Research & Collections News
The Enterprise of Culture (EOC) was a three-year, €1 million research project funded by the European Science Foundation, and housed at the University of Leeds under the direction of UD alumna and former Hagley Fellow Regina Lee Blaszczyk.
Traditional Japanese bindings are a bit different from the Western bindings we are accustomed to. The easiest way to describe them, is that they are used exactly the opposite from how we use our books. They are opened from left to right and read from right to left in columns.
During the rainy summer months, we found water seeping into our basement at home. We dragged out our wet/dry vacuum and went to work on the problem. We had to move things around to get them out of harm’s way. One of the things that we had to move was an old steamer trunk. I hadn’t paid much atten