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ICC Lecture announcement

Radiation Stories: Animals Voices after 3.11

Doug Slaymaker
Date: 8 June, 2018 (Fri)
Time: 19:00-20:30
Venue: Sophia University, Bldg. 10, 3F, Rm 301
Language: English / No registration necessary

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ICC Lecture announcement

Nazi Racism and Japanese-German Intermarriages. How Foreign and Racial Policy clashed during the Nazi Era

Christian W. Spang
Date: 26 June, 2018 (Tue)
Time: 18:30-20:00
Venue: Sophia University, Bldg. 10, 3F, Rm 301
Language: English / No registration necessary

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ICC Lecture announcement

Dual Legacies: MAVO, Manga, and the Avant-Garde in Interwar Japan

Andrea Horbinski
Date: 15 June, 2018 (Fri)
Time: 18:30-20:00
Venue: Sophia University, Bldg. 10, 3F, Rm 301
Language: English / No registration necessary

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Symposium announcement

Robots and Artificial Intelligence in Contemporary Japanese Society

This one-day symposium will be held at Sophia University in Tokyo. The primary language will be English; no simultaneous translation will be provided
Date: 10 June, 2018 (Sun)
Time: 10:00-17:00
Venue: Sophia University, Bldg. 10, 3F, Rm 301

Flyer of the event in PDF

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ICC Lecture announcement

Precarity and Healing in Japanese Animal Cafes

Amanda S. Robinson
Date: 30 May, 2018 (Wed)
Time: 18:30-20:00
Venue: Sophia University, Bldg. 10, 3F, Rm 301
Language: English / No registration necessary

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ICC Lecture announcement

大塩平八郎を考える―与力・文人・武士―

(Study of Oshio Heihachiro as a yoriki, bunjin, and bushi)

Yabuta Yutaka
Date: 12 June, 2018 (Tue)
Time: 18:30-20:00
Venue: Sophia University, Bldg. 10, 3F, Rm 301
Language: Japanese / No registration necessary

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ICC Lecture announcement

Making Hygienic Modernity Visible: Knowledge Translation, Everyday Life, and Taiwan in Asia’s “Colonial Modern”

Hui-yu Caroline TS'AI
Date: 7 June, 2018 (Thu)
Time: 17:00-18:15
Venue: Sophia University, Bldg. 10, 3F, Rm 301
Language: English / No registration necessary

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ICC Lecture announcement

“Are Americans Crazy? What the Trump administration means for U.S. relations with Japan, China, and Korea”

Christopher Jespersen
Date: 16, May, 2018 (Wed)
Time: 18:30-20:00
Venue: Sophia University, Bldg. 10, 3F, Rm 301
Language: English / No registration necessary

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ICC Lecture announcement

Japan’s Modern Castles in War and Peace

Oleg Benesch
Date: 14, March, 2018 (Wed)
Time: 18:00-19:30
Venue: Sophia University, Bldg. 10, 3F, Rm 301
Language: English / No registration necessary

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ICC Lecture announcement

Non-Profit-Education: Career Guidance at Municipal Senior High Schools

Vincent B. Lesch
Date: 1, March, 2018 (Thu)
Time: 18:30-20:00
Venue: Sophia University, Bldg. 10, 3F, Rm 301
Language: English / No registration necessary

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ICC International Symposium announcement

Digital Humanities and Databases

This symposium is organized by ICC Research Unit "Network Studies" (Lead investigator: Bettina Gramlich-Oka).
Detailed program is available here:
https://www.network-studies.org/api/containers/container/download/DH_Symposium_2018.pdf
Date: 16, March, 2018 (Fri)
Time: 10:00-17:00
Venue: Sophia University, Bldg. 2, 4F, Rm 409
Language: English / No registration necessary

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ICC Lecture announcement

Forgetting through Remembering: World War II Memorials and Tourism

Karl Ian Uy Cheng Chua
Date: 8, February, 2018 (Thu)
Time: 18:00-19:30
Venue: Sophia University, Bldg. 10, 3F, Rm 301
Language: English / No registration necessary

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ICC Lecture announcement

Tokyo Roji: The Diversity and Versatility of Alleys in a City in Transition

Heide Imai
Date: 24 January, 2018 (Wed)
Time: 18:30-20:00
Venue: Sophia University, Bldg. 10, 3F, Rm 301
Language: English / No registration necessary

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ICC Panel Discussion announcement

