Posts tagged with 'Japan'

2014 Najita Distinguished Lecture

Jun'ichi Isomae
“Haruki Murakami and the Question of Uneven Democracy in Post-Fukushima Japan”

April 21, 2014  |  5:00pm
1025 E 58th St, Chicago, IL  60637
Swift Hall, 3rd Floor Lecture Room

Free and open to the public; reception to follow

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Film Screening: Merry Christmas, Mr. Lawrence

Film Screening

Merry Christmas, Mr. Lawrence

February 10  |  7pm
Film Studies Center, Cobb 307
5811 S. Ellis Avenue, Chicago, IL

Join the Center for East Asia Studies on Monday, February 10th for a film screening of Merry Christmas, Mr. Lawrence, a classic film by Nagisa Oshima about a Japanese POW camp during World War II.

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Kojin Karatani: Neoliberalism as a Historical Stage

Wednesday, April 23  |  5:00pm
Location: Social Sciences Research Building, Room 122
1126 E 59th St, Chicago, IL  60637

In this major, paradigm-shifting work, Kojin Karatani systematically re-reads Marx's version of world history, shifting the focus of critique from modes of production to modes of exchange.

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JET Program Applications now being Accepted

The Japan Information Center of the Consulate General of Japan at Chicago is pleased to announce that applications for the 2014 Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Program are now available! Interested applicants may access the online application at this website: The deadline is 5:30 PM EST, Tuesday, November 26th.

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Student Creators Invitation Program

The Student Creators Invitation Program is the program of the KAKEHASHI Project which aims to foster learning and networking between artistic fields and creative professions. Academia chaperones must submit applications for their students and only students from four-year university/colleges or graduate schools in the United States are eligible candidates. Recruiting from artistic and creative academic programs, approximately 80 students from the U.S. will be invited to visit Japan in the Spring and Summer of 2014.

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