Modern East Asia: Japan

  • Founded
    1960
  • Seminar Number
    445

The Modern Japan Seminar is concerned with the history, politics, society, and culture of Japan from the late nineteenth century to the present. It emphasizes interdisciplinary dialogue among historians, anthropologists, sociologists, literary critics and other scholars from the New York area institutions. The seminar meets regularly to discuss a paper from a work in progress by a member or invited speaker. Pre-circulation of papers and discussant comments encourage in-depth discussion and debate.

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Co-Chairs
Janis Mimura
Associate Professor, SUNY/Stony Brook, History
janis.mimura@stonybrook.edu

Yukiko Koga
ykoga@hunter.cuny.edu 

Rapporteur
James Gerien-Chen
jg3035@columbia.edu