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43rd Kaitokudo for the 21st Century courses -- A Special 80th Commemorative Anniversary Event: Experiencing Art!

2011-10-8 (Sat) - 2011-11-27 (Sun)

In addition to its regular autumn courses, this year in celebration of the new name "Osaka University Kaitokudo for the 20st Century Courses," a special series of three courses -- "Experiencing Art!" -- will be held starting in October.

Persons attending these courses will be treated to lectures and performances -- theater, music, and Rakugo* -- through which they can enjoy art and culture.

If you want to attend, please note that you must make application in advance. For further information, please visit this page.

Saturday, October 8, 5:00 - 6:40 p.m.

Theater "Perspectives Viewing History"

Venue: Multi-purpose studio, Kaitokudo for the 21st Century, 1st floor, Osaka University Hall, Toyonaka Campus -- Seating space at the venue: 100

  • 5:00 ~ 5:30 p.m. --  Performance, "Yalta Conference" (30 minutes) by theater troupe, Seinendan
  • 5:40 ~ 6:40 p.m. --  Talk between HIRATA Oriza and MOMOKI Shir "Perspectives Viewing History"  (60 minutes)

Lecturers

  • HIRATA Oriza, Professor, Center for the Study of Communication-Design, Osaka University
  • MOMOKI Shiro, Professor, Center for the Study of Communication-Design, Osaka University

Friday, November 4, 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Music "Bösendorfer 1920 -- Discussing Musical Performance"

Venue: Auditorium, 2nd floor, Osaka University Hall, Toyonaka Campus -- Seating space at the venue: 100

Talk between ITO Nobuhiro and KOSAKA Keita, "Piano Music played in 1920"

  • ITO Nobuhiro, Professor, Graduate School of Letters, Osaka University
  • KOSAKA Keita, Associate professor, Graduate School of Humanities and Sciences, Ochanomizu University
  • Pianist: KOSAKA Keita

Sunday, November 27, 2:00 - 5:45 p.m.

Rakugo "Nakanoshima is the Kurayashiki [Warehouse and House] of Culture"

Venue: SAJI Keizo Memorial Hall, 10th floor, Nakanoshima Center, Osaka University, 4-3-53 Nakanoshima, Kita-ku, Osaka

Seating space at the venue:180

Lecturer: TAKASHIMA Koji, Visiting Professor, Center for the Study of Communication-Design, Osaka University

Part 1

  • 2:00 - 2:45 p.m.  -- Lecture "The Resumé of Nakanoshima," TAKASHIMA Koji 
  • 3:00 - 4:30 p.m. -- Nakanoshima Vaudeville 3 Rakugo* regarding Nakanoshima and its surrounding area (25 ~ 30 minutes for each story)
  • "Komeage zaru" [rice strainer], HAYASHIYA Hanamaru
  • "Yusanbune" [pleasure boat], TSUKITEI Hatten
  • "Senryo Mikan" [The mandarin orange worth 1000 ryo], KATSURA Kujaku

Part 2

4:45 - 5:45 p.m. -- Talk "Nakanoshima Talk without Punch Lines"

Moderators:

  • TAKASHIMA Koji
  • HASHIZUME Setsuya

* Rakugo: A traditional type of Japanese verbal entertainment


Date: 2011-10-8 (Sat) - 2011-11-27 (Sun)
Organizer: Kaitokudo for the 21st Century, Osaka University
Registration: Registration by email is necessary.
URL: http://21c-kaitokudo.osaka-u.ac.jp/events/2011/dixqr0
Contact: Kaitokudo for the 21st Century, Osaka University,
geigaku@21c-kaitokudo.osaka-u.ac.jp

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