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Academic Year Event Archive, 2005-2006

Archive of all events held from 9/1/2005 - 6/30/2006

The 2005 House of Representatives Election and Political Trends in Japan
Colloquium with Hans H. Baerwald, Professor Emeritus, Political Science, UCLA
Monday, October 17, 2005
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Flowers, Leather and Liberation: Furonodani Village And Meiji Japan's 'Emancipatory' Moment.
Colloquium with Daniel Botsman, Professor of History, Harvard University.
Monday, October 31, 2005
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Performing Buddhism: Ritual Life at the Medieval Japanese Nunnery Hokkeji
Colloquium with Lori Meeks, Religion, USC.
Monday, November 07, 2005
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Questioning the 'Compensation': Half Century of Minamata Disease and Ishimure Michiko's Kugai Jodo (Paradise in the Sea of Sorrow)
by Keiko Kanai, Japanese Literature, Waseda University
Monday, November 21, 2005
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Selling Songs and Smiles: Sexual Entertainment in Heian and Kamakura Japan.
Colloquium with Janet Goodwin, Independent Scholar
Monday, January 09, 2006
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

After the Shipwreck: New Horizons in History Writing
Colloquium with Carol Gluck, Professor of History at Columbia University.
Monday, January 30, 2006
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

UCLA Live Presents Japanese Dance Ensemble Tarahumara
On Friday, February 3rd (8pm) and Saturday, February 4th (9pm), UCLA Live will be presenting Japanese dance ensemble Pappa Tarahumara at Royce Hall
Friday, February 03, 2006
8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Anime Fandom and Amateur Cultural Production
Colloquium with Mizuko Ito, Communication, University of Southern California
Monday, February 06, 2006
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Berlin in Tokyo: Senda Koreya, Brecht, Shakespeare
Colloquium with Thomas Rimer, 2005-2006 Paul I. Terasaki Chair.
Monday, February 13, 2006
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Japan in the Shadow of War Memory
Colloquium with Akiko Hashimoto, Sociology/Asian Studies, University of Pittsburgh.
Monday, February 27, 2006
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Cartographic Piety: India in the Japanese Buddhist Imagination
Colloquium with Max Moerman, Asian and Middle Eastern Cultures, Barnard College
Monday, March 13, 2006
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Philosophy in Traditional Japan - Is There Such a Thing? The Early Meiji Debate and Beyond
Colloquium with John Maraldo, Asian and Comparative Philosophy, University of North Florida.
Monday, March 20, 2006
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

A Letter from Japan
The photographs of John Swope from his 1945 tour through post-war Japan.
Friday, March 31, 2006
1:00 PM - 1:00 PM

War Prisons
Discussion over the question, "Have we learned any lessons?" by examining Worlld War II military prisons in Japan as well as presen-day conditions of military prisons and torture camps around the world.
Saturday, April 01, 2006
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Disease and Astrology in Heian Japan
Colloquium with Michael Como, Religion, Columbia University
Monday, April 03, 2006
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Hammer Museum Film Screenings: Propaganda Films
A double feature of Japanese and American propaganda films from World War II that present two distinctly different portraits of the Japanese Soldier. Part of an ongoing exhibit, "A Letter from Japan"--the photographs of John Swope.
Thursday, April 06, 2006
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Filipino Studies from Japan: Translations, Marriages, Politics
A Symposium
Tuesday, April 11, 2006
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

International Conference 'The Making of an Ancient Capital: Nara'
Organized by Michael Marra, Asian Languages & Cultures
Friday, April 21, 2006
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Transculturation and National Signifiers: 'Japan' In, After, and Via Diaspora and Return
12th Annual Graduate Student Symposium in Japanese Studies
Saturday, April 22, 2006
9:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Illegal Korea: Coda to Empire
Colloquium with Alexis Dudden, History, Connecticut College
Monday, May 01, 2006
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Democracy Without Competition in Japan: Opposition Failure in One-Party Dominant State
Colloquium with Ethan Scheiner, Political Science, UC Davis
Monday, May 08, 2006
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Writing Gone Wild: Japanese Girls' Orthographic Rebellion
Laura Miller, Anthropology, Loyola University Chicago
Friday, May 12, 2006
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

LA as Offshore Japan
This project workshop is part of LA as offshore Japan: Transnational Networks and Cultural Entrepreneurship across the Pacific Rim -- A two-day event to launch the project Made In Translation: LA-Tokyo Mobility Networks and the Emergence of Offshore Japanese Cultural Industries in Art, Fashion and Food.
Saturday, May 13, 2006
9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Pictorial Commentary and the Medieval Reception of The Tale of Genji
Colloquium with Melissa McCormick, Japanese Art and Culture, Harvard University
Monday, May 22, 2006
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Framing the Clown: Manzai, Violence and the Nation in Kitano Takeshi
Colloquium with Aaron Gerow, Film Studies, Yale University
Monday, June 05, 2006
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Recent Psychological Research on Japanese Culture and Personality
Colloquium with David Matsumoto, Psychology, San Francisco State University
Monday, June 12, 2006
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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