Armstrong Lecture Series

April 5, 2012

Daniel Botsman is Professor of History and Chair of the Council on East Asian Studies at Yale University.  After completing his undergraduate degree in Asian Studies at the Australian National University he went on to pursue graduate work at Oxford and Princeton. Before moving to Yale he held teaching positions at Hokkaido University, Harvard University, and the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.  He is the author of Punishment and Power in the Making of Modern Japan (Princeton University Press, 2005) and is currently working on a study of freedom and liberation in nineteenth century Japan.   Daniel will be presenting, “Freedom without slavery? The case of the Maria Luz and the Meaning of Emancipation in Nineteenth Century Japan”.

April 10, 2012--7:00 pm

Wyckoff Room, Cullom-Davis Library