Reischauer Institute Japan Forum

  • 2018 Feb 23

    Thinking with Scriptures and Their Uses: Great Notes (Maka shō), Raishin’s Notes (Raishin shō), and the Dissemination of Ritual Scripture (Shōgyō) in Early Medieval Japan

    4:00pm to 5:30pm

    Location: 

    Porte Seminar Room S250, 2nd Level, CGIS South Bldg., 1730 Cambridge St.
    BRIAN RUPPERT
    Kazushige Hirasawa Professor of Japanese Studies, Bates College

    Moderator: Ryuichi Abe, Reischauer Institute Professor of Japanese Religions, Harvard University

     
    Reischauer Institute Japan Forum Presentation
  • 2018 Mar 02

    Japan Forum Workshp: Tokyo Urban History

    4:00pm to 5:45pm

    Location: 

    Porte Seminar Room S250, 2nd Level, CGIS South Bldg., 1730 Cambridge St.

    Edo/Tokyo and Meiji Revolution
    MEGUMI MATSUYAMA

    Associate Professor of Modern History, Meiji University and Reischauer Institute Visiting Scholar

    Approaches to the History of the Modern Japanese City
    JORDAN SAND

    Professor of Japanese History and Culture, Georgetown University

    Moderator: David L. Howell, Professor of Japanese History, Harvard University

    Reischauer Institute Japan Forum Presentation 

  • 2018 Apr 06

    Neighborhoods of Refuge: Supportive Housing, Gentrification, and Ontological Security in Tokyo’s San’ya and Osaka’s Kamagasaki

    4:00pm to 5:30pm

    Location: 

    Porte Seminar Room S250, 2nd Level, CGIS South Bldg., 1730 Cambridge St.
    MATTHEW MARR
    Associate Professor of Sociology, Florida International University

    Moderator: Mary C. Brinton, Reischauer Institute Professor of Sociology, Harvard University

    Reischauer Institute Japan Forum Presentation co-sponsored by Weatherhead Center Program on U.S.-Japan Relations
  • 2018 Apr 20

    Literary Ambulation: Tourism, Author Worship, and Hunting for the Past in Contemporary Japan

    4:00pm to 5:30pm

    Location: 

    Porte Seminar Room S250, 2nd Level, CGIS South Bldg., 1730 Cambridge St.
    SARI KAWANA
    Associate Professor of Japanese, University of Massachusetts Boston

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

    Reischauer Institute Japan Forum Presentation 
  • 2018 Apr 27

    Old Robots, Second Lives, and More-than-Human Care for Aging Japanese

    4:00pm to 5:30pm

    Location: 

    Porte Seminar Room S250, 2nd Level, CGIS South Bldg., 1730 Cambridge St.

    SHAWN M. BENDER
    Associate Professor of East Asian Studies, Dickinson College and Reischauer Institute Visiting Scholar

    Moderator: Theodore C. Bestor, Reischauer Institute Professor of Social Anthropology and Director, Edwin O. Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies, Harvard University

    Reischauer Institute Japan Forum Presentation
  • 2018 May 04

    Tekagami and the Poetics of Fragments

    4:00pm to 5:30pm

    Location: 

    Kang Seminar Room S050, Concourse Level, CGIS South Bldg., 1730 Cambridge St.

    EDWARD KAMENS
    Sumitomo Professor of Japanese Studies, Yale University

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

    Reischauer Institute Japan Forum Presentation