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SF: SFSU hyakunin isshu bilingual lecture

18 Apr

A bilingual lecture entitled “Your Once-in-a-lifetime Hyakunin isshu (Japanese Classical Poetry Card Game): Bilingual Lecture, Demonstration, and Participatory Games with Female Champions from Japan,” will be held at San Francisco State University (SFSU), 1600 Holloway Ave., Room 587 in the Humanities Building, from 2:10 to 4 p.m. The event will feature an official poetry reciter Takao Ito and two past female champions, Permanent Queen Kumiko Kubo and Queen Michiko Imamura. It will include a lecture on hyakunin isshu and a special demonstration game by the queens. Volunteers from the audience will be given the opportunity to play the games and challenge the queens. The event will conclude with a Q-and-A format session. Admission to the event is free; no reservation is needed. Info: Contact Professor Midori McKeon of SFSU’s Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures, at mmckeon@sfsu.edu or (415) 338-1346.

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April 18, 2011


San Francisco State University (SFSU), Room 587 Humanities Building
1600 Holloway Ave.
SF, CA United States
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(415) 338-1346