2015-2016 IJS Events

Academic Programming
 

SEPTEMBER 4, 2015
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”
 

Outreach
 

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
 
ONGOING PROJECT
IJS Discovery Box Project, seeding at other institutions and online, exchanges between Ohio and Japan schools
 
ONGOING PROJECT
IJS K-12 Curriculum Development Projects: “Journey along the Tokaido” and “Discovering Japanese Literature”
 
ONGOING PROJECT
IJS Internship Program: Teraoka Seiko Internships in Japan for OSU students
 
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