Fall Events 2017


Andrew Bernstein (Associate Professor of History, Lewis & Clark College)

Science, Technology and Environment Lecture Series

Mt. Fuji as Lived Environment: A Story of Ecological Adaptation and Technological Manipulation from the 17th Century to Today
Wednesday 4 October, 6pm, 403 Kent Hall, Columbia University
No registration required.

A One-and-a-Half-Day Workshop

Looking Closely at Color in 19th-Century Nishiki-e
Co-sponsored by Mary Griggs Burke Center for Japanese Art and Donald Keene Center of Japanese Culture

Friday–Saturday 20–21 October, Time TBA, 403 Kent Hall, Columbia University
THIS EVENT IS NOW CLOSED DUE TO FULL CAPACITY. If you do not hear back from us about your waiting list status, it means that a seat is not available. Thank you.

Toshihiro Higuchi (Assistant Professor, Department of History, Georgetown University)

Science, Technology and Environment Lecture Series

The Nature of Unequal Treaties: Illegal Sealing in Meiji Japan and an Environmental Consequence of Extraterritoriality
Thursday 26 October, 6pm, 403 Kent Hall, Columbia University
No registration required.

Shinji Yoshikawa (Professor, Kyoto University)
日本古代寺院の楽舞
Presentation in Japanese
Wednesday 15 November, 4pm, 403 Kent Hall, Columbia University
No registration required.

Alisa Freedman (Associate Professor, Japanese Literature & Film, University of Oregon)
From Cold-War Coeds to Pioneering Professors: The Forgotten Story of Japanese Women Who Studied in the United States, 1949-1966
Thursday 16 November, 6pm, 403 Kent Hall, Columbia University
No registration required.

Alisa Freedman (Associate Professor, Japanese Literature & Film, University of Oregon)

Brown Bag Lecture

Modernist Snark: How Fights Shaped Japanese Literature
Friday 17 November, 11:30am, 403 Kent Hall, Columbia University
No registration required.

Hiromi Mizuno (Associate Professor, Department of History, University of Minnesota)

Science, Technology and Environment Lecture Series

The Age of Nitrogen: Agricultural Modernization and the Japanese Empire
Thursday 30 November, 6pm, 403 Kent Hall, Columbia University
No registration required.

Jacqueline Stone (Professor, Department of Religion, Princeton University) Right Thoughts at the Last Moment: Buddhism and Deathbed Practices in Early Medieval Japan
Thursday 7 December, 6pm, 403 Kent Hall, Columbia University
No registration required.

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