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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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Book Announcement: Japanese Singers of Tales: Ten Centuries of Performed Narrative

Japanese Singers of Tales: Ten Centuries of Performed Narrative Alison McQueen Tokita, Kyoto City University of Arts, Japan Alison Tokita presents a series of case studies that demonstrate the persistence of Japanese sung narratives in a multiplicity of genres over … Continue reading

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Deadline extended: The Noh Training Project

The Noh Training Project based in Bloomsburg, PA is extending its early registration deadline until March 31st. Please see our website http://www.nohtrainingproject.org/ for details. This year, the Noh Training Project is celebrating its 20th anniversary culminating in torchlight performances of the classical noh … Continue reading

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Summer Program: Kyoto Traditional Theatre Training

The intensive summer program in Kyoto Traditional Theatre Training invites applications to its 30th annual program, July 18-20 (orientation and overview of performing arts) and training (Jul 21-Aug 8). Master-teachers of the Kanze school noh, Okura school kyogen, and Wakayagi school of nihonbuyo classical dance offer … Continue reading

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Book Announcement: Henry Black – On Stage in Meiji Japan

Henry Black – On Stage in Meiji Japan By Ian McArthur ONE OF Japan’s first foreign-born entertainers is the subject of my new book,  the first about him in the English-speaking world. Henry Black – On Stage in Meiji Japan … Continue reading

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Conference: Performance and Japanese Literature

  Registration is now available for PERFORMANCE AND JAPANESE LITERATURE the 22nd annual Association for Japanese Literary Studies conference hosted by the Japan Studies Committee of the University of Chicago October 18-19, 2013 at International House (1414 E. 59th St. Chicago, … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: Laughing like in the “good old days”? The Boom of Rakugo and Yose Engei in the 21st Century

Symposium at the University of Vienna October 11th  to 12th 2013 (Rakugo-kai with Shunpuutei Ichinosuke on October 12th 2013) The submission deadline for papers is August 5th 2013. More than 40 years after the famous rakugo-ka Tatekawa Danshi predicted the death of … Continue reading

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