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Global Japan Speaker Series

Asian Studies presents: the “Global Japan Speaker Series,” where students and community members can hear and connect with world renown specialists on Japan.

Each event is open to the public, with snacks and light refreshments provided. Please join us!

  • Friday, February 24, McKenzie 125, 11:30 am: “The Lure of Ruins: Global Nostalgia and the Afterimage of Destruction,” Tong Lam, Associate Professor of Chinese History and Visual Artist, University of Toronto
  • Thursday, March 2, Ford Alumni Center Room 202, 3:00 pm: “The Building Blocks of Masculine Desirability: Semiotic Partials, Dialect, and Affect” Cindi SturtzSreetharan, Associate Professor of Japanese Linguistics, Arizona State University
  • Friday, March 10, Knight Library Browsing Room, 4:00 pm: “Design and Demonstration: Edo Period Culture and Society through the Lens of Senshafuda” Masaya Takiguchi, Professor at Seijo University and Kevin McDowell, UO Librarian