Silver Center, Room 208
100 Washington Square East (enter at 31/33 Washington Place)
3:15–4:15 pm: Session 1: New Ways of Seeing: Art, Photography, and Literature
With speakers Brett de Bary, professor of Asian Studies and Comparative Literature, Cornell University; Yasufumi Nakamori, curator of the exhibition and associate curator of photography, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; Franz Prichard,assistant professor of East Asian Studies, Princeton University;Reiko Tomii, independent scholar and co-founder of PoNJA-GenKon, a listserv group.
4:30–5:30 pm: Session 2: New Ways of Sensing: Technology, Sound, and Urbanism
With speakers Ann Adachi, executive director, Collaborative Cataloguing Japan; Miki Kaneda, lecturer in Musicology and Ethnomusicology, Boston University; Thomas Looser,associate professor of East Asian Studies, NYU; Jonathan M. Reynolds, professor of Art History and Architecture, Barnard College.
5:30–6:30 pm: Roundtable discussion moderated by Thomas Looser and Yasufumi Nakamori. Respondent: Pepe Karmel, associate professor of Art History, NYU.
Co-organized by NYU’s Department of East Asian Studies and Grey Art Gallery, and co-sponsored by Japan Society.