Moving Forward: Life After the Great East Japan Earthquake

A Traveling Exhibition Documenting Japan’s Recovery

January 15 to February 7, 2012
Opening reception January 18
Rockefeller Memorial Chapel is open to visitors from 8 am to 5:30 pm daily.

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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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Tenth Japan at Chicago Conference

Medicine and Politics in the Japanese Empire

Sponsored by the University of Chicago Committee on Japanese Studies
May 11-12, 2012
Website

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Japanese Magic Lantern: The Minwa-za Company of Tokyo and the Art of Utsushi-e

In April 2011, the University of Chicago community welcomes the Minwa-za Company of Tokyo for a series of events celebrating the uniquely Japanese magic lantern tradition of utsushi-e. This week will feature free workshops, lecture-demonstrations, and performances that will recreate utsushi-e in the original theatrical manner, using reproductions of lanterns and slides of the Edo era.

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Ninth Japan at Chicago Conference

Rethinking Hihyō: The Politics of Literature and the Literature of Politics in Early Postwar Japan

Sponsored by the University of Chicago Committee on Japanese Studies
March 4-5, 2011
Website | Poster

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