Tag Archives: Rhiannon Paget

A Game of Nation, Modernity, and Militarism

Sugoroku, also known as e-sugoroku, is a Japanese board and dice game similar to snakes and ladders, or Chutes and Ladders, that flourished between the 18th and mid-20th centuries. Early versions of the game were intended for religious education. Depending on the whim of the die, one might reach Buddhahood, or alternatively, descend into hell.… Read More »

Rhiannon Paget joins Art Museum as the Andrew W. Mellon Fellow for Japanese Art

Rhiannon Paget recently joined the Saint Louis Art Museum in 2015 as the Andrew W. Mellon Fellow for Japanese Art. A native of Sydney, Australia, Paget is completing her doctoral dissertation on Japanese art at the University of Sydney. She has held curatorial positions at the Art Gallery of New South Wales in Sydney and the Clark Center for… Read More »