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Monday, August 18 — Saturday, August 23Learn Japanese traditional and pop music and develop basic taiko drumming, vocal and choreographic (movement) skills under the guidance of professional taiko drummers, singers and dancers during this five-day workshop.
Tuesday, August 26, 6:30 PM自らを「太平洋戦争を自分の目で見、肌で感じた最後の世代」と位置付ける内田氏。1962年に読売新聞社に入社した同氏は、「東京オリンピック（1964 年）」「大阪万国博覧会（1970年）「札幌冬季オリンピック（1972年）」など、敗戦後の日本が復興し、国際社会に「新しい日本」をアピールする国家 的な行事を全て経験・取材しました。「戦争放棄」を掲げ、目覚ましい経済成長を続けてきた日本は今、集団的自衛権を巡り「憲法改正」が叫ばれており、戦争 や武力紛争が絶えることのない現代において「国際社会の一員」として日本が果たすべき役割などについて、内田氏が独自の視点から日本の状況を鋭く分析し、 政治・経済・環境など様々な問題に対し、国際報道の最前線での経験を元に、内田氏が日本の行く末を鋭く読み解いていきます。
Friday, September 12 — Saturday, September 13PoNJA-GenKon (ponja-genkon.net), an acronym for Post-1945 Japanese Art Discussion Group/Gendai Bijutsu Kondankai, is a group of scholars, curators and researchers interested in the study of contemporary Japanese art, founded in April 2003. In celebration of the 10th anniversary of PoNJA-GenKon, the panels present the latest scholarship by specialists and academics in the field of post-1945 Japanese art history, aka “Ponja,” followed by video art presentations.
LANGUAGE CENTER EVENT
Monday, September 29, 6 PMJoin Japanese-language students and native Japanese speakers at this informal gathering to practice Japanese and English! Anyone at any language level is welcome to attend.
Wednesday, October 8, 6 PMEast Asia is at a historic crossroads, as arguments over collective self-defense in the Japanese Diet occur alongside unprecedented expansion of military assets in China. The Honorable Seiji Maehara, Former Minister for Foreign Affairs and Member of Japan’s House of Representatives, provides a keynote speech on how Japan should act, particularly with regard to China and the alliance with the U.S.
Friday, October 10 — Sunday, January 11A monster tsunami uproots a city. Modern tough guys lock samurai-style in battle. Candy-colored streams of animals and flowers hyperpixilate. These dramatic visual moments are among many to be encountered this fall in our new exhibition Garden of Unearthly Delights.
LANGUAGE CENTER EVENT
Wednesday, October 29, 6 PMJoin Japanese-language students and native Japanese speakers at this informal gathering to practice Japanese and English! Anyone at any language level is welcome to attend.
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