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Thursday, March 29

A City of Consumption: The Woodblock Print Industry in Edo, Japan
MEPPI Japan Lecture Series
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Dr. Brenda G. Jordan
Theater, Carnegie Museum of Art
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Asian Studies Center on behalf of Mitsubishi Electric Power Products and The Japan-America Society of Pennsylvania
Lynn Kawaratani
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Dr. Brenda Jordan will detail the process for making ukiyo-e wood block prints and the publishing industry that gave rise to these works of art that were accessible to the public. After the lecture, the Hiroshima exhibit will be open to the attendees. This event will serve as a kickoff event for the Hiroshima exhibit, which will be open from March 24 to July 8. Join the Japan America Society of Pennsylvania for this free evening. Space is limited so please register today — japansocietypa.org/events.

Dr. Jordan is the Director of the University of Pittsburgh National Coordinating Site for the National Consortium for Teaching About Asia (NCTA) and the Japan Studies Coordinator at the University of Pittsburgh Asian Studies Center. She received her Ph.D. at the University of Kansas specializing in 19th Century Japanese art history.