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  • George Takei: From Barbed Wire to Broadway
    and his new Broadway musical Allegiance Best known for his portrayal of Mr Sulu on Star Trek and more recently for his role as a social media mega star Takei spent a large part of his childhood behind the barbed wire enclosures of US internment camps His desire to shed light on this troubling chapter of American history in which some 120 000 Japanese Americans were forcibly relocated from their homes to internment camps during World World II inspired him to develop Allegiance The event is moderated by Kermit Roosevelt who wrote a historical novel on the same topic Roosevelt is a professor of constitutional law at the University of Pennsylvania Law School and the great great grandson of President Theodore Roosevelt You will need Adobe Flash Player to view the webcasts please click here to download Adobe Flash Player Calendar of Events February 2016 S M T W Th F S 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 Language Center Event Nihongo Chat Support Japan Society Become a Member Make a Donation Corporate Membership Corporate Sponsorship About

    Original URL path: http://japansociety.org/webcast/george-takei-from-barbed-wire-to-broadway (2016-02-14)
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  • Konmari Your Life: Tidying Tips from Marie Kondo
    international best selling author Marie Kondo and pick up tips for transforming your home into a happy organized space Named one of Time Magazine s Most Influential People in the World in 2015 Marie developed a home organizing method that has taken the world by storm Attendees will receive a copy of her new book Spark Joy a comprehensive illustrated manual on how to declutter every room in the house In the new volume Marie also addresses lingering questions such as what to do with those necessary objects that do not spark joy in our lives The talk will be moderated by New York Times Style columnist Molly Young Followed by a book signing reception You will need Adobe Flash Player to view the webcasts please click here to download Adobe Flash Player Calendar of Events February 2016 S M T W Th F S 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 Language Center Event Nihongo Chat Support Japan Society Become a Member Make a Donation Corporate Membership Corporate Sponsorship About Overview Brief History Board of Directors Staff

    Original URL path: http://japansociety.org/webcast/konmari-your-life-tidying-tips-from-marie-kondo (2016-02-14)
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  • Uki Uki NihonGO + Culture! - Lesson 28 - Baseball
    especially in Japan and Korea To help prepare you for Japan Society s upcoming performance God Bless Baseball here s a basic primer on baseball vocabulary in English Japanese and Korean http www japansociety org event toshiki okada god bless baseball This Uki Uki video is created in conjunction with Japan Society s theatrical presentation of God Bless Baseball on January 14 17 2016 which is performed in English Japanese and Korean E baseball J yakyuu K yagu E game J shiai K sihab E ballpark J kyuujou K gujang E infield J naiya K naeya E outfield J gaiya K oeya E home plate J honrui ho mu K bonru E umpire J shinpan K shimpan E catcher J hoshu K posu E pitcher J toushu K toosu E shortstop J yuugekishu sho to K yugeoksu E walk J shikyuu foabo ru K sagu poebal E 1st 2nd 3rd base J ichirui nirui sanrui K 1 roo 2 roo 3 roo E top of the 1st bottom of the 1st J ikkai omote ikkai ura K 1 hoe cho 1 hoe mal E home run J Ho mu ran K homleon Follow and subscribe to Japan Society online https www facebook com japansociety https twitter com japansociety https www youtube com user JapanSoc Music by Soichiro Migita You will need Adobe Flash Player to view the webcasts please click here to download Adobe Flash Player Calendar of Events February 2016 S M T W Th F S 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 Language Center Event Nihongo Chat Support Japan Society Become a Member Make a Donation Corporate Membership Corporate Sponsorship About Overview Brief History Board

    Original URL path: http://japansociety.org/webcast/uki-uki-nihongo-culture-lesson-28-baseball (2016-02-14)
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  • Sandra Phillips: How the US Discovered Japanese Photography
    a Donation Attend the Annual Dinner Corporations Become a Corporate Member Current Corporate Members Corporate Sponsorship Opportunities Attend the Annual Dinner Foundations Government Space Rentals Lecture Home Multimedia Video Sandra Phillips How the US Discovered Japanese Photography Join Sandra Phillips Senior Curator of Photography SFMoMA for this keynote lecture on the history of Japanese photography in the United States Followed by an exclusive cocktail reception for ticket holders You will need Adobe Flash Player to view the webcasts please click here to download Adobe Flash Player Calendar of Events February 2016 S M T W Th F S 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 Language Center Event Nihongo Chat Support Japan Society Become a Member Make a Donation Corporate Membership Corporate Sponsorship About Overview Brief History Board of Directors Staff Career Opportunities News Press Annual Report Space Rentals Programs Business Policy Education Family Film Gallery Innovators Network Language Center Performing Arts Talks Multimedia Articles Video Calendar Upcoming Events Here and There Press Press Releases Press Registration Support Overview Individual Corporations Foundations Government Annual Dinner E News Sign

    Original URL path: http://japansociety.org/webcast/sandra-phillips-japanese-photography-in-the-united-states (2016-02-14)
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  • Womenomics-in-Action: Opportunities and Challenges Facing Japanese and American Corporations
    the Abe administration made one of its primary goals to increase the proportion of women at the board managerial level up to 30 by 2020 With the movement for women s equality in the workplace in full swing we bring together a panel of Japanese and American experts to examine the successes and challenges of corporate initiatives with the intent of fostering women s empowerment and engagement in the U S and Japan Topics we plan to examine in detail are successful initiatives that have led to an increase in the number of women at the board managerial level the challenges that women still face in the workplace and also a look at the international ideas that the U S and Japan can adopt and implement to further the women s movement Panelists Yukako Uchinaga Board Chair J Win Japan Women s Innovative Network Board Chair Japan Diversity Network Association President CEO Globalization Research Institute GRI Co Ltd Keiko Tashiro Executive Managing Director Head of Americas Daiwa Securities Group Inc and Chairwoman Chief Executive Officer Daiwa Capital Markets America Holdings Inc Deepa Purushothaman Principal Deloitte Consulting LLP Moderator Alicia Ogawa Senior Advisor Center on Japanese Economy and Business CJEB Columbia Business School Part of Women on the Rise This season Japan Society launches a new long term initiative Women on the Rise bringing to the fore programming and content related to women and shining a light on women who are pushing boundaries and expanding horizons within their field You will need Adobe Flash Player to view the webcasts please click here to download Adobe Flash Player Calendar of Events February 2016 S M T W Th F S 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22

    Original URL path: http://japansociety.org/webcast/womenomics-in-action-opportunities-and-challenges-facing-japanese-and-american-corporations (2016-02-14)
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  • Ultimate Alliance: The History of U.S.-Japan Economic Relations since 1945
    1945 Jointly accounting for over 30 of global domestic product the countries are major economic powers to the point where economic conditions within these countries influence market conditions worldwide The bilateral relationship while both mutually advantageous and strong is being affected by current trends such as the rise of China and other emerging economic powers and Japan s struggle to achieve sustained economic recovery Other events have come to pass that have directly affected relations between the countries such as the signing of the Plaza Accord of 1985 in New York City the burst of Japan s bubble economy and the Asian Currency Crisis of 1997 which contributed to the bursting of the U S housing bubble the immediate trigger for the Financial Crisis of 2007 08 But as history suggests this is one economic relationship that has endured the test of time In this program Paul Volcker and Toyoo Gyohten co authors of Changing Fortunes The World s Money and the Threat to American Leadership discuss the importance of U S Japan relations encompassing several decades and share their respective visions for the future of international monetary affairs between the two nations Speakers Paul A Volcker Chairman The Volcker Alliance Former Chairman Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System Toyoo Gyohten President The Institute for International Monetary Affairs former Japanese Vice Minister of Finance for International Affairs Moderator Jacob Schlesinger Editor Financial Regulation The Wall Street Journal You will need Adobe Flash Player to view the webcasts please click here to download Adobe Flash Player Calendar of Events February 2016 S M T W Th F S 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 Language Center

    Original URL path: http://japansociety.org/webcast/ultimate-alliance-the-history-of-us-japan-economic-relations-since-1945 (2016-02-14)
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  • Uki Uki Chat! - Sign Language Alphabet
    https www youtube com watch v zNosqdjM1jg In today s lesson Sherry san shows both the American Sign Language and Japanese Sign Language alphabets Can you memorize them all Try spelling out your name or other fun words in both languages Japanese Sign Language chart http www japansociety org resources content 5 9 5 6 images JSL Kana Hands CHART 001 jpg American Sign Language chart http www japansociety org resources content 5 9 5 6 images ASL Kana Hands CHART 001 jpg Do you have any topic you would like us to discuss Please let us know in the comment section Follow and subscribe to Japan Society online https www facebook com japansociety https twitter com japansociety https www youtube com user JapanSoc You will need Adobe Flash Player to view the webcasts please click here to download Adobe Flash Player Calendar of Events February 2016 S M T W Th F S 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 Language Center Event Nihongo Chat Support Japan Society Become a Member Make a Donation Corporate Membership Corporate

    Original URL path: http://japansociety.org/webcast/uki-uki-chat-sign-language-alphabet (2016-02-14)
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  • Okinawa, the Birthplace of Karate
    Rentals Karate Talk Home Multimedia Video Okinawa the Birthplace of Karate Explore the philosophical principles of karate through the true Okinawan masters Originating in Okinawa karate has become an international sport for both the spirit and the body To native Okinawans karate is known to involve both spirit and discipline creating a well rounded human being together with the martial art Master Choko Kyuna Chairman of The Society for the Advancement of Traditional Okinawa Karate leads this lecture program which includes a live demonstration by masters of four distinguished Okinawa karate styles You will need Adobe Flash Player to view the webcasts please click here to download Adobe Flash Player Calendar of Events February 2016 S M T W Th F S 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 Language Center Event Nihongo Chat Support Japan Society Become a Member Make a Donation Corporate Membership Corporate Sponsorship About Overview Brief History Board of Directors Staff Career Opportunities News Press Annual Report Space Rentals Programs Business Policy Education Family Film Gallery Innovators Network Language Center Performing Arts Talks Multimedia

    Original URL path: http://japansociety.org/webcast/okinawa-the-birthplace-of-karate (2016-02-14)
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