One year after the Women’s March

A panel discussion on activism and engaging women in policy and politics
Date: 22 January, 2018 (Mon)
Time: 19:00-20:30
Venue: Sophia University, Bldg. 10, 3F, Rm 301
Language: English / No registration necessary

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ICC Lecture announcement

The Challenge of Globalization to Japan’s Food Producers

Yohei Matsunobu
Date: 18 January, 2018 (Thu)
Time: 18:30-20:00
Venue: Sophia University, Bldg. 10, 3F, Rm 301
Language: Japanese with English translation / No registration necessary

This talk is organized by ICC research unit Global Japanese Cuisine Project (https://www.global-japanese-cuisine.org/)

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ICC Lecture announcement

The Invitation-Only Zone (招待所という名の収容所):The True Story of North Korea's Abduction Project

Robert S. Boynton
Date: 9 January, 2018 (Tue)
Time: 18:30-20:00
Venue: Sophia University, Bldg. 10, 3F, Rm 301
Language: English / No registration necessary

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ICC Lecture announcement

Visualising Fieldwork: encounters, convivialities, and semiotics of visual ethnography in Tokyo

Jamie Coates
Date: 6 December, 2017 (Wed)
Time: 18:30-20:00
Venue: Sophia University, Bldg. 10, 3F, Rm 301
Language: English / No registration necessary

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ICC Lecture announcement

Fukushima Devil Fish: Katsumata Susumu's Antinuclear Manga

Ryan Holmberg
Date: 11 December, 2017 (Mon)
Time: 18:30-20:00
Venue: Sophia University, Bldg. 10, 3F, Rm 301
Language: English / No registration necessary

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ICC Lecture announcement

Study in America, Work in Tokyo: Female Exchange Students Make Progress in 1960s Japan

Alisa Freedman
Date: 8 December, 2017 (Fri)
Time: 18:30-20:00
Venue: Sophia University, Bldg. 10, 3F, Rm 301
Language: English / No registration necessary

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ICC Lecture announcement

From Ikumen to Ikuboss: Family-Company Relationship in Post-Bubble Japan

Ofra Goldstein-Gidoni
Date: 29 November, 2017 (Wed)
Time: 18:30-20:00
Venue: Sophia University, Bldg. 10, 3F, Rm 301
Language: English / No registration necessary

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ICC Lecture announcement

The Conservative Imaginary: Moral Re-Armament and the Transwar Politics of the Japanese Right

Reto Hofmann
Date: 28 November, 2017 (Tue)
Time: 18:30-20:00
Venue: Sophia University Library. 8F, Rm L-821
Language: English / No registration necessary

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ICC Lecture announcement

The Japanese Culture of Higher Education in Science

Yoshiro Azuma
Date: 22 November, 2017 (Wed)
Time: 18:30-20:00
Venue: Sophia University, Bldg. 10, 3F, Rm 301
Language: English / No registration necessary

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Sophia Open Research Week: ICC Lecture announcement

Wine Tourism as a Cultural Experience: The Cases of the Japanese and Chinese “Wine World”

Chuanfei Wang
Date: 17 November, 2017 (Fri)
Time: 17:00-19:00
Venue: Sophia University, Bldg. 10, 3F, Rm 301
Language: English / No registration necessary

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Sophia Open Research Week: ICC Lecture announcement

The Globalization of Japanese Gastronomy: Examining Culinary Mobilities on a Global Scale

James Farrer,  David Wank, Christian Hess, Chuanfei Wang, Lenka Vylet'alová, Mônica R. de Carvalho
Date: 16 November, 2017 (Thu)
Time: 18:30-20:00
Venue: Sophia University, Bldg. 10, 3F, Rm 301
Language: English / No registration necessary

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ICC Lecture announcement

Imamura Taihei and the Problem of Japanese Film Theory

Aaron Gerow
Date: 8 November, 2017 (Tue)
Time: 18:30-20:00
Venue: Sophia University, Bldg. 10, 3F, Rm 301
Language: English / No registration necessary

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ICC Lecture announcement

Kataribe: cultural practice of storytelling in post-disaster Tohoku

Flavia Fulco
Date: 7 November, 2017 (Tue)
Time: 18:30-20:00
Venue: Sophia University, Bldg. 10, 3F, Rm 301
Language: English / No registration necessary

