EASTD 220R - Medieval Japanese Picture Scrolls

Semester: 

Fall

Offered: 

2020

Melissa McCormick

Mondays, 3:00 pm - 5:45 pm

Examines Japanese narrative picture scrolls (emaki) focusing on examples from the 12th to the 16th c. Provides training in reading scroll texts (kotobagaki) and analyzing paintings from formal, narratological, and historical perspectives. Aims to make picture scrolls available as a primary source for graduate research in a variety of disciplines.