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Waka Workshop X

Exploring Waka Culture Across Genres, Media, and Periods

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Levis Faculty Center

August 16-18, 2018

The focus of this year's workshop will be waka's interactions with other arts, genres, and media throughout history. Experts from the United States, Canada, Japan, and Europe will gather at UIUC to discuss the rich interactions between waka and the visual arts, calligraphy, performance, religion, among others.

The complete program can be downloaded here.

The event is free and open to the public.

For more information, contact Gian-Piero Persiani (