Book Launch and Lecture “Ireland and Japan 1957-2017″

The year 2017 is commemorating the 60th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Japan and Ireland. In this coming December, Waseda University will be hosting a lecture, inviting Dr Michael Kennedy from the Royal Irish Academy.

Date: December 5, 2017: 18:15-19:45 (Registration Desk Opens at 17:45)
Venue: Okuma Small Auditorium, Waseda University
Lecturer: Dr Michael Kennedy (Executive Editor of the Royal Irish Academy)
Address:1-104 Totsukacho, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo (MAP)

*Admission free
Registration (until 27th November) recommended: A copy of the 60th anniversary commemorative publication by Dr. Kennedy, will be provided at the venue to everyone who pre-registers. https://goo.gl/QEiNZw

Organisers: Embassy of Ireland, Waseda University (Institute for Irish Studies, Intercultural Communication Center, International Office)

Enquiries: International Office, International Affairs Division, Waseda University TEL 03-3203-7747 / E-mail wint-euro@list.waseda.jp

★Flyer Ireland-Japan 60th Anniversary @Waseda

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“Ireland Meets Japan: W.B. Yeats, Lafcadio Hearn and Kyogen” in Tokyo

After the successful tour in Ireland and in the west of Japan, Shigeyama Sengoro Kyogen performs of W.B. Yeats’s The Cat and the Moon and Lafcadio Hearn’s Chin Chin Kobakama in Tokyo on 1 March 2018.

千作千五郎の会 第3回ーイェイツと八雲に愛された狂言ー
2018年3月1日(木)19:00 国立能楽堂
Programme: 「猫と月」茂山千五郎・茂山茂・松本薫
「ちんちん小袴」山下守之・島田洋海
「石神」茂山千作・茂山千五郎・網谷正美

For details refer to: Flyer; Flyer (back)

 

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Japan-Ireland 60 at Toyo: Commemorative Lectures

The Department of English and American Literature, Toyo University, is pleased to invite IASIL-Japan members to the following event:

Japan-Ireland 60 at Toyo Commemorative Lectures
Date: 18 November (Starts at 14:15-)
Venue: 125 Hall, Toyo University (Hakusan Campus)
Lecturers:
H E Ms Anne Barrington, Amassador of Ireland to Japan
Mr Peter MacMillan, Irish Artist
*See the attached file for the details: 18nov_lectures

If you are interested, please email Prof Yasuhito Sato  as soon as possible as the seats are limited.

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2017 International Conference of KEASTWEST (The Korean Society of East West Comparative Literature)

This coming November, 2017, The Korean Society of East West Comparative Literature (Keastwest) is going to hold the second international conference in commemoration of the 20th Anniversary of her Foundation on November 11-12, 2017 at Dongguk University, Seoul, Korea. The theme is “Comparative Literature, World Literature and Digital Humanities.” Call for Papers is open aroud until mid-October.

Time: November 11 (Saturday) – 12 (Sunday), 2017.
Venue: Dongguk University, Seoul, Korea
2017 KEASTWEST Call for Papers

 

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Lia Mills Readings at Kyoto and Tokyo

This year’s guest artist at IASIL Japan Conference, Ms. Lia Mills is giving readings at Doshisha University (16 October) and Gakushuin University (18 October). You are most welcome to the readings.

【Reading at Doshisha University】
In other words (Life, translated)
Time and Date: 15.00-16.30  Monday, 16 October
Venue: Meeting Room, Floor 1, Tokushokan (徳照館), Imadegawa Campus
https://www.doshisha.ac.jp/en/information/campus/imadegawa/overview.html

Lia Mills 16102017

【Reading at Gakushuin University】
“In Other Words: Writing Life”
Time and Date: 18.00-19.30, Wednesday, 18 October
Venue: International Conference Hall, 12th Floor, Central Educational Research Building
http://www.gakushuin.ac.jp/mejiro.html (No. 16 on Map)

Lia Mills poster (18102017)

 

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Margaret Kelleher Lectures at Kyoto and Tokyo

This year’s plenary speaker at IASIL Japan Conference, Professor Margaret Kelleher is giving lectures at Kyoto University (13 October) and Meiji University (18 October). You are most welcome attend any of these lectures.

【Lecture at Kyoto University】
“James Joyce and Nineteenth-Century Irish Bilingualism: the Maamtrasna Murders Revisited”
Time and Date: 14.45-16.15  Friday, 13 October
Venue: Room B06 (Basement Floor), Faculty of Integrated Human Studies Bldg
http://www.kyoto-u.ac.jp/en/access/yoshida/south.html (No. 84 on the map)

Flyer Lecture 13-10-2017

【Lectures at Izumi Campus, Meiji University】
(1) “An Introduction to Irish Culture”
Time and Date: 10.50-12.30, Wednesday, 18 October
Venue: Room 007 (classroom is changed), Bldg. No. 1, Izumi Campus

(2) “Irish Literary Studies and Digital Humanities”
Time and Date: 13.30-15.10, Wednesday, 18 October
Venue: Room 706, Media Building, Izumi Campus

http://www.meiji.ac.jp/cip/english/about/campus/izumi.html
http://www.meiji.ac.jp/cip/english/about/campus/iz_campus.html

【ポスター】Prof. Kelleher

 

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Martin O’Leary, Lecture-Concert at Rikkyo University

On the occasion of the 60th anniversary of Ireland Japan Diplomatic Relationship, the pianist and composer Dr. Martin O’Leary of Maynooth University will be visiting Japan for the first time. Rikkyo University hosts a lecture-concert as follows: 

Date and time: Tuesday, October 31, 18:30-20:30 (doors open at 18:15)
Venue: Room 5324, Building 5, Ikebukuro Campus, Rikkyo University
Admission free  
website:http://www.rikkyo.ac.jp/events/2017/10/mknpps00000047sy.html

For further details, please refer to the flyer as well as visit the university website.
flyer 20171031; flyer backside with programme9.12

All are welcome, free seating and no need for reservation.

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鶴見大学大学院修了生研究発表会(Postgraduate Presentations at Tsurumi University)

Tsurumi University postgraduate students are giving papers on Joyce and Malory on 30 September. Professor Martin Connolly welcomes students and/or teachers interested in the event.

大学院修了生発表会2017ポスター

大学院修了生研究発表会2017プログラム

 

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“Takahime” performace in Kyoto

Kyoto Kanze-kai will perform the Noh Takahime to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Noh version of “At the Hawk’s Well” on 22 October. For further details go to: http://www.kyoto-kanze.jp/performanceguide/kyoto_kanzenoh_front.jpg

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“Ireland Meets Japan: W.B. Yeats, Lafcadio Hearn and Kyogen” in Japan

After the successful tour in Ireland, Shigeyama Sengoro Kyogen performs of W.B. Yeats’s The Cat and the Moon and Lafcadio Hearn’s Chin Chin Kobakama in Hikone (7 Oct) and Matsue (28 Nov).
Hikone (7 Oct): http://hikone-410th.com/event/kyogen
Matsue (28 Nov): http://sanin-japan-ireland.org/event/20171128kyogen

Professor Manabe will be talking about the tour in Ireland at the open lecture of Japan-Ireland Society (4 Nov): http://japan-ireland.jugem.jp/?eid=94

 

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