Tuesday, November 8, 2022

Traditional Japanese Puppetry in Dialogue with Contemporary Puppet Theater, November 10 at Pitt.

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The Department of East Asian Languages & Literatures at the University of Pittsburgh will host puppeteer Tom Lee and his lecture "Traditional Japanese Puppetry in Dialogue with Contemporary Puppet Theater" on November 10.
Join us for this talk with director, designer, and puppet artist Tom Lee. Mr. Lee is the creator of the multimedia puppet piece "Akutagawa," which he will be directing in Pittsburgh this February. During this talk, he will discuss this piece and his process to puppetry as an art form. For questions about the event, please contact Elizabeth Oyler (eaoyler@pitt.edu). This talk is sponsored by the Department of East Asian Languages and Literature and with support from the Japan Iron and Steel Federation Endowments of the University of Pittsburgh and the Asian Studies Center of the University Center for International Studies.
The talk starts at 11:00 am in 135 Chevron Hall (map).