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2015-2016 IJS Events

Academic Programming

IJS Lecture and Performance Presentation: Hiromi Sakamoto, Kindai University, “Introducing Tenshu Monogatari — History, Diversity and Cultural Challenges of Japanese Performing Arts in a Democratic Context”
SEPTEMBER 15, 2015
IJS Lecture: Tadashi Hasebe, Tokyo University of Agriculture and Tohoku University, “Scenery (Fukei) Narrative: Integrating Ethics and Economics”
SEPTEMBER 29, 2015
IJS/IKS Lecture: Scott Snyder, Council on Foreign Relations, “The Japan-South Korea Identity Clash: East Asian Security and the United States”
FEBRUARY 8, 2016
IJS Lecture: Fukunari Kimura, Keio University, “The Impact of the Trans-Pacifi c Partnership (TPP) Trade Agreements on Japan and East Asia”
FEBRUARY 24, 2016
IJS Lecture: Elizabeth Oyler, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, “Endings and the Tale of Heike: Secret Pieces of the Heike Biwa Tradition”
MARCH 4, 2016
IJS/Brad Richardson Memorial Lecture: Brett Walker, Montana State University, “Natural and Unnatural Disasters: 3/11, 9/11, Asbestos and the Unmaking of Japan’s Modern World”
MAY 10-11, 2016
EASC/ICS/IJS/IKS/DEALL Workshop: “East Asian Book History Workshop”


OCTOBER 24, 2015
IJS Outreach/Ohio-Japan Alumni Network Event: “Alumni Voices: Sharing Japan-related Experiences & Opportunities” (for students, faculty and alumni)
NOVEMBER 8, 2015
IJS Outreach/OATJ Event: Japanese Language Teacher Workshop & Ohio Association of Teachers of Japanese (OATJ) Annual Meeting, Mieko Kawai, University of Virginia, “Articulation Workshop: Changes in Teachers, Classes, and Students”
DECEMBER 6, 2015
IJS Event: Japanese Language Proficiency Test administered at The Ohio State University
IJS Discovery Box Project, seeding at other institutions and online, exchanges between Ohio and Japan schools
IJS K-12 Curriculum Development Projects: “Journey along the Tokaido” and “Discovering Japanese Literature”
IJS Internship Program: Teraoka Seiko Internships in Japan for OSU students