss their writing and personal backgrounds in Royce Hall on Thursday. (Courtesy of BeBe Jacobs and Joe Mazza)

The Cure Company, a cannabis cultivation facility near Boyle Heights, houses thousands of plants in eight different grow rooms. Seedlings at the facility begin their life in a nursery and are then moved into other grow rooms as they reach maturity. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)
The Cure Company, a cannabis cultivation facility near Boyle Heights, houses thousands of plants in eight different grow rooms. Seedlings at the facility begin their life in a nursery and are then moved into other grow rooms as they reach maturity. (Liz Ketcham/Assistant Photo editor)

Author Evgenia Citkowitz will discuss her novel "The Shades" at the Hammer Museum moderated by English professor Mona Simpson. Citkowitz will read an excerpt of her novel, which explores the anguish of a family following the death of their 16-year-old daughter. (Courtesy of Natalya Sands)
Author Evgenia Citkowitz will discuss her novel "The Shades" at the Hammer Museum moderated by English professor Mona Simpson. Citkowitz will read an excerpt of her novel, which explores the anguish of a family following the death of their 16-year-old daughter. (Courtesy of Natalya Sands)

Liliana Epps, a third-year gender studies student, Kayli Masuda, a first-year chemical engineering student, and Ariana Mamnoon, a fourth-year geography and environmental systems and society student (left to right), helped organize an environmental art show to kick off the Renewable Energy Association's Waste Awareness Week. (Axel Lopez/Assistant Photo editor)
Liliana Epps, a third-year gender studies student, Kayli Masuda, a first-year chemical engineering student, and Ariana Mamnoon, a fourth-year geography and environmental systems and society student (left to right), helped organize an environmental art show to kick off the Renewable Energy Association's Waste Awareness Week. (Axel Lopez/Assistant Photo editor)

Alumna Anna Boyiazis' photography series "Finding Freedom in the Water" shows women in Zanzibar learning to swim. Swimming has traditionally been discouraged among women, but the photo series displays empowered women who break cultural norms. (Courtesy of Anna Boyiazis)
Alumna Anna Boyiazis' photography series "Finding Freedom in the Water" shows women in Zanzibar learning to swim. Swimming has traditionally been discouraged among women, but the photo series displays empowered women who break cultural norms. (Courtesy of Anna Boyiazis)

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)


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