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CJS’s Winter 2011 Noon Lectures (01/27-04/14/11)

January 16th, 2011 · No Comments · Events

The Center for Japanese Studies’ (CJS) Winter 2011 Noon Lecture Series will begin on Thursday, January 27th. This semester’s series features ten talks on all aspects of Japanese history, culture, art, thinking, and more.

CJS’s Noon Lecture Series takes place at 12:00PM in Room 1636 of the School of Social Work Building. The talks are free and open to the public. As this is a noontime event, CJS encourages all guests to bring their brown bag lunch. Coffee, tea, and an assortment of cookies will be available.


January 27 – Jeffrey Broadbent; Associate Professor, Department of Sociology at the University of Minnesota; “The Differential Network Structuration of ACID Polities: Japan’s Butterfly State in U.S. and German Comparison”

February 3 – William Grimes, Professor, International Relations and Political Science, Boston University; “The Future of Regional Liquidity Arrangement in East Asia: Lessons from the Global Financial Crisis”

February 10 – Rieko Kage, 2010-11 Toyota Visiting Professor, CJS; Associate Professor, Political Science, University of Tokyo; “Civic Engagement in Postwar Japan: The Revival of a Defeated Society, 1945-55”

February 17 – Eric Rath, Associate Professor, History, University of Kansas; “Dining and Daydreaming in the Edo Period”

February 24 – Richi Sakakibara, Associate Professor, School of International Liberal Studies, Waseda University; “Rethinking the ‘Post-Defeat’ Discursive Space: Censorship During the Occupation Period”

March 10 – Marcia Yonemoto, Associate Professor, History, University of Colorado at Boulder; “Motherhood and Early Modernity in Japan”

March 17 – Bert Winther-Tamaki, Associate Professor, Art History, University of California, Irvine; “Encounters with the Other Through the Medium of Oil Painting: Italian, Mexican, and Chinese Figures by the ‘Western Painters’ of Modern Japan”

March 24 – Yukiko Tsunoda, Professor, Law, Meiji University; Lawyer, Tanaka & Partners; “Legal and Social Responses to Children Living with Their Abused Mothers”

April 7 – Brett Walker, Regents’ Professor and Chair, History and Philosophy, Montana State University; “Toxic Archipelago: A History of Industrial Disease in Japan”

April 14 – Michael Bourdaghs, Associate Professor, East Asian Languages & Civilizations, University of Chicago; “Psychology in Natsume Sōseki’s Mon

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