Lecture past event

HIROBA Fumiko Kometani: Living in the Middle of Five Different Cultures

April 27, 2004
HIROBA Fumiko Kometani: Living in the Middle of Five Different Cultures

Fumiko Kometani, an award-winning author based in California, discusses a wide range of issues, misunderstandings and challenges surrounding cross-cultural communication. Her talk is based on personal experience: living in the U.S. for more than 40 years; being married to a Jewish man; writing in Japanese while being away from Japan; and raising a son with disabilities.


Followed by booksigning and reception.


In Japanese.


Tickets: $10; Japan Society members & seniors $8; students $5.

  • April 27, 2004
  • 6:30 pm