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November 1, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Michael Emmerich (Asian Languages and Cultures, UCLA) is the author of The Tale of Genji: Translation, Canonization, and World Literature (Columbia University Press, 2013), as well as more than a dozen book-length translations of works by Japanese writers including Kawabata Yasunari, Yoshimoto Banana, Takahashi Gen’ichirō, Akasaka Mari, Yamada Taichi, Matsuura Rieko, Kawakami Hiromi, Furukawa Hideo, and Inoue Yasushi.
Sponsored by the Interdisciplinary Humanities Center, the East Asia Center, the Dept. of East Asian Languages and Cultural Studies, the Dept. of History, and the IHC’s Reinventing Japan RFG.