“Like Bombs”: Narrative, Memory, and Linguistic Terrorism in Contemporary Okinawan Fiction – with Vicky Young

Monday 15 April 2019

In this lecture, Vicky Young will discuss Okinawan writer Sakiyama Tami’s most provocative essays, entitled “Shimakotoba de kachāshī” (“Inciting with Island Words”), written in 2002, one year after 9.11.

Japan Room Lecture: A Glimpse into East-West Relations in the Antiquarian Book Trade

Tuesday 28 May 2019

The lecture will discuss the history of East-West book relations with a guest speaker from antiquarian bookshop Sokol Books.

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