Friday, October 25 2019 12PM - 1PM

Divining the Past

Join us for a talk by Brigid E. Vance, Assistant Professor in the History Department at Lawrence University. In this talk, Professor Vance asks what happens to dreams after they are dreamed? How was such knowledge about dreams disseminated in...

Monday, October 28 2019

An Evening of Kabuki

We are thrilled to welcome Nakamura Gankyo, kabuki actor of the most prestigious kabuki family in Japan, to perform a selection of kabuki dances. Performances will be held at 12:30 and 6PM. Each event will feature different dances and will...

Wednesday, October 30 2019 3:30PM - 4:45PM

Star Talk: Japanese Cosmology in the Classical Tradition

Join us for a talk and stargazing session at the Manfred Olson Planetarium! Free and open to the public

Monday, November 11 2019 3:30-4:45

Talking about Toilets and Japanese Culture

Come join us for a truly memorable and enlightening talk by Sharon Domier from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Learn more about the history of Japanese toilets and their appearance throughout the literary and visual history tradition of Japan! Free...

Tuesday, November 12 2019

Guest Talk: Tadoku and the Art of Reading Japanese Fluently

Would you like to read Japanese as fluently as you read English? You can! it is painless and your language skills will improve by leaps and bounds beyond your textbook if you practice the art of tadoku. Sharon Domier, East...