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  • Video: Multimedia: Japan Society
    as simple as hello changes completely between American and Japanese Sign Language We talk with Sherry san an instructor at the School for the Deaf regarding various signs in both Japanese and American Sign Language Start Video TALKS Explore Okinawa Art Culture and Cuisine from the Ryukyu Islands Tuesday November 3 6 30 PM An expert introduction to Okinawa s local traditions cuisine art and fashion Followed by a tasting reception Start Video BUSINESS POLICY The Physics of Success Nobel Prize Laureate Dr Shuji Nakamura on Fostering Innovation Wednesday October 14 6 PM Dr Shuji Nakamura Professor of Materials at the University of California Santa Barbara earned the 2014 Nobel Prize for Physics for his invention of the blue light emitting diode LED a result of his tireless devotion to his research in the field of semiconductor technology In this lecture he discusses his achievements his thoughts on innovation in Japan and the U S and the effect that Japan s corporate culture has on its scientists Start Video New World of Art Photography ART TALK 1968 and Beyond The New World of Art Photography Friday October 9 6 30 PM Join For a New World to Come artists Miyako Ishiuchi and Kunié Sugiura in conversation with exhibition curator Yasufumi Nakamori Museum of Fine Arts Houston for their insiders perspective on the earliest stirrings of contemporary art in Japan and New York during the late 1960s and 1970s Start Video BUSINESS POLICY One World Leadership and Culture when Building a Global Company Monday September 28 6 PM Since Yoshiaki Fujimori joined LIXIL Group Corporation in 2011 as CEO the company has undertaken acquisitions of several leading home product manufacturers such as American Standard and Grohe with the intent of becoming the global leader in the building materials and housing equipment industry Mr Fujimori joined by renowned human resources expert Stephen Patscot of Spencer Stuart discuss their perspectives on the software aspects of globalization and their respective philosophies on what it takes to be an effective leader in a post merger setting highlighting the challenges they have faced and some of their successes Start Video LANGUAGE LESSON Uki Uki Chat Okinawan Language Wednesday September 16 Today we re discussing the islands of Okinawa and their distinct languages and dialect with Okinawan dancer and singer Ms Junko Fisher Start Video LANGUAGE LESSON Uki Uki NihonGO Culture Lesson 27 Audience Questions Monday August 31 Q 1 How do you use the verbs あります and います Both verbs mean There is are You use あります for inanimate objects and います for animate objects Start Video BUSINESS POLICY Moving Forward Japan s Economy under Quantitative and Qualitative Monetary Easing Wednesday August 26 6 30 PM Two years have passed since the introduction of quantitative and qualitative monetary easing QQE by the Bank of Japan Contrary to popular belief the underlying improvement of the economy is very encouraging as evidenced by the recovery in business investment on the back of record profits as well as by

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  • Video: Multimedia: Japan Society
    Tuesday May 19 6 PM The U S alliance system has been the key to peace and prosperity in Asia since the end of World War II How can the U S coordinate with its allies to shape the broader regional security architecture while maintaining cooperative relations with China Join us as our experts discuss the power transition in East Asia as it relates to the opportunities and challenges in alliance management Start Video CORPORATE PROGRAM Changes in Japanese Management Style An Insider s Look Wednesday May 6 12 PM Yoshihiko Miyauchi has been piloting ORIX from its earliest innovations through its navigation of constantly changing global waters to its evolution into a domestic and international financial services powerhouse In this lecture Mr Miyauchi shares the story of modern changes in Japan s management style from the perspective of an inside witness and participant in the events that have shaped those changes Start Video CONFERENCE SYMPOSIUM The Naoshima Symbiosis for the Future Art Architecture and Nature Wednesday April 1 6 PM For over 20 years Benesse Art Site Naoshima has created a unique cultural landscape where architecture and art resonate in harmony with the nature of the Seto Inland Sea For the first time at a symposium in the U S project initiator Soichiro Fukutake will speak about the history of this unprecedented initiative its underlying philosophy Three of the architects involved Pritzker Prize recipients Kazuyo Sejima and Ryue Nishizawa as well as Hiroshi Sambuichi will be present to showcase their much acclaimed on site realizations Start Video LANGUAGE LESSON Uki Uki NihonGO Culture Lesson 23 Animals Monday March 30 In today s Uki Uki episode we are focusing on the animal related words through the fantastic new exhibit Life of Cats at Japan Society in New York City Start

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    East Asia and maritime security on the South China Sea This event features international security experts discussing the trends and prospects of the future of the Asia Pacific region and how the U S Japan defense agreement impacts these prospects Start Video CORPORATE PROGRAM Glenview Capital s Larry Robbins on Investing in Today s Markets Tuesday February 3 2015 Since its creation in 2001 Glenview Capital Management has gained prominence for its impressive returns under the leadership of CEO Larry Robbins By expertly applying growth at a reasonable price GARP investment strategy Robbins firm has earned its place as a top tier hedge fund In this lecture Robbins discusses his investment strategy market outlook and his views on opportunities for investment in the current global marketplace Start Video CORPORATE PROGRAM The U S and Japan Allies Global Partners and Friends for the Future Tuesday January 13 2015 Since the end of World War II the partnership between the United States and Japan has facilitated peace and prosperity across Asia and around the world Today the U S Japan Alliance is integral to the Obama Administration s Asia Pacific rebalance strategy Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs Daniel R Russel will discuss the latest developments in U S Japan cooperation and outline next steps across a broad spectrum of security economic and global issues Start Video CORPORATE PROGRAM Making Real a Growth Strategy for Japan and Lessons for the U S and Europe Tuesday December 2 2014 In this program Adam S Posen the President of the Peterson Institute of Economics assesses the direct impact and global economic implications of Abenomics Start Video CORPORATE PROGRAM Looking Ahead and Beyond Building the First 100 Year Startup Monday December 1 2014 In this talk Evernote s CEO Phil Libin

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    useful expressions and ordering food in a restaurant Put them to use and try out this basic dialogue next time you re ordering food Start Video LANGUAGE LESSON Uki Uki NihonGO Culture Lesson 15 Useful Expressions in a Restaurant Tuesday September 2 2014 Try out these useful expressions next time you re in a Japanese restaurant Start Video LANGUAGE LESSON Uki Uki NihonGO Culture Lesson 14 Ordering Food in a Restaurant Tuesday August 26 2014 Discover how to order food in Japanese with these 2 expressions Start Video LANGUAGE LESSON Uki Uki NihonGO Culture Lesson 13 audience questions Tuesday August 19 2014 Today we ll answer some of our viewer s questions on gestures as well as the Japanese word doumo Start Video LANGUAGE LESSON Uki Uki NihonGO Culture Lesson 12 small talk part 3 Thursday August 7 2014 Today we ll focus on small talk in respectful speech You can use this when you run into someone you want to show extra respect to such as your boss teacher or client guest customer Start Video LANGUAGE LESSON Uki Uki NihonGO Culture Lesson 11 small talk part 2 Monday August 4 2014 Today we ll introduce some of the most common 10 second small talk phrases you can use in various places Today s focus is a small talk in polite speech You can use this when you run into someone you are not that close to e g an acquaintance neighbor or a co worker Start Video LANGUAGE LESSON Uki Uki NihonGO Culture Lesson 10 small talk part 1 Friday July 25 2014 Today we ll introduce some of the most common 10 second small talk phrases you can use in various places This time we ll look at casual small talk Start Video CORPORATE PROGRAM Lawson s Takeshi

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    Corporate Sponsorship Opportunities Attend the Annual Dinner Foundations Government Space Rentals eNewsletter Stay informed about Japan Society programs by signing up for our eNewsletter Japan Society does not share your personal information with third parties To subscribe please fill out this form indicates a required field First Name Last Name Email Weekly eNewsletter Receive information about all Japan Society programs for the upcoming week Weekly eNewsletter Additional Interests If you are interested in any particular type of Japan Society program and would like to receive additional emails on these topics please indicate which one s below Business Policy Exhibitions Family Programs Film Programs K 12 Programs Language Center Talks Performances Young Patron eCalendar 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 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

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  • Articles: Multimedia: Japan Society
    Sustainable Growth Through Structural Reform October 1 2013 Read More Business Policy Where Does the Future of Investments Lie Ray Dalio on the Japanese World Economies September 6 2013 Read More Policy Japan the United Nations in a Turbulent World May 29 2013 Read More Business Japan s Sustainable Growth Strategy May 22 2013 Read More Business Policy Lessons at the Zero Bound May 21 2013 Read More Policy Challenges to Building Stability on the Korean Peninsula May 9 2013 Read More Business Investing in Japan Promoting Innovation Facilitating Changes May 1 2013 Read More Business Nuclear Energy Power Other Applications Future Prospects April 10 2013 Read More Business Policy Tokyo s Place in the World Through the Eyes of Tokyo Governor Naoki Inose April 15 2013 Read More Business Policy 3 11 Disaster and Change in Japan March 12 2013 Read More 1 2 3 4 5 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

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    in the Age of Innovation March 8 2013 Read More Business Policy Every Nation for Itself Japan s Place in a G Zero World February 12 2013 Read More Business Policy Japan s Energy Policy After Fukushima January 24 2013 Read More Policy Japan s New Political Landscape January 16 2013 Read More Business Policy NAIIC Report on Fukushima Lessons Learned Next Steps Forward October 17 2012 Read More Business Reviving Wendy s Ernest Higa on Entrepreneurship in Japan October 3 2012 Read More Business Policy Trans Pacific Partnership Pros Cons May 17 2012 Read More Policy Japan the United Nations May 16 2012 Read More Business Policy U S Perspectives on the Trans Pacific Partnership Japan April 17 2012 Read More Business Policy The Yen s Impact on the Recovery of Japan the World Economy March 20 2012 Read More 1 2 3 4 5 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

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    Closest Partner in East Asia December 1 2011 Read More Business Policy Operation Tomodachi Support Compassion Commitment November 15 2011 Read More Business Policy Innovation in Open Networks Innovation in Open Networks Read More Business Policy U S Japan Cooperation after 3 11 Report on the CSIS Keidanren Partnership for Recovery Task Force October 26 2011 Read More Policy US Japan Cooperation after 3 11 October 26 2011 The Partnership for Recovery and a Stronger Future will work with Keidanren to produce a blueprint for joint action this fall that Michael Green will present at Japan Society Read More Business Policy What s Next Change in Tokyo the World Economy October 3 2011 Read More Business Policy Greed vs Fear Making Sense of the Market Crash September 28 2011 Read More Business Japanese Companies U S Employment Law Liability How to Avoid Court Stay Out of the Headlines September 13 2011 Read More Business Policy Reimagining Japan The Quest for a Future that Works September 8 2011 Read More 2 3 4 5 6 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

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