Godzilla & Japanese Culture

October 23, 2007
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Lecture past event

Tuesday, October 23
6:30 pm

Godzilla is one of the most recognizable Japanese imports to the United States in the postwar era. Few Americans realize the close connection between Godzilla and Japanese culture. Through humor and anecdotes, William Tsutsui explores the monster’s lasting cultural impact on Japan, the U.S. and the globe. Dr. Tsutsui is Professor of Modern Japanese History and Department Chair at Kansas University as well as author of Godzilla on My Mind, Fifty Years of the King of Monsters. Moderated by Kerry Novick, President, Small Screen Distribution.

Followed by a reception.

Tickets: $10/$8 members, $5 seniors & students.  Purchase tickets online below or call the Box Office at (212) 715-1258.


  • Tuesday, October 23, 2007
  • 6:30 pm