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March 20, 2012
Check out this recent event via BSU podcast:[br][br]Guest speaker [b]Dr. Takanori Fujita[/b], associate professor of Kyoto City University of Art, delivered a talk in the campus center's small ballroom, titled, "Primacy of Corporeality in the Transmission of Japanese Traditional Music: Repetition and Indifference." The informative presentation came complete with live demonstrations of traditional Japanese music.[br][br][b]Click [link]here|http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VOztjlDODV4&list=UUgzpTxH1RXBJnctgcZ-sm-w&index=1&feature=plcp[/link] for Dr. Takanori Fujita's full lecture[/b]. [br][br]Dr. Fujita specializes in ethnomusicology and cultural anthropology. His areas of expertise include Japanese performing arts, such as Noh drama and ritualistic music tradition of the medieval origin. He conducts a comparative study of practices of music transmission among Asian countries. The lecture was sponsored by the Department of Theater and Dance, Foreign Languages, the Asian Studies Program and Center for International Engagement.
Dr. Takanori Fujita