Wednesday, September 05, 2007

Frederik L. Schodt on The Four Immigrants Manga, Thursday, September 13th in San Francisco

Frederik L. Schodt On Henry Kiyama’s The Four Immigrants Manga: A San Francisco Japanese Experience 1904-1924

When: Thursday, September 13, 6:30 p.m.Free
But Reservations Required at

or call (415) 565-0201 extension 12

Where: Hotel Tomo ( wheelchair accessible) 1800 Sutter Street at Buchanan (Japantown), San Francisco

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What: Manga authority and The Astro Boy Essays author Frederik L. Schodt has translated one of America’s first comic books, published in San Francisco. Henry “Yoshitaka” Kiyama lived at 1901 Sutter Street for nearly 20 years before returning to Japan. Hear Schodt speak on this immigrant’s take on the U.S. and S.F. in the stunning environment of the newly renovated J-Pop Hotel Tomo.

The Four Immigrants Manga will be for sale at this event.

Sponsored by American Friends Service Committee, Nihonmachi Little Friends, and Hotel Tomo

Teachers and others who enjoy the talk are encouraged to download the Four Immigrants Manga Study Guide (PDF) for free!