Berkeley Book Chat with Grace Lavery

Berkeley Book Chat with Grace Lavery

Date: 
Wednesday, December 4, 2019
Time From: 
12:00 pm
Time To: 
1:00 pm
Location: 
Townsend Center for the Humanities, 220 Stephens Hall
Speaker: 
Grace Lavery

Grace Lavery (English) examines the contradictory role as both a rival empire ... and cradle of exquisite beauty — played by Japan in the Victorian imagination.  Hosted by the Townsend Center, she will be joined by Judith Butler in discussing her new book "Quaint, Exquisite: Victorian Aesthetics and the Idea of Japan."