In our last post, we discussed Asia Library’s purchase of more than 20,000 volumes from the Kamada Library in Sakaide, Kagawa Prefecture, and highlighted a couple of items from the collection. This time we are featuring two more texts related to the traditional performing arts.
Posts tagged "Japanese"
from Notes from Asia Library
Unlike most other large East Asia libraries in North America, the University of Michigan’s started its collection with materials related to Japanese rather than Chinese Studies. In October 1950, the library made a significant addition to its newly formed collection by purchasing nearly 20,000 volumes from the Kamada Library in Sakaide, Kagawa Prefecture.
Last week a groundbreaking workshop on the topic of Japanese Text Mining was held at Emory University. U-M Japanese studies folks were a strong presence there.
Looking for vacation reading? The popular Japanese novelist Murakami Haruki has published a new book.