Columbus State Community College presents:
When East Meets West
Knights and Samurai: Legends and.Reality
Symposium Sessions Include:
Dr. Richard Kaueper, Professor of History, University of Rochester
“A Similar Warrior Code in Medieval Europe and Japan?”
Dr. Melinda Landeck, Assistant Professor of East Asian Studies, Austin College
"Hired Swords, Nostalgic Bureaucrats, National Exemplars: Situating Bushido in Japanese History"
Dr. Ken Mondschein, Visiting Lecturer, University of Massachusetts at Amherst
"Like a Poleax to the Head: The Myth and Reality of Knightly Combat"
Dr. Morton Oxenboell, Paul V. McNutt Assistant Professor in Japanese Studies, Indiana University
"Swords, Arrows, and Other Sharp Sticks: Myth and Reality of Warriors in Medieval Japan"
This event is supported by a U.S. Department of Education Title VI grant to The Ohio State University East Asian Studies Center.