japan week 2000

 

 

10/23/00

 


CONTACT:
Margie Yu
Public Affairs Asst.
(323) 343-3047

 


Calendar
of Events

Cal State L.A. Celebrates
Japan Week 2000

What & Who:
The presidentially-chartered Japanese Studies Center at California State University, Los Angeles will be celebrating its 25th anniversary during Japan Week with a variety of programs.

When:
Monday, November 6-Thursday, November 9.
Nov. 6, 4:30-6:30 p.m., Maxwell Theatre, U-SU.
"Japan: Old and New - A Cultural Perspective": Lecture by Dr. Kazumitsu Kato, professor emeritus and founder of the Japanese Studies Center at Cal State L.A. Reception to follow at the Alhambra Rooms A and B, U-SU.

Nov. 7, 4-5 p.m., Maxwell Theatre, U-SU.
Japanese Traditional Music Performance: Featuring performance by Masters Saiko Kujiraoka and Hiroyuki Shirai. Instruments include koto, shamisen and shakuhachi.

Nov. 8, 3:30-5:30 p.m., Alhambra Room B, U-SU.
Ikebana Workshop and Exhibition: Flower arrangement by Master Yoko Okuizumi.

Nov. 9, 3-5 p.m., Maxwell Theatre, U-SU.
"Double Suicide," a classic Japanese film directed by Masahiro Shinoda, 1969, 104 min. The film explores issues of marriage, love, and fate. Introductions by Dr. Catherine Ryu.

Where:
Cal State L.A. University-Student Union (U-SU). The University is located at the Eastern Avenue exit, San Bernardino (I-10) Fwy., at the interchange of the 10 and 710 Fwys. (Public permit dispenser parking is available in Lots C and G or upper level of Parking Structure II.)

More:
These events will provide students, the campus community, and the general public with an opportunity to see, hear, and actively engaged in various aspects of Japanese culture.

Info:
Free to the public. For more information, call professor Sachiko Matsunaga at Cal State L.A.'s Modern Languages and Literatures Department, (323) 343-4240.

 

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