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Book Announcement: A New History of Medieval Japanese Theatre: Noh and Kyōgen from 1300 to 1600

A New History of Medieval Japanese Theatre: Noh and Kyōgen from 1300 to 1600 Authors: Pinnington, Noel J. This book traces the history of noh and kyōgen, the first major Japanese theatrical arts. Going beyond P. G. O’Neill’s Early Nō Drama of … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: The Routledge Companion to Butoh Performance.

The Routledge Companion to Butoh Performance Edited by Bruce Baird, Rosemary Candelario The Routledge Companion to Butoh Performance provides a comprehensive introduction to and analysis of the global art form butoh. Originating in Japan in the 1960s, butoh was a major innovation … Continue reading

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Workshop: Traditional Theater Training, Kyoto (summer 2018)

This summer is the 34th annual Traditional Theater Training (T.T.T.) 2018, held at the Kyoto Art Center. T.T.T. is a three-week summer intensive training program that introduces the traditional arts of noh, kyogen, and Nihonbuyo. There is also an optional kotsuzumi … Continue reading

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Workshop: Japanese Performance Theory Workshop

June 10–17, 2017 Apply by April 1! Open to undergraduates, graduates, and faculty. The Japanese Performance Theory Workshop (JPTW) intervenes between Japanese Studies and Performance Studies to foster generative critical engagements with Japanese performance. Through seminar-style discussions, performance screenings, research … Continue reading

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Last day to register – Association for Japanese Literary Studies 2010

A bit late, but another conference announcement! There appear to be some very neat presentations on science fiction and film, as well as some great premodern stuff, too. —- The 2010 conference of the Association for Japanese Literary Studies (AJLS) … Continue reading

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