ハーバード大学世界文学研究所夏期集中セミナー東大セッション協賛特別講演
Special Guest Lecture for the Summer Session at the University of Tokyo

Presented by the Department of Contemporary Literary Studies, University of Tokyo, in collaboration with Harvard University's Institute for World Literature

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Michael Redmond

Professional Go (碁)Player, the only Westerner who has reached the highest grade of 9-dan

Moderator: Moderator: Manuel Azuaje Alamo

Doctoral Candidate, Harvard University and The University of Tokyo

 

Go as a part of Japanese culture

wednesday, July 7, 2018 14: 00-15: 30
Room 214 2nd Floor, Faculty of Law and Letters Building 1

Access: https://www.u-tokyo.ac.jp/campusmap/cam01_01_01_j.html
Nearest station: Hongo san-cho-me, Subway Marunouchi Line and O-edo Line (7 minutes' walk) Admission free. No reservations required. Open to the public. The event will be conducted in English. No interpretation provided.

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redmond Mr. Michael Redmond was born in 1963 in Santa Barbara, California, and began playing Go at age 11. At 14, he moved to Japan and became an insei (Go apprentice) at the Nihon Ki-in, one of the two major Japanese Go associations. He was promoted to professional 1 dan at age 18, and 2 dan the same year. He was promoted to 5 dan in 1985; 8 dan in 1996; and 9 dan in 2000, becoming the first western Go professional to reach 9 dan. Mr. Redmond is the author of many books on Go in Japanese.


For more information, contact: The UT Office for IWL 2018, Department of Contemporary Literary Studies, The University of Tokyo
E-mail:iwl2018@l.u-tokyo.ac.jp, Phone & Fax 03-5841-7955


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