Feb 20

Japan-Insights: Exploring the poetry of an exiled emperor on the Oki Islands.

************By Makoto Shirai, secretary, Japan-Insights Research Institute (Non-profit organization in Tokyo)

The Nest rooms in the newly built annex wing of Ento Hotel have been designed by Mount Fuji Architects Studio and offer spectacular views over the harbor. | KIT NAGAMURA

Dear Friends,

The remote Oki islands are a place of exile and Japanese poetry.

Kit Nagamura has written an excellent article on the islands. Please check it out here:


What’s more, we have a free webinar about these intriguing islands. Sign up here.


Note: If you are viewing from North America: Eastern Standard Time: (Boston, New York, etc.) 21:00 (9 pm) Friday, Feb. 25; Central Standard Time (Chicago, etc.): Friday, Feb. 25, 20:00 (8 pm); Pacific Standard Time (San Francisco, Los Angeles, etc.): Friday, Feb. 25, 18:00 (6 pm). If you are viewing from the UK (London, etc.) Sat. Feb. 26 2:00 (2 am), or Europe (for example, Rome) 3:00 (3 am).

This presentation will be recorded and made available on-demand. If you cannot participate in the live streaming session, sign up to receive a link to view the presentation at your convenience. The link will be sent in early March, a few days after the presentation.   

We have an essay by Dr. Christina Laffin in Japan-Insights.


Please share this expert’s experience!

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