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Lecture: Sacred High City, Sacred Low City: A Tale of Religious Sites in Two Tokyo Neighborhoods / Miami, FL

02/05/2014

This talk will be given by Steven Heine of Florida International University.

This event will be held by Florida International University under the Institutional Project Support (IPS) Grant Program.

Lecture: Grappling with Modernity: Judo and Making the Athletic Body in Pre-War Japan / Los Angeles, CA

02/03/2014

Colloquium with Professor Jonathan Zwicker, University of Michigan.

This event will be held by University of California, Los Angeles under the Institutional Project Support (IPS) Grant Program.

Exhibition: On the Thresholds of Space-Making: Shinohara Kazuo and His Legacy at Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum at Washington University in St. Louis / St. Louis, MO

01/31/2014 - 04/20/2014

This exhibition surveys the work of one of Japan's greatest and most influential architects of the postwar generation, Shinohara Kazuo (1925-2006), who has remained virtually unknown outside of a small community of devoted followers. Presenting rarely seen original drawings, sketches, and other archival material, the exhibition also showcases the enduring legacy of Shinohara's work through projects by younger Japanese architects whom he influenced: Sakamoto Kazunari; Itō Toyō; SANAA; and Ishigami Junya.

This exhibition is supported by the Exhibitions Abroad Support Program.

Lecture: Japan and the United States from Commodore Perry to the Post War Occupation: A Macro Story of Empires in Conflict / Kennesaw, GA

01/30/2014

This talk will be given by Alan Lebaron, Professor of History at Kennesaw State University.

(As part of Kennesaw State University's Year of Japan Thursday lecture series, the university presents the following lectures. These events are supported through the Institutional Project Support (IPS) Small Grant Program)

Lecture: Women, Media, Consumerism & Popular Culture in Japan / Kennesaw, GA

01/23/2014

This talk will be given by Millie Creighton, Associate Professor in the Department of Anthropology at the University of British Columbia.

(As part of Kennesaw State University's Year of Japan Thursday lecture series, the university presents the following lectures. These events are supported through the Institutional Project Support (IPS) Small Grant Program)

Performance: Orpheus with Nobuyuki Tujii / West Palm Beach, FL, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, Vero Beach, FL, New York, NY, Purchase, NY, Easton, PA

01/19/2014, 01/20/2014, 01/21/2014, 01/25/2014, 01/26/2014, 01/28/2014

Orpheus Chamber Orchestra will collaborate with brilliant young Japanese pianist, Nobuyuki Tusjii to present six concerts in Florida, Pennsylvania, and New York, including Mr. Tsujii's orchestral debut at Carnegie Hall. Mr. Tsujii will join the Orpheus in its first all-Beethoven program, performing Beethoven's "Emperor" Piano Concerto No.5 in E-flat Major.

This event is supported by JFNY Grant for Arts and Culture.

Film: Vengeance is Shohei Imamura / New York, NY

01/17/2014 - 02/01/2014

One of the greatest filmmakers in Japanese cinema, Shohei Imamura, will be featured at Asia Society with the screening of five of his works, including Stolen Desire, Vengeance is Mine, A Man Vanishes, The Ballad of Narayama, and Black Rain. This retrospective is co-organized with Asia Society.

Lecture: The Toroku Arsenic Mine, Citizen Activism, and the Asia Arsenic Network / Kennesaw, GA

01/16/2014

This talk will be given by Timothy S. George, Professor of History at the University of Rhode Island.

(As part of Kennesaw State University's Year of Japan Thursday lecture series, the university presents the following lectures. These events are supported through the Institutional Project Support (IPS) Small Grant Program)

Exhibition: Echoes of Japan Print Exhibit / Tempe, AZ

01/10/2014 - 05/17/2014

Prints by Western Women from the collection of Laurie and Waynor Rogers, exhibited at the Arizona State University Art Museum. Supported by Institutional Project Support (IPS) Grant which was given to Arizona State University.

Performance: Poro Oyna: The Myth of the Aynu / Hanover, NH, San Francisco, CA

01/10/2014 - 01/11/2014, 01/15/2014 - 01/19/2014

A new multidisciplinary shadow theatre work created by Larry Reed in collaboration with OKI, a prominent Ainu musician specializing in the fretless Aynu string instrument tonkori, will be presented in Dartmouth College in New Hampshire and Fort Mason Center in San Francisco. The project tells the legends of Aynu Rakkur, the beloved demi-god from the ancient epic song cycle of "yukar." The performance is heightened by the distinctive sound of OKI's tonkori and his original modern renditions of Aynu folk songs.

Jan 10 - 11: Hopkins Center for the Arts (Hanover, NH)
Jan 15 - 19: Fort Mason Center (San Francisco, CA)

This performance is supported by The Japan Foundation through its Performing Arts JAPAN program.

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