Posts tagged with '2013'

Yoshio Hayakawa and Sakuma Masahide Concert

The Center for East Asian Studies sponsored a free concert in the International House on Friday, October 18th featuring Japanese folk rock legends, Yoshio Hayakawa and Sakuma Masahide.

Yoshio Hayakawa is a legendary figure in the history of Japanese popular music. Hayakawa first emerged into the public’s eye in the 1960s as leader of the seminal underground folk-rock band, The Jacks, and this is his first concert outside of Japan. Sakuma Masahide, another key figure in Japanese popular music, will accompany him on guitar.

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Reading Kuzushiji: Early Modern Japanese Summer Workshop

June 10-22, 2013

The University of Chicago’s Committee on Japanese Studies sponsored the 2013 Summer Workshop: Reading Kuzushiji. Led by Professor Suzuki Jun of the National Institute of Japanese Literature (Kokubungaku Kenkyū Shiryōkan), the workshop was devoted to reading Japanese block-printed texts that take the form of reproduced handwriting.

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2013 Najita Distinguished Lecture

Chizuko Ueno
"Forty Years of Japanese Feminism: What it has achieved...and what it has not"

April 22, 2013, 5:00pm
International House
1414 E. 59th St. Chicago IL. 60637

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