Produced by: Eve Berry, Lawrence Han, Peyton Goodman, and Sarah Waldo
This podcast discusses the story of “The Star Weaver and the Cowherd” which is a popular story found in both Chinese and Japanese cultures. It is not only a story for entertainment, but one that showcases Chinese marriage structures throughout its history. The story also shows insight into the process of integration of Chinese culture into Japan. One story that serves many functions.
Eve Berry: Researched Japanese language sources on Tanabata and worked on audio production.
Lawrence Han: Researched Chinese language sources on Qixi and found original documents of the Chinese story.
Peyton Goodman: Researched English language sources on Chinese marriage and its relation to the story.
Sarah Waldo: Researched English language sources on Japanese marriage and court system.
Music:Canary Productions Music Library
Sound Effects: soundbible.com
Image: Eve Berry
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