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From: Prof. Shige (CJ) Suzuki, Department of Modern Languages and Comparative Literature
The Japanese Program in the Department of Modern Languages and Comparative Literature presents: Too Much Monkey Business?: Japanese Authors at Baruch College on Thursday, May 4, 2017 from 12:40 to 2:05 in NVC 10-145.
The Japanese Program at Baruch College welcomes two contemporary Japanese authors, along with the “usual suspects” from the “Monkey Business, International.” Please join us to celebrate the publication of Monkey Business: New Writing from Japan Vol.7.
Featured Japanese Authors:
HIROMI ITŌ is one of the most important female voices in contemporary Japanese poetry. English translations include Killing Kanoko: Selected Poems by Hiromi Ito and Wild Grass on the Riverbank, both translated by Jeffrey Angles and published by Action Books.
HIROKO OYAMADA is one of Japan’s most promising young writers; she won the Akutagawa Prize in 2013. Her stories “Lost in the Zoo” and “Extra Innings” were translated by David Boyd and published in vol. 6 (2016) and vol. 7 (2017) of Monkey Business.
... and other Monkey Business gangs, including Motoyuki Shibata ("the" translator and literary critic), Roland Kelts (the author of Japanamerica), Tedd Gossen (professor of Japanese literature at York Univ.) and more!
Please visit the following website for details: https://blogs.baruch.cuny.edu/japanese/?p=1990
The event is free and open to all. All the guests are required to register by Tuesday May 2nd:
For more information contact: Prof. Shige (CJ) Suzuki: SHIGERU.SUZUKI@baruch.cuny.edu