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Duke Japanese Film Series: Departures

November 6, 2014

The Duke Japanese Hall and Japanese Program will be hosting their second film screening this semester. The film will be Departures by director Yojiro Takita. Come and learn more about Japanese culture, funeral rites, and the importance of family and friendship in this Academy … Continued

Curlew River: Britten's Homage to the Japanese Noh Play

November 5, 2014

Nov 6 at 7:30 pm and Nov 7 at 8:00 pm at UNC’s Memorial Hall The 20th century English composer Benjamin Britten wrote Curlew River after watching Juro Motomasa’s noh play Sumidagawa in Japan. Unmistakable in the music of Curlew River are the … Continued

"The Invention of 'Religion' in Japan" – Jason Ananda Josephson

September 18, 2014

Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies, North Carolina State University, Religious Studies Colloquium Series http://www.ncsu.edu/chass/philo/rel_activities.html The Invention of “Religion” in Japan Jason Ānanda Josephson Associate Professor of Religion, Williams College Thursday, October 16, 2014, 4:30 p.m. Riddick Hall, Room 321 … Continued

"The Invention of 'Religion' in Japan" – Jason Ananda Josephson

September 18, 2014

Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies, North Carolina State University, Religious Studies Colloquium Series http://www.ncsu.edu/chass/philo/rel_activities.html The Invention of “Religion” in Japan Jason Ānanda Josephson Associate Professor of Religion, Williams College Thursday, October 16, 2014, 4:30 p.m. Riddick Hall, Room 321 … Continued

Conference: "From Modes of Production to Modes of Exchange"

April 14, 2014

The Institute of Critical Theory hosts an international conference to consider the historical, political, and philosophical issues raised in Kojin Karatani’s The Structure of History (Duke University Press). Co-sponsored by the Office of the Provost, Duke Graduate School, Asian/Pacific Studies … Continued

TCJS Conference 2014: "Shifting Terrains of Struggle in Japan and Japanese Studies"

March 19, 2014

CLICK HERE FOR CONFERENCE REGISTRATION PROGRAM Friday, April 11 1:00-4:00pm:  Workshop with Triangle-area graduate students 4:30-6:00pm:  Keynote Address:  Anne Allison, Duke Saturday, April 12 9:30am:  Coffee 10:00am-1:00pm:  Labor, Ethnicity, Marginalized Sites, and Elided Presences “How Do We Temporize ‘Precariousness’?” – Yukiko … Continued