Shinso Ito Center for Japanese Religions and Culture

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"Gift of Fire" Film Screening and Q&A

Gift of Fire, released in 2020 to mark the 75th anniversary of the end of World War II, is set for a major release in Japan on 250 screens nationawide on...

9/17 7pm
Through Seizure and Silence: Intersections of Disability, Race, and Wartime Incarceration

What does it mean to be seized without warning? To seize back things taken? How do we reclaim that which is silenced or gone? Bridging lives and cultures,...

9/23 5pm
Japanese American Forced Incarceration, Nisei World War II Military Service, and the Building of American Lives

The Go For Broke Japanese American Soldiers of World War II Forever Stamp was issued by the U.S. Postal Service this year to commemorate American men and...

10/1 3pm
Japan in the Long 1940s: A New History

[NEW TENTATIVE DATE] - Dec 3 2021 | 10:00AM - 5:00PM SCHEDULE | SPEAKERS | FLYER | RSVP While there have been many studies and conferences on colonial,...

12/3 10am
Role of ASEAN in Japan’s “Free and Open Indo-Pacific”

What role does Japan expect ASEAN to play in the Indo-Pacific? Japan’s “Free and Open Indo-Pacific” (FOIP) vision has drawn a significant international...


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