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Fall 2000 Calendar of Events

September 5, 2000 (Tuesday)

The Shumei Taiko Drum Ensemble of Japan


12:00pm-2:00pm
   
Location: Steps of Low Library Plaza, Columbia University, 116th Street & Broadway

Co-sponsored by the Donald Keene Center


October 17, 2000 (Tuesday)

Satsuma Biwa: Lecture, Demonstration, and Concert

 
6:00 pm
   
Lecture and Demonstration by Professor Hugh De Ferranti (assistant Professor of Asian Languages, Cultures & Music, University of Michigan)
Concert of Satsuma Biwa narratives by the eminent artist Yoshinori Fumon

Location: 301 Philosophy Hall, Columbia University, 116th Street & Amsterdam Avenue

Co-sponsored by the Donald Keene Center and the Department of Music (Columbia)
 

November 3, 2000 (Friday)

Symposium: New Perspectives on Studying Medieval Japan


Professor Masaharu Imai (Tsukuba University)
Visiting Professor (Dept. of East Asian Languages and Cultures, Columbia)
Visiting Fellow of the Donald Keene Center (under a program sponsored by the U.S.-Japan Foundation)
 
10:00-5:00 pm

Session 1: Defining "Medieval Japan": New Perspectives
Session 2: Buddhism, Shinto, and Women's History
Session 3: History and Art: Dealing with Textual and Nontextual Primary Sources
Session 4: Formation of "Nihon kenkyu" and US-Japan Intellectual Exchange

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

 

November 10, 2000 (Friday)

Symposium: Japanese Aesthetics in Contemporary Sound

with a Demonstration on the Traditional Japanese Sho

5:15-7:30 p.m.

Demonstration of Sho
Panel Discussion

Location: 301 Philosophy Hall, Columbia University, 116th Street & Amsterdam Avenue

Co-sponsored with the Donald Keene Center for Japanese Culture and Music from Japan.

 

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