2015 Najita Distinguished Lecture

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

Monday March 30   5:00pm
International House, 1414 E. 59th Street

Free and open to the public; reception to follow

Please see the videotaped lecture here - http://news.uchicago.edu/multimedia/2015-najita-distinguished-lecture-ry...

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. 

Sponsored by the Center for East Asian Studies. Please email any questions you may have to eastasia@uchicago.edu.