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Global Festa 2019 — Learning about the World

Something called “Global Festa Japan 2019” will be held on September 28th and 29th at the Odaiba Center Promenade in Tokyo. There will be films from the UNHCR WILL2LIVE 2019 / 映画祭2019, a charity run, “talk shows” concerning various environmental … Continue reading

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Lecture on Improving Japan’s Economy

Professor Takatoshi Ito, will try to answer such important questions as “What is Japan’s place today amongst the leading global economies?” and “Will the Tokyo Olympics next year stimulate the economy?” and “What have we learned from Abenomics?” Through a … Continue reading

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Talk on Sexual Justice and Citizenship

This lecture will trace black women’s resistance to sexual violence during the transition from slavery to freedom and reveals how their claims for sexual justice informed national debates about the meanings of freedom and citizenship. Black women’s relentless defense of … Continue reading

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Talk on Japanese American History and Identity

Dr. Curtiss Takada Rooks’s lecture will incorporate Japanese American history and experience through the personal lens of his wife’s family (She is a Sansei; third generation Japanese American), his family (an interracial “War Bride” family) and his family intersecting multiple … Continue reading

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Film Screening and Panel Discussion on Sexual Violence

A panel discussion and film screening on the topic of sexual violence will be open to all IE Program students, English Department students, Aogaku students in general, and the general public on May 30th from 7:00 PM to 9:30 PM … Continue reading

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Earth Day Tokyo 2019

Earth Day—April 22—marks the anniversary of the beginning of the modern environmental movement in 1970, so this will be the 49th Earth Day. In various places around the world the day is celebrated by holding festivals to promote environmental awareness, … Continue reading

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Talk on trusting scientific findings

The United Nations University will be hosting another talk, titled “The Importance of Science Curation and Communication,” a conversation with Dr. Magdalena Skipper, Editor in Chief of Nature. She will speak about the issue of trust in scientific findings in … Continue reading

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EU Film Days

From 26 May to 21 June a film festival of European films, called “EU Film Days, will be held in Tokyo at the National Film Archive of Japan (NFAJ). See fascinating films from Estonia, Finland, The Netherlands, Hungary, Sweden, and … Continue reading

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Performance of “The Diary of Anne Frank”

The Tokyo International Players invite you to enjoy their production of the play “The Diary of Anne Frank,” to be performed from May 18th-21st at Nakano Pocket Square「THE POCKET」. There will be five performances in total over four days. “The … Continue reading

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Talk: Shakespeare (As He Would Have Heard It)

Ben Crystal is an English actor, author, and producer, best known for his work on performing and promoting Shakespeare using original practices, especially in the original pronunciation. A detailed look at the expansive and influential range of his work on … Continue reading

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