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Goodness beyond Melodrama: Compassionate Awareness in Ozu’s Tokyo Story

Hyde Hall, University Room Chapel Hill, NC

Tokyo Story (1953), the most famous film in Ozu Yasuji's so-called "Noriko triology" and regularly ranked first among the top-ten greatest films of all time, is based loosely on Leo McCrarey's 1937 American melodrama, Make Way for Tomorrow. An elderly … Continued

Appropriating Asia: The Depiction of the Exotic in European Art

Hyde Hall, University Room Chapel Hill, NC

Now in its 22nd year, the 2016 Mary Stevens Reckford Memorial Lecture in European Studies is titled Appropriating Asia: The Depiction of the Exotic in European Art. The Institute for the Arts and Humanities will host the event Thursday, Feb. 25 … Continued

Japanese Tea Gathering

Hyde Hall, University Room Chapel Hill, NC

Join Morgan Pitelka (Asian Studies), members of the Japanese Tea Practitioners of Durham, and renowned Pittsboro potter Mark Hewitt for a conversation about tea rituals in Japan and the American South.  In the following Japanese Tea Gathering, partake in a … Continued

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