Why would an 18th C. Ryukyuan envoy compose a waka in Japanese for his Chinese hosts? Professor Robert Huey explains roles of elite Japanese culture such as poetry and tea ceremony at the Ryukyu royal court. Friday, September 6, 2013, 3-4:30 pm, Moore Hall 319, Tokioka Room. Center for Okinawan Studies Lecture Series, Co-sponsored by East Asian Languages & Literatures and Center for Japanese Studies. Everyone Welcome.
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Huey – Center for Okinawan Studies Lecture Series