A Report of the Project Studies in 2016 : Regional revitalization project through W. de Moraes
Wenceslau de Moraes
social action activities
“A Ilha dos Amores”
This report is a record of the social action activities of Moraes Studies of Tokushima University between April 2016 and March 2017 financed by the Faculty of Integrated Arts and Sciences, Tokushima University. Moraes Studies Group, launched on July 31, 2010, the members of which are Takayoshi Miyazaki (English Literature, Comparative Literature), Eisaku Ishikawa (German Literature, Comparative Literature), Masaya Satoh (Plant Physiology), Mtohiro Sakai (Clinical Psychology), all in that time at the Institute of Socio-Arts and Sciences, Tokushima University, has been continuing analytical research on Moraes’s works and trying to open new facets of Moraes’s biographical aspects, along with the social action activities of organizing exhibitions and lectures on Moraes with other related groups in Tokushima.
As the basic activities, we held regular meetings nine times during that time, and we read and discussed the Moraes’s last work “Relance da Alma Japonesa”. We also held two regional revitalization events, one was a lecture on Fado entitled “Fado and Amália Rodorigues” with Prof. Mauro Neves as a guest lecturer, and the other was the cinema viewing party of “A Ilha dos Amores”, which is the movie about Moraes’s life, with Yoko Otake as a guest speaker. She was a secretary of the producer of this movie, and she told about many interesting episodes in producing the movie in Japan and in here Tokushima.
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