These are my notes & ruminations on the 2013 Edwin O. Reischauer Lectures at Harvard, featuring Shigehisa Kuriyama in a series entitled Toward an Archaeology of Distraction. Seriousness not included.
Part I: Schema
In Which The Superlatively Avant-Garde Lectures Suggestively Remind One Of Pointillist Art, Argument
Part II: Schemes of Sight
In Which Cats, Skeletons Are A Measure Of Our Morality And Modernity
Part III: Schemes of Travel
In Which Kuriyama Slyly Claims Internet, World, Everything As Modern East Asian Space