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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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ICC Lecture announcement

Teaching Silence: Educational Approaches to Buraku Issues

Christopher Bondy
Date: February 12, 2016 (Fri)
Time: 18:30-20:00
Venue: Sophia University,Building 10, 3F, Rm 301
Language: English / No registration necessary

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ICC Lunch Time Lecture announcement

BGM as Sensory Regulation: The Affective Management of Work Environments in Japan

Lorraine Plourde
Date: January 29, 2016 (Fri)
Time: 12:00-13:30
Venue: Sophia University,Building 10, 3F, Rm 322 (ICC Meeting room)
Language: English / No registration necessary

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ICC Film screening and discussion session announcement

Sophia University Institute of Comparative Culture invites you to a film screening and a discussion session with Eiji Oguma (Professor, Faculty of Policy Management at Keio University)

Documentary film "Tell the Prime Minister" followed by a discussion session

Date: January 15, 2016 (Fri)
Time: 17:30-20:30
Venue: Sophia University, Building 2, 4F, Rm 414
Language: Film in Japanese with English subtitles / No registration necessary / Free of charge

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ICC Lecture announcement

Against NGOs?: Three moments in development history, and what they tell us about management and civil Society

Nidhi Srinivas
Date: January 12, 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

BUILDING BRIDGES OR BARRIERS? : Religion in the East and West

Mark David Luttio
Date: January 18, 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

Searching for the Missing Women in War-Prone Society of Medieval Japan

Hitomi Tonomura
Date: December 17, 2015 (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

Murakami Haruki, World Literature and Kafka on the Shore

Reiko Abe Auestad
Date: December 11, 2015 (Fri)
Time: 17:00-18:30
Venue: Sophia University,Building 10, 3F, Rm 301
Language: English / No registration necessary

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ICC Film Screening and a Book Launch

ICC invites you to a special book launch event

Documentary film showing: “Down: Indie Rock in the PRC”and a book launch talk by the authors of Shanghai Nightscapes: A Century-Long Journey through Shanghai’s Nightlife Subcultures

James Farrer and Andrew David Field
Date: December 10th, 2015 (Thu)
Time: 17:00-18:00 (Film) 18:30-20:00 (Talk)
Venue: Sophia University, Building 10, 3F, Rm 301
Language: English / No registration necessary / The book "Shanghai Nightscapes" will be available at Kinokuniya Sophia shop in B1, Building 2

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ICC Lecture announcement

Sophia University Institute of Comparative Culture and the Ohara Institute for Social Research, Hosei University presents

Reverse Sequencing of Labor and Environmental Movements: Taiwan and South Korea

Hwa-Jen Liu
Date: December 8, 2015 (Tue)
Time: 18:30-20:00
Venue: Sophia University,Building 10, 3F, Rm 301
Language: English / No registration necessary

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ICC Workshop announcement

Sophia University Institute of Comparative Culture presents

Sunflowers and Umbrellas: Workshop 2. in the Youth Activism Workshop Seiries

The Rise of Youth Activism in Taiwan and Hong Kong
Organized by ICC Research Unit "3.11 as Crisis and Opportunity"
Date: December 5, 2015 (Sat)
Time: 13:00-16:00
Venue: Sophia University,Building 10, 3F, Rm 301
Language: English / No registration necessary
Flyer in PDF: Click here

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ICC Special Book Launch

ICC invites you to a special book launch

Disasters and Social Crisis in Contemporary Japan: Political, Religious, and Sociocultural Responses

with editors Mark Mullins and Koichi Nakano
Date: November 30th, 2015 (Mon)
Time: 18:30-20:00
Venue: Sophia University, Building 10, 3F, Rm 301
Language: English / No registration necessary / The book "Disasters and Social Crisis in Contemporary Japan" will be available at Kinokuniya Sophia shop in B1, Building 2

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ICC Lecture for Sophia Open Research Week

Sophia University Institute of Comparative Culture presents

The Untold History of Taiwanese Migration Under the Japanese Flag, 1895-1945

Linyi Tseng
Date: November 27th, 2015 (Fri)
Time: 17:00 - 19:00
Venue: Sophia University, Building 10, 3F, Rm 301
Language: English / No registration necessary

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ICC Lecture announcement

Sophia University Institute of Comparative Culture presents

Geophysical Gifts and Dangers in Japan: Toward an Anthropology of the Earth

Emily Sekine
Date: November 24, 2015 (Tue)
Time: 18:30-20:00
Venue: Sophia University, Library, 9F, Rm 912
Language: English / No registration necessary

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ICC Workshop announcement

Sophia University Institute of Comparative Culture presents

Anpo Revisited: Workshop 1. in the Youth Activism Workshop Seiries

Organized by ICC Research Unit "3.11 as Crisis and Opportunity"
Date: November 14, 2015 (Sat)
Time: 13:00-16:00
Venue: Sophia University,Building 10, 3F, Rm 301
Language: English / No registration necessary
Flyer in PDF: Click here

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ICC Lecture announcement

Sophia University Institute of Comparative Culture presents

What has Karoshi got to do with Fukushima disaster?

