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.

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Janis Mimura
Associate Professor, SUNY/Stony Brook, History

Yukiko Koga 

James Gerien-Chen

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