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Title:
Okinawa Film Show and Distinguished Lecture
When:
06.Mar.2009 11.30 - 20.00
Where:
The Showroom Cinema - Sheffield
Category:
National Institute of Japanese Studies

Description

Interrogating Okinawa: Meanings, Memories and Images

 

VENUE: Sheffield's independent cinema,  'The Showroom'  (see below for venue details)

 

March 6: (Open to public)

 

Welcome speech: Glenn D. Hook, National Institute of Japanese Studies and University of Sheffield
12.30 -13.00

'Representation of Okinawa in  Japanese Film'

Aaron Gerow, Yale University

Chair: Lucia Nagib, Director of the Centre for World Cinema,         University of  Leeds

13.00 - 13.15 Break
13.15-15.15 Screening of Untamagiru ((1989, 120 minutes, 35mm, colour)
15.15 -15.45

Q and A with the Director, Takamine Go

Chair Shelley O'Brien, Sheffield Hallam University

15.45-16.00 Break
16.15- 17.45

Distinguished Lecture

"IS JAPAN A POST-HEROIC NATION? - FROM OKINAWA TO IRAQ"

Sabine Fruhstuck, University of California, Santa Barbara

Welcome: Dominic Shellard, ProVice-Chancellor for International Affairs, University of Sheffield

Chair: Glenn D. Hook

Discussants:

Naoko Shimazu (Birkbeck College)

Patrick Beillevaire (French National Centre for Scientific Research and the Japan Research Centre at the Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales in Paris).

17.55 –18:50

Okinawan music recital

Minato Chihiro’s photograph slide show

Singer, Murayoshi Akane
Sanshin Player, Kohama Tsukasa

Welcome: Mark Williams, University of Leeds and White Rose East Asia Centre

Introduction: Professor Jonathan Stock,University of Sheffield and White Rose East Asia Centre

Brief talk on Okinawa music by Kohama Tsukasa (10-15mins)

18.55

Reception and toasts

19.00 - 19.45 Reception and music continue.

 

 

Venue

Venue:
The Showroom Cinema   -   Website
Street:
7 Paternoster Row
ZIP:
S1 2BX
City:
Sheffield
State:
South Yorkshire
Country:
UK

Description

The Showroom Cinema

http://www.showroom.org.uk/

The Showroom is located opposite the main Sheffield railway station and
takes a only a couple of minutes by foot from the station exit.

Showroom Cinema,
Paternoster Row,
Sheffield S1 2BX

Box Office: 0114 275 7727
Administration: 0114 276 3534

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