Rika Morioka
Date: November 11, 2015 (Wed)
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

Sophia University Institute of Comparative Culture presents

Contemporary China-North Korea relations: Can China give up on North Korea?

Seong-Hyon LEE, Kyushu University
Date: November 12, 2015 (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 for Sophia Open Research Week

Sophia University Institute of Comparative Culture presents

Light and Darkness: Reflections on the Study of Japanese Literature in Germany

Irmela Hijiya-Kirschnereit
Date: November 17th, 2015 (Tue)
Time: 17:00 - 19:00
Venue: Sophia University,Library, 8F, Rm 821
Language: English / No registration necessary

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ICC Lecture announcement

Sophia University Institute of Comparative Culture presents

From Colliery to Fukushima:60 Years of Tomiyama Taeko's Art

Laura Hein
Date: October 21st, 2015 (Wed)
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

Sophia University Institute of Comparative Culture presents

Ireland votes Yes to Equal Marriage: How a minority won a majority

Tiernan Brady
Date: October 5th, 2015 (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

Sophia University Institute of Comparative Culture presents

Measuring for What: Networked Citizen Science Movements after the Fukushima Nuclear Accident

Yasuhito Abe
Date: July 24th, 2015 (Fri)
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

Sophia University Institute of Comparative Culture presents

“Real(ity) Problem:” Otaku and the Politics of Imagination

Patrick W. Galbraith
Date: July 22, 2015 (Wed)
Time: 18:30-20:00
Venue: Sophia University,Building 10, 3F, Rm 301
Language: English / No registration necessary

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ICC Worshop announcement

Sophia University Institute of Comparative Culture presents

Translations and Japanese literary studies

Date: July 18th, 2015 (Sat)
Time: 13:30-17:30
Venue: Sophia University, Building 10, 3F, Rm 301
Language: English / No registration necessary

This event is organized by ICC Research Unit "Japanese Text in Motion"

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ICC Panel Discussion announcement

Sophia University Institute of Comparative Culture presents

A panel discussion on sustainability: Rethinking Sustainability after 3.11

Date: July 17th, 2015 (Fri)
Time: 19:00-21:00
Venue: Sophia University, Building 10, 3F, Rm 301
Language: English / No registration necessary

This event is organized by ICC Research Unit "3.11 as Crisis and Opportunity"

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ICC Lecture announcement

Sophia University Institute of Comparative Culture presents

Yatô Tamotsu, the Japanese Photographic Male Nude, and Future Gay Nostalgia

Jonathan M Hall
Date: July 10th, 2015 (Fri)
Time: 18:00-19:30
Venue: Sophia University,Building 10, 3F, Rm 301
Language: English / No registration necessary

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ICC Special Event announcement

Sophia University Institute of Comparative Culture presents

The Nepal Earthquake:

Drawing attention to remote areas of Dolakha through ethnographic film, “A Life with Slate” and a report from the Director, Dipesh Kharel

Date: July 7th, 2015 (Tue)
Time: 18:30-20:00
Venue: Sophia University,Building 10, 3F, Rm 301
No registration necessary

This event is organized by ICC Research Unit "3.11 as Crisis and Opportunity"

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Sophia Symposium program change announcement

We are sorry to have to announce that Dr. Yukiko KOGA’s appearance had to be cancelled due to her personal reasons. Following this cancellation, the program has changed from our former announcement. Please click the link to the revised program.

Empire and Aftermath: New Perspectives on the Legacies of the Japanese Empire

Hosted by ICC Research Unit on "Postcolonial Asian Cities"
Date: June 19th, 2015 (Fri)
Time: 10:45-17:15 (Click the event title for more detailed information).
Venue: Sophia University,Building 10, 3F, Rm 301
Language: English / No registration necessary

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ICC Lecture announcement

Sophia University Institute of Comparative Culture presents

Of Wallflowers, Idols and Role Models:Harisenbon and Female Comedians in Japan

Till Weingärtner
Date: June 29th, 2015 (Mon)
Time: 18:30-20:00
Venue: Sophia University,Building 10, 3F, Rm 301
Language: English / No registration necessary

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ICC Special Event announcement

Sophia University Institute of Comparative Culture presents

Nuclear Nation 2 (フタバから遠く離れて第二部) a film screening and discussion with the director Atsushi Funahashi

Date: June 26th, 2015 (Fri)
Time: 18:00-20:30
Venue: Sophia University,Building 2, 5F, Rm 508
Film in Japanese with English subtitle
No registration necessary

This event is organized by ICC Research Unit "3.11 as Crisis and Opportunity"

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Panel Discussion hosted by ICC and IGC

Sophia University Institute of Comparative Culture and Global Concern Institute presents

The Politics of Voice and Silence: Panel Discussion on Media Openness and Historical Revisionism in Contemporary Japan

Panelists
・Andrew Gordon (Professor of History, Harvard University)
・David McNeill (Journalist and Lecturer, Sophia University)
・Koichi Nakano (Professor of Political Science, Sophia University)
・Takashi Uemura (Journalist and Lecturer, Hokusei Gakuen University)
・Mina Watanabe (Secretary General, Women’s Active Museum for War and Peace)
・Tomomi Yamaguchi (Associate Professor of Anthropology, Montana State University)
Date: June 28th, 2015 (Sun)
Time: 15:00-17:30
Venue: Sophia University, Building 2, 5F, Rm 508

Language: English / Partial translation available / No registration necessary

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ICC Lecture announcement

Sophia University Institute of Comparative Culture presents

Girlscape: Discover Japan Campaign and the Marketing of Mediatic Ambiance

Tomiko Yoda
Date: June 17th, 2015 (Wed)
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

Sophia University Institute of Comparative Culture presents

The Socialist Modern at Rest and Play: Spaces of Leisure in North Korea

Robert Winstanley-Chesters
Date: June 24th, 2015 (Wed)
Time: 18:30-20:00
Venue: Sophia University,Building 10, 3F, Rm 301
Language: English / No registration necessary

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Sophia Symposium announcement

Sophia University Institute of Comparative Culture presents

Empire and Aftermath: New Perspectives on the Legacies of the Japanese Empire

Hosted by ICC Research Unit on "Postcolonial Asian Cities"
Date: June 19th, 2015 (Fri)
Time: 10:45-17:45 (Click the event title for more detailed information).
Venue: Sophia University,Building 10, 3F, Rm 301
Language: English / No registration necessary

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ICC Lecture announcement

Sophia University Institute of Comparative Culture presents

Confraternities and Parishes in Early Modern Nagasaki

Carla Tronu
Date: June 4th, 2015 (Thu)
Time: 18:00-19:30
Venue: Sophia University,Building 10, 3F, Rm 301
Language: English / No registration necessary

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ICC Lecture announcement

Sophia University Institute of Comparative Culture presents

Washoku on the World Stage: UNESCO and the Promotion of Japanese Cuisine

Theodore Bestor
Date: June 2nd, 2015 (Tue)
Time: 18:30-20:00
Venue: Sophia University,Building 10, 3F, Rm 301
Language: English / No registration necessary

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ICC Special Event announcement

Sophia University Institute of Comparative Culture presents

A Field Report and Response Plan from Disaster Stricken Nepal by Habitat for Humanity Japan

Date: May 15th, 2015 (Fri)
Time: Session (1)17:30-19:00 (in English) Session (2) 19:30-21:00 (in Japanese)
Venue: Sophia University,Building 2, 5F, Rm 508
No registration necessary

This event is organized by ICC Research Unit "3.11 as Crisis and Opportunity"

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ICC Lecture announcement

Sophia University Institute of Comparative Culture presents

From Exotic Demon to Queer Savior:The Textual Transformations of Amakusa Shirō

Rebecca Suter
Date: May 19th, 2015 (Tue)
Time: 18:30-20:00
Venue: Sophia University,Building 10, 3F, Rm 301
Language: English / No registration necessary

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ICC with Asian Rural Institution; Panel Discussion announcement

Training for transformation:

how a training program can impact values to bring about broader change in communities
Date: April 28 (Tue), 2015
Time: 19:00-21:00
Venue: Sophia University,10-301, 3F, Building 10
Language: English / No registration necessary

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Change of Venue announcement

Journeys Along the Atomic Highway: History, Politics, Performance and Memoir

Date: April 20 (Mon), 2015
Time: 17:00-19:30
Venue: Sophia University,Building 2, 5F, Rm 508
The venue for the event changed to 10-301, 3F, Building 10
Language: English / No registration necessary

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ICC Lecture announcement

Sophia University Institute of Comparative Culture presents

Regulating Funny: Humor and the Law

Laura E. Little
Date: April 15th, 2015 (Wed)
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

Sophia University Institute of Comparative Culture presents

Manga Empire: Comics and Companion Species

Thomas LAMARRE

Date: April 27th, 2015 (Monday)
Time: 18:30-20:00
Venue: Sophia University,Building 10, 3F, Rm 301
Language: English / No registration necessary

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ICC Panel Discussion announcement

Sophia University Institute of Comparative Culture Research Unit "3.11 as Crisis and opportunity"presents

Journeys Along the Atomic Highway: History, Politics, Performance and Memoir

Date: April 20 (Mon), 2015
Time: 17:00-19:30
Venue: Sophia University,Building 2, 5F, Rm 508
The venue for the event changed to 10-301, 3F, Building 10
Language: English / No registration necessary

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ICC Workshop announcement

Sophia University Institute of Comparative Culture Research Unit "Japanese Texts in Motion"presents

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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ICC Lecture announcement

Sophia University Institute of Comparative Culture presents

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
Language: English / No registration necessary

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ICC Lecture announcement

Sophia University Institute of Comparative Culture presents

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
Language: English / No registration necessary

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ICC Lecture announcement

Sophia University Institute of Comparative Culture presents

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
Language: English / No registration necessary

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ICC Lecture announcement

Sophia University Institute of Comparative Culture presents

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
Language: English / No registration necessary

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ICC Lecture announcement

Sophia University Institute of Comparative Culture presents

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
Language: English / No registration necessary

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ICC Lecture announcement

Sophia University Institute of Comparative Culture presents

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
Language: English / No registration necessary

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ICC Lecture announcement

Sophia University Institute of Comparative Culture presents

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
Language: English / No registration necessary

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An International Symposium

Sophia University Institute of Comparative Culture Network Studies Research Unit presents

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
Language: English and Japanese / No registration necessary / Free of charge

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Film screening and discussion

Sophia University Institute of Comparative Culture Research Unit "3.11 as Crisis and opportunity" presents

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
Language: English with Japanese subtitles / No registration necessary / Free of charge
For more information about the film click here: www.storiesfromtohoku.com

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ICC Lecture announcement

Sophia University Institute of Comparative Culture Research Unit "Network Studies" presents

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
Language: English / No registration necessary

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ICC Office Closure

ICC office will be closed from August 11 through August 25, 2014. We wish you a wonderful summer holiday.

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Film screening and discussion

Sophia University Institute of Comparative Culture Research Unit "3.11 as Crisis and opportunity" presents

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
Language: English and Japanese / No registration necessary / Free of charge
For more information about the film click here: http://nuclearnation.jp/en/

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ICC Lecture

Sophia University Institute of Comparative Culture Research Unit "3.11 as Crisis and opportunity" presents

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
Language: English / No registration necessary

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ICC Lecture

Sophia University Institute of Comparative Culture Research Unit "3.11 as Crisis and opportunity" presents

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
Language: English / No registration necessary

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ICC Lecture and discussion

Sophia University Institute of Comparative Culture Research Unit "3.11 as Crisis and opportunity" presents

Freeter and Precariat

Featuring Guy Standing

Date: July 19 (Sat), 2014
Time: 17:00-20:00
Venue: Sophia University, Building 2, 5F, Rm 508
Language: English / No registration necessary

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ICC Lecture announcement

Sophia University Institute of Comparative Culture Research Unit "Japanese Literature in Motion" presents

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
Language: English / No registration necessary

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A screening of a documentary film followed by a discussion session

Sophia University Institute of Comparative Culture and The Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE) Tokyo Study Center at Sophia University presents

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
Language: English with Japanese subtitles / No registration necessary

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ICC Lecture announcement

Sophia University Institute of Comparative Culture presents

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
Language: English / No registration necessary

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A screening of a documentary film

Sophia University Institute of Comparative Culture Research Unit "3.11 as Crisis and opportunity" presents

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
Language: English / No registration necessary

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ICC Lecture announcement

Sophia University Institute of Comparative Culture presents

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
Language: English / No registration necessary

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ICC Lecture Canceled

Institute of Comparative Culture Research Unit "Postcolonial Asian Cities" presents

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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ICC Lecture announcement

Sophia University Institute of Comparative Culture presents

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
Language: English / No registration necessary

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ICC Lecture announcement

Sophia University Institute of Comparative Culture presents

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
Language: English / No registration necessary

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ICC Lecture announcement

Sophia University Institute of Comparative Culture presents

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
Language: English / No registration necessary

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ICC Lecture announcement

Sophia University Institute of Comparative Culture presents

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
Language: English / No registration necessary

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ICC Lecture announcement

Sophia University Institute of Comparative Culture presents

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
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:
Noriko Murai
(村井 則子)
Ph.D., Associate Professor
Faculty of Liberal Arts,
Sophia University

 

ICC Collaborative Research Units

Postcolonial Asian Cities

Global Japanese Cuisine

Network Studies

3.11 as Crisis and Opportunity

Japanese Texts in Motion

Materialities of the Sacred