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  • Laudable Landscapes: Famous Places and the Japanese Tradition of Cultural Geography
    Japanese archipelago has long been full of geographical sites charged with particular significance in visual art material culture and literature Known as famous places or meisho these fascinating micro geographies continue to inspire complex appreciations of landscape owing to the thick layers of meaning they have accumulated over time Professor Robert Goree Instructor of Japanese Literature at Boston University an authority on cultural geography in early modern Japan leads us on a journey as he highlights works featuring famous places in Points of Departure Followed by a reception This lecture is part of the exhibition related programming for Points of Departure Treasures of Japan from the Brooklyn Museum 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

    Original URL path: http://japansociety.org/webcast/laudable-landscapes-famous-places-and-the-japanese-tradition-of-cultural-geography (2016-02-14)
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  • Drink, Cook, Eat: A Modern Take on the Love of Matcha
    known for its use in Japanese tea ceremonies matcha powdered green tea has a rich slightly astringent flavor with a lingering sweetness that has become a sought after ingredient for baking cooking and health drinks This lecture explores the history of matcha along with its traditional and modern uses Candice Kumai Iron Chef Judge NY Times bestselling author Cook Yourself Thin Cook Yourself Sexy and Food Editor at Large at Shape magazine demonstrates how you can work matcha into your everyday diet Rona Tison tea expert and Senior Vice President Corporate Relations of ITO EN North America INC moderates This program is sponsored by ITO EN North America INC 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

    Original URL path: http://japansociety.org/webcast/drink-cook-eat-a-modern-take-on-the-love-of-matcha (2016-02-14)
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  • From Brooklyn to Hokkaido: Stewart Culin & the Formation of the Japanese Art Collection at Brooklyn Museum
    Culin the Formation of the Japanese Art Collection at Brooklyn Museum In the early 20th century Brooklyn Museum curator Stewart Culin conducted a series of expeditions to Japan which laid the groundwork for the museum s collection of Asian art Dr Susan L Beningson Assistant Curator of Asian Art Brooklyn Museum explore Culin s adventures in Tokyo Kyoto and Hokkaido and how many of the objects in the Japan Society exhibition came into the museum s collection Followed by a reception This lecture is part of the exhibition related programming for Points of Departure Treasures of Japan from the Brooklyn Museum 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

    Original URL path: http://japansociety.org/webcast/from-brooklyn-to-hokkaido-stewart-culin-the-formation-of-the-japanese-art-collection-at-brooklyn-mu (2016-02-14)
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  • Lolita Fashion: Costume or Culture?
    on the streets of Harajuku and has spread overseas Gwynn Galitzer performance artist and Founder of Dirty Bird Productions will moderate a panel featuring former Kawaii Ambassador Misako Aoki appointed by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan in 2009 Carolyn Dee author of the popular Lolita blog F Yeah Lolita and administrator of the largest English speaking Lolita online community and Christina Gleason researcher of Lolita culture author of the blog Ramble Rori and founder of the first Northeast USA alternative fashion conference RuffleCon The panel will delve into Lolita fashion and offer a playful look into the subculture s origins and development Baby the Stars Shine Bright will show a collection of Lolita fashions direct from Japan chosen specifically for this event 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/lolita-fashion-costume-or-culture (2016-02-14)
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  • Gluten-Free Sweets with a Japanese Twist
    a Japanese Twist While gluten free cooking has just recently become popular many traditional Japanese sweets are gluten free Luane Kohnke gluten free cookbook author discusses what gluten is why people are increasingly turning to gluten free foods and her own tips and tricks for gluten free baking Nicole Bermensolo founder of the high end Japanese confectionary company Kyotofu will demonstrate the use of traditional Japanese ingredients in delicious baked goods Her onstage demonstration will include miso brownies green tea cupcakes and yuzu muffins which will also be available to taste during the post event book signing and tasting 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 Career Opportunities News Press Annual Report Space Rentals Programs Business Policy Education Family Film Gallery

    Original URL path: http://japansociety.org/webcast/gluten-free-sweets-with-a-japanese-twist (2016-02-14)
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  • The Delights of Craft Beer & Japanese Cuisine
    Government Space Rentals Lecture Home Multimedia Video The Delights of Craft Beer Japanese Cuisine Pull up a stool to Japan Society s annual beer lecture and tasting featuring unique and rare brews from Japan s emerging craft beer industry Mark Meli professor at Kansai University and author of Craft Beer in Japan The Essential Guide delves into the culture history and innovative brews coming out of Japan s beer seen during the lecture At the tasting reception enjoy the opportunity to sample many unique and hard to come by brews 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

    Original URL path: http://japansociety.org/webcast/the-delights-of-craft-beer-japanese-cuisine (2016-02-14)
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  • Annual Sake Tasting Ginjo-shu: Its Significance & History
    explores ginjo shu and what distinguishes it from regular sake how it is made and its history and tradition The lecture will be followed by a sake tasting reception with more than 30 kinds of premium sake Participating sake brewers Akita Seishu Co Ltd Akita prefecture Asahi Sake Brewing Co Yamaguchi Prefecture Hakuro Sake Brewing Co Ltd Niigata Prefecture Imada Sake Brewing Co Ltd Hiroshima Prefecture Kaetsu Sake Brewing Co Ltd Niigata Prefecture Marumoto Sake Brewing Co Okayama Prefecture Nanbu Bijin Inc Iwate Prefecture Okunomatsu Sake Brewing Co Ltd Fukushima Prefecture Rihaku Sake Brewing Co Ltd Shimane Prefecture Sudo Honke Inc Ibaraki Prefecture Takasago Sake Brewing Co Ltd Hokkaido Tentaka Sake Brewing Co Ltd Tochigi Prefecture Tenzan Sake Brewing Co Ltd Saga Prefecture Co organized by Japan Sake Export Association 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

    Original URL path: http://japansociety.org/webcast/annual-sake-tasting-lecture (2016-02-14)
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  • The Power of Miso
    barley and or soybeans with salt High in protein and rich in vitamins and minerals miso plays an important nutritional role in Japan Widely used in both traditional and modern Japanese cooking it has been gaining interest world wide In this event we welcome Dr Lawrence Kushi internationally recognized for his expertise in nutritional epidemiology and his research on the role of diet and nutrition in the cause of cancers to discuss the health benefits of miso Owner Chef of VITAE restaurant Chef Edwin Bellanco demonstrates new and innovative usages of miso Audience members will leave this event with a free sample and recipes to try at home This program is sponsored by Marukome USA Inc 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

    Original URL path: http://japansociety.org/webcast/the-power-of-miso-1 (2016-02-14)
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