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.

Seminar Website


Chair
Professor Yukiko Koga
ykoga@hunter.cuny.edu

Rapporteur
James Gerien-Chen
jg3035@columbia.edu


Meeting dates and locations are subject to change. Please confirm details with the seminar rapporteur.

Welcome

Meetings

11/01/2018 International Affairs Building, Room 918, Columbia University
6:30 PM
The Idea of Class in Modern Japan
Louise Young, University of Wisconsin-Madison




12/05/2018 International Affairs Building, Room 918, Columbia University
6:30 PM
Wild boar chase: The Half-Life Politics of Nuclear Things in Coastal Fukushima
Ryo Morimoto, Princeton University
Abstract