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ASJ Annual General Meeting (AGM) and special lecture

Date: Monday, 26 January 2015
Time: 6:30 p.m.
Speaker: The Ambassador of France to Japan, M. Thierry Dana
Title: (tbc)
Venue: The Ambassador's Residence at the Embassy of France
Reservation request accepted to 12 January 2015

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Forthcoming ASJ Meeting

Date: 16 or 23 February 2015 (tbc)
Time: 6:30 p.m.
Speaker: Mr. Klaus F. Naumann (tbc)
Title: “Behind the Scenes: An Insider's Look at the World of Japanese Art”
Venue: The Embassy of Germany
Reservation request accepted 14 January to 25 January 2015
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Transactions, Series 5, Volume 6 - contents of the next issue

Charles De Wolf - Glimpses of Genji through the Looking-Glass of Language
Martin Morris - From Village Farmhouse to Suburban Oasis: Reflecting Upon Kosōen
James D. J. Brown - Hajime: A New Start in Japanese-Russian Relations (Young Scholar)

Scholarship in Brief:

George Sioris & Anne E. Murase - Credit Some Viewers with Trying to Think
Doreen Simmons - The ASJ's First Steps into the World of Computer Technology
Fumiko Daidō - Hurry Up Please It's Chime
Shigeko Tanaka - Imari Porcelain in Palermo
Sarah Moate - The Voice of the Bamboo: The Calligraphy and Monochrome Ink Painting of Hasegawa Tōhaku, Mokuan Shōtō, Chūhō Sōu and Myōdō Sōsen
Ed Moreno - Hold the Breeze Gently

Book Reviews:

Patrick Carey - Till I End My Song
Charles De Wolf - From Frogs to Mount Fuji
Robert Morton - Making a Lot out of a Little
Ciaran Murray - Sharawadgi Agonistes
Lee Colegrove - Taking a Japanese Circus Round the World
Ciaran Murray - But O O O O That Medieval Rag
David Burleigh - Belfast, Bashō and Beyond
George Sioris - Yasukuni