Japanese Student Association Language Exchange Workshop

Free

Tuesday, February 12, 2013
4:00am to 6:00am
The Japanese Students Association will host a tanka-writing program as part of its language exchange workshop.
Directions: 
Art Gallery, Terrace Level, Cesar Chavez Student Center
Sponsor: 
Japanese Students Association with Dilena Takeyama Center for Japan and Japanese Culture
Contact: 
Prof. Jon Funabiki
Phone: 
415-338-3162

The Japanese Students Association will conduct a program in how to write Japanese tanka poetry as part of the group's language exchange workshops. The program is being held in conjunction with the Dilena Takeyama Center exhibition "Voices from Japan: Tanka--After the Tsunami," which features tanka poems written by survivors of Japan's 2011 earthquake and tsunami disaster. The exhibit, on view in the Art Gallery of the Cesar Chavez Student Center througy Feb. 14, also offers original photography, video, calligraphy and other elements that reflect the sense of loss and hope of survivors.