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Saikaku Bakin Symposium, 19-20 May, 2023 University of California, Davis

Saikaku Bakin Symposium, 19-20 May, 2023, University of California, Davis

Hosted by Prof. David Gundry

Venue: Sproul Hall, Room 912, UC Davis campus

Access: Sacramento International Airport (SMF)

Hotel: Best Western University Lodge, 125 B Street, Davis, CA Tel. 530-756-7890


Saikaku Bakin poster 2023

The goal of the Symposium is to foster conversation among scholars working on early modern Japanese narrative. The title “Saikaku Bakin Symposium” simply acknowledges the outsize role of Ihara Saikaku (1642-1693) and Kyokutei Bakin (1767-1848) in defining literature of the early and late Edo Period (1600-1868), but presentations will cover a broad range of writers and topics.