Japan/Korea Seminar: "Mingei" and the Emergence of Japanese Folk-Modernism, 1925-1955
Fri, October 1, 2010 • 9:00 AM - 10:45 AM • Meyerson Conference Room, WCH 4.118
Professor Kim Brandt, Associate Professor of Columbia University, to speak at a CEAS joint Japan/Korea Seminar on the emergence of Japanese Folk-Modernism.
ABOUT PROFESSOR BRANDT
Kim Brandt joined the Columbia faculty in 2007. She specializes in twentieth-century Japanese cultural and social history, and her research interests include consumerism, imperialism, and transnational forms of cultural production. Publications include Kingdom of Beauty: Mingei and the Politics of Folk Art in Imperial Japan (Duke University Press, 2007). Brandt’s current research, a book project, deals with the cultural dimensions of Japan’s international rehabilitation after World War II. She received her Ph.D. from Columbia (1996).