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ICC Lecture announcement

Tsuizen: Rites and Relics in Sakai Hôitsu’s 1815 Korin Revival

Richard Wilson
Date: 30 October, 2017 (Mon)
Time: 17:30-19:00
Venue: Sophia University, Bldg. 10, 3F, Rm 301
Language: English / No registration necessary

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ICC Lecture announcement

Internationalization of Higher Education in Japan: English Medium Instruction and a Call for Transnational Japanese Campuses

Jim McKinley
Date: 27 October, 2017 (Fri)
Time: 18:30-20:00
Venue: Sophia University, Bldg. 10, 3F, Rm 301
Language: English / No registration necessary

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ICC Lecture announcement

The Long Defeat: Cultural Trauma, Memory and Identity in Japan

Akiko Hashimoto
Date: 26 October, 2017 (Thu)
Time: 18:30-20:00
Venue: Sophia University, Bldg. 10, 3F, Rm 301
Language: English / No registration necessary

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ICC Lecture announcement

The Good, the Sad, and the Funny: Morality and Affect in Japanese Picturebooks

Heather Blair
Date: 12 October, 2017 (Thu)
Time: 17:30-19:00
Venue: Sophia University, Bldg. 10, 3F, Rm 301
Language: English / No registration necessary

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ICC Lecture announcement

From Fukushima to Katrina: Furukawa Hideo and the Regionality of Disaster Literature

Rachel DiNitto
Date: 21 July, 2017 (Fri)
Time: 18:30-20:00
Venue: Sophia University, Bldg. 10, 3F, Rm 301
Language: English / No registration necessary

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ICC Lecture announcement

Is your lifestyle out of stock? Consumption patterns convergence in East Asia

Ana María GOY YAMAMOTO
Date: 17 July, 2017 (Mon)
Time: 18:30-20:00
Venue: Sophia University, Bldg. 10, 3F, Rm 301
Language: English / No registration necessary

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ICC Lecture announcement

“… and my heart screams”: Children and the War of Emotions

Sabine Frühstück
Date: 20 July, 2017 (Thu)
Time: 18:30-20:00
Venue: Sophia University, Bldg. 10, 3F, Rm 301
Language: English / No registration necessary

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ICC Film screening and discussion announcement

TSUKIJI WONDERLAND

(2016, Director: Naotaro ENDO /In Japanese with English subtitles)
Date: 14 Jul, 2017 (Fri)
Time: 19:00-21:20 (approx.)
Venue: Sophia University, Building 2, 4F, Rm 414
The director of the film, Mr. Naotaro Endo and Dr. Theodore C. Bestor of Harvard University, an author of the book 'Tsukiji: The Fish Market at the Center of the World' will be joining the discussion.
Free of charge / No registration necessary

This screening was made possible by the kind permission of Shochiku Co. Ltd.

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ICC/Japan Focus Workshop announcement

Contemporary Crisis in the Asia-Pacific

Date: 1 July, 2017 (Sat)
Time: 12:00-18:00
Venue: Sophia University, Bldg. 10, 3F, Rm 301 and 407
Language: English / No registration necessary

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ICC Lecture CANCELLED
Due to speaker's schedule, this talk had to be cancelled.

Redefining Japaneseness: Japanese Americans in the Ancestral Homeland (book talk)

Jane H. Yamashiro
Date: 30 June, 2017 (Fri)
Time: 17:00-18:30
Venue: Sophia University, Bldg. 10, 3F, Rm 301
Language: English / No registration necessary

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ICC Lecture announcement

The Mud Man and a Woman of the Butcher Shop: Body and Materiality in Yamashiro Chikako's Video Art

Ayelet Zohar
Date: 13 July, 2017 (Thu)
Time: 18:30-20:00
Venue: Sophia University, Bldg. 10, 3F, Rm 301
Language: English / No registration necessary

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ICC Lecture announcement

Kannon by the Numbers:Locating Lost Image Alliances in Japan

Sherry D. Fowler
Date: 22 June, 2017 (Thu)
Time: 17:30-19:00
Venue: Sophia University, Bldg. 10, 3F, Rm 301
Language: English / No registration necessary

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ICC Film screening and discussion announcement

SAYAMA: Till the Invisible Handcuffs are Unlocked
(みえない手錠をはずすまで)

(2013, Director: Kim Sung Woong /In Japanese with English subtitles)
Date: 9 Jul, 2017 (Sun)
Time: 18:00-20:00 (approx.)
Venue: Sophia University, Building 2, 4F, Rm 414
Free of charge / No registration necessary

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ICC Lecture announcement

Chefs, Trends, and Tastes at the World’s Best Restaurants and Beyond

Crystyl Mo
Date: 5 June, 2017 (Mon)
Time: 18:00-19:30
Venue: Room 301, 3F, Bldg.10, Sophia University Yotsuya Campus
Language: English / No registration necessary

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ICC Lecture announcement

The Brothers Kurosawa

Paul Anderer
Date: 9 June, 2017 (Fri)
Time: 17:00-18:30
Venue: Room L-821. 8F, Library, Sophia University Yotsuya Campus
Language: English / No registration necessary

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ICC Japan Fieldwork Workshop schedule is being re-considered.
Please check back to see the finalized schdule.
We apologize for the confusion.→The schedule for this talk has been decided (June 20)

Kizuna: The dynamics of social ties in post-disaster Japan

Julia Gerster (Ph.D. Candidate at the Graduate School of East Asian Studies (GEAS), Free University Berlin)
Date: 14 July, 2017 (Fri)
Time: 18:30-20:00 (approx.)
Venue: Sophia University, Bldg. 10, 3F, Rm 301
15:00‐ 16:30 (approx.) / July 15 (Sat), 2017 / Sophia University Bldg. 10, 3F, Room 301
Language: English / No registration necessary

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ICC Film screening and discussion announcement

Tito’s Glasses (Titos Brille) directed by Regina Schilling

(2014, 90 min., in German, Italian and Croatian with English subtitles)
Date: 6 Jun, 2017 (Tue)
Time: 18:00-20:00 (approx.)
Venue: Sophia University, Library, 9F, Rm 921
Language: English / No registration necessary

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ICC Lecture announcement

Famous Objects: Agency and Materiality in the Collection of Tokugawa Ieyasu (1543-1616)

Morgan Pitelka
Date: 25 May, 2017 (Thu)
Time: 18:30-20:00
Venue: Sophia University, Bldg. 10, 3F, Rm 301
Language: English / No registration necessary

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ICC Lecture announcement

Coffee Web: Remapping the Movements of People, Objects, and Knowledge across Asia-Pacific

Mariko Iijima
Date: 29 May, 2017 (Mon)
Time: 17:00-18:30
Venue: Sophia University, Bldg. 10, 3F, Rm 301
Language: English / No registration necessary

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ICC Lecture announcement

Repetition and Recovery: The Limits of Reason in Post 3.11 Japan

Michael Fisch
Date: 22 May, 2017 (Mon)
Time: 18:30-20:00
Venue: Sophia University, Bldg. 10, 3F, Rm 301
Language: English / No registration necessary

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ICC Lecture announcement

What was sacred in Japan’s “sacred war”?: the boundaries of the sacred and profane in wartime kamishibai

Sharalyn Orbaugh
Date: 11 May, 2017 (Thu)
Time: 17:30-19:00
Venue: Sophia University, Bldg. 10, 3F, Rm 301
Language: English / No registration necessary

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ICC Lecture announcement

Young urban migrants in the Japanese countryside between hope and precarity

Susanne Klien
Date: 18 May, 2017 (Thu)
Time: 19:00-20:30
Venue: Sophia University, Bldg. 10, 3F, Rm 301
Language: English / No registration necessary

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ICC Lecture announcement

News, the Media, Entertainment, Information and Fakery

David Schlesinger
Date: 21 April, 2017 (Fri)
Time: 18:30-20:00
Venue: Sophia University, Bldg. 10, 3F, Rm 301
Language: English / No registration necessary

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ICC with The Asian Rural Institute (Presentation followed by open discussion)

Learning from the Past, Visioning a sustainable future

Moderator:Sarajean Rossitto, Nonprofit NGO consultant
Panelists:
・Tomoko Arakawa, ARI Director
・Steven Cutting, Graduate Impact Study Co-Coordinator Asian Rural Institute
・Bev Abma, Board Director, American Friends of the Asian Rural Institute; Emeritus Board Director, Foods Resource Bank
Commentator:Prof. David Slater, Sophia University
Date: 20 April, 2017 (Thu)
Time: 18:30-20:00
Venue: Sophia University, Bldg. 10, 3F, Rm 301
Language: English / No registration necessary

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ICC Lecture announcement

Hate Speech and the Gendered Burden of Care: Anti-Discrimination Politics in Japan

Vivian Shaw
Date: 21 March, 2017 (Tue)
Time: 18:30-20:00
Venue: Sophia University, Bldg. 10, 3F, Rm 301
Language: English / No registration necessary

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ICC Lecture announcement

Translationscapes: On the Legibility of Transnational Ideologies in World Literary Systems

Jordan A. Y. Smith
Date: 31 January, 2017 (Tue)
Time: 18:30-20:00
Venue: Sophia University, Library, 8F, Rm 821
Language: English / No registration necessary

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ICC Worshop announcement

Workshop: Deep Mapping Shanghai’s Culinary Neighborhoods

Anna Greenspan
Date: 24 January, 2017 (Tue)
Time: 16:30-18:00
Venue: Sophia University, Bldg. 10, 3F, Rm 301
Language: English / No registration necessary

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ICC Lecture announcement

Public Lecture: Moveable Feasts: Street Food in the 21st Century City

Anna Greenspan
Date: 23 January, 2017 (Mon)
Time: 18:30-20:00
Venue: Sophia University, Bldg. 10, 3F, Rm 301
Language: English / No registration necessary

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ICC Lecture announcement

THE INSENTIENT COMPANION: Some Thoughts on Dolls, Robots, and Significant Otherness, Sacred and Profane

Fabio Gygi
Date: 19 January, 2017 (Thu)
Time: 18:30-20:00
Venue: Sophia University, Bldg. 10, 3F, Rm 301
Language: English / No registration necessary

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ICC Lecture announcement

Reflections on a Period of Transition, Volatility, and Change in the Global System

Yves Tiberghien
Date: 5 December, 2016 (Mon)
Time: 17:00-18:30
Venue: Sophia University, Bldg. 10, 3F, Rm 301
Language: English / No registration necessary

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ICC Lecture announcement

ICT and the Drive to Reform Japanese Education

Gerald K. LeTendre
Date: 16 December, 2016 (Fri)
Time: 17:00-18:30
Venue: Sophia University, Bldg. 10, 3F, Rm 301
Language: English / No registration necessary

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ICC Lecture announcement

Of Matter, Spirits, and Places: Japanese Discourses on The Bodies of the Shinto Divinities (Kami)

Fabio Rambelli
Date: 15 December, 2016 (Thu)
Time: 18:30-20:00
Venue: Sophia University, Bldg. 10, 3F, Rm 301
Language: English / No registration necessary

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ICC Lecture announcement

Immigrant Kinship Groups and the Making of the Tenjukoku Shūchō Mandara

Chari Pradel
Date: 1 December, 2016 (Thu)
Time: 18:30-20:00
Venue: Sophia University, Bldg. 10, 3F, Rm 301
Language: English / No registration necessary

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ICC Lecture announcement

“Art of the People:” Manga Defined through History, c. 1920

Miriam Wattles
Date: 8 December, 2016 (Thu)
Time: 18:30-20:00
Venue: Sophia University, Bldg. 10, 3F, Rm 301
Language: English / No registration necessary

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ICC Lecture for Sophia Open Research Week

The Holy Relics of Ananda and the Dragon Girl’s Jewel: As Depicted in the Honpō-ji Lotus Sūtra Mandala

Shizuko Haraguchi
Date: 21 November, 2016 (Mon)
Time: 18:30-20:00
Venue: Sophia University, Bldg. 10, 3F, Rm 301
Language: English / No registration necessary

This lecture is organized by the ICC Collaborative Research Unit "Materialities of the Sacred"

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ICC Lecture for Sophia Open Research Week

Author as Ultimate Authority: Checking My Translations with Murakami and Sōseki

Jay Rubin
Date: 11 November, 2016 (Fri)
Time: 17:00-18:30
Venue: Sophia University, Library, 9F, Rm 921
Language: English / No registration necessary

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ICC Lecture announcement

Gender and Needlecraft in Early Modern Japan

Christine Guth
Date: 24 October, 2016 (Mon)
Time: 18:30-20:00
Venue: Sophia University, Bldg. 10, 3F, Rm 301
Language: English / No registration necessary

This lecture is organized by the ICC Collaborative Research Unit "Materialities of the Sacred"

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ICC Lecture announcement

Buddhism and the Transformation of Old Age in Medieval Japan

Edward Drott
Date: 17 October, 2016 (Mon)
Time: 18:00-19:30
Venue: Sophia University, Bldg. 10, 3F, Rm 301
Language: English / No registration necessary

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ICC Lecture announcement

Trans-Asia as method

Koichi Iwabuchi
Date: 14 October, 2016 (Fri)
Time: 18:30-20:00
Venue: Sophia University, Library, 8F, Rm 821
Language: English / No registration necessary

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ICC Special Discussion announcement

Dokdo/Takeshima Territorial Dispute and Social Activism in Japan and Korea

Alexander Bukh and Nils Clauss
Date: October 3, 2016 (Mon)
Time: 18:30-20:30 (Approx.)
Venue: Sophia University,Building 10, 3F, Rm 301
Language: English / No registration necessary

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ICC Lecture announcement

Development of Transitional Economy under Economic Globalization: The case of Vietnam

Nguyen Viet Khoi
Date: 28 July, 2016 (Thu)
Time: 18:30-20:00
Venue: Sophia University,Building 10, 3F, Rm 301
Language: English / No registration necessary

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ICC Lecture announcement

Xinjiang from the Han point of view

Tom Cliff
Date: 21 July, 2016 (Thu)
Time: 18:30-20:00
Venue: Sophia University,Building 10, 3F, Rm 301
Language: English / No registration necessary

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ICC Lecture announcement

‘A Moral Firestorm:’The Politics of Translating Manga Today

Patrick W. Galbraith
Date: 19 July, 2016 (Tue)
Time: 18:30-20:00
Venue: Sophia University,Building 10, 3F, Rm 301
Language: English / No registration necessary

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Sophia Symposium on Japanese Studies” in Japan and the Asia Pacific

Political Cultures and the Politics of “Japanese Studies” in Japan and the Asia Pacific

Organized by ICC (David H. Slater) with Critical Japanese Studies in Asia Network

Date: 4 July, 2016 (Mon)
Time: 10:00-17:00
Venue: Sophia University, Library, 9F, L-911
Language: English / No registration necessary

For more information, CLICK HERE

Flyer of the event can be downloaded from HERE

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Correction on ICC Lecture announcement

There was a mistake in this talk's starting time on our original notice. The talk starts at 17:00, not from 18:30. We apologize for the confusion and inconvenience.

Child welfare 2.0 in China: a thought experiment

Annika Pissin
Date: 27 June, 2016 Mon)
Time: 18:30-20:00 17:00-18:30
Venue: Sophia University,Building 10, 3F, Rm 301
Language: English / No registration necessary

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ICC Lecture announcement

The everyday politics of Chinese migrant media practices in Japan

Jamie Coates
Date: 12 July, 2016 (Tue)
Time: 18:30-20:00
Venue: Sophia University,Building 10, 3F, Rm 301
Language: English / No registration necessary

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ICC Lecture announcement

Body, Pottery, Installation: Three Genres of Earth Art in Postwar Japan

Bert Winther-Tamaki
Date: 7 July, 2016 (Thu)
Time: 18:30-20:00
Venue: Sophia University,Building 10, 3F, Rm 301
Language: English / No registration necessary

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ICC Lecture announcement

Staged Seduction: Selling Dreams in a Tokyo Host Club

Akiko Takeyama
Date: 29 June, 2016 (Wed)
Time: 18:30-20:00
Venue: Sophia University,Building 10, 3F, Rm 301
Language: English / No registration necessary

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ICC Materialities of the Sacred workshop announcement

Rites, Rice, and Rokuji Myōō

Organized by Caroline Hirawsawa (Sophia University))
Presenters: Benedetta Lomi (University of Virginia), Brian Ruppert(University of Illinois), Steven Trenson (Hiroshima University)
Date: 9 July, 2016 (Sat)
Time: 14:00-18:00
Venue: Sophia University,Building 10, 3F, Rm 301
Language: English / No registration necessary

The program for this event can be downloaded from HERE (PDF)

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ICC Lecture announcement

Child welfare 2.0 in China: a thought experiment

Annika Pissin
Date: 27 June, 2016 Mon)
Time: 18:30-20:0017:00-18:30
Venue: Sophia University,Building 10, 3F, Rm 301
Language: English / No registration necessary

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ICC Lecture announcement

Yamada Waka and Her Place in Early Twentieth-Century Japanese Feminism

Rika Saito
Date: 23 June, 2016 (Thu)
Time: 18:30-20:00
Venue: Sophia University,Building 10, 3F, Rm 301
Language: English / No registration necessary

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ICC Lecture announcement

Death Literature: Body, Sickness, and Writing in the Meiji Period

Robert Tierney
Date: 21 June, 2016 (Tue)
Time: 18:30-20:00
Venue: Sophia University,Building 10, 3F, Rm 301
Language: English / No registration necessary

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ICC Lecture announcement

Constructing a Satisfying Life Abroad and the Art of Crossing Boundaries

Adam Komisarof
Date: 15 June, 2016 (Wed)
Time: 18:30-20:00
Venue: Sophia University,Building 10, 3F, Rm 301
Language: English / No registration necessary

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ICC film screening in cooperation with Cinema Yugo

Punk’s Not Dead (Панкот не е мртов)

・Moderated by Kyoko Hirano (Film historian)
・Introduction by Masumi Kameda (University of Tokyo)
・Discussion by Andrijana Cvetkovik (Ambassador of Republic of Macedonia and film scholar)
Date: 10 June, 2016 (Fri)
Time: 18:00-20:00
Venue: Sophia University, 8F, Library, Rm 821
Film in Macedonian and Albanian/with English subtitles / Talks in English (No translation)
No registration necessary
This event is supported by Embassy of the Republic of Macedonia in Japan; Embassy of the Republic of Serbia in Japan and Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia in Japan

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ICC Lecture announcement

The Train that Ran Through Monet’s Garden

James H. Rubin
Date: 13 June, 2016 (Mon)
Time: 18:30-20:00
Venue: Sophia University,Building 10, 3F, Rm 301
Language: English / No registration necessary

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ICC Lecture announcement

Katsura Yuki and the Stakes of Exposure

Namiko Kunimoto
Date: 4 June, 2016 (Sat)
Time: 13:00-15:00
Venue: Sophia University,Building 10, 3F, Rm 301
This lecture is co-sponsored with the Society for the Study of Image & Gender (Imēji & Gendā Kenkyūkai)
Language: English / No registration necessary

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ICC Book Launch Roundtable announcement

Globalization of Asian Cuisines Authors’ Roundtable Discussion on Japanese Cuisines and Culinary Globalization

Participants include James Farrer, David Wank, Stephanie Assmann, Chris Hess, and Chuanfei Wang
Date: 2 June, 2016 (Thu)
Time: 18:30-20:00
Venue: Sophia University, Building 10, 3F, Rm 301
Language: English / No registration necessary

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ICC Lecture announcement

Learning about the Land of the Rising Sun in the Land of the Star of David: Japanese Studies in Israel

Ben-Ami Shillony
Date: 24 May, 2016 (Tue)
Time: 18:30-20:00
Venue: Sophia University, Library Building, 9F, Rm 921
Language: English / No registration necessary

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ICC Workshop announcement

Crises in the Asia-Pacific: A workshop of presentations and discussion with “The Asia-Pacific Journal-Japan Focus"

Participants include Machiko Osawa, Huiyan Fu, Phoebe Holdgruen, David McNeill, Justin McCurry, Jeff Kingston, David H. Slater, Gavan McCormack, Mark Selden
Date: 22 May, 2016 (Sun)
Time: 18:30-20:00
Venue: Sophia University, Building 10, 3F, Rm 301
Language: English / No registration necessary

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ICC Lecture announcement

Woman and Urban Family Medicine In the Momoyama Era: Evidence from the Honganji jinai in Ōsaka Tenma and Kyōto Rokujō

Andrew Goble
Date: 17 May, 2016 (Tue)
Time: 18:30-20:00
Venue: Sophia University,Building 10, 3F, Rm 301
Language: English / No registration necessary

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ICC Lecture announcement

Touching things from afar: Global history, bodies and the material turn

Anne Gerritsen
Date: 15 April, 2016 (Fri)
Time: 18:30-20:00
Venue: Sophia University,Building 10, 3F, Rm 301
Language: English / No registration necessary

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Director:
David H. Slater
(デビッド・H.スレイター)
Ph.D., Professor
Faculty of Liberal Arts,
Sophia University

Vice Director:
Edward DROTT
(エドワード・ドロット)
Ph.D., Associate Professor
Faculty of Liberal Arts,
Sophia University

 

ICC Collaborative Research Units

Postcolonial Asian Cities

Global Food Project

Network Studies

Digital Social Science and Oral Narrative Research

A History of Sophia University