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CJS Lecture Series | An Introduction to Ishinomaki Kokeshi

Takotoshi Hayashi, Maker of Kokeshi Dolls, Tree Tree Ishinomaki
Thursday, March 18, 2021
7:00-8:30 PM
Please note that this lecture will begin at 7pm, and all posted event times are in the U.S. Eastern Time Zone.

In this lecture, Takatoshi Hayashi will explain the origins of his "Ishinomaki Kokeshi" concept, reflect on its development over the past six years, and discuss its future. He will also demonstrate how to carve an Ishinomaki Kokeshi from his home workshop.

Takatoshi Hayashi was born and raised in Ishinomaki. After graduating university, he spent ten years working as a quasi-civil servant in various capacities. In 2009, he returned home to help run his family's kimono shop, Hayashi Gofuku-ten. He became the official head of Hayashi Gofuku-ten in 2019.

If there is anything we can do to make this event accessible to you, please contact us. Please be aware that advance notice is necessary as some accommodations may require more time for the university to arrange.

Zoom registration required:
Building: Off Campus Location
Location: Virtual
Event Link:
Event Type: Livestream / Virtual
Tags: Asia, Japanese Studies, Visual Arts
Source: Happening @ Michigan from Center for Japanese Studies, International Institute, Asian Languages and Cultures