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The Wm. Theodore de Bary Lecture: “Classics of Japanese Diaries”

General Programming

dateMarch 25, 2009 timeWednesday, 6:15pm EDT location The Schapiro Center, Davis Auditorium, Columbia University
  • Free and open to the public
  • No registration necessary
  • First come, first seated
Collage of Japanese artwork in the shape of leaves and a flower

Donald Keene, Shincho Professor Emeritus of Japanese Literature at Columbia University and recipient of Japan's 2008 Order of Culture, will discuss "Japanese Authors Today." Author Shirley Hazzard, recipient of the National Book Award and the National Book Critics Circle Award, will serve as chair.

  • Donald Keene Shincho Professor Emeritus of Japanese Literature Columbia University
  • Shirley Hazzard Author