Modern East Asia: Japan
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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.
Associate Professor, SUNY/Stony Brook, History
Joshua Evan Schlachet
|02/27/2014||918 International Affairs Building
“Japan’s Hybrid Empire: The Greater East Asia Co-Prosperity Sphere.”
Jeremy Yellen, Harvard University
|04/03/2014||918 International Affairs Building
Lori Watt, "The Japanese Empire Unmade: Defeat and Decolonization in East Asia, 1945"
|05/01/2014||918 International Affairs Building
Tom Looser, Title TBA