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Lecture & Concert by Bluesman Steve Gardner

Born in Mississippi in 1956, Steve Gardner is an accomplished blues musician and photographer, having studied photojournalism at the University of Southern Mississippi and blues from the “School of Hard Knocks.” After working as a photojournalist in the States, he … Continue reading

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Performance of Shakespeare’s ‘Macbeth’

Members of Black Stripe Theater will perform an adaptation of William Shakespeare’s tragedy ‘Macbeth’, a story of ambition, murder, madness, and the supernatural. The play is set in 11th-Century Scotland. After some successes in battle, the great warrior ‘Macbeth,’ is … Continue reading

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Talk by Japanese Canadian Filmmaker Linda Ohama

Speaker: Ms. Linda Ohama Topic: A new play “From the Inland Sea” Location: Aoyama Campus, Room 17-610 (Honda Auditorium) Date: Tuesday, November 19, 2019 Time: 1:20 PM to 2:50 PM (3rd period) Ms. Linda Ohama is an award-winning Japanese Canadian … Continue reading

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Youth Climate Activist Symposium: IE Plenary Lecture Series

Unlike our usual plenary talks for IE Program students and outside guests, this one will feature three speakers who represent organizations and causes connected with climate change. The main speaker is a 22-year-old climate change activist from the Philippines, Marinel … Continue reading

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UNHCR WILL2LIVE 映画祭 2019

EVENT: UNHCR WILL2LIVE Cinema 2019/ UNHCR WILL2LIVE映画祭2019 WHEN & WHERE: Sept. 21 ~ 23 2019 イタリア文化会館 / Italian Culture Center; Sept 28, 2019 グローバルフェスタ / Global Festa JAPAN2019 at Odaiba; Oct. 4 & 5 2019文京シビックホール 小ホール / Bunkyo Civic Hall … Continue reading

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Ocean Day Event at AGU

Three speakers–a professional surfer (Wako Dai); an organizer of the Yokonori Nippon Film Festival (Kenmochi Ryosuke), a festival featuring films that celebrate surfing, skateboarding, snowboarding; and a marine researcher (Kyo Masanori) will speak about their love of surfing, the oceans, … Continue reading

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Upcoming UN University Talk

On Tuesday, March 26th—from 18:30 to 19:30—at the United Nations University—there will be a lecture on “Counter-terrorism at the UN: Coordinating Cooperation and Reconciling Human Rights and Security,” a Conversation with Mike Smith. In 2006, the UN General Assembly initiated … Continue reading

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Documentary on Okinawan Dugong

We would like to announce a free screening of “Zan,” a documentary about the last of the Okinawan Dugong and the people who strive to protect them. Located in the outstandingly beautiful and bio diverse Henoko, Oura bay, the Dugong … Continue reading

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Lecture on Martin Luther King and Gospel Performance

Makoto Fujimura, the artist and the author of the books Silence and Beauty and Culture Care, brings Fujimura Fellow and Gospel Singer/Producer September Penn, and New York Times writer Ivan Penn to Tokyo. There will be lectures and a Q&A … Continue reading

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