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  • Author Luncheon with Fuminori Nakamura
    Society hosts a special interactive Author Luncheon during which the audience can participate in a dialogue with the author Nakamura will be interviewed by Allison Markin Powell translator of The Briefcaseby Hiromi Kawakami which was shortlisted for the 2012 Man Asian Literary Prize In 2002 Nakamura won the prestigious Noma Literary Prize for New Writers 野間文芸新人賞 for his first novel A Gun and in 2005 he was awarded the Akutagawa Prize 芥川賞 for The Boy in the Earth The Thief his first novel to be published in English won the 2010 Oe Prize 大江健三郎賞 Japan s most important literary award The first 50 attendees to arrive at this event will receive a free advance copy of Evil and the Mask Nakamura s second novel to be published in English which will be released in June 2013 registration starts at 12pm TICKETS 25 20 Japan Society members seniors students ticket price includes lunch and wine 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

    Original URL path: http://japansociety.org/event/author-luncheon-with-fuminori-nakamura (2016-02-14)
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  • A Taste of Tohoku: Food, Sake, Recipes & Stories
    the region s rich culinary culture integrating it with Japan s indigenous food culture KIBŌ is a tribute to the food traditions and courage of the people of Japan s Tohoku region and features traditional recipes along with sake pairings Following the lecture portion of the program a tasting reception provides an opportunity to sample Tohoku specialties paired with regional sake Tasting Menu Food Ume Onigiri rice imported from Iwate prefecture Jyunsai with Iburigakko water shield with pickled daikon Recipe from Akita prefecture provided by Donguri restaurant Shisomaki miso wrapped in a shiso leaf Recipe from Miyagi prefecture provided by Ronin Bar and Grill Sake 4 different kinds from Tohoku provided by Nishimoto Trading Co LTD Urakasumi Miyagi prefecture Hatsumago Yamagata prefecture Naraman Fukushima prefecture Tatsumigura Fukushima prefecture TICKETS 16 12 Japan Society member seniors students Ticket price includes post event tasting reception 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

    Original URL path: http://japansociety.org/event/a-taste-of-tohoku-food-sake-recipes-stories (2016-02-14)
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  • The Postwar Japanese Avant-Garde Movement: Art & Revolution in 1960s Japan
    policing in Japan during the 1960s with Dr William Marotti Associate Professor at UCLA s Department of History Dr Alexandra Munroe Senior Curator of Asian Art at Guggenheim Museum and Dr Miwako Tezuka Director Japan Society Gallery Basing the discussion on his newly released book Money Trains and Guillotines Duke University Press March 2013 Professor Marotti will introduce the art and artists that made Tokyo an epicenter for the avant garde including Yoko Ono Ushio Shinohara and Genpei Akasegawa who was convicted in June 1967 for the Thousand Yen Bill Incident TICKETS 12 8 Japan Society member seniors students Ticket price includes admission to Japan Society Gallery s exhibition Edo Pop The Graphic Impact of Japanese Prints as well as a post event wine reception Please note that the gallery will close at 6 30 pm on Tuesday April 9 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

    Original URL path: http://japansociety.org/event/the-postwar-japanese-avant-garde-movement-art-revolution-in-1960s-japan (2016-02-14)
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  • How to Create Your Own Humanoid: Robot Science Made in Japan
    Made in Japan Have you ever made your own android Dr Ishiguro has Leading international robotics researcher Dr Hiroshi Ishiguro Director of the Intelligent Robotics Lab at Osaka University lectures on his current humanoid and telenoid research He covers hot topics such as brain machine interface for the remote operation of androids and other practical uses for humanoids like theater Erico Guizzo Senior Associate Editor IEEE Spectrum Magazine presides over a conversation with Heather Knight founder of Marilyn Monrobot This program was presented in cooperation with the Performing Arts Program It was made possible in part by support provided by Osaka University and ATR 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

    Original URL path: http://japansociety.org/webcast/how-to-create-your-own-humanoid-robot-science-made-in-japan (2016-02-14)
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  • Banzai Babe Ruth: Baseball, Espionage & Assassination during the 1934 Tour of Japan
    closer together through a shared love of baseball Baseball stars Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig together with future secret agent Moe Berg traveled to Japan on a goodwill mission Espionage intrigue and attempted murder ensued Robert K Fitts author of Banzai Babe Ruth Baseball Espionage Assassination during the 1934 Tour of Japan discusses the doomed 1934 All American baseball tour nationalism and baseball s place in American and Japanese cultural history Moderated by William W Kelly Professor of Anthropology Sumitomo Professor of Japanese Studies Yale University Followed by a book signing reception TICKETS 12 8 Japan Society members seniors students Buy Tickets Online or call the Japan Society Box Office at 212 715 1258 Mon Fri 11 am 6 pm Weekends 11 am 5 pm 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

    Original URL path: http://japansociety.org/event/banzai-babe-ruth-baseball-espionage-assassination-during-the-1934-tour-of-japan (2016-02-14)
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  • Toyo Ito: Architecture’s Direction Post-March 11
    economic innovation in the Tohoku region and Japan as a whole This newfound energy and innovation has helped contribute to the changing of attitudes and industries Toyo Ito commissioner of the Golden Lion winning Japan Pavilion at the 2012 Venice Architecture Biennale and founder of Toyo Ito Associates rethinks future towns and architecture and speaks about his conversations with victims of the 3 11 tragedy and the renewed importance of human to human and human to nature bonds Followed by a reception TICKETS 12 8 Japan Society members seniors students Buy Tickets Online or call the Japan Society Box Office at 212 715 1258 Mon Fri 11 am 6 pm Weekends 11 am 5 pm Co sponsored by 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

    Original URL path: http://japansociety.org/event/toyo-ito-architectures-direction-post-march-11 (2016-02-14)
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  • A Night of Provocation with Eikoh Hosoe
    emerging in postwar Japan as a member of the avant garde movement he produced Barakei Ordeal by Roses featuring author and right wing activist Yukio Mishima in a series of dark erotic poses He later published Kamaitachi showing butoh dance founder Tatsumi Hijikata in a series of supernatural images across the Japanese countryside Mr Hosoe speaks about his collective work and reflects on his long and dynamic career Moderated by Dr Miwako Tezuka Director Japan Society Gallery Followed by a reception TICKETS 16 12 Japan Society members seniors students Buy Tickets Online or call the Japan Society Box Office at 212 715 1258 Mon Fri 11 am 6 pm Weekends 11 am 5 pm Hotel accommodations are assisted by The Kitano 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 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

    Original URL path: http://japansociety.org/event/a-night-of-provocation-with-eikoh-hosoe (2016-02-14)
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  • A Life of White Porcelain: Living National Treasure Ceramist Manji Inoue
    porcelain since 1945 beginning his studies under Sakaida Kakiemon XII in Arita Saga Prefecture at the age of 16 True to the declaration that form is beauty Inoue s style consists only of white porcelain even though the majority of Arita ware is colorful and his work s harmony has given birth to a new tradition Mr Inoue speaks about his work and the importance of preserving the craft of ceramics for the future Moderated by Soyoung Lee Associate Curator for Korean Art The Metropolitan Museum of Art Followed by a reception This Program is sponsored by Ippodo Gallery TICKETS 12 8 Japan Society members seniors students Buy Tickets Online or call the Japan Society Box Office at 212 715 1258 Mon Fri 11 am 6 pm Weekends 11 am 5 pm 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

    Original URL path: http://japansociety.org/event/a-life-of-white-porcelain-living-national-treasure-ceramist-manji-inoue (2016-02-14)
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