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(Left) © Hideaki BUNNO GAGAKU Ensemble. Courtesy of the University of California, Santa Barbara. (Right) Photo: Kyodo News. As part of their Institutional Project Support… Read More »[REPORT] Lectures and Performances from UC Santa Barbara’s Gagaku Lab and Japanese Cinema Lab
Award-winning writer Hiroko Oyamada visited Boston and New York in November to launch her English-language debut novel The Factory (New Directions Publishing, 2019) with David… Read More »REPORT: The Factory: Author Hiroko Oyamada’s U.S. Book Tour
REPORT: “8 Ways to Analyze Anime” and “Makoto Shinkai: Pioneering a New World of Anime” at Anime NYC
NEW YORK, November 16, 2019 – The Japan Foundation, New York hosted two panels, “8 Ways to Analyze Anime” and “Makoto Shinkai: Pioneering a New… Read More »REPORT: “8 Ways to Analyze Anime” and “Makoto Shinkai: Pioneering a New World of Anime” at Anime NYC
NEW YORK, October 22, 2019 – It had been more than 27 years since a full scale bunraku performance was presented in New York, this… Read More »REPORT: Sugimoto Bunraku Sonezaki Shinju
© National Gallery of Art, Washington WASHINGTON, DC, June 2, 2019 – A unique and exciting art exhibition featuring colorful and lively collections of both… Read More »REPORT: “The Life of Animals in Japanese Art” Exhibition Opens at the National Gallery of Art
Two renowned Japan scholars, Dr. Ezra Vogel (Professor Emeritus at Harvard University) and Dr. David Plath (Professor Emeritus at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) openly… Read More »REPORT: Conversation with Dr. Ezra Vogel and Dr. David Plath