We will begin to wrap up our month of pop culture events with a conversation between our two special guests! Scholar Roland Kelts and manga artist Nao Yazawa will sit down for a discussion on the current state of pop … Continue reading →
Tuesday, February 25, 6:30 pm (doors 6 pm) Roland Kelts talks about modern Anime, its influences on Hollywood, and vice-versa. An in-depth examination of how Japanese and American entertainment businesses are influencing each other in an infinite loop. Just as … Continue reading →
In this intimate lecture, Roland Kelts, author of Japanamerica and contributing writer for The New Yorker, introduces the tremendously influential and genre-defining works of manga master Osamu Tezuka, best known for his works Astro Boy and Black Jack. Expert Kelts … Continue reading →
Event: Let’s Learn Katakana!
Interested in learning Japanese but not sure where to begin? Join us this fall for our popular Let’s Learn Katakana class! In this class we will learn カタカナ (katakana), one of the basic components of written Japanese often used for foreign loan … Continue reading →