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"Colin J. Moffett" <[log in to unmask]>
Fri, 14 Feb 1997 13:37:23 -0500 (EST)
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	Colin J. Moffett			Office Phone: 802-656-2053
	SGA President				Home Phone: 802-865-2862
	University of Vermont			FAX:  802-656-7719
	Burlington, VT				EMAIL:  [log in to unmask]

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Date: Fri, 14 Feb 1997 11:05:05 -0500
From: Meredith King <[log in to unmask]>
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Subject: Japanese language program events


	The Japanese language program at the University of Vermont invites the
public to attend the following events in UVM's Living/Learning Center:
	Thursday, Feb. 27,  7:30 p.m., Fireplace Lounge: Film, "Makioka Sisters,"
based on the novel by Junichiro Tanizaki. Four daughters of an old merchant
family unknowingly face the end of a gentler way of life in Osaka, Japan, in
1938. Directed by Kon Ichikawa. (Refreshments served.)
	Thursday, March 6, 7:30 p.m., Fireplace Lounge: Slides and photos from
Japan in the 1950s and '90s, "Japan Now and Then," presented by Norman
Pellett, professor emeritus of plant and soil science; Chester Liebs,
professor emeritus of history; and students from the Japanese language
program. (Refreshments served.)
	Wednesday, March 12, 12:20-1:10 p.m., Weathervane Dining Room: Japanese music.
	Wednesday, March 26, 12:20-1:10 p.m., Weathervane Dining Room: Japanese
	Thursday, April 3, 7:30 p.m., Fireplace Lounge: Film, "The Tale of Genji,"
a powerful epic of love, intrigue and torment of nobleman Hikaru Genji. This
faithful adaptation of Murasaki Shikbu's literary masterpiece evokes the
spirit and grandeur of the Heian era, a period when the Japanese
passionately pursued music and literature.
	Wednesday, April 9, 7:30 p.m., Fireplace Lounge: Film, "Okoge," a
contemporary sexual comedy. A young woman becomes entwined with two gay men
having an affair. Directed by Takehiro Nakajima.
	Wednesday, April 16, 12:20-1:10 p.m., Weathervane Dining Room: Workshop on
Japanese brush painting, presented by students in the program.
	Wednesday, April 23, 12:20-1:10 p.m., Weathervane Dining Room: "Tea
Ceremony," an informal, hands-on workshop conducted by Junko Yano with
translation by students in the Japanese language program.
	For more information, contact the Japanese language program at 656-4477.