New Lecture Series by Japan Foundation, New York to Discuss Translating Japanese Fiction

Illuminating Japanese Studies: Lecture Series with Former JF Fellows Wednesday, October 28 at 6:00 p.m. Livestream JFNY/CGP YouTube channel Admission: Free The Japan Foundation, New York is launching an online lecture series, “Illuminating Japanese Studies: Lecture Series with Former JF Fellows.” Since the fellowship program started in 1972, there have been more than 1,000 American JF Fellowship recipients, who study a diverse range of research … Continue reading New Lecture Series by Japan Foundation, New York to Discuss Translating Japanese Fiction

Celebrate the History of the Japanese in New York City with JAA’s Virtual Fundraiser

JAA’s Virtual Walk/Run Fall Fundraiser Saturday, October 24 and Sunday, October 25 (anytime) Any Location Suggested Registration Fee/Donation: $30/$20 JAA members/$10 seniors and students Celebrate Japan in New York City! To celebrate Japanese American community connections and their history in New York, come join JAA’s fall fundraising walk/run anytime over the weekend of October 24 to 25. This is a virtual event, in support of … Continue reading Celebrate the History of the Japanese in New York City with JAA’s Virtual Fundraiser

Reiko Yamada’s Virtual Concert to Kick Off Japan Society’s Performing Arts Season

Reiko Yamada: Sound Installation for Silent Films Premieres October 21 at 8:00 p.m. Streaming on JapanSociety.org Admission: $15/$12 Japan Society members In response to the global COVID-19 pandemic, Japan Society has moved its programming for the Fall 2020/Winter 2021 Performing Arts Season into the online arena with a robust selection of North American premieres in the fields of both theater and music. With New York … Continue reading Reiko Yamada’s Virtual Concert to Kick Off Japan Society’s Performing Arts Season

Virtual Community Event for Social Change

Denshō Dinner @ Home Saturday, October 24 from 8:00 p.m. until 9:30 p.m. From the Comfort of Your Own Home Admission: Free Our history shows that in moments of turmoil, our connections to one another matter more than ever. While we can’t come together in person, we can still be in community with each other to remember our past collectively and affirm our commitment to … Continue reading Virtual Community Event for Social Change

Japanese Autumn Pop-Up Market in Queens

Japanese Autumn Pop-Up Market Sunday, October 18 from Noon until 6:00 p.m. Bliss Plaza – 46th Street and Queens Boulevard in Sunnyside, Queens Admission: Free I don’t know about you, but one of the things I’ve missed a lot during the dark lockdown days of the pandemic is going to Japanese street fairs. Queens Economic Development Corporation’s Made in Queens, Sunnyside Shines, the Turkish Cultural … Continue reading Japanese Autumn Pop-Up Market in Queens