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Fall 1999 Calendar of Events
September 16, 1999 (Thursday)
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Programs with Keido Fukushima, Chief Abbot of Tofukuji Monastery

12:00-1:15pm     "Zen of the Sixth Patriarch Eno"
A lecture in Japanese with consecutive interpretation, followed by open discussion (1:15-1:45pm)
4:00-5:45pm     Zen Calligraphy Demonstration

Location: 403 Kent Hall (EALAC Lounge), Columbia University, 116th Street & Amsterdam Avenue


September 17, 1999 (Friday)
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Program with Keido Fukushima, Chief Abbot of Tofukuji Monastery

3:00-5:00pm     Instructional Zazen Meditation Session
For both newcomers and advanced sitters

Location: 403 Kent Hall (EALAC Lounge), Columbia University, 116th Street & Amsterdam Avenue


September 21, 1999 (Tuesday)

"Sexuality in Modern Japanese Women's Poetry"

6:00pm     Lecture by the eminent poet and translator Hiroaki Sato

Location: 403 Kent Hall (EALAC Lounge), Columbia University, 116th Street & Amsterdam Avenue


November 16, 1999 (Tuesday)
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Jakucho Setouchi

"Nunhood and The Tale of Genji"

6:00pm     Lecture by Jakucho Setouchi
Jakucho Setouchi, a Buddhist nun, is a distinguished novelist and the author of the best-selling translation of the Tale of Genji into the modern Japanese language.  She also wrote the novels The End of Summer and Beauty in Disarray.

Location: Philosophy Hall Lounge, Columbia University, 116th Street & Amsterdam Avenue


*** Cancellation ***  
The following event has unfortunately been postponed until Fall 2000 because Fumon Yoshinori had to cancel this year's trip to the United States.

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Yoshinori Fumon sensei

November 19, 1999 (Friday)

Satsuma Biwa

6:00pm     Lecture & Demonstration of the Satsuma Biwa by Prof. Hugh de Ferranti (University of Michigan), followed by a concert of Satsuma Biwa narratives by the eminent artist Yoshinori Fumon

Location: 555 Lerner Hall, Columbia University, 115th Street & Broadway
 

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