Thursday, January 17

Erkki Huhtamo, a professor at UCLA's department of design media arts, gave a series of lectures throughout Japan entitled "Media, Transportations, and the Challenges of Posthuman Culture." (Courtesy of University of Tsukuba)
Erkki Huhtamo, a professor at UCLA's department of design media arts, gave a series of lectures throughout Japan entitled "Media, Transportations, and the Challenges of Posthuman Culture." (Courtesy of University of Tsukuba)

"The Great Tamer," a piece of dance theater created by Dimitris Papaioannou, premiered in the U.S. on Friday in Royce Hall through the Center for the Art of Performance. (Courtesy of Julian Mommert)
"The Great Tamer," a piece of dance theater created by Dimitris Papaioannou, premiered in the U.S. on Friday in Royce Hall through the Center for the Art of Performance. (Courtesy of Julian Mommert)

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)

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)

Matt Chait and Bruce Katzman (left to right), play Bertram Cates and Joshua Brownstein in "A Misunderstanding," respectively. In the production, Cates is suing the University of California for a wrongful dismissal lawsuit, and debates Brownstein, the UC head of biology, during the trial. (Courtesy of Ed Krieger)
Matt Chait and Bruce Katzman (left to right), play Bertram Cates and Joshua Brownstein in "A Misunderstanding," respectively. In the production, Cates is suing the University of California for a wrongful dismissal lawsuit, and debates Brownstein, the UC head of biology, during the trial. (Courtesy of Ed Krieger)

Sam Linkowski (left), a third-year theater student, and Molly Livingston (right), a fourth-year theater student, play Ben and Myrna, respectively, in "The Mineola Twins," where Ben is Myrna's son. (Anirudh Keni/Daily Bruin)
Sam Linkowski (left), a third-year theater student, and Molly Livingston (right), a fourth-year theater student, play Ben and Myrna, respectively, in "The Mineola Twins," where Ben is Myrna's son. (Anirudh Keni/Daily Bruin)

Christina Hilliard (left), Max Nusbaum (center) and Hila Oz (right) star in "Singin' in The Rain," HOOLIGAN Theatre Company's stage adaptation of the 1952 film. The play will premiere Friday and features the same plot and music as the film, with certain adaptations to character development and choreography. (Jacqueline Gerdne/Daily Bruin)
Christina Hilliard (left), Max Nusbaum (center) and Hila Oz (right) star in "Singin' in The Rain," HOOLIGAN Theatre Company's stage adaptation of the 1952 film. The play will premiere Friday and features the same plot and music as the film, with certain adaptations to character development and choreography. (Jacqueline Gerdne/Daily Bruin)


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