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U of M Mochitsuki Festival (01/12/13)

December 22nd, 2012 · No Comments · Events

On Saturday, January 12th the University of Michigan Japan Student Association will be having it’s 9th annual mochitsuki festival to celebrate the new year. Features mochi-making and taste-testing, kakizome (calligraphy), kamishibai (story-telling), origami, games, manga-drawing, live music by Miyabi and Raion Taiko, and more. From 1:00-4:00PM at the East Hall Math Atrium on the campus of […]

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19th Annual Michigan Japanese Quiz Bowl (3/3/12)

February 7th, 2012 · No Comments · Events

Japanese language and quiz bowl competition for K-12 students on  Saturday, March 3rd from 9:00AM to 4:00PM at Wells Hall, Michigan State University. (Co-sponsored by the Japanese Teachers Association of Michigan, the Consulate-General of Japan in Detroit, and the Japan Business Society of Detroit.) For the most up-to-date information ‘like’ the event on Facebook.

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U of M Mochitsuki Festival (01/07/12)

December 16th, 2011 · No Comments · Events

On Saturday, January 7th the University of Michigan Japan Student Association will be having it’s 8th annual mochitsuki festival to celebrate the new year. Features mochi-making and taste-testing, kakizome (calligraphy), kamishibai (story-telling), origami, games, manga-drawing, live music, and more. From 1:00-4:00PM at the East Hall Math Atrium on the campus of the University of Michigan […]

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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 […]

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U of M CJS Fall Film Series (9/30-11/18/11)

September 24th, 2011 · No Comments · Events

The University of Michigan’s Center for Japanese Studies is hosting a series of free Japanese movie presentations this summer. CJS will be showcasing a total of four Japanese films at Angell Hall (Auditorium A–enter the building through the doors between Mason and Haven Hall off the Diag) each Friday from September 30th to November 18th. […]

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CJS’s Film Nite: Howl’s Moving Castle (9/30/11)

August 24th, 2011 · No Comments · Events

The University of Michigan’s Center for Japanese Studies presents a free screen of director Hayao Miyazaki’s award winning Howl’s Moving Castle (2004; 119 min., 35mm), starting at 7:00PM at Auditorium A, Angell Hall (enter the building through the doors off the Diag between Mason and Haven Halls).

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U of M Kite Festival (9/25/11)

August 24th, 2011 · No Comments · Events

The Center for Chinese Studies at the University of Michigan Ann Arbor will be presenting master kite demonstrations, competitions & challenges, and community art tables on Sunday, September 25th, 2011 from 1:00PM to 5:00PM at Nichol’s Arboretum. The Center for Japanese Studies (CJS) will take part in the event by presenting taketonbo, koi nobori-making for […]

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U of M CJS Summer Film Series (7/29-8/19/11)

July 28th, 2011 · No Comments · Events

The University of Michigan’s Center for Japanese Studies is hosting a series of free Japanese movie presentations this summer. CJS will be showcasing a total of four Japanese films at Angell Hall (Auditorium A–enter the building through the doors between Mason and Haven Hall off the Diag) each Friday from July 29th to August 19th. […]

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Manga Mania (6/25/11)

June 22nd, 2011 · No Comments · Events

Take two dimensional art and storytelling to the next dimension… Take a map to explore manga-related activities throughout the room. Occurring during the annual Ann Arbor Book Festival, on Saturday, June 25, 2011 from 2:00-3:30PM. This free event will be held at 2543 North Quad–directions here. More information is available at the Ann Arbor Book […]

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Japanese Constitution Lecture (4/15/11)

April 5th, 2011 · No Comments · Events

A free, public lecture on the topic of the current Constitution of Japan will be held at the Michigan Room of the Michigan League, University of Michigan, in Ann Arbor on April 15th starting at 8:30AM.

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Japan Night Fundraising Event (4/14/11)

April 4th, 2011 · No Comments · Events

The U of M Japanese Community will hold Japan Night, a fundraising event for Japanese causalities in the areas impacted by the devastating earthquake and tsunami, with some Japanese entertainment and Japanese food. When: 4/14 Thursday 6:00-9:00PM Where: Live at PJ’s 102 South 1st St., Ann Arbor, MI 48104-1304 What: Sushi, Performance, Raffle Prizes, and […]

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Music Event for Japan Relief (4/12/11)

April 2nd, 2011 · No Comments · Events

A fundraiser using Art and Music to support Earthquake and Tsunami victims in Japan will be held at the Yellow Barn in Ann Arbor on April 12th, 2011 from 6:30PM to 10:00PM. Postcards and art work created by artists in Japan and Michigan will be sold to raise money for Japan. (All money raised will […]

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Understanding the Earthquake (3/21/11)

March 17th, 2011 · No Comments · Events

We know both too much and not enough about the earthquake that struck northeastern Japan on March 11 and its aftermath. We are overwhelmed by images and succeeding reports, yet we have little understanding of what is transpiring. What is clear is that an earthquake is a complex event, needing to be considered from many […]

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Midori-Ko at the AAFF (3/25/11)

March 3rd, 2011 · No Comments · Events

The University of Michigan Center for Japanese Studies is co-sponsoring the presentation of Midori-Ko and the visit by its filmmaker, Keita Kurosaka, at the Ann Arbor Film Festival (AAFF) on Friday, March 25th at 7:00PM (Screening Room, Michigan Theater). From the AAFF Newsletter: “Acclaimed animator Keita Kurosaka will be in attendance from Japan to present […]

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18th Annual Michigan Japanese Quiz Bowl (3/19/11)

February 21st, 2011 · 4 Comments · Events

Japanese language and quiz bowl competition for K-12 students on  Saturday, March 19th from 12:00PM to 3:00PM at Auditorium 3 of the Modern Languages Building in Ann Arbor. (Co-sponsored by the Japanese Teachers Association of Michigan, the Consulate-General of Japan in Detroit, and the Japan Business Society of Detroit.)

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