Perspectives: Jeff Purdue, Asian film, arts and culture

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Date and Time

Thu, Oct 27, 2022 - 5:00pm

Jeff Purdue is Teaching, Learning, & Media Librarian and Associate Professor at Western Washington University, where he also teaches Asian cinema classes in Art History. He has also been the long-standing curator of the Pickford Film Center’s Cinema East. His expertise in Asian film, arts and culture will inform a discussion on the actress and singer Yamaguchi Yoshiko, to whom Isamu Noguchi was married for five years. Jeff will hold his talk among the artworks of the Western Gallery's current exhibition Looking Up: The Skyviewing Sculptures of Isamu Noguchi.

About Perspectives

The Perspectives series invites WWU scholars from a range of backgrounds and interests to lead informal 45-minute discussions inspired by the current exhibition. The series emphasizes the unique ability of the arts to stimulate interdisciplinary connections and conversations. Perspectives are free and open to the public.

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