Award-winning author Jennine Capó Crucet will read from her novel Make Your Home Among Strangers. Q&A and book signing to follow.
A workshop with Junya Koikawa, a Taishu Engeki performer, and Professor Takahiro Takeuchi from Aoyama Gakuin University in Japan. Includes a video lecture followed by a live performance.
Alexis Dudden, Professor of History at the University of Connecticut, will lecture on “Japan’s Controversial Territorial Claims Against China, Taiwan, Russia, and the Koreas.”
An exploration of individual and collective history as viewed through multiple lenses, proposing alternatives to the systemic representations ordered by colonial narratives. Gallery talk & opening reception: October 28, 2022, 5:00–7:00 p.m.
Director/producer Michael Dwyer made this 20-minute film featuring Tomiko Morimoto West, a survivor of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima who taught Japanese language courses at Vassar for a decade until she retired in 1994. Both will be available for a Q&A session after the screening.
Kwan, Chair of UC Berkeley’s Department of Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies, will discuss her new book, which explores intercultural duets between artists of different backgrounds. Campus community only, please.
Kam’s documentary Shadow Flowers will be screened. A Q&A with the producer will follow. Campus community only, please.
Vieweg, Professor of Philosophy at Friedrich-Schiller University and a leading expert on Hegel, will discuss the systematic and logical beginning of philosophical thinking in conjunction with Hegel’s Science of Logic. Campus community only, please.
Shivaike Shah, Visiting Artist and Producer/Founder of Khameleon Productions (UK), will discuss the making of Khameleon’s upcoming short film on the figure of Medea, based on Khameleon’s stage production of Euripides’s Medea at Oxford in 2018, which reimagined the ancient Greek tragedy with an all-global majority cast and crew. Campus community only, please.