SBP Blog

Eve Kushner on Kyle Ikeda, Okinawan literature, and kanji

Thomas Joel - Monday, October 16, 2017

Japanese literature scholar Kyle Ikeda spoke this past Saturday about Okinawan literature and Shun Medoruma's In the Woods of Memory at the J-Sei community center in the San Francisco Bay Area. 

If you missed the event, Stone Bridge Press' very own Eve Kushner, author of Crazy for Kanji, blogged about Ikeda's lecture on translating Okinawan literature and the Okinawan dialect. She also delves into her forte: the kanji that popped up throughout the lecture. Thanks Eve!

Click here to read the blog post: https://www.joyokanji.com/status-updates/woods-memory
 

 


Like our blog? Please share it!

Categories

Subscribe to the SBP Mailing List

New Releases

Amy’s Guide to Best Behavior in Japan


Going to Japan? This unfussy modern guide guarantees you keep it polite and get it right!

China Smart


Essential essays on all things Chinese that inform and entertain travelers, students, and anyone working or living in China

Oh, Tama!


A deeply eccentric novel about lives and connections—and a cat of course—in 1980s Tokyo: witty, offbeat, and strangely profound.

The Fourth String


Two women. Two cultures. One music.

Tag Cloud

japanese travel suicide Basho's Narrow Road travel manners haibun new york travel to japan foreword indies award gaijinpot literary review 1960s Korea Tokyo Olympics the japan society anime oh tama japan travel guide buddhism do it right and be polite WWII Christianity a memoir Christianity in Japan bowing in japan koto Spirituality four immigrants zen monk in japan internment Japanese holidays blurb tricycle magazine buddhist swastika learning shamisen World War II peace diy mfa michael emmerich understandind china through comics gaijin best behavior in japan book reviews Korea fantasy literature otakuusa the silver spoon bookstore japanese craft japanese bath japanese etiquette buddhist symbols manga biography memoir state of belief student teacher author japanese customs monk wife benjamin franklin award shaimsen lesley university Okinawan literature PEN AWARD zen monks wife' fred schodt in the woods of memory paul mccarthy ibpa publishing university henry kiyama religion Children's Literature shamisen performance the asian review of books memoir, tracy franz, zen monk, buddhist japanese book traditional japanese music eating in japan kyoto journal zen author signing tea Language journal of a zen monk's wife japan culture no longer human frank beyer journal of a zen monks wife in japan author event kinokuniya event award publicity the fourth string memoir writing tea garden will eisner janet pocrobba nazi damian flanagan classic japanese literature reviews gratitude in japan IBPA danica davidson swastika Art/Design manji hitler world literature today larry herzberg performance tracy franz kyodo news Japanese art japan custom eastern and western philosophy Chinese New Year japanese drunk lions roar kansuke naka how to travel in japan expat in japan new release buddhist forewrod reviews indies jing liu mark gibeau american shamisen green tea trip book publicity foreword indies the buddhist swastika what do in japan book award VIZ japan guide japanese cutlure japan book Year of the Dog osaka ex pat literature a memoir of sensei and me a mejiro novel UCLA amys guide to bes tbehavior in japan shamisen hitlers cross traditional japanese instrument verticle mieko kanai japan today osamu dazai japanese instrument japan books Chinese culture drinking in japan Nikolas Bunton literary prize alan moore World War Two musical monk min kahng japanese instruments japanese books in english gaijin pot monks wife memior miswest book review purification Japanese literature japan ravel jared cook kris kosaka janet pocorbba foreword reviews my year of dirt and water dazai comic history zen monk wife Spring Festival haiku japanese people astro boy rachel manley History jun hazuki china What You Don’t Know, What You Need to Know— A Past & Present Guide to History, Culture, Society, Language matcha Second World War poetry of consciousness ningen shikkaku amy chavez traditional japanese instrumenet kyoto Korea photography wife stone bridge press astrology japanese music graphic novels Travel zazen travel etiquette japanese translation China sensei benjamin franklin awards traditional janet pocorobba japan trip 2020 Olympics rebecca otowa center of east asian studies event japanese culture japan travel tomoko aoyama foreigner in japan Chinese Astrology yukio mishima publishing brad hawley japan restaurant polite guide juddhism diary 1960's Japan Japanese aesthetics the fourth string a memoir of sensei and me black jack university of chicago summer vacation behavior book talk shun medoruma takuma sminkey stone bridge cafe catcher in the rye books washington dc Japan The Colorado Review japan travel etiquette walt disney china history Culture chinese Chiune Sugihara t.k. nakagaki alan brill book reading ancient symbol new york events japanese manners book review Shoah huffpost tokyo travel Japan koun Children's Books huffington post Coming of Age Day osamu tezuka manners expat seppuku journal of a zen monk manga hate tk nakagaki leonard koren 2019 photography new books dark horse classic book tour finalist book blurb politics and prose comics Interview gallery awa a shameful life evil how to order in japan living in japan podcast asian review of books AAS why we write podcast etiquette zen monk hippocampus magazine learning in japan holden caufield visitor hooked cross writing sensei and me dirt and water william f sibley pottery year of zen tourist japanese the hidden writer review disney Anime/Manga/Comics frederik schodt japan manners pacific rim review of books suehiro maruo Ukiyo-e japan memoir Poetry japan visitor diymfa the japan times Chinese history buddhist priest holocaust japanese classic illustration literature china smart Basho japan etiquette book hoarding the millions asia japan behavior book signing japan food Translation japanese books Olympics japan vacation book nara how to journal nichi bei weekly, naomi hirarahara donald keene awards chinese comics Asian Studies Alexandra Johnson announcement non-fiction international book award amys guide to best behavior in japan hiroaki sato journal' monks wife ritual ancient symbols japan book review giajin interfaith author tour welton gaddy
RSS