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Book Announcement: A History of Japanese Theatre

We are  delighted to announce the publication by Cambridge of A History of Japanese Theatre, edited by Jonah Salz. Featuring chapters by fifty international experts, including fifteen Japanese scholars, this book is the first in English since Benito Ortolani’s 1991 … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Onnagata: A Labyrinth of Gendering in Kabuki Theater

Via University of Washington Press. Onnagata: A Labyrinth of Gendering in Kabuki Theater MAKI ISAKA paperback not available $50.00 HARDCOVER (9780295995106) PUBLISHED: January 2016 SUBJECT LISTING: Asian Studies / Japan; Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies; Performing Arts BIBLIOGRAPHIC INFORMATION: 272 … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: A History of Japanese Theatre

Jonah Salz (ed.), A History of Japanese Theatre, Cambridge University Press, 2016. From the Cambridge University Press official webpage for the book: Description Japan boasts one of the world’s oldest, most vibrant and most influential performance traditions. This accessible and … Continue reading

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Summer Workshop: Traditional Theater Training in Kyoto

Traditional Theatre Training invites applicants to study Noh, Kyôgen, or Nihon buyô intensively from July 19-Aug 9 in Kyoto, Japan. T.T.T. introduces the technical skills and spiritual underpinnings of Noh lyric dance, Kyôgen stylized farce, or Kabuki-derived Nihon buyô dance. … Continue reading

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Book announcement: Japanese Theatre Transcultural

Scholz-Cionca, Stanca / Regelsberger, Andreas (Eds.) Japanese Theatre Transcultural German and Italian Intertwinings 2011 · ISBN 978-3-86205-026-0 · 230 S., kt., ·  EUR 27,— Japan and Italian Opera, Kawakami and Sada Yacco in Europe, Mussolini on the Kabuki stage, Brecht adapting … Continue reading

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Job opening: Japanese theater and performanc​e search at Yale U.

The Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures and the Program in Theater Studies at Yale University announce a search to make a tenure-track appointment as assistant professor in the field of Japanese theater and performance, to begin July 1 … Continue reading

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Resource: Japanese Performing Arts Resource Center

If you’re researching, teaching, or simply a fan of Japanese performance arts, whether it’s Noh, kyōgen, or kabuki, then the Japanese Performing Arts Resource Center (JPARC) is an excellent way to find both basic and advanced information on a variety … Continue reading

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