Kabuki performance

Anthropology: The Significance of Kabuki in Japanese Theater and Culture

Author’s Note: As a rule of thumb, names of historical figures and noteworthy individuals appear in the Japanese name order, surname first (e.g., “Monzaemon Chikamatsu” would be rendered in Japanese as “Chikamatsu Monzaemon”). Japanese classical theater has three main traditions: … Continue reading Anthropology: The Significance of Kabuki in Japanese Theater and Culture

Anthropology Theatre

Anthropology: A Look At Greco-Roman Civilization through Theater and the Performing Arts

It is believed that well before human consciousness was discovered, humans relied on the word of the Gods as the voice inside their heads. Gods have played a huge role in human life since the beginning of time. People‚Äôs faith … Continue reading Anthropology: A Look At Greco-Roman Civilization through Theater and the Performing Arts

Anna May Wong is posing in a tight long sleeve black dress and gold jewelry against a white curtain for a picture

Anna May Wong: The First Asian American Movie Star and Her Struggle in Hollywood

Who is Anna May Wong? Anna May Wong is the first Asian American movie star to gain recognition in the Hollywood scene as well as attain global fame. Although she was an icon in the entertainment industry, she was plagued … Continue reading Anna May Wong: The First Asian American Movie Star and Her Struggle in Hollywood