Go: teenage love and racial discrimination in contemporary Japan
|Start Date:||May 28, 2020|
|End Date:||May 28, 2020|
|Time Detail:||5:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.|
|Type of Course:||Book Groups|
|Course Description:||Join us for a new online book discussion of the 2018 Freeman Award winning book, Go, by Kazuki Kaneshiro. A modern nod to Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, Go is the story of a Korean boy and a Japanese girl who fall in love. Kaneshiro examines the ideas of fate and love at first sight, friendship and violence. The author’s main focus of this bildungsroman is how we define ethnicity and identity, and the effects of prejudice and discrimination.
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