Documentary Screening “The Road to Irish Independence”

This year marks the 100 year anniversary of the 1916 “Easter Rising” that triggered the beginning of the Irish independence struggle. The International Community Center at Waseda University will show the documentary “The Road to Irish Independence.” After the screening, Hiroko Mikami, professor of Irish literature/theatre at the Faculty of International Research and Education, will also give a special talk.

Date & Time

Jan 13 (Tue), 2017,  6:15-8:00pm
(Doors open at 6:00pm)

Place

Room 708 (7th floor), Bldg.11, Waseda Campus.

Eligibility

Waseda Students, Staff & General Public

Language

English, Japanese (Film is in English with Japanese subtitles)

Fee

Free

Capacity

80 people (first come, first served)

Registration

Not required

Program

6:15pm – 7:45pm Film Screening
7:45pm – 8:00pm Guest Speaker Talk

Guest Speaker
Prof. Hiroko Mikami

Waseda University International Community Center (ICC) Director.
Professor, School of International Liberal Studies. PhD Ulster University.
Author; “Frank McGuinness and his Theatre of Paradox ” (Colin Smythe, 2002).
Editor; “Irish Theatre and Its Soundscapes” (Glasnevin Publishing, 2015).
Co-Translator; “Contemporary Irish Theater” Vol.1-5(Shinsuisha 1991-2001)etc.

Official Film Site

http://1916.nd.edu/

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