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  • 2012-2013 Season: Past Events: Talks+: Programs: Japan Society
    Thursday June 13 2013 Sold Out Ginjo shu Its Significance History Lecture Annual Sake Tasting Ginjo shu Its Significance History Thursday May 16 2013 Sold Out Lecture Author Luncheon with Fuminori Nakamura Saturday April 27 2013 Lecture A Taste of Tohoku Food Sake Recipes Stories Thursday April 11 2013 Lecture The Postwar Japanese Avant Garde Movement Art Revolution in 1960s Japan Tuesday April 9 2013 Lecture The Power of Miso Thursday February 21 2013 Lecture How to Create Your Own Humanoid Robot Science Made in Japan Tuesday February 5 2013 Lecture Banzai Babe Ruth Baseball Espionage Assassination during the 1934 Tour of Japan Wednesday October 24 2012 Lecture Toyo Ito Architecture s Direction Post March 11 Monday October 15 2012 Lecture A Night of Provocation with Eikoh Hosoe Wednesday October 10 2012 Lecture A Life of White Porcelain Living National Treasure Ceramist Manji Inoue Monday September 10 2012 Revival from the Great East Japan Earthquake Learning from John Manjiro Lecture Dr Shigeaki Hinohara Lecture Revival from the Great East Japan Earthquake Learning from John Manjiro Wednesday August 15 2012 Lecture Programs at Japan Society were generously sponsored by Toyota Motor North America Inc Japan Airlines was the exclusive Japanese Airline sponsor of Lecture Programs at Japan Society United Airlines was the exclusive U S Airline sponsor of Lecture Programs at Japan Society Additional support was provided by Chris A Wachenheim and the Sandy Heck Lecture Fund 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 Follow Us Blog Facebook Twitter YouTube Support Japan Society Become a Member Make a Donation Corporate Membership Corporate

    Original URL path: http://japansociety.org/page/programs/talks/past-events/talks-2013 (2016-02-14)
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  • 2011-2012 Season: Past Events: Talks+: Programs: Japan Society
    Thursday March 22 2012 Thursday March 22 2012 Sold Out Lecture Wagashi Japanese Confections Seasonal Treats Wednesday March 21 2012 Workshop Haiku Workshop Saturday March 31 2012 Sold Out Conference Symposium SHINSAI The Conversation Monday March 12 2012 Lecture Tokyo Underworld 2012 An Evening with Robert Whiting Thursday February 16 2012 Lecture The Pursuit of Dreams over 50 Years Dr Ei ichi Negishi Thursday January 26 2012 Lecture Mastermind in Textile An Evening with Dai Fujiwara Wednesday November 16 2011 New Japan Architecture Recent Works New Trends Lecture Architects Forum New Japan Architecture Recent Works New Trends Thursday November 10 2011 Lecture An Evening with Daido Moriyama Thursday November 3 2011 Sold Out Hideo Levy A Room Where the Star Spangled Banner Cannot Be Heard Lecture Authors on Asia Hideo Levy A Room Where the Star Spangled Banner Cannot Be Heard Tuesday November 1 2011 Lecture Nintendo What s Next for the House of Mario Thursday October 6 2011 The Birth Death and Resurrection of Japanese Craft Brewing Lecture Japan s Beer Revolution The Birth Death and Resurrection of Japanese Craft Brewing Wednesday October 5 2011 Sold Out Lecture News Flash with Tadao Uchida Updates on Post Earthquake Japan Wednesday September 7 2011 Lecture Programs at Japan Society were generously sponsored by Toyota Motor North America Inc Japan Airlines was the exclusive Japanese Airline sponsor of Lecture Programs at Japan Society United Airlines was the exclusive U S Airline sponsor of Lecture Programs at Japan Society Additional support was provided by Chris A Wachenheim and the Sandy Heck Lecture Fund 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

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  • INFAMY: The Shocking Story of the Japanese-American Internment in World War II
    California he lives in Los Angeles Fred Katayama is an award winning anchor for Reuters Television based in New York In his career spanning print television and new media he has covered breaking news events such as Hurricane Katrina 9 11 attacks the Kobe earthquake and the Enron collapse Earlier he worked as an anchor and correspondent at CNN a business and general news reporter for CBS s Seattle affiliate KIRO TV and a correspondent at Japan Business Today an NHK production that aired on CNBC Before beginning his broadcast career Katayama was a reporter for Fortune magazine in New York and Tokyo He began his career as a reporter for the Associated Press Katayama a native of Los Angeles earned a bachelor s degree in East Asian studies from Columbia University He also earned a Master of Science degree from Columbia University s Graduate School of Journalism He serves on the boards of directors of the Japan Society and the U S Japan Council He has won AAJA s national award for reporting and newsroom leadership award the Maxwell Media Award the National Magazine Award as part of a Fortune reporting team and Overseas Press Club of America citation He lives in New York City with his wife FCI news anchor Kaoriko Kuge and his son Justin Tickets 12 8 Japan Society members students seniors Stories from the War Marking the 70th anniversary of the end of WWII Japan Society presents the Society wide series Stories from the War Encompassing theater performances film screenings lectures panels and educational opportunities for young people programming from January to August explores history and considers challenging issues that the U S and Japan faced surrounding WWII through a contemporary lens Box Office Policy Stories from the War is supported by a generous grant

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  • Annual Sake Lecture & Tasting: Demystifying Sake
    returns to Japan Society for our popular annual sake talk and tasting event This year he dispels some of the myths surrounding sake guiding attendees through the finer distinctions between varieties Whether it s nama unpasteurized or pasteurized junmai pure or alcohol added Gauntner will show how each kind of sake is delicious in its own way After the talk taste over 30 types of premium sake from breweries throughout Japan With Gauntner s expert guidance everyone from beginners to seasoned sommeliers will learn something new about enjoying everything sake has to offer Co organized by Japan Sake Export Association Tickets 39 34 Japan Society members must be over 21 years old 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 eNews Sign up Stay informed about all Japan Society programs and events Subscribe Now Visitor Information Location 333 East 47th Street New York NY 10017 Box Office Hours Monday 12 6 PM Tuesday Thursday 11 6 PM Friday 11 AM 9 PM Weekends during exhibitions 11 AM 5 PM Box Office 212 715 1258 Check our Visit page for current weekend hours Gallery Hours Japan Society Gallery is currently closed for installation of our spring exhibition In the Wake Japanese Photographers Respond to 3 11 Business Hours Monday Friday 9 30 AM 5 30 PM Japan Society will be closed February 13 14 15 20 21 and March 5 Phone 212 832 1155 Box Office 212 715 1258 Map and Contact Information Stay Connected Blog Facebook Twitter YouTube Support Japan Society Become a Member Make a Donation Corporate Membership Corporate Sponsorship About

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  • Fumihiko Maki: The Construction of Place
    Throughout his career Pritzker Prize winning architect Fumihiko Maki has focused on maintaining several major principles in his designs regardless of the location type or scale of his projects Maki will discuss these principles as well as his recent projects in Japan and overseas including 4 World Trade Center in New York MediaCorp in Singapore The Bihar Museum in Patna India and The Aga Khan Museum in Toronto Moderated by Toshiko Mori Robert P Hubbard Professor in the Practice of Architecture at Harvard University Graduate School of Design and principal of Toshiko Mori Architect PLLC Followed by a reception Tickets 15 12 Japan Society members students seniors 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 eNews Sign up Stay informed about all Japan Society programs and events Subscribe Now Visitor Information Location 333 East 47th Street New York NY 10017 Box Office Hours Monday 12 6 PM Tuesday Thursday 11 6 PM Friday 11 AM 9 PM Weekends during exhibitions 11 AM 5 PM Box Office 212 715 1258 Check our Visit page for current weekend hours Gallery Hours Japan Society Gallery is currently closed for installation of our spring exhibition In the Wake Japanese Photographers Respond to 3 11 Business Hours Monday Friday 9 30 AM 5 30 PM Japan Society will be closed February 13 14 15 20 21 and March 5 Phone 212 832 1155 Box Office 212 715 1258 Map and Contact Information Stay Connected Blog Facebook Twitter YouTube Support Japan Society Become a Member Make a Donation Corporate Membership Corporate Sponsorship About Overview Brief History Board of

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  • Kissaten : Japanese Cafes, Past & Present
    cutlet sandwich with a sweet and savory sauce and spaghetti Neapolitan spaghetti with ketchup stir fried onions ham and puréed tomato as well as Western influenced desserts From traditional kissaten to more recent café styles like cat and manga cafés each café has developed its own unique theme Join us for a look and taste of kissaten with Boston University Professor Merry White author of Coffee Life in Japan who will discuss the history of the Japanese café s past and present trends along with food and drinks traditionally served Followed by a tasting reception to experience kissaten Tasting menu includes spaghetti Neapolitan katsusando and strawberry shortcake Tickets 16 12 Japan Society members students seniors This program is sponsored by Kikkoman Corporation 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 eNews Sign up Stay informed about all Japan Society programs and events Subscribe Now Visitor Information Location 333 East 47th Street New York NY 10017 Box Office Hours Monday 12 6 PM Tuesday Thursday 11 6 PM Friday 11 AM 9 PM Weekends during exhibitions 11 AM 5 PM Box Office 212 715 1258 Check our Visit page for current weekend hours Gallery Hours Japan Society Gallery is currently closed for installation of our spring exhibition In the Wake Japanese Photographers Respond to 3 11 Business Hours Monday Friday 9 30 AM 5 30 PM Japan Society will be closed February 13 14 15 20 21 and March 5 Phone 212 832 1155 Box Office 212 715 1258 Map and Contact Information Stay Connected Blog Facebook Twitter YouTube Support Japan Society Become

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  • The Magical Art of Translation: From Haruki Murakami to Japan's Latest Storytellers
    most recent U S publications The Strange Library Knopf December 2014 and Wind Pinball Two Early Novels Knopf August 2015 and co editor of Monkey Business literary magazine which showcases the best of contemporary Japanese literature for an international audience They will discuss the unique challenges of translating modern Japanese literary works into American English and vice versa Rubin will also talk about his transition from translator to novelist vis à vis his debut novel The Sun Gods Joining the discussion from Tokyo will be authors Aoko Matsuda and Satoshi Kitamura and Motoyuki Shibata friend and translating partner of Murakami former University of Tokyo professor and the Japanese translator of such American literary luminaries as Paul Auster and Thomas Pynchon Author Roland Kelts co editor of Monkey Business moderates the discussion Followed by a reception Tickets 12 8 Japan Society members students seniors This program is funded in part by a generous grant from The Japan Foundation New York 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 eNews Sign up Stay informed about all Japan Society programs and events Subscribe Now Visitor Information Location 333 East 47th Street New York NY 10017 Box Office Hours Monday 12 6 PM Tuesday Thursday 11 6 PM Friday 11 AM 9 PM Weekends during exhibitions 11 AM 5 PM Box Office 212 715 1258 Check our Visit page for current weekend hours Gallery Hours Japan Society Gallery is currently closed for installation of our spring exhibition In the Wake Japanese Photographers Respond to 3 11 Business Hours Monday Friday 9 30 AM 5 30 PM

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  • Meet the Author: Listening to Stone: The Art and Life of Isamu Noguchi by Hayden Herrera
    America s most iconic sculptors Moderating the discussion is acclaimed art critic and author Irving Sandler who is a contributing editor at Art in America Noguchi traveled ceaselessly around the world for inspiration creating unique works and projects that formed a powerful link between East and West including the Noguchi Museum in Queens Through Noguchi s hallmark massive sculptures of interlocking wood Zen like gardens of granite and stone slides along with his personal relationships Herrera reveals an intense and elusive artist who mixed a subtle playfulness into his work and life Followed by a reception Stories from the War Marking the 70th anniversary of the end of WWII Japan Society presents the Society wide series Stories from the War Encompassing theater performances film screenings lectures panels and educational opportunities for young people programming from January to August explores history and considers challenging issues that the U S and Japan faced surrounding WWII through a contemporary lens Tickets 12 8 Japan Society members students seniors Stories from the War is supported by a generous grant from the Japan United States Friendship Commission 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 eNews Sign up Stay informed about all Japan Society programs and events Subscribe Now Visitor Information Location 333 East 47th Street New York NY 10017 Box Office Hours Monday 12 6 PM Tuesday Thursday 11 6 PM Friday 11 AM 9 PM Weekends during exhibitions 11 AM 5 PM Box Office 212 715 1258 Check our Visit page for current weekend hours Gallery Hours Japan Society Gallery is currently closed for installation

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