Posts tagged with 'Najita'

2016-2017 Najita Distinguished Lecture

Professor Oguma Eiji
A New Wave Against the Rock: Social Movements in Japan Since the Fukushima Nuclear Meltdown

September 27, 2016 4:30pm (Film Screening)
September 28, 2016 6:00pm (Keynote)

International House, Assembly Hall
1414 E. 59th St
Chicago, IL 60637

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2015-2016 Najita Distinguished Lecture

Tawada Yoko
Where Literature Begins: The Practice and Poetics of Multilingual Address

March 7, 2016
International House
1414 E 59th St
Chicago, IL 60637

Sponsored by the Center for East Asian Studies, the Global Voices Program at International House, the Franke Institute for the Humanities, and the Department of Germanic Studies.

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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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