- 5:00 pm on Thursday, April 11, 2013
- 7:00 pm on Thursday, April 11, 2013
- KCB Room. 101 565 Commonwealth Avenue Boston, MA
A lecture by Michael Bourdaghs (Prof. in Modern Japanese Lit. at the University of Chicago). Misora Hibari (1937-1989) was Cold War Japan's most important and influential popular singer. In his book Sayonara Amerika, Sayonara Nippon:A Geopolitical Prehistory of J-Pop (2012), Bourdaghs explores Hibiri's performances between American pop imitation and Japanese influences.
Sushi reception to follow