'Supernatural Creatures in Japanese Culture: Past and Present' by Keiko Wells
Thursday, Sep 11, 2008 - 4:00 PM to 12:00 AM
Lecture & Readings
Merrill-Cazier Library - Map it
Languages, Philosophy and Speech Communication
Visiting Professor Keiko Wells from Japan will present this Asian Language Division Discussion Forum sponsored by the Department of Languages, Philosophy and Speech Communication. Dr. Wells is Professor of Comparative Culture and Literature at Ritsumeikan University in Kyoto, Japan. Her wide-ranging research interests include comparative cuture observed in folk music lyrics and folktales, Japanese-American religious traditions, African-American culture, culture in the American West and folktales such as 'Little Red Riding Hood.' Her current work includes a Japanese translation of Sabine Baring-Gould's 'The Book of Werewolves' and research for a new book on hip-hop culture. Refreshments will be served.
Students Alumni Staff Public
Free Admission. For more information, contact Atsuko Neely at (435) 797-1365