Japanese Classical Music: Sacred, Court, and Early Modern Salon Music

Gagaku and Hogaku Semester-End Recital Spring 2022 Thursday, April 21 at 7:00 p.m. St. Paul’s Chapel, Columbia University – 1160 Amsterdam Avenue Admission: Free Columbia University’s Gagaku (ancient imperial Japanese Court Music) and Hogaku (traditional koto and shakuhachi music) Ensembles will have their semester-end concert on Thursday, April 21. The event is free and open to the public. Face masks and vaccine cards are required … Continue reading Japanese Classical Music: Sacred, Court, and Early Modern Salon Music

Japan in a COVID-19 World

A Discussion on Japan’s Responses to the Global Pandemic Thursday, April 30 from 9:00 a.m. until 10:00 a.m. Facebook Live — Weatherhead East Asian Institute Admission: Free Japan experienced one of the early outbreaks of COVID-19 with the Princess Diamond cruise ship incident in February, and it is currently seeing a return of rising case numbers throughout the country. How has the political leadership handled … Continue reading Japan in a COVID-19 World
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Closing the Gender Gap in Japan: Achievements, Challenges, and Prospects

Closing the Gender Gap in Japan: Achievements, Challenges, and Prospects Thursday, February 14 from 12:30 p.m. until 1:45 p.m. (Registration begins at noon) Columbia Business School – 3022 Broadway (Uris Hall, Room 303) Admission: Free The Center on Japanese Economy and Business, Columbia Business School welcomes you to a lunchtime zadankai (“discussion meetings”) seminar. Key Topics The facts and figures surrounding the gender gap in … Continue reading Closing the Gender Gap in Japan: Achievements, Challenges, and Prospects
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Annual Concert of IMJS: Japanese Cultural Heritage Initiatives

Glories of the Japanese Music Heritage XIII Saturday, March 31 from 4:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. Miller Theatre – 2960 Broadway at 116th Street Admission: Free IMJS: Japanese Cultural Heritage Initiatives at Columbia University is holding its annual concert of Japanese sacred Gagaku court music and contemporary music for traditional Japanese instruments. Glories of the Japanese Music Heritage XIII celebrates the 50th anniversary of the … Continue reading Annual Concert of IMJS: Japanese Cultural Heritage Initiatives
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Columbia Japan Society Matsuri

Columbia Japan Society Matsuri Friday, March 30 from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Columbia University – Low Plaza Admission: Free Spring is here, which means it’s matsuri time! The Columbia Japan Society hosts the first festival of the season with a slate of activities, games, performances, and Japanese food for all to enjoy. Food vendors include Oconomiyaki, BentOn Cafe, and Go! Go! Curry! Other vendors … Continue reading Columbia Japan Society Matsuri