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Moto Hagio on Japanese Manga and Comic Arts
Moto Hagio on Japanese Manga and Comic Arts
WhenThursday, Nov. 2, 2017, 7 – 8:30 p.m.
Campus locationHenry Art Gallery and Allen Center for The Visual Arts (HAG)
Campus roomAuditorium
Event typesConferences
Event sponsorsThe event is made possible by the International Comic Arts Forum, in collaboration with the University of Washington, the UW Japan Studies Program, the Simpson Center for Humanities, the Mitsubishi Corporation, Japan Arts Connection Lab, and the Japan Foundation.
Target AudienceFree and open to the public.

Moto Hagio is a legendary manga artist, founding member of the Year 24 Group and author of such titles as They Were Eleven, The Heart of Thomas, and Otherworld Barbara. She has received the Japan SF Grand Prize, the Tezuka Cultural Prize, and the Comic-Con Inkpot Award. In 2012, she was the first female manga creator to receive the Japanese Medal of Honor. In this event Hagio will introduce her experiences and her work in conversation with her colleague, Dr. Hiroko Uchiyama, and will take questions from the audience.

The Henry Art Gallery is located at 4100 15th Ave NE. Parking is available nearby for a fee in the UW Central Plaza Garage (entrance at 15th Ave & 41st St NE).

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