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Academic Year Event Archive, 2008-2009

Archive of all events held from 9/1/2008 - 6/30/2009

Joint Seminar with Shigemi Nakagawa and Barbara Sato
Joint Seminar by Shigemi Nakagawa, Japanese Modern Literature and Comparative Literature at Ritsumeikan University, and Barbara Sato, History, Seikei University
Monday, October 06, 2008
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

UCLA International Institute Open House
in association with the Dashew Center for International Students and Scholars & the Office of International Education
Tuesday, October 07, 2008
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Japan Translates: Words between Languages from Classics to Hyperculture
Graduate student symposium organized by Jordan Smith.
Saturday, October 25, 2008
8:30 AM - 6:30 PM

Japan's Jazz Coffeeshops: Cultural Underground or Otaku Refuge?
Colloquium with Michael Molasky, History, University of Minnesota.
Monday, October 27, 2008
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Recent Discoveries in Japanese Archaeology
Presented by Prof. Donald McCallum, Japanese Art History
Friday, November 14, 2008
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Recent Developments in the Study of Buddhist Art
This symposium is intended to survey some of the most important recent developments in the study of Buddhist art throughout Asia.
Friday, November 21, 2008
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Out of the Glass Case: The Social Life of Urban Heritage in Kyoto
Colloquium with Christoph Brumann, anthropology, University of Cologne
Monday, November 24, 2008
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Pictures in Comic Elegance: Yosa Buson and Haiga (haiku painting)
Colloquium with Cheryl Crowley, East Asian Languages and Cultures, Emory University.
Monday, January 26, 2009
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Drama as a Literary Genre in Modern Japan
Colloquium with Cody Poulton, Japanese Literature and Theatre, University of Victoria.
Monday, February 09, 2009
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Access to Japanese Electronic Resources
Presented by The East Asian Library
Friday, February 20, 2009
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Workshop on East Asian Langauges
15th Weal Workshop
Saturday, February 21, 2009
8:00 PM - 5:30 PM

"Technologies of Asian Development" : Japanese Engineers in Wartime China and Manchuria (1937-1945)
Colloquium with Aaron Moore, History, UCLA Terasaki Postdoctoral Fellow.
Monday, February 23, 2009
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Ikebana Exhibit
Kyoko Kassarjian and the members of the Sogetsu San Fernando Valley Branch will stage an exhibit and demonstration of Ikebana. The Japanese art of Ikebana is a highly refined and respected art form with over five centuries of history and development. The Sogetsu School of Ikebana, Japans most progressive avant-garde school, embraces todays modern aesthetic while at the same time respecting and reflecting the traditional Japanese sensitivity to the beauty of nature.
Thursday, March 05, 2009
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Explaining Gender Inequality in Japan, Europe, and North America
Colloquium with Margarita Esteves-Abe, Political Science, Maxwell School, Syracuse University.
Monday, March 09, 2009
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Beyond "Shinto": Justifications for Rulership around the Tenmu Dynasty, 650-750
Colloquium with UCLA Professor Herman Ooms, Department of History
Monday, April 13, 2009
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Tsuchimoto Noriaki Tribute Screening
A tribute screening of "Minamata: The Victims and Their World(1971)" followed by "On the Road: A Document(1964)."
Friday, April 17, 2009
7:00 PM - 10:30 PM

The Cultural Foundations of the East Asian Classical World: A Program for Graduate Study
A Workshop organized by Torquil Duthie (UCLA Asian Languages & Cultures)
Monday, April 20, 2009
2:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Screening of Big Man Japan
Melnitz Movies, in co-sponsorship with the Terasaki Center for Japanese Studies, presents a free screening of BIG MAN JAPAN.
Tuesday, April 28, 2009
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Northeast Asia and America in the Age of Obama
A lecture with Junichi Ihara, Consul General of Japan in Los Angeles, and Kim Jae Soo, Consul General of the Republic of Korea.
Monday, May 11, 2009
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Science And Technology Conflict Between US And Japan in the Late 1980s
Colloquium with Shigeru Nakayama, History, UCLA Terasaki Chair in U.S.-Japan Relations.
Monday, May 11, 2009
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

POSTPONED: Genealogy and Lineage in Early Japan
Workshop organized by UCLA Professor Torquil Duthie, Department of Asian Languages and Cultures. THIS WORKSHOP HAS BEEN POSTPONED TO FALL 2009.
Friday, May 15, 2009
Time to be announced.

POSTPONED: Genealogy and Lineage in Early Japan
Workshop organized by UCLA Professor Torquil Duthie, Department of Asian Languages and Cultures THIS WORKSHOP HAS BEEN POSTPONED TO FALL 2009.
Saturday, May 16, 2009
Time to be announced.

Observing the World from Africa: Italy and Japan in two Ethiopian Travelogues
A presentation by Hailu Habtu, Senior Research Scholar at the Institute for Ethiopian Studies in Addis Ababa University
Tuesday, May 19, 2009
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Dis/continuities: Nation-State Formation in Japan with Science, Technology, and Medicine during Imperialism, War, Occupation, and Peace, 1932-62
A Workshop organized by Sharon Traweek, UCLA History and Women's Studies, Shigeru Nakayama, UCLA Terasaki Chair in U.S.-Japan Relations, Aaron Moore, UCLA Terasaki Post-doctoral Fellow, and Michiko Takeuchi, UCLA Doctoral Candidate, history.
Friday, May 29, 2009
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Dis/continuities: Nation-State Formation in Japan with Science, Technology, and Medicine during Imperialism, War, Occupation, and Peace, 1932-62
A Workshop organized by Sharon Traweek, UCLA History and Women's Studies, Shigeru Nakayama, UCLA Terasaki Chair in U.S.-Japan Relations, Aaron Moore, UCLA Terasaki Post-doctoral Fellow, and Michiko Takeuchi, UCLA Doctoral Candidate, history.
Saturday, May 30, 2009
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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