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U-M Center for Japanese Studies Lecture Series.
Every Thurs. except Nov. 24. Talks by visiting scholars. Nov. 3: University of Hong Kong gender studies professor Grace En-Yi Ting on “Kawakami Hiromi and the Queering of Distant Intimacies: Reading Japanese Literature from Hong Kong and Taiwan.” Nov. 10: Keio University (Tokyo) Oriental classics professor Takahiro Sasaki on “Pre-modern Japanese Book History.” Nov. 17: Stanford University East Asian languages and cultures professor Jim Reichert on “Kaze to Tomo ni Sarinu as Jidai Shōsetsu: The 1938 Japanese Translation of Gone With the Wind.” Noon–1:30 p.m., 110 (Nov. 3) & 1010 Weiser Hall, 500 Church. For livestream preregister at events.umich.edu/group/1003. Free. 764–6307.