Waseda presents a performative event by Berlin-based author Yoko Tawada and jazz pianist Aki Takase vol. 10 as below. We also plan the workshop on the following day.

Date & Time

Day1: Performance “Clockwork Hamlet”
November 14(Thurs)  6:30pm-8:30pm (Doors open at 6:00pm)

Day2: Workshop “Words and Music” Volume 10
November 15(Fri) 4:30pm-6:30pm (Doors open at 4:00pm)

About the performers

Yoko Tawada
Poet and author Yoko Tawada is a graduate of Waseda University. With works published in both Japanese and German, she has won a number of literary prizes such as the Akutagawa Award, the Tanizaki Prize, and the Tsubouchi Shoyo Award in Japan, and the Kleist Prize in Germany.

Aki Takase
Starting with Europe and the United States, Aki Takase is a musician who performs internationally. Her performance centered around jazz and improvisation is highly acclaimed worldwide, and she is well-known to be a leading figure in contemporary jazz.

Ono Auditorium
B2F Building 27, Waseda campus
1-6-1 Nishiwaseda, Shinjuku Ward, Tokyo

No reservation required
200 seats available on a first-come-first-served basis
(Children under elementary school age are not permitted)

Contact information
Professor Miho Matsunaga’s Office: 03-5286-3637
Waseda University Cultural Affairs Division: 03-5272-4783 (Available from 9:00 – 17:00 on Mon. – Fri.)

Organized by
Waseda University Cultural Affairs Division
Global Japanese Studies Model Unit of the Top Global University Project
Professor Miho Matsunaga’s Office, Creative Writing and Criticism track of Waseda University School of Culture, Media and Society

For detail, please refer to the below flyer.