Japanese Sand Garden

Program in Japanese Language and Culture

Japanese (Nihongo) is a fascinating and challenging language. Engaging with the intricacies of spoken and written Japanese will open you up to new dimensions of social and cultural experience. The Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures offers both undergraduate and graduate programs.

March 30, 2015 - 5:00pm

The Devils Strike Back: Two Versions of 'Momotarô' from the 1890s

Matthew Konigsberg, Freie Universität Berlin
Cupples I, room 113

This talk will contrast a Japanese fairy tale re-told in two very different ways by two Japanese writers who were very close, Ozaki Kōyō (1867-1903) and Iwaya Sazanami (1870-1933).