Roundtable Discussion, ‘Japanese Philosophy and Worldview in Chizawa Bay’

Nagoya Players’ Artistic Director, Shawn Mahler will lead a roundtable discussion for his novel Chizawa Bay at Imaike Library Club on Nov 28th at 13:00.

Chizawa Bay is a slice-of-life novel set in a small, rural seaside community in central Japan. The story dives into the hearts and minds of the residents and explores their relationships and worldviews.

Japanese Philosophy and Worldview in Chizawa Bay will cover just a few of the topics and themes featured in the novel.

This is a FREE event. Please RSVP early to ensure your seat. Space is limited.

You won’t need to have read the novel to join this event. We have selected a few chapters to focus our discussion. We ask that everyone attending familiarize themselves with the following chapters and their themes before the event:

  • Chapter 6 – Life Purpose
  • Chapter 13 – Spirituality in Japan
  • Chapter 17 – Racism in Japan

For anyone who doesn’t own a copy of the book the selected chapters will be available upon request. Please send your request via this form.

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