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2019-2020 IJS Events

Academic Programming

IJS/JASCO Lecture: Michiko Yamaoka, Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum,
“My Hiroshima Legacy: An A-bomb Story of My Mother and Aunt”

SEPTEMBER 23, 2019
IJS Lecture: Akiko Takeyama, University of Kansas,
“Sexual Self-Determinism in Japanese Adult Videos in the Age of the Internet”

OCTOBER 18, 2019
IJS Lecture: Jakobina Arch, Whitman College,
“Cargo Ships, Shipwrecked Soldiers, and the Nearshore Environment of Tokugawa Japan”

OCTOBER 28, 2019
IJS Lecture: Ann Marie Davis, The Ohio State University,
“Book Talk: Imagining Prostitution in Modern Japan, 1850-1913”

OCTOBER 30, 2019
IJS/JASCO Performance: Rakugo by Yanagiya Tozaburo

NOVEMBER 5, 2019
IJS Lecture: Yuki Matsuda, The University of Memphis,
“Yakuwarigo (Role Language) in Japanese Popular Culture: The Hidden Multimodality in Japanese Characters”

NOVEMBER 16, 2019
Art History Symposium: Art and Dissent in Japan Since 1945

NOVEMBER 19, 2019
IJS Lecture: Bill Tsutsui, Hendrix College,
“Beyond the Man in the Rubber Suit: Godzilla, Postwar Japan, and the Global Imagination”

JANUARY 9, 2020
IJS Lecture: Hisae Miyauchi, Tsukuba University,
“Disability in Japan”

JANUARY 13, 2020
IJS Lecture: Yoichi Kato, Asia Pacific Institute
“The Role of the Japan-U.S. Alliance in the Face of the U.S.-China Strategic Rivalry”

FEBRUARY 7, 2020
CRMS/IJS Lecture: Haruo Shirane, Columbia University,
“The Six Realms, Hell, and Resurrection in Medieval Japan”

FEBRUARY 14, 2020
IJS Lecture: Joshua Hausman, University of Michigan,
“Abenomics and Monetary Policy”

FEBRUARY 27, 2020
IJS Lecture: David Welch, University of Waterloo,
“China’s Hot-Button Maritime and Territorial Claims: a Role for Japan”

FEBRUARY 28, 2020
IJS Brad Richardson Memorial Lecture: Gil Latz, The Ohio State University
With Discussant David Welch, University of Waterloo,
“Effective Leadership in Japan: The Case of Shibusawa Eiichi, Entrepreneur and Philanthropist”

MARCH 2, 2020
IJS/IKS Lecture: Sherry Fowler, University of Kansas,
“Buddhist Temple Bells and Transnational Connections Between Japan, Korea, and the Ryukyus”