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Performing Food in Rakugo

last modified Mar 07, 2016 12:19 PM

Dr Matthew Shores, University Lecturer in Japanese, who specializes in Japanese comic storytelling (rakugo), has been invited to speak at the symposium “Words as Performance: Oral Narratives, Poetry and Storytelling in Japan,” which will be held at the Istituto Italiano Di Studi Orientali Iso, Sapienza Universita Di Roma, 23rd-24th March, 2016. Dr Shores’ talk is titled “Performing Food in Rakugo.” The symposium will also feature prominent scholars of Japan, such as Nobuhiro Shinji (University of Tokyo) and Haruo Shirane (Columbia University), and others.

 

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