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CJS’s Fall 2011 Noon Lectures (10/27-12/08/11)

October 23rd, 2011 · No Comments · Events

The Center for Japanese Studies’ (CJS) Fall 2011 Noon Lecture Series will begin on Thursday, October 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.


October 27thTime and Space in Japanese Music, William Malm (Emeritus Professor, Ethnomusicology, The University of Michigan)

November 3rdFukushima’s Victories and Victims: The Fateful Alliance of Japanese Soccer and Nuclear Power, Elise Edwards (Associate Professor, Anthropology, Butler University)

November 10thFrom the Study to the Stage: Tōkaidō Yotsuya Kaidan, Performance and Text, Satoko Shimazaki (Assistant Professor, Japanese, University of Colorado, Boulder)

November 17th – In and Out of the Body: Corporeal Visions and Ecstatic Perception in Wartime Japanese Training Documentaries, Michael Raine (Film Scholar)

December 1stFigurality and the Development of Modern Consciousness, Charles Shirō Inouye (Professor, Japanese Literature; Co-Director, International Literary and Visual Studies, Tufts University)

December 8thPhotoVoice: Women’s Experiences of the Great East Japan Earthquake, Mieko Yoshihama (Professor, Social Work, The University of Michigan)

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