For anyone interested in Japanese literature, this year’s WG Beasley Memorial Lecture should not be missed.
Professor Philip Seaton from Tokyo University of Foreign Studies will be presenting ‘On the trail of Shiba Ryotaro and Jane Austen: Novels, Heritage, and Contents Tourism in Japan and the UK’
The talk explores literature-related tourism in these two countries which have used their rich literary heritage to create a modern tourist trail. It focuses on Shiba Ryotaro in Japan and Jane Austen in the UK and promises to provide some fascinating insights into both countries.
Don’t miss this chance to delve deeper into literary Japan.