Monkey Business: New Writing from Japan

  • 01 May 2017
  • 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM (EDT)
  • Photonics Center - 9th Floor Colloquium Room, 8 St. Mary's Street, Boston, MA 02215
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Monkey Business:
Japan/America Writers Dialogue

Monday, May 1, 2017 from 5:00PM - 7:00PM

Photonics Center - 9th Floor Colloquium Room, 8 St. Mary's Street, Boston, MA 02215

Monkey Business is a a unique, cutting-edge Japanese literary magazine. Each year they publish an English-language special edition with stories, poetry, interviews, essays and manga. Issue 7 is just now being released, and the first US launch event will be May 1st at Boston University!

Join a lively conversation between contemporary Japanese and American authors Hiromi Ito, Jamaica Kincaid, Hiroko Oyamada, and Brian Evanson. This international dialogue will be curated and moderated by the co-founders and editors of Monkey Business, Motoyuki Shibata and Ted Goossen, together with contributing editor Roland Kelts.

Sponsored by the BU Center for the Humanities, and co-sponsored by World Languages and Literatures, Department of English, Creative Writing Program, Translation Seminar, BUCSA, NEH Distinguished Teaching Professorship, Japanese Language Program

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