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Gainesville (FL)

“The Wonderful Adventures of Western Children’s Classics in the East” by Dr. Melek Ortabasi

Dr. Melek Ortabasi

Time & Location

February 14, 4 PM
University of Florida (Gainesville, FL)


Dr. Melek Ortabasi, Director of the World Literature Program and Associate Professor at Simon Fraser University, will give a talk on the reception of foreign children’s literature titles in Japan. By comparing the original works with the Japanese translations, Dr. Ortabasi will discuss how these foreign works became “classics” in Japan.

This event is supported through the JFNY Grant for Japanese Studies.

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