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Results For 2014

"Territory and Conflict in the East China Sea"

A panel discussion on the conflicts in the East China Sea, from China's new air traffic restrictions to the Senkaku/Diaoyu islands dispute
Thursday, January 09, 2014
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Movie Screening of Like Father, Like Son (Soshite Chichi ni Naru)

New Visions of Japanese Cinema Series presents a free screening of Like Father, Like Son (Soshite Chichi ni Naru) In Japanese with English Subtitles Genre: Drama | Length: 120 min | Released 2013
Tuesday, January 14, 2014
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Commensurable Distinctions: Intercultural Negotiations of Modern and Contemporary Japanese Visual Culture

While modern Japanese art has often been assessed in terms of the uniqueness of its transformations or revisions of modern Euramerican art, the closeness of its products to transnational ideas and forms has typically been overlooked or regretted. This conference examines the critical role of relationships of convergence, similarity, or identity whether or not these relationships serve to provoke new forms of difference. A Conference of the Japanese Arts and Globalizations (JAG) Group
Friday, January 31, 2014
2:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Grappling with Modernity: Judo and Making the Athletic Body in Pre-War Japan

A Colloquium with Prof. Jonathan Zwicker, University of Michigan
Monday, February 03, 2014
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Film Screening: An Autumn Afternoon

New Visions of Japanese Cinema Series presents a free screening of An Autumn Afternoon. In Japanese with English Subtitles Genre: Drama | Length: 112 min | Released 1962 - New Digital Restoration!
Tuesday, February 04, 2014
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Hanamori Yasuji & the Politics of Everyday Life in Postwar Democracy

Prof. Kasai will examine Hanamori Yasuji (1911-1978), the founding editor of "Kurashi no Techo (Notebook of Everyday Life)," one of the most famous magazines for women in postwar Japan.
Tuesday, February 11, 2014
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM

David Novak - Making Noise to Power: Music, Sound, and Social Protest in Japan’s Antinuclear Movement

Lecture by Professor David Novak of UCSB. This event is part of the “Culture Power and Social Change (CPSC)” lecture series sponsored by the UCLA Department of Anthropology. http://www.anthro.ucla.edu/cpsc-david-novak-tba/
Thursday, February 20, 2014
12:15 PM - 1:45 PM

Japan and China in Africa: is there an unfolding rivalry?

Lecture by Professor Seifudein Adem of Binghamton University. This event is part of the “Economic Change and Emerging Asia-Africa Interactions” lecture series.
Thursday, February 20, 2014
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

The Feudal Sublime: On the Politics of Modern Japanese Historiography

Lecture by Professor Gavin Walker, McGill University
Monday, March 03, 2014
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Workshop with Prof. Gavin Walker, McGill University

Special workshop related to Prof. Walker's talk: The Feudal Sublime: On the Politics of Modern Japanese Historiography
Tuesday, March 04, 2014
12:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Traversing the Frontier: The Man’yōshū Account of a Japanese Mission to Silla in 736-737

A Colloquium with Professor H. Mack Horton, University of California, Berkeley
Tuesday, March 04, 2014
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Issei: The First Generation (Film Screening)

Documentary film about Japanese immigrants who, at the turn of the century, immigrated to the West Coast of the U.S. and tell their stories of struggles and triumphs in a new land.
Thursday, May 08, 2014
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

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