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Tanka Poetry Creativity Workshop "Utakai" Second Night

2016-1-29 (Fri) 17:00 - 19:00

The Osaka University Cross-Boundary Innovation Program will be holding a workshop to cultivate creativity through composing tanka poetry, also known as an utakai. After listening to a lecture from our guest lecturers, participants will compose and critique their own tanka poems. Our guests for these lectures are HOMURA Hiroshi and OKAI Takashi, two of Japan's most prized tanka poets. This special tanka poetry workshop is brought to you by the Osaka University Cross-Boundary Innovation Program, and will be held for two consecutive nights. You do not need any prior knowledge to attend. Let's get creative through poetry with some of the best poets in the world!

Our guest for the second night will be Mr. OKAI Takashi.

Date and Time:

Friday, January 29, 2016 - 17:00 ~ 19:00

Venue:

Meeting Room, 2F, Office for University-Industry Collaboration, Osaka University Suita Campus

Guest Profile:

Born in Aichi Prefecture in 1928, OKAI Takashi is the editor and publisher of the tanka poetry collection Mirai.

Date: 2016-1-29 (Fri) 17:00 - 19:00
Organizer: Cross Boundary Innovation Program
Venue: Meeting Room, 2F, Office for University-Industry Collaboration, Osaka University Suita Campus
Registration: Registration by email is required for this event.
Contact: MATSUYUKI Terumasa, Cross Boundary Innovation Program
tanka@celas.osaka-u.ac.jp

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