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


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


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

Welcome

Meetings

02/13/2015 918 International Affairs Building, Weatherhead East Asia Institute
6:00 PM
Seminar on Modern Japan
Ian Miller, Harvard University
Abstract

Donald Roden, Rutgers University



04/17/2015 918 International Affairs Building, Weatherhead East Asia Institute
3:30 PM
Seminar on Modern Japan
Michael Baskett, University of Kansas
Abstract

Hikari Hori, Columbia University



05/01/2015 918 International Affairs Building, Weatherhead East Asia Institute
6:00 PM
Seminar on Modern Japan
Raja Adal, University of Cincinnati
Abstract

Kim Brandt, Columbia University