BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//PYVOBJECT//NONSGML Version 1//EN BEGIN:VEVENT UID:events.uid.5231@www.discovernikkei.org DTSTART:20161204T000000Z DTEND:20161204T000000Z DESCRIPTION:<strong>Carrie Preston</strong>&nbsp\;is an associate professor of English and director of the Women&rsquo\;s\, Gender\, and Sexuality St udies Program at Boston University. Her first book\,&nbsp\;<em>Modernism&r squo\;s Mythic Pose: Gender\, Genre\, Solo Performance&nbsp\;</em>(2011) w as awarded the de la Torre Bueno Award for dance studies.&nbsp\;<em>Learni ng to Kneel: Noh\, Modernism\, and Journeys in Teaching</em>\, recently re leased by Columbia University Press\, focuses on the international circula tion of W. B. Yeats'&nbsp\;<em>At the Hawk&rsquo\;s Well&nbsp\;</em>(1916) to examine the influence of noh drama on modernist theater\, poetry\, and dance. Her research for the project was supported by a grant from the Jap an Society for the Promotion of Science and the Peter Paul Career Developm ent Professorship\, which enabled her to study noh dramaturgy and performa nce technique in Tokyo. For chapter summaries\, film clips\, pedagogical a ctivities\, and more please see:<a href="http://sites.bu.edu/learningtokne el/">http://sites.bu.edu/learningtokneel/</a>\n<strong>\n</strong>Part of the&nbsp\;<strong>Image-in-Focus</strong>&nbsp\;gallery talk series:\nSele ct Sundays at 2 PM\, through January 14\, 2017.&nbsp\;\n<strong>October 16 \, 2016</strong>:&nbsp\;<strong>Javier de Frutos</strong>\, choreographer of At&nbsp\;<em>Twilight/The Hawk's Dance\n</em><strong>November 20\, 2016 </strong>:&nbsp\;<strong>Tomoeda Akiyo</strong>\, Living National Treasure \, Kita Noh Theater Company\nCap off your weekend at Japan Society Gallery with these energetic\, 20-minute conversations with leading curators\, wr iters\, artists and specialists of Japanese art. Drop by to hear their uni que perspectives on select highlights from Gallery's fall exhibition\,&nbs p\;<a href="http://www.japansociety.org/page/programs/gallery/simon-starli ng-at-twilight"><strong><em>Simon Starling: At Twilight</em></strong></a>. &nbsp\;\n<em>Free with admission to the exhibition. Groups are limited to 30\, first-come\, first-served basis.</em> SUMMARY:Image-in-Focus: Carrie Preston URL:/en/events/2016/12/04/image-in-focus-carrie-preston/ END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR