Institute of Comparative Culture Public Events
2018-2019

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ICC Lecture

The Taiwan Expedition and new perspectives on Japanese imperialism and the Meiji Restoration
Robert Eskildsen
18:30–20:00, 1/17 (Thu), 2019/ Sophia University, Bldg. 10, 3F, Rm 301

Language: English / No registration necessary

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ICC Lecture

The “petto buumu” and pet paraphernalia: Reflections on the business of pet animals in Tokugawa Japan
Margarita Winkel
18:30–20:00, 1/10 (Thu), 2019/ Sophia University, Bldg. 10, 3F, Rm 301

Language: English / No registration necessary

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International Symposium

Intersections: Fan Studies in Conversation in Japan
Organizers: Lori Morimoto, Nele Noppe and Patrick W. Galbraith
10:00-19:30, 12/16 (Sun), 2018 / Sophia University, Bldg. 2, Rm 1702

Language: English / No registration necessary
This symposium is hosted by Prof. David H. SLATER for the ICC Research unit "Digital Social Science and Oral Narrative Research"

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ICC Lecture

‘I take on my reader’s nationality’: French response to Japanese literature in a Global Age
Justyna Weronika Kasza
13:00-14:30, 12/5 (Wed), 2018 / Sophia University, Bldg. 10, 3F, Rm 301

Language: English / No registration necessary

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ICC Lecture

Japan's changing roles in the construction of East Asia's regional order
Pablo Pareja-Alcaraz
18:30-20:00, 11/15 (Thu), 2018 / Sophia University, Bldg. 10, 3F, Rm 301

Language: English / No registration necessary

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ICC Lecture for SORW

Blood Runs Through It: The Indeterminate World of Loyalty in Medieval Warrior Society
Hitomi Tonomura
18:00-19:30, 11/19 (Mon), 2018 / Sophia University, Bldg. 10, 3F, Rm 301

Language: English / No registration necessary

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ICC Workshop for SORW

Wine in Japan: Wineries, Wine Tourism and the Development of an Agricultural Society
(日本におけるワイン―ワイナリー、ワインツーリズムと農村社会の発展)
Wang Chuanfei, Miyuki Takeuchi, Kanbayashi Soichiro
10:30‐12:30, 11/18 (Sun), 2018 / Sophia University, Bldg. 10, 3F, Rm 301

Language: Japanese / No registration necessary

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ICC Special Lecture for SORW

"The Ongoing History of 'Japan at War: An Oral History'"
Haruko Taya Cook and Theodore Cook
14:00-17:00, 11/10 (Sat), 2018 / Sophia University, Bldg. 10, 3F, Rm 301

Language: English / No registration necessary

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ICC Lecture

Globalizing/De-provincializing the critique of heterosexuality
Stevi Jackson
18:30-20:00, 11/8 (Thu), 2018 / Sophia University, Bldg. 10, 3F, Rm 301

Language: English / No registration necessary

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ICC Lecture

Economic experiences of South Manchuria Railway employees in postwar Japan, 1945-1956
Sumiyo Nishizaki
18:30-20:00, 10/19 (Fri), 2018 / Sophia University, Bldg. 10, 3F, Rm 301

Language: English / No registration necessary

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ICC Lecture

Pheasants Over Raptors:Japanese Zoologists Rebuilding International Connections in Occupation-Era Japan
Annika A. Culver
18:30-20:00, 7/19 (Thu), 2018 / Sophia University, Bldg. 10, 3F, Rm 301

Language: English / No registration necessary

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ICC Lecture

Eugenic thought and reproductive politics in modern Japan
Alison J. Darby
18:00-19:30, 7/17 (Tue), 2018 / Sophia University, Bldg. 10, 3F, Rm 301

Language: English / No registration necessary

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ICC Lecture

Gender, Labor, and Justice in Japan's Adult Video Industry
Akiko Takeyama
18:30-20:00, 7/13 (Fri), 2018 / Sophia University, Bldg. 10, 3F, Rm 301

Language: English / No registration necessary

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ICC Lecture

Culinary capital, taste and the foodies: food-based social distinction in Finland
Taru Lindblom
18:30-20:00, 7/12 (Thu), 2018 / Sophia University, Bldg. 10, 3F, Rm 301

Language: English / No registration necessary

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ICC Film Screening / Discussion

Boys for Sale (売買ボーイズ)
Ian Thomas Ash (Film producer)
18:45-20:30(Approx) 7/6 (Fri), 2018 / Sophia University, Bldg. 2, 3F, Rm 309

Language: Film in Japanese with English subtitles
Discussion sesssion in English
No registration necessary

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ICC Lecture

Just Good Business:How Social Enterprises Negotiate the Dual Pressures of Market and Mission
Emily Barman
18:30-20:00, 7/3 (Tue), 2018 / Sophia University, Bldg. 10, 3F, Rm 301

Language: English / No registration necessary

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ICC Lecture

Why is Colonialism Over? Field Theory, Global Change, and the Subaltern Effect
Julian Go
18:30-20:00, 7/2 (Mon), 2018 / Sophia University, Bldg. 10, 3F, Rm 301

Language: English / No registration necessary

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ICC Lecture

“Mothers Against War”: Gender, Motherhood, and Peace Activism in Postwar Japan
Akiko Takenaka
19:00-20:30, 6/29 (Fri), 2018 / Sophia University, Bldg. 10, 3F, Rm 301

Language: English / No registration necessary

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ICC Lecture

Nazi Racism and Japanese-German Intermarriages. How Foreign and Racial Policy clashed during the Nazi Era
Christian W. Spang
18:30-20:00, 6/26 (Tue), 2018 / Sophia University, Bldg. 10, 3F, Rm 301

Language: English / No registration necessary

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ICC Lecture

Dual Legacies: MAVO, Manga, and the Avant-Garde in Interwar Japan
Andrea Horbinski
18:30-20:00, 6/15 (Fri), 2018 / Sophia University, Bldg. 10, 3F, Rm 301

Language: English / No registration necessary

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ICC Lecture

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)
藪田 貫 (Yabuta Yutaka)
18:30-20:00, 6/12 (Tue), 2018 / Sophia University, Bldg. 10, 3F, Rm 301

Language: Japanese / No registration necessary

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Symposium

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.
10:00-17:00, June 10, 2018, Sunday / Sophia University, Bldg. 10, 3F, Rm 301

Flyer of the event in PDF

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ICC Lecture

Radiation Stories: Animals Voices after 3.11
Doug Slaymaker
19:00-20:30, 6/8 (Fri), 2018 / Sophia University, Bldg. 10, 3F, Rm 301

Language: English / No registration necessary

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ICC Lecture

Making Hygienic Modernity Visible: Knowledge Translation, Everyday Life, and Taiwan in Asia’s “Colonial Modern”
Hui-yu Caroline TS'AI
17:00-18:15, 6/7 (Thu), 2018 / Sophia University, Bldg. 10, 3F, Rm 301

Language: English / No registration necessary

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ICC Lecture

Precarity and Healing in Japanese Animal Cafes
Amanda S. Robinson
18:30-20:00, 5/30 (Wed), 2018 / Sophia University, Bldg. 10, 3F, Rm 301

Language: English / No registration necessary

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ICC Lecture

Are Americans Crazy? What the Trump administration means for U.S. relations with Japan, China, and Korea
Christopher Jespersen
18:30-20:00, 5/16 (Wed), 2018 / Sophia University, Bldg. 10, 3F, Rm 301

Language: English / No registration necessary

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