"Pacific Stories, War Art: South Seas Orientalism and Visual Culture in the Work of Akamatsu Toshiko" A Talk by Charlotte Eubanks

When: Friday, April 12, 2013 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Where: Art-Sociology : Michelle Smith Collaboratory, Room 4213
Event Type(s): Lecture

The Center for East Asian Studies' Friday Lunch Break Series presents a talk by Dr. Charlotte Eubanks, Assistant Professor of Comparative Literature, Japanese, and Asian Studies at Pennsylvania State University. Dr. Eubanks will discuss the work of oil painter Akamatsu Toshiko in the years leading up to the Pacific battles of World War II. As Maruki Toshi, she later became famous for the Hiroshima murals, co-created with her husband.

A light luncheon will be served.

Sponsored by the Center for East Asian Studies, Nathan and Jeanette Miller Center for Historical Studies, Department of History, and University of Maryland Libraries.

Website: http://www.ceas.umd.edu/events/events.html

For more information, contact:
Denise Shupiko
Center for East Asian Studies
+1 301 405 0681

www.ceas.umd.edu/index.html




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