Japan Foundation Former Fellow Michiko Suzuki to Explore Depictions of Kimonos in Modern Japanese Literature

Reading Kimonos in Modern Japanese Literature: The Case of Kōda Aya Monday, March 29 from 8:00 p.m. until 9:30 p.m. EDT YouTube Live Admission: Free Last fall the Japan Foundation, New York launched their online lecture series, “Illuminating Japanese Studies: Lecture Series with Former JF Fellows.” Since the Fellowship program began in 1972, there have been more than 1,000 American Fellowship recipients who study a … Continue reading Japan Foundation Former Fellow Michiko Suzuki to Explore Depictions of Kimonos in Modern Japanese Literature

Cellist Shinko Hanaoka to Perform at the Japanese Consulate’s Next “Friday Night Live”

Friday Night Live: Shinko Hanaoka Friday, March 19 from 5:00 p.m. until 6:30 p.m. EDT Online with Facebook Live Admission: Free The Consulate General of Japan in New York continues its Friday Night Live concert series on Friday, March 19 with a live performance by cellist Shinko Hanaoka. Pianist Reiko Uchida will accompany her. RSVP on the Consulate’s Facebook event page. Program Unaccompanied Cello Suite … Continue reading Cellist Shinko Hanaoka to Perform at the Japanese Consulate’s Next “Friday Night Live”

Fukushima Governor, TEPCO Senior Adviser to Speak at Center on Japanese Economy and Business Webinar

Marking the 10th Anniversary of the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake Tuesday, March 23 from 8:00 p.m. until 9:15 p.m. EDT Live Webinar Admission: Free The Center on Japanese Economy and Business, Columbia Business School and the Jerome A. Chazen Institute for Global Business, Columbia Business School are co-sponsoring a special live webinar, Marking the 10th Anniversary of the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake. Part … Continue reading Fukushima Governor, TEPCO Senior Adviser to Speak at Center on Japanese Economy and Business Webinar

3.11 Commemoration by the Heiwa Peace & Reconciliation Foundation

3.11 Japan Tohoku Earthquake & Tsunami 10th Year Commemoration Thursday, March 11 at 8:00 p.m. EST Via Zoom and Facebook Live Admission: Free The Japan Tohoku Earthquake and Tsunami, which included a humanitarian crisis, environmental crisis (Fukushima nuclear plant meltdown), and massive economic impact, happened ten years ago. The disaster created more than 300,000 refugees from the Tohoku region of Japan and resulted in shortages … Continue reading 3.11 Commemoration by the Heiwa Peace & Reconciliation Foundation

Food for Thought | The Greene Space x MOFAD Present Aichi Food Event

Miso, Shoyu, and Samurai: The Cuisine and Culture of Aichi Prefecture Wednesday, March 10 from 8:00 p.m. until 9:30 p.m. Online Admission: $20 Located near the center of mainland Japan, Aichi prefecture is often overshadowed by neighboring Kyoto and Osaka. But travelers would be remiss not to stop in Nagoya, the country’s fourth largest city, to experience its local cuisine and fascinating history. Known for … Continue reading Food for Thought | The Greene Space x MOFAD Present Aichi Food Event