Results For 2014
A panel discussion on the conflicts in the East China Sea, from China's new air traffic restrictions to the Senkaku/Diaoyu islands dispute
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
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
A Colloquium with Prof. Jonathan Zwicker, University of Michigan
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!
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.
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.
Lecture by Professor Seifudein Adem of Binghamton University. This event is part of the “Economic Change and Emerging Asia-Africa Interactions” lecture series.
Lecture by Professor Gavin Walker, McGill University
Special workshop related to Prof. Walker's talk: The Feudal Sublime: On the Politics of Modern Japanese Historiography
A Colloquium with Professor H. Mack Horton, University of California, Berkeley
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.