Events

When:

Monday, October 17
4:00–5:00 p.m.

Where:

University Center Room 313
 
 
Tagged: College of Arts and Sciences, Asian Studies, Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures

Rakugo: Japanese Traditional Comic Oral Narrative

Event


rakugo-japanese-narrativeFeaturing guest speaker Showto (Laughing Man)

Gambler: The story of a raccoon-dog rescued by a gambler, transforming itself into a die to repay his kindness.


Speaker Biography

Showto has been performing Rakugo (Comic oral narrative dates back from the 17th century) in both Japan and abroad, including Boston, Detroit and New Zealand. In Japan, Showto has been performing English Rakugo for international guests who visit Japan. He has been actively promoting Rakugo as a pedagogical tool in elementary and high schools.


For more information, please contact:

Keiko Miyajima
Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures
p – 516.877.4061
e – miyajima@adelphi.edu

 

For further information, please contact:

Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures
p – 516.877.4050

Tagged: College of Arts and Sciences, Asian Studies, Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures
 
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