Asia & the Regency
From Xo Ho to Mi Li: Horace Walpole and China with Dr. Peter Sabor
For the third event in our Asia & the Regency series, Professor Peter Sabor discusses eighteenth century author Horace Walpole and the depiction of China in his Hieroglyphic Tales to explore the representation of Chinese life in English texts.
Global Fashion in the Age of Austen with Dr. Hilary Davidson
For our second event in the Asia & the Regency series, we're welcoming back fashion historian Hilary Davidson for another fascinating talk on Regency dress. This talk explores the origins of the Indian textile and its global influences on fashion, including the fashion of Regency England.
Jane Austen's Influence on Japanese Realist Novels with Dr. Kimiyo Ogawa
In the first event of this year's Asia & the Regency series, we're welcoming our new co-host Kimiyo Ogawa (Sophia University) with a special talk on Japanese writer Natsume Soseki and his influences from Jane Austen. Dr. Ogawa is also the co-editor of the upcoming volume Austen and Asia, and her talked proved to be an exciting opportunity to learn about innovative Austen scholarship right from the source.