From the California roll to hip hop to Zen gardens, the cultures of the United States and Japan have crisscrossed the Pacific, profoundly influencing one another. In this commemorative 150th year of the first Japanese delegation to the U.S., Theodore C. Bestor, Professor, Chair of the Department of Anthropology, Harvard University, Ian Condry, Associate Director, Comparative Media Studies, MIT and Marc Peter Keane, landscape architect, examine food, music and landscape architecture throughout 150 years of influence, modification and adaptation. Moderated by Fred Katayama, Anchor, Reuters Television; Director, Japan Society. Co-sponsored by the Museum of the City of New York.
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This program is one of a series of events taking place throughout New York City celebrating the 150th Anniversary of the arrival of the first Japanese diplomatic mission to the United States. Additional information is available in English and in Japanese.
- June 10, 2010
- 6:30 pm