Last week I attended a lecture by Dr. Yoshiko Dykstra entitled "The Shogun's Woman: Lady Kasuga". It was very interesting, and I took copious notes. I still have more to add, but here are two SamuraiWiki entries that resulted:
Today I will be attending a lecture called "THE QUEEN MOTHER CULT AND MIWA RULERS OF EARLY KOFUN JAPAN" by Dr. Gina Barnes. I'll post here after the lecture and hopefully add to the Wiki as well.