Posts tagged with 'Najita'

2015 Najita Distinguished Lecture

Professor Ryuichi Narita

"The various Routes of Post-WWII Japanese Intellectuals: Their Perspectives on the War and World"

What was the role of Japanese intellectuals in the postwar period on the level of both ideas and actions? This presentation will explore the paths taken by figures as Maruyama Masao, Yamaguchi Masao, Oe Kenzaburo, Ueno Chizuko, and Karatani Kojin from the early postwar period to the present. 

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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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2013 Najita Distinguished Lecture

Chizuko Ueno
"Forty Years of Japanese Feminism: What it has achieved...and what it has not"

April 22, 2013, 5:00pm
International House
1414 E. 59th St. Chicago IL. 60637

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2012 Najita Distinguished Lecture

Akio Igarashi
"A Structure of Deceit: The Japanese Nuclear Energy Program"

October 10, 2012
Poster | Program

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2011 Najita Distinguished Lecture

Nobukuni Koyasu
"Japanese Intellectuals and China"

October 4, 2011
Poster | Program
Video (Original Japanese)

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