Friday, January 16, 2015

Monkey Business Contributing Writer Ono Masatsugu 小野正嗣 Wins 152nd Akutagawa Prize for Literature

Congratulations to friend* and Monkey Business contributor Ono Masatsugu 小野正嗣 on winning the 152nd Akutagawa Prize (Japan's top prize for literature):Mainichi Shimbun article here。*I consider a friend anyone with whom I have exchanged cups of rice-wine more than six times。

Michael Emmerich's masterful English translations of four Ono stories are included in Volumes 1, 2, 3, and 4 of Monkey Business; click here to purchase

Wednesday, December 31, 2014

Lecture by Andrew Gerstle: Parody and Satire in Shunga: Takehara Shunchosai's "Pillow Book for the Young" (1776)

Andrew Gerstle, Professor, Japanese Studies, SOAS, University of London. CJS Winter 2012 Noon Lecture Series.

A Video Conversation with Tawada Yoko, w/ Prof Amir Eshel of Stanford U. (2009)