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Free Art Workshop: Introduction to Japanese Manga Storytelling

Event Type
Other
Sponsor
Center for East Asian and Pacific Studies, University YMCA, University Library
Location
University YMCA (1001 S Wright St, Champaign, IL 61820)
Date
Nov 6, 2021   1:00 - 2:30 pm  
Speaker
Kofi M Bazzell-Smith, MFA Candidate, bazzell1@illinois.edu
Cost
Free
Contact
Yuchuan Shen
E-Mail
ycshen2@illinois.edu
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Originating Calendar
CEAPS Events Calendar

Kofi Bazzell-Smith is an artist, professional boxer, and MFA candidate in the New Media program at the University of Illinois. His area is Japanese manga, which he produces in both English and Japanese. Kofi has both boxed and studied manga with professionals in Japan and gives talks and workshops on manga, language, and international engagement. A recipient of the 2021 Foreign Language and Area Studies fellowship(FLAS), Kofi’s goal is to promote engagement through art and language on campus.

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