Shinso Center for Japanese Religions and Culture

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Akira Nishimura: "Residual Religiosity in Public Cenotaphs: Reconsidering the Separation of Church and State in Postwar Japan"

Previous studies of memorials and commemoration in postwar Japan have discussed government involvement in Yasukuni Jinja and other Shinto rituals and...

3/27 2:30pm
Genji Redux:  New Views of the World’s First Novel Via the Dramatic Arts

Six playwrights re-visit the world’s first modern novel – The Tale of Genji written by Lady Murasaki in the 11th Century – and interpret it through the lens...

3/31 3pm
Takahiro Sasaki: Japanese Rare Book Workshop: Sounds and Voices in Medieval and Early Modern Books

Co-Sponsored by the Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures and the USC Libraries. PLEASE NOTE THAT REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED TO ATTEND THIS EVENT....

4/7 9:30am
Todaiji Oi Estate (in Japanese)

The Project for Premodern Japan Studies and the Center for Japanese Religion and Culture at USC are pleased to announce that Prof. Motoo Endô, of the...

4/13 4pm
Todaiji Oi Estate (in Japanese) - Day 2

The Project for Premodern Japan Studies and the Center for Japanese Religion and Culture at USC are pleased to announce that Prof. Motoo Endô, of the...

4/14 2pm

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