Shinso Ito Center for Japanese Religions and Culture

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Why Did the Fake Tiger Mask Have to Be Korean? The Mirroring of Post/Colonial Identities in Japanese Narrative Comics, 1960s-1970s

Kyu Hyun Kim (University of California Davis) This event is co-sponsored by the USC Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures. Abstract The boxing...

11/16 4pm
Yakuza, the State, and Freedom of Expression in Post-1960 Japan

This talk examines the impact of the massive 1960 protests in Japan against the US-Japan security treaty on Japanese society. Although the protests...

11/30 4:15pm
Allied with Japanese America: New Stories of Supporters during World War II

A symposium exploring allies of Japanese Americans during World War II who defended and supported those living under martial law in Hawaii, in the U.S....

12/8 10am
Book Talk "John Okada: The Life & Rediscovered Work of the Author of 'No-No Boy'"

Join us as we hear from Frank Abe and Greg Robinson, co-editors of the book John Okada: The Life & Rediscovered Work of the Author of No-No Boy. No-No Boy, ...

2/1/2019 12pm
Gender and the Japanese Bunjin (Literati): Haikai Poet Tagami Kikusha (1753-1826)

Speaker: Cheryl Crowley, Emory University Abstract and bio to come.

2/14/2019 12pm

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