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ICC Talk Session "Understanding Haruki Murakami: A Japanese, Chinese and American Perspective" A Three Part Series 

Dates: Nov. 12th (Tue) & Dec. 13th (Fri), 2013
Place: 1st Fl., Okuma Garden House (Bldg. 25)
Eligibility: Waseda students, faculty, staff, and the general public
>Registration: Not required
Fee: Free!
Capacity: 80 (First come, first served)

The works of Haruki Murakami, a writer and Waseda Graduate, have
captivated readers and scholars the world over.

The craze which started in Asia soon spread to Europe, the United
States, the Middle East, and Latin America. In fact it is said
that no other Asian author has ever been so widely received.

So why has Haruki Murakami become so popular worldwide?
In this three part lecture series, we'll hear from Haruki Murakami
specialists and translators from Japan, China and the United States.

If you're interested in Haruki Murakami, the world of translation,
or if you'd like to hear about the internationalization of Japanese
literature then drop by the events below!

1st Session: "The Internationalization of Haruki Murakami: A multilayered literary background" 2nd Session: "Haruki Murakami in China: Murakami's online reception" 3rd Session: "Where Was I Now? - Reading Haruki Murakami as World Literature in New York and California-"
Norihiro Kato
(Professor at the Faculty of International Research and Education, School of International Liberal Studies, Waseda University)
Shi Xiaowei
(Sanda University, Head of Japanese Language Department & Research Chief at Nihon-Bunka College)
Michael Emmerich
(Associate Professor at University of California, Los Angeles)

Date & Time
Nov. 12 (Tue) 4:30-6:00pm (Doors open 4:10pm)
Dec. 13 (Fri) 2:45-4:15pm (Doors open 2:25pm)
Dec. 13 (Fri) 4:30-6:00pm
Speaker Profile Specializing in Modern Japanese Literature & Postwar Ideological History. Born in 1948 in Yamanashi City and graduated from French Literature department of Tokyo University. Was previously a National Diet Library investigator and then a lecturer at Meiji Gakuin University. Has worked at Waseda since 2005. Is a literary critic and has written several books including: "Shadows", "Opinions after losing the war"(Winner of the 9th Hitoshi Ito Literary Prize), "Linguistic Expressions Lecture"(Winner of the 10th Shincho Liberal Arts Prize). Is also well known for his commentaries on Haruki Murakami including: "The Haruki Murakami Yellow Pages" and "Read Haruki Murakami's short stories in English 1979-2011". Graduated form the Japanese Literature department of Fudan University in China. After lecturing at the same university became a graduate exchange student in literary studies at Waseda University from 1989-1996. Has written the book "A discussion of Japanese Literature" and translated the Haruki Murakami books "1Q84" and "Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage", and the Hiromi kawakami book "The Briefcase". Michael Emmerich is Associate Professor of Japanese literature at the University of California, Los Angeles. He has translated more than a dozen books by authors including Yasunari Kawabata, Banana Yoshimoto, Hiromi Kawakami, Hideo Furukawa, Gen’ichiro Takahashi, Rieko Matsuura, and Hisashi Inoue. He is the editor of Read Real Japanese Fiction (Kodansha America) and Short Stories in Japanese (Penguin Books) and the author of The Tale of Genji: Translation, Canonization, and World Literature (Columbia University Press).
For All Events   Venue: 1st Fl., Okuma Garden House (Bldg. 25)
  Eligibility: Waseda students, faculty, staff, and general public
  Cost: Free!
  Registration: Not required (Seating for 80 available)

Related Event: Research Institute for Letters, Arts and Sciences Annual Forum:
"East Asian Culture & Haruki Murakami: Literature that defies borders and the accompanying risks"

お問合せ:  TEL: 03-5286-3990 E-mail: icc-talk@list.waseda.jpjp

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