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Japan: What Tourists Rarely Notice

Japan is a nation with a long and captivating history. Tourists visit the Imperial Palace, samurai castles and the Shinto shrines. Many travelers miss the small things, the hidden treasures of Japan, like mailboxes, karate schools, sake parlors, and even bathrooms and sewer covers. Although that sounds mundane, those items and more provide a look into Japan’s culture seldom noticed by tourists but are delightful and enjoyable to discover.


Diana Ahmad, Ph.D.

Diana Ahmad, Ph.D.

Dr. Diana Ahmad is a Curators’ Distinguished Teaching Professor of American history at the Missouri University of Science and Technology. She specializes in the history of the American West, especially drugs and sex, as well as animals on the Overland ... read more

Date: Thu, Oct 14

Delivery Method: Live Online

Time: 12:30-1:45pm CT

Platform: Zoom

Instructor: Diana Ahmad Ph.D.

Fee: $10

Enrollment Limit: 300

Program Number: FALL:340

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