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Symposium: Communities, Resource Management, and Health in Modern Japan

November 18, 2011

PART ONE, 3:30-4:30: New Scholarship on Communities and Resource Commons in Japan Tomohiko Ohno (Economics, Hannan University) “Rises and Falls in Watershed Governance in Japan: changes in river policy and community reactions” Hitoshi Kominami (Rural Studies, Kyoto University) “A Community-based … Read more

Symposium: Rethinking Postwar Japan

October 25, 2011

Agenda: General Remarks – Narita Ryuichi, Japan’ Women’s University “Emerging Differences in the Wake of “3.11″: Uneasiness Turns into Anger” – Shin Ji-Young, Tsuda Women’s College “From the Postwar Debate on Subjectivity to Discourses on the 1950s: Implications and Premises” … Read more

Cine-East Film Screening: "Nobody Knows"

September 14, 2011

(Hirokazu Koreeda, 2004, 114 min, Japan, in Japanese with English subtitles, Color, DVD) Introduced by Anne Allison, Professor of Cultural Anthropology and Women’s Studies at Duke Four abandoned chidren try their best to survive in their own little world, devising … Read more