Dr. Kiyoshi Kurokawa, former Chairman of the Fukushima Nuclear Accident Independent Investigation Commission (2011–2012), and Professor Hitoshi Abe, Director of the UCLA Terasaki Center for Japanese Studies, addressed different aspects of the post-Fukushima world in a symposium on March 22, 2013.
Moving Forward: Life after the Great East Japan Earthquake - Global Agenda in Post Fukushima & Reconstruction Efforts of Japanese Architects
"Fukushima Nuclear Accident awakened us." -- Come listen to Dr. Kiyoshi Kurokawa on March 22 as he gives his thought and experiences while acting as the Chair of the Independent Investigation Commission by the National Diet of Japan. Immediately following is a colloquium about the numerous reconstruction efforts of Japanese architects during the past two years.
Documentary about the nuclear situation in the U.S. and Japan
Students, faculty, staff, and donors come together to celebrate the New Year at the Terasaki Center Annual Shinnenkai
LET’S DANCE THE ‘KUICHA’ - UCLA lecture filled with the song and spirit of traditional Okinawan culture.
To take place on Monday, December 3, 2012 from 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. at UCLA, Dodd Hall 275.
They threw random possessions off rooftops, made printed copies of Japanese currency and perpetrated odd "happenings" in commuter trains that left Tokyo residents scratching their heads.
The UCLA Terasaki Center for Japanese Studies hosts the 17th Annual Graduate Symposium on Japanese Studies.
The Japan Foundation, an organization that specializes in international cultural exchange in Japan, has announced $450,000 in funding to support UCLA's Terasaki Center for Japanese Studies’ teaching, research and outreach efforts.
Erik Ropers completed his PhD in history from the University of Melbourne and was recently appointed assistant professor of modern Japanese history at Towson University.
On Friday, June 1, 2012, the Terasaki Center hosted The New Visions of Japan Annual Forum -- a series of events to commemorate the Center’s 20th Anniversary.
On March 11, 2011, Japan’s Tohoku coastal region was destroyed by a 9.0 magnitude earthquake and devastating tsunami that followed. The film, PRAY FOR JAPAN, takes place in the devastated region of Ishinomaki, Miyagi – the largest coastal city in Tohoku with a population of over 160,000 people. Filmmaker Stu Levy – an American living in Japan - filmed the tsunami aftermath during his trips to Tohoku as a volunteer and over a period of 6 weeks, captured over 50 hours of footage.
UCLA community unites to remember those lost from the earthquake and tsunami that hit Japan a year ago
"Moving Forward: Life After the Great East Japan Earthquake," an exhibit featuring large-scale photographs, short articles and videos, runs until April 15 at the Fowler Museum.
Exhibit commemorates the victims and the struggles of the survivors and highlights the reconstruction and recovery efforts.
UCLA's Center for Japanese Studies announces plans for 20th anniversary year
"New Visions of Japanese Cinema" kicks off next month at the James Bridges Theater
The UCLA Paul I. and Hisako Terasaki Center for Japanese Studies and The Kahoku Shimpo, a local newspaper in Sendai, have come together to present a traveling photo exhibition that documents the disaster and recovery efforts in northeastern Japan. From 2011-2012, this exhibit will travel to multiple American cities including Washington D.C., Chicago, Los Angeles and possibly New York and Boston.
Paul I. and Hisako Terasaki Center for Japanese Studies post-doctoral fellow Chad Diehl will give a public talk about the resurrection of Nagasaki after the 1945 atomic bombing on Oct. 17 in the UCLA Faculty Center Sequoia Room from 4 to 7 p.m.
The work and expertise of faculty and students from UCLA Architecture and Urban Design will be on prominent display at Los Angeles' first-ever Little Tokyo Design Week, a four-day celebration of leading-edge design and technology trends emerging from Japan and Los Angeles. The event runs from July 14 to 17 in L.A.'s Little Tokyo neighborhood.
Professor Hitoshi Abe served as moderator for the June 16 briefing featuring His Excellency Ichiro Fujisaki, Japanese ambassador to the United States.
UCLA pediatric critical care doctor Kozue Shimabukuro flew to Japan and joined a roving government medical team in the first weeks after the quake and tsunami. This week, she spoke to give a voice to the tsunami orphans still in need of help.
UCLA experts agree that the United States must do more to plan for worst-case scenarios when it comes to nuclear power.
The civil and environmental engineering professor traveled to Japan with a team seeking to understand why structures in the area failed, reports The Daily Bruin.
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