April 25, 2016

EVENT: Fukushima: The Pathways of Anguish

March 22, 2016

2016 Shinnenkai – Bringing in the New Year and the First Silverberg Prize


March 18, 2016

Fukushima disaster prompts history professor to investigate Japan

UCLA history professor investigates what he thinks is purposeful coordination between the government, major media outlets and energy companies to profit from nuclear energy despite the risks.


February 9, 2016

Australian Foreign Minister, speaking at UCLA, urges ratification of the TPP

Foreign Minister Julie Bishop spoke in depth about the Trans Pacific Partnership trade agreement and crucial issues of cooperation and conflict in the Asia-Pacific Region.

January 27, 2016

In Remembrance of Dr. Paul Terasaki

See also UCLA Newsroom story.


December 9, 2015

Smartphone app teaches students how to read classical Japanese calligraphy

Prof. Michael Emmerich and colleagues from Japan's Waseda University helped create an app that quickly teaches students how to read classical Japanese texts. The teaching tool is one of many projects funded by the Tadashi Yanai Initiative.


December 4, 2015

12/7 Colloquium: The Uncarved Block

November 30, 2015

Hell for Chefs, Heaven for Diners

Eric C. Rath, professor of history at the University of Kansas, recently spoke about the Kumano Mandala at the Terasaki Center for Japanese Studies.

October 19, 2015

Listening to the "Little Voices from Fukushima"

September 28, 2015

2015 Global Japan Certificate Program "Learning from Disability"

August 25, 2015

Oral History Project: Herb Kawahara

The Terasaki Center is proud to publically release the Herb Kawahara Oral History, honoring the life and legacy of Nikkei Bruin Herb Kawahara.


July 9, 2015

Homes with heart in Sendai, Japan

Architect and director of the UCLA Terasaki Center for Japanese Studies Hitoshi Abe is designing new social housing for the Japanese region devastated by the March 2011 tsunami. Instead of utilitarian structures, he seeks to create housing that facilitates community interaction.


June 25, 2015

Renowned scientist Paul Terasaki gives an additional $1 million to UCLA Japanese studies center

The most recent gift of the UCLA alumnus and professor emeritus of surgery brings his total contributions to the Terasaki Center for Japanese Studies to over $6 million.

June 1, 2015

Japanese journalist caught up in Japan’s nationalist tide

Former Japanese journalist Uemura Takashi has been labeled a traitor by nationalists for his past reporting on the military sexual enslavement of comfort women in Japan during WWII.

April 8, 2015

Featured Faculty: Terasaki Center Welcomes Tenth Chair In U.S. - Japan Relations, Hirokazu Toeda

Professor Hirokazu Toeda will join the Terasaki Center for Japanese Studies during the spring quarter of the 2014–15 academic year, as the tenth Terasaki Chair in U.S.-Japan Relations. The rotating chair brings to campus experts in the field of Japanese studies and U.S.-Japan relations.

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