Reischauer Institute Japan Forum

  • 2018 Sep 21

    The Heisei Monarchy (1989-present) and the Future of the Japanese Monarchy

    Location: 

    Porte Seminar Room S250, 2nd Level, CGIS South Bldg., 1730 Cambridge St.
    4:15pm to 5:45pm

    KENNETH RUOFF
    Professor in the Modern History of East Asia and Director, Center for Japanese Studies, Portland State University


    Moderator: Helen Hardacre, Reischauer Institute Professor of Japanese Religion and Society

    Reischauer Institute Japan Forum Lecture Series co-sponsored by the Weatherhead Center Program on U.S.-Japan Relations

  • 2018 Sep 28

    Cinema-Truth in 1960s Japan: Critiques of Objectivity

    Location: 

    Porte Seminar Room S250, 2nd Level, CGIS South Bldg., 1730 Cambridge St.
    4:15pm to 5:45pm

    JULIA ALEKSEYEVA
    Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies Postdoctoral Fellow (Ph.D. Comparative Literature, Harvard University 2017)

    Moderator: Alexander ZahltenAssociate Professor of East Asian Languages and Civilizations, Harvard University

    Reischauer Institute Japan Forum Lecture Series

  • 2018 Oct 12

    In Between Space: Frank Lloyd Wright’s Interchange with Japan

    Location: 

    Kang Seminar Room S050, Japan Friends of Harvard Concourse, CGIS South Bldg., 1730 Cambridge St.
    4:15pm to 5:45pm

    KEN TADASHI OSHIMA
    Professor of Architecture, University of Washington

    Moderator: Yukio LippitProfessor of History of Art and Architecture, Harvard University

    Reischauer Institute Japan Forum Lecture Series

  • 2018 Nov 09

    The Hundred Man Killing Contest and the Birth of Carnival War in Japan

    Location: 

    Kang Seminar Room S050, Japan Friends of Harvard Concourse, CGIS South Bldg., 1730 Cambridge St.
    4:15pm to 5:45pm

    BENJAMIN UCHIYAMA
    Assistant Professor of History, University of Southern California

    Moderator: Andrew Gordon, Lee and Juliet Folger Fund Professor of History, Harvard University

    Reischauer Institute Japan Forum Lecture Series

  • 2018 Nov 16

    Title TBA

    Location: 

    Porte Seminar Room S250, 2nd Level, CGIS South Bldg., 1730 Cambridge St.
    4:15pm to 5:45pm

    VYJAYANTHI RATNAM SELINGER
    Associate Professor of Asian Studies, Bowdowin College

    Moderator: David Atherton, Assistant Professor, East Asian Languages and Civilizations

    Reischauer Institute Japan Forum Lecture Series

  • 2018 Dec 07

    Title TBA

    Location: 

    Kang Seminar Room S050, Japan Friends of Harvard Concourse, CGIS South Bldg., 1730 Cambridge St.
    4:15pm to 5:45pm

    BRIAN STEININGER
    Assistant Professor of East Asian Studies, Princeton University

    Moderator: Karen L. Thornber, Professor of East Asian Languages and Civilizations and of Comparative Literature; and Victor and William Fung Director, Harvard University Asia Center, Harvard University

    Reischauer Institute Japan Forum Lecture Series