ICC News Archives 2014 - 2015

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Workshop

Translation and Shared Literary Imagination in the Early Twentieth Century

Date: March 7 (Sat), 2015
Time: 10:00-17:45
Venue: Sophia University,Building 10, 3F, Rm 301
Language: English / No registration necessary

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Public lecture

Going to the Philippines is like coming Home

Japanese Pan-Asianism and the Philippines from the Meiji Era to the Greater East Asia Co-Prosperity Sphere

Sven Matthiessen
Date: January 28 (Wed), 2015
Time: 18:30-20:00
Venue: Sophia University,Building 10, 3F, Rm 301

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Public lecture

Never Again: Hiroshima, Auschwitz and the Politics of Memory

Ran Zwigenberg

Date: January 29 (Thu), 2015
Time: 18:00-19:30
Venue: Sophia University,Building 10, 3F, Rm 301

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Public lecture

Rethinking Circulation of Japanese-Language Books between Japan and its Oversea Territories before the World War II

Yoshitaka Hibi

Date: January 23 (Fri), 2015
Time: 17:30 – 19:00
Venue: Sophia University,Building 10, 3F, Rm 301

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Public lecture

Reflections on Iran’s Sexual Revolution

Pardis Mahdavi

Date: January 22 (Thu), 2015
Time: 18:00-19:30
Venue: Sophia University,Building 10, 3F, Rm 301

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Public lecture

Branding Japan: Cultural Challenges and Opportunities in 2015

Nancy Snow

Date: January 13 (Tue), 2015
Time: 18:30-20:00
Venue: Sophia University,Building 10, 3F, Rm 301

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Public lecture

Pacifying souls, soothing hearts:Buddhist care for the dead and the living in post-disaster Tohoku

Maja Veselič

Date: December 10 (Wed), 2014
Time: 18:30-20:00
Venue: Sophia University,Building 10, 3F, Rm 301

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Public lecture

Give back peace that will never end: Hibakusha poets as public intellectuals

Cassandra Atherton

Date: December 15 (Mon), 2014
Time: 18:30-20:00
Venue: Sophia University,Building 10, 3F, Rm 301

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International Symposium

Women and Networks in Nineteenth Century Japan 2

Date: December 20 (Sat), 2014
Time: 10:00-18:00
Venue: Sophia University, Building 12, 1F, Rm 102

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Film screening and discussion

Stories from Tohoku

Featuring Japanese American Filmmakers Dianne Fukami & Debra Nakatomi

Date: November 21 (Fri), 2014
Time: 18:00-20:00
Venue: Sophia University, Building 2, 5F, Rm 508
For more information about the film click here: www.storiesfromtohoku.com

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Public lecture

Reconsidering Pictures of Yoshiwara Beauties

Julie Nelson Davis

Date: October 17 (Fri), 2014
Time: 18:00-19:30
Venue: Sophia University, Building 10, 3F, Rm 301

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Film screening and discussion

Nuclear Nation

Featuring Funahashi Atsushi (Director)& Aaron Gerow (Yale University)

Date: July 25 (Fri), 2014
Time: 17:00-20:00
Venue: Sophia University, Building 2, 5F, Rm 508
For more information about the film click here: http://nuclearnation.jp/en/

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Public lecture

Maps of the Fukushima Nuclear Disaster

Ryo Morimoto

Date: July 23 (Wed), 2014
Time: 18:30-20:00
Venue: Sophia University, Building 10, 3F, Rm 301

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Public lecture

Nuclear Projects in India: State, People and Protests

Anthony Dias

Date: July 21 (Mon), 2014
Time: 18:30-20:00
Venue: Sophia University, Building 10, 3F, Rm 301

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Lecture and discussion

Freeter and Precariat

Featuring Guy Standing

Date: July 19 (Sat), 2014
Time: 17:00-20:00
Venue: Sophia University, Building 2, 5F, Rm 508

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Public lecture

From Fear to Beauty: The Materiality of Writing and the Early History of Japanese-English Translation

Michael Emmerich

Date: July 17 (Thu), 2014
Time: 17:30-19:00
Venue: Sophia University, Building 10, 3F, Rm 301

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Sophia University Institute of Comparative Culture and The Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE) Tokyo Study Center at Sophia University: A screening of a documentary film followed by a discussion session

HAFU: The Mixed-Race Experience in Japan

http://hafufilm.com/en/

Date: July 11 (Fri), 2014
Time: 17:00-19:00
Venue: Sophia University, Building 2, 5F, Rm 508

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Public lecture

Abe Kôbô and the Politics of Fantasy

Darcy Gauthier

Date: July 10 (Thu), 2014
Time: 17:00-18:30
Venue: Sophia University, Library, 9F, Rm 912

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A screening of a documentary film

Buddhism after the Tsunami-The Souls of Zen 3/11 Japan Special

Tim GRAF

Date: June 20 (Fri), 2014
Time: 18:30-20:00
Venue: Sophia University, Building 10, 3F, Rm 301

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Public lecture

Japanese-American and their Lived Experiences in a Multicultural Society

Dr. Emi Moriuchi

Date: June 16 (Mon), 2014
Time: 17:00-18:30
Venue: Sophia University, Building 10, 3F, Rm 301

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Lecture Canceled

Shanghai Futurism

Dr. Anna GREENSPAN

Date: June 20 (Fri), 2014
Time: 18:00-19:30
Venue: Sophia University, Building 10, 3F, Rm 301

This talk is canceled due to speaker's schedule change

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Public lecture

An Oration on Idology

Dr. Hiroshi AOYAGI

Date: June 13 (Fri), 2014
Time: 17:00-18:30
Venue: Sophia University, Building 10, 3F, Rm 301

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Public lecture

Chinese Labour Corps

the forgotten story of the 135,000 Chinese who worked for the French and British armies during World War One

Mark O'NEILL

Date: June 4 (Wed), 2014
Time: 17:30-19:00
Venue: Sophia University, Building 10, 3F, Rm 301

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Public lecture

Desiring Sex and Longing for Love: A Culture's Dilemma

Dr. William Jankowiak

Date: June 2 (Mon), 2014
Time: 17:30-19:00
Venue: Sophia University, Building 10, 3F, Rm 301

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Public lecture

Twanging Bows and Throwing Rice: Warding Off Evil in Medieval Japanese Birth Scenes

Dr. Yui SUZUKI

Date: May 30 (Fri), 2014
Time: 17:30-19:00
Venue: Sophia University, Building 10, 3F, Rm 301

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Public lecture

The Posthumanist Quest for the Universal: Butler, Badiou, Žižek

Dr. Mari RUTI

Date: May 22 (Thu), 2014
Time: 17:00-18:30
Venue: Sophia University, Building 10, 3F, Rm 